OnePlus announces OxygenOS 14 Closed Beta for OnePlus Nord 3

While Google is planning to release stable Android 14 soon, other OEMs are also working on bringing Android 14 to their devices. And OnePlus is one of the first few OEMs to start testing Android 14 on its devices via OxygenOS 14.

After OnePlus 11, OnePlus has now announced Android 14 based OxygenOS 14 closed beta testing for the OnePlus Nord 3. It is a budget mid range phone so it is good that OEMs are thinking other than flagship devices.

This is a closed beta, so don’t expect the official version of OxygenOS 14 to arrive anytime soon. After finishing the closed beta, the company will release the open beta, which will take at least one more month for testing.

OnePlus announced that the OxygenOS 14 closed beta for the OnePlus Nord 3 is currently live in India. And there is no information about other regions yet. Since it is a closed beta, only limited users can participate in OxygenOS 14 closed beta testing. OnePlus is accepting the first 500 users.

If you want to test the OxygenOS 14 closed beta to experience the new Android 14 and OxygenOS 14 features, you can try your luck by registering for the Closed Beta program. You must meet certain requirements in order to apply.

  • You are using a OnePlus Nord 3 India variant
  • You are an active OnePlus Community member
  • You are willing to regularly communicate and report issues/suggestions to the OnePlus team via the Feedback APP
  • You are willing to join our CBT Telegram group to communicate with the OnePlus team and other users actively and friendly
  • For confidentiality, participants are not allowed to secretly share the CBT installation package or any content related to the internal beta with people outside the project team.

As this is a closed beta and the very first test build for OnePlus Nord 3, there will be some issues maybe even major bugs. OnePlus has shared some known issues, but there could be more than these issues.

Known Issues:

  • Charging icon doesn’t show two decimal places on the lock screen with super flash charger
  • Probable ringing of the phone in case of no incoming call
  • Probable black screen when swiping left or right at the bottom of the screen to switch between recent apps
  • Long screenshot displays abnormally on Weather warning page
  • Probable mis-ordering of album photos
  • After taking a photo and clicking the bottom in the left corner to enter the album, this photo can’t be deleted normally
  • Google Contacts fails to delete multiple contacts
  • Camera may fail to recognize QR code
  • Screen flashes during auto screen-off
  • Probable issue of splash screen when switching tasks through multitasking backend with playing video in the background

How to Apply for OxygenOS 14 Closed Beta

The registration process is quite simple. If you meet all the requirements, you can fill the application directly from your phone. The application process started on 21st August.

  • Make sure you are on the latest available update (CPH2491_13.1.0.561(EX01) or higher).
  • Now open Settings on your phone.
  • Go to About device > Tap up to date > Tap icon on the top right.
  • Here you need to follow on screen instruction and submit your application.

After submitting, OnePlus will review your application, and if you are selected you will receive the OTA update on your device. You can install new version from Settings. Remember OnePlus is only accepting 500 users this round, but OnePlus could bring more batches.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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