OnePlus is in the 18th OxygenOS Open Beta for OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro. This update mainly focuses on improving the gaming experience. It contains a few more fixes and minor additions, as well as the latest security patch for September.

Here is the changelog:

  • system
    • The known issues with the screen recorder have been fixed
    • Fixed the issue of the notification bar not responding occasionally
    • The Android security patch has been updated to 2020.09
    • Updated GMS package to 08/2020
  • Leeway
    • Newly added gaming toolbox for convenient switching of the Fnatic mode. You can now choose from three types of notifications: Text Only, Heads Up and Block, just for your immersive gaming experience
    • Newly added quick reply feature in small window for WhatsApp and INS (enable this option by swiping down from the top right / left corners of the screen in game mode)
    • Newly added function to prevent fault contact. Enable it, swipe down from the top of the screen, click it, and the notification bar will appear
  • Community
    • Add a “Best Answer”
      ; feature so you can flag others’ answers. The best answer is also rewarded with experience points
    • When you add the mall function, you can buy cell phones and other OnePlus products more conveniently
    • The log information collection function has been optimized

As mentioned earlier, Open Beta 18 for the OP7 range is mostly focused on games. It includes a new toolbox that lets you change how notifications are handled, a small quick reply window for WhatsApp, and something to prevent accidental touches. There are also some new OnePlus community-related things that the most dedicated OnePlus fans can see above.

The update is now available via OTA for those who are already running the Open Beta. Alternatively, if you’re still in a stable build and want to join the beta, you can download the full Open Beta 18 file here.