OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T now support Face Unlock

OnePlus has rolled out a new software update for the two-year-old OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T.


OnePlus has rolled out a new software update for the two-year-old OnePlus 3 and the OnePlus 3T. With this new Oxygen OS 5.0.3, based on Android Oreo, these smartphones now supports Face Unlock using the front-facing camera. The face unlock feature was originally introduced in the OnePlus 5 and the feature is now available on the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T, OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, and the OnePlus 6.

OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T now support Face Unlock


How to update OnePlus 3/3T?

The update also brings improvements in the file manager and gallery apps. The Face Unlock feature was originally meant for the OnePlus 5T and the newer devices. However, there was a positive response for these features and the company promised to add these features for older smartphones as well.

To install the Oxygen OS 5.0.3 on your OnePlus 3 or the OnePlus 3T smartphone, go to settings > about phone > software update to install the latest operating system from OnePlus. As this is an Android 8.1 Oreo-based OS, it will also add new app drawer along with new features as well. The update will also fix some of the bugs that were found in the previous build.

After updating the smartphone, go to security and add face data to register your face. To unlock using the Face Unlock, press the power button and hold the smartphone in front of your space and the smartphone will unlock in less than a second.

OnePlus 3/3T specifications

he OnePlus 3T employs a Snapdragon 821 processor that makes it more powerful and efficient. In comparison to the OnePlus 3 that uses a Snapdragon 820 processor, this one will be much faster in gaming and it will offer many other additional benefits. There's ample storage space There's ample storage space When it comes to storage, the OnePlus 3T comes in two variants and one of these variants has 128GB of default storage space.


If you like to store a lot of files on your phone, then you need not be bothered about space crunch anymore. Android Nougat is yet to arrive Android Nougat is yet to arrive Earlier, OnePlus assured to roll out Android 7.1 Nougat update to the OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones by the end of this year. However, the company hasn't used the latest iteration of Google's mobile OS on its latest smartphone.

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