OnePlus 6 Receives Android P Beta 2 with Full Screen Gestures, Dual Camera Support and More

OnePlus 6, which is the latest flagship device of Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus recently received the first beta version of Android P, aka Android P Developer Preview 2. Now as per reports, it has reportedly received a new version of Android P Developer Preview 2 (Android P Beta 2) that brings some bug fixes along with full-screen gesture controls, support for dual cameras, Face unlock feature, camera stability and more. Apart from these, the update is also said to bring the ability to hide the notch, Google lens integration and more.

According to a post on the official OnePlus forum by a Beta Program and Developer Relations member, a new version of Android P Developer Preview 2 is now available to all OnePlus 6 devices. In order to install the latest update, users of the OnePlus 6 device will have to factory reset their phone first. As per the changelog of the Android P Beta 2, a fix for the face Unlock feature along with camera stability updates have been rolled out in the update.

Apart from these features, as per an XDA Developers report, the Android P Beta 2 also brings features like show/hide the display notch, change ambient display settings, Google lens integration, support for dual camera setup and the ability to choose a custom accent color.

However, the beta update also has some bugs in it as it is not a stable update. Some of the detected bugs in the update are the unavailability of Wi-Fi SoftAP Device Manager and the camera portrait mode is unusable.

OnePlus has also detailed the update procedure of the OnePlus 6 in its official forum. Before proceeding with the update, it is recommended to take a backup of all the data and also ensure that the battery level percentage is not less than 30%. The update comes with a size of a little less than 3GB so at least 3GB of free storage space is necessary to proceed with the update.

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