OnePlus has announced the OnePlus 9RT OxygenOS 13 Open Beta program for Indian users. This comes after the OnePlus 9RT Android 13 Closed Beta program which went live a couple of months ago. OnePlus took it to the OnePlus Community forum to make a formal announcement for the same. OnePlus’s propriety Android skin – OxygenOS 13 brings with it several changes and new features including an all-new aquamorphic design and seamless interconnection.
To recall, the OnePlus 9RT was launched in early 2022 but it came pre-loaded with Android 11-based OxygenOS 11. The handset received the Android 12 Stable update in July 2022. Let us take a look at the OnePlus 9RT OxygenOS 13 Open Beta changlogs and installation procedure.
OnePlus 9RT OxygenOS 13 Open Beta: Changelogs and Features
OnePlus OxygenOS 13 brings an all-new aquamorphic design to the OnePlus 9RT. Apart from it, the update adds a new Kids Space, which lets users set screen time limits and ambient light reminders for kids. Apart from it, OnePlus has also introduced a few new security and privacy features.
OnePlus 9RT OxygenOS 13 Open Beta: Installation Procedure
OnePlus 9RT users willing to try the OxygenOS 13 Open Beta build need to the Open Beta firmware by heading over to this link. Post which they need to copy the downloaded file into their OnePlus 9RT’s internal storage. Users also need to enable developer mode which can be done by heading over to Settings -> About device -> Version -> Click Build number 7 times.
After downloading the file and enabling the developer mode, users can head over to Settings -> About device -> Up to date -> Click the top right button -> Local install -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> Extract -> Upgrade to update their device to Android 13.
OnePlus has also posted a set of prerequisites these include at least 5.5GB of free internal storage and at least 30% battery. Users must also ensure that their OnePlus 9RT is updated to C.07 firmware version.
Last month, OnePlus rolled out the Android 13 Stable update for the OnePlus 10 Pro. The company has already rolled out Android 13 Open Beta update for several smartphones including the OnePlus 10R, OnePlus 9 Pro, and OnePlus 9. We can expect the OnePlus 9RT to get an Android 13 Stable update in the next couple of months.