Feature alert: OnePlus 5T full-screen gesture returning, OnePlus 6, 7, & 7T series to get Mutual Transfer support
After being under beta testing phase since April, OnePlus finally made the Android 10 (OxygenOS 10) stable update for OnePlus 5/5T in May 2020. However, this new OxygenOS 10 update took away OnePlus 5T full-screen gesture feature.
It was brought to light by OnePlus 5T users that this feature becomes unavailable after updating the device with stable Android 10/OxygenOS 10 update.
However, in the latest June 2020 Monthly FAQ session, OnePlus revealed its plans for bringing some new and old features back to its devices, including the full-screen gesture on OnePlus 5T.
Answering a query related to OnePlus 5T’s full-screen gesture this is what OnePlus replied (translated from Chinese):
Q: Can OnePlus 5T’s full-screen gesture operation add the bottom and return?
A: There is currently a plan for the full-screen gesture returned by the bottom of OnePlus 5T, which is expected to be launched in mid-July for refueling, so stay tuned!
So, the above statement from OnePlus clarifies that the missing full-screen gestures on OnePlus 5T would soon be making a comeback via an update somewhere in mid-July 2020.
Not only this, but OnePlus also announced that OnePlus 6, 7, and 7T series will be getting OnePlus Mutual Transfer support which allows the users to share data between OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Black Shark, Realme, and Meizu smartphones.
Notably, OnePlus 6 and above phones will support this Mutual Transfer feature. Initially, it will be available on OnePlus 7 and 7T series followed by other devices. Both OnePlus 7 and 7T will receive this feature via a public beta update which is slated for June.
Here is what the Q&A post regarding OnePlus Mutual Transfer function reads:
Q: Which models can support OnePlus mutual transfer function?
A: OnePlus 6 and above models will support the OnePlus mutual transfer function in the future, which is currently being gradually adapted.
Q: When can I experience the OnePlus mutual transfer function?
A: The OnePlus 7 series and 7T series models will first support the OnePlus mutual transfer function and will enter the public beta in June. Other models will be adapted one after another.
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