OnePlus 12, OnePlus Open get Android 15 beta 1 update: download link, how to install

Highlights
  • The Android 15 beta 1 update is available to Indian, European, and North American users of OnePlus 12 and OnePlus Open.
  • We have given download links at the bottom of the page.
  • The update is known to cause issues in the camera, connectivity and general stability of the devices. 

Google will announce Android 15 on May 15th, i.e., the second day of the I/O 2024 event. However, OnePlus has jumped the gun and has already rolled out the Android 15 beta 1 update to the OnePlus 12 and OnePlus Open. Here, you can find the download links and see how to install the new OxygenOS update if you have these phones.

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Things to know about the Android 15 beta update

  • OnePlus has rolled out two new OxygenOS builds, namely OnePlus MP and OBT, wherein MP denotes “Stable official version” and OBT denotes “Open beta version”.
  • This release is meant for app developers and early adopters in the OxygenOS community to develop apps and software experiences.
Note: The update has some known issues and it will erase all data. So backup your device if you haven’t already, before updating. You are not advised to update it on your primary device, and/or if you don’t have prior experience with flashing ROMs.
  • In the case of the OnePlus 12, ensure its battery level is more than 30 percent and it at least has 4GB storage. OnePlus 12 TMO/VZW versions are not compatible. Please make sure the device is running on version 14.0.0.610 before you flash this build.
  • As for the OnePlus Open, it should be running on at least v14.0.0.702 for the device to support the new update.
OnePlus 12, OnePlus Open Android 15 Beta 1

How to install the update

India and Europe

Step 1: First download the ROM upgrade zip file. The links are given below.

Step 2: Place the downloaded ROM file in the phone’s internal storage.

Step 3: Enable Developer Mode by going to Settings -> About device -> Version -> Click Build number 7 times and enter the password.

Step 4: Follow these steps: Go to Settings > About device > Up to date > Click the top right button > Local install > Click on the corresponding installation package > Extract > Upgrade > System upgrade completed to 100%.

The device will boot as part of the update process. Once it is done, the lockscreen will appear. This means the update is successful. Open OxygenOS settings and check the software version.

North America

Step 1: First download the ROM upgrade zip file from the specified server.

Step 2: Place the Upgrade package file in the phone storage.

Step 3: Install this APK file on your phone.

Step 4: Press the update. Next, open the app > tap the top right gear icon > find the upgrade package and tap it > wait to finish the installation > tap reboot.

The device will restart as part of the process. Once it is done, the lockscreen appears. Unlock the device and check the software version in OxygenOS settings. 

OnePlus 12, OnePlus Open Android 15 Beta 1 update download

Key Specs

OnePlus 12
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 | 12 GBProcessor
6.82 inches (17.32 cm) Display
50 MP + 48 MP + 64 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
5400 mAh Battery
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Expert Rating
8.0/10

Design
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Display
★  
8.0
/10
Software
★  
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/10
Camera
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/10
Battery
★  
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  • Clean Android 14 experience
  • Reliable telephoto camera
  • Solid battery backup

Cons

  • Bulky design
  • Average ultra-wide camera
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