August 6, 2018 — The company said in a statement that it expects to bring Android Pie to OnePlus 6, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 5, OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3, but did not offer any details:
OnePlus is driven by the idea of giving people the best possible hardware and software experience and that’s why we’ve been excited about Android P for some time now, having worked closely with the Android Beta Program. We’re looking forward to bringing Android P to OnePlus 6, as well as updating OnePlus 5/5T, and OnePlus 3/3T, ensuring OnePlus users all over the world can continue to enjoy new features.
August 16, 2018 — According to XDA-Developers, the unofficial AOSP ports of the latest Android version are now available for some OnePlus devices. These include OnePlus 3 and 3T, as well as OnePlus X and OnePlus 2 above.
September 3, 2018 — The company launched Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 6, which brings Android 9 Pie to the device. To try it, click here to read the instructions and get links to download the software. But before doing so, keep in mind that, since it is a beta update, some things, including Google Pay, will not work properly. And if you don’t like the software and want to go back to the stable Oreo version of Android, you will have to erase your OnePlus 6 and then reinstall the operating system, which means you will lose all data that is not backed up.
September 7, 2018 — The manufacturer released Open Beta 2 for OnePlus 6. The update offers improvements in Wi-Fi stability, optimized background power consumption control, optimized multitasking user interface and more, see the full change log here.
September 15, 2018 — OnePlus has released Open Beta 3 for OnePlus 6. The update adds the ability to start Google Assistant or any other third party assistant by pressing and holding the power button for 0.5 seconds. It also adds new functionality to parallel applications: the function is now compatible with Telegram, Discord, IMO, Uber and OLA. In addition, the beta update brings stability corrections for the fingerprint sensor, face unlock and environmental visualization.
September 21, 2018 — OnePlus has released the stable version of the Android 9 Pie update for OnePlus 6. It is a phased release, which means that the update will be available for a limited number of users at the beginning and will reach all OnePlus 6 devices in the next few weeks. The release is not based on regions: the update is sent randomly to a limited number of phones.
October 16, 2018 — The stable version of Android 9 Pie is now being implemented on OnePlus 6 devices in the United Kingdom. The update size approximately 1.5 GB.
October 14, 2018 — Pete Lau, one of the founders of OnePlus, revealed on the Chinese Weibo microblogging site that the next OnePlus 6T will launch with Android 9 Pie ready to use. However, the OnePlus 6T software will be different from the current version of Pie on the OnePlus 6. It will have some new gestures and a “completely new user interface,” according to the OxygenOS development team.
Pete Lau also mentioned that while OnePlus 3, 3T, 5 and 5T will still receive Android 9 Pie, the update is taking longer than expected. Unfortunately, he did not share specific details about when it will be available.
November 14, 2018 — OnePlus is releasing the beta version of Android Pie for OnePlus 5 and 5T to some users in China. The update is expected to reach more markets soon, although it is not known when exactly that will occur.
November 23, 2018 — OnePlus has announced in its forum that Android Pie Open Beta for OnePlus 5 and 5T is “almost sold out.” That means it should be launched soon, although no specific date was mentioned.
December 12, 2018 — The beta version of Android Pie is now available for OnePlus 5 and 5T. If you are already part of the Open Beta program, you should receive the update by air shortly. Otherwise, you will have to update the new construction yourself.
December 25, 2018 — The stable version of Android 9 Pie has begun to be implemented in OnePlus 5 and 5T. The update includes a new user interface, new navigation gestures (only in OnePlus 5T), game mode 3.0, a new Do Not Disturb mode, Google Lens integrated into the camera application and the security patches of December 2018, among other things.
February 28, 2019 — We have good and bad news for OnePlus 3 / 3T owners. The good news is that, according to an administrator of the OnePlus community, the Android Pie update for phones is yet to come. The bad news is that it is not known when it will be released.
April 5, 2019 — OnePlus has released the first beta update of Android Pie for OnePlus 3 / 3T in China. It is not known when the beta version will be available in other countries or when the stable version of the update will be released.
April 17, 2019 — Android 9 Pie is now available as a community beta for OnePlus 3 and 3T. Those in the latest version of Open Beta can download the appropriate file and update their devices through the Recovery Update, while those in the latest stable version can download the file and go through Local or Recovery Update. Get more information here.
May 7, 2019 — The second beta version of the Android Pie community is being implemented in OnePlus 3 and 3T. The update focuses on bug fixes instead of new features. Get more information here.
May 22, 2019 — Android 9 Pie is now being implemented in OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T worldwide. The update includes the April 2019 Android security patch, a new non-disturb mode, game mode 3.0, the integration of Google Lens into the camera application and the integration of Google Duo into the phone application.