OnePlus 10T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta Based on Android 13 Now Rolling Out: What’s New

OnePlus 10T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta is available only for Indian users as of now.


OnePlus recently shared the OxygenOS Beta rollout schedule for eligible devices. Now, the brand has announced the OxygenOS 13 Open Beta program for the OnePlus 10T users in India. The OnePlus 10T is the last OnePlus number series device to get the update as all other eligible number series devices have already received OxygenOS 13 Open Beta update. OnePlus took it to the OnePlus Community Forum to make a formal announcement for the same.

The OnePlus 10T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta update is based on Android 13 and brings several changes and features to the device. It includes the all-new aquamorphic design, new personalisation features, and privacy and security-related changes. Let us take a look at the OnePlus 10T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta changelogs and installation procedure.

OnePlus 10T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta: Changelogs and Features

OnePlus’s propriety OxygenOS 13 is based on Android 13 and it brings with it several new features and changes. This includes an all-new Aquamorphic design that is aimed at enhancing visual comfort. Apart from it, the brand has made the animations more natural and vivid. There is also a new Quantum Animation Engine 4.0 that the OxygenOS 13 brings with it. Take a look at the official changelogs below,

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Aquamorphic Design
• Adds Aquamorphic Design theme colors for enhanced visual comfort.
• Applies the Aquamorphic Design philosophy to animations to make them natural and vivid.
• Adds Shadow-Reflective Clock, with shadow simulating the orientation of the sun and moon.
• Adds a Home screen world clock widget to show the time in different time zones.
• Upgrades to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0, with a new behavior recognition feature, which recognizes complex gestures and provides optimized interactions.
• Optimizes UI layers for a clearer and neater visual experience.
• Applies real-world physical motions to animations to make them look more natural and intuitive.
• Adapts responsive layouts to accommodate different screen sizes to improve readability.
• Optimizes the widget design to make information easier and quicker to find.
• Optimizes fonts for better readability.
• Optimizes system icons by using the latest color scheme to make the icons easier to recognize.
• Enriches and optimizes illustrations for features by incorporating multicultural and inclusive elements.

• Adds Meeting Assistant to enhance the meeting connecting and note-taking experience and introduces an option to make notifications more subtle and less distracting.
• Adds large folders to the Home screen. You can now open an app in an enlarged folder with just one tap and turn pages in the folder with a swipe.
• Adds a new type of Always-On Display that shows live information about music, ride-hailing, and food delivery. (Supports only some apps)
• Adds media playback control, and optimizes the Quick Settings experience.
• Adds more markup tools for screenshot editing.
• Adds support for adding widgets to the Home screen, making information display more personalized.
• Adds Sidebar Toolbox. You can open a floating window inside apps for smooth operation.
• Optimizes Shelf. Swiping down on the Home screen will bring up Shelf by default • You can search content online and on your device.

Seamless interconnection
• Optimizes Screencast, with cast content automatically adapting to the target screen.
• Optimizes earphone connectivity to deliver a more seamless experience.

• Optimizes Bitmoji to offer more Always-On Display animations.
• Optimizes Insight Always-On Display, with more personalized Always-On Display settings available.
• Optimizes Portrait Silhouette Always-On Display, with more drawing tools and line colors available.

Security & privacy
• Adds an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots
• The system can identify and automatically pixelate profile pictures and display names in a chat screenshot to protect your privacy.
• Optimizes Private Safe
• The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files for enhanced security of private files.

Health & Digital wellbeing
• Adds Eye comfort in Kid Space to protect children’s vision.

Gaming experience
• Upgrades to HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilize the frame rate and balance the performance and power consumption in key scenarios.

OnePlus 10T OxygenOS 13 Open Beta: Installation Procedure and Download Link

OnePlus 10T users in India running firmware version A.08 or A.10 are eligible to flash OxygenOS 13 Open Beta on their devices. Such users can head over to this link to download the OxygenOS 13 firmware. The downloaded file should be moved to the phone’s internal storage after downloading. The company also advises users to ensure at least 30% of battery and at least 5.5GB of free storage on their device.

Readers must note that the installation procedure involves manual flashing, so the developer mode needs to be enabled before starting with the procedure. The developer mode can be enabled by heading over to Settings -> About device -> Version -> Click Build number 7 times and enter the password.

Post downloading the OxygenOS 13 Open Beta firmware and enabling developer options, OnePlus 10T users can head over to Settings -> About device -> Up to date -> Click the top right button -> Local install -> Click on the corresponding rollback package -> Extract -> Upgrade to install OxygenOS 13 Open Beta on their device.

Do you use a OnePlus 10T? How has your experience been with it so far? Are you planning to upgrade to Android 13 Open Beta? Let us know in the comments section below.