Download OxygenOS 13 Open Beta for OnePlus 9R

The latest OxygenOS 13 Open Beta for OnePlus 9R starts rolling out. The update includes a new Aquamorphic design, improved security, and an enhancement to HyperBoost GPA stabilizing technology to provide a constant frame rate in important situations while balancing performance and battery consumption. Download OxygenOS 13 Open Beta for OnePlus 9R from below.

The OnePlus 9R OxygenOS 13 Open Beta is based on Android 13 and rolling out via OTA. The update has already reached many users. However, if you have not received it already, you can navigate to Settings > System > System updates to manually check if the update is already available on your phone. You can update the OnePlus 9R to OxygenOS 13 Open Beta manually with the below method.

What’s New –

According to the changelog, the latest OnePlus 9R OxygenOS 13 Open Beta update brings in several new features such as a new animation engine, increased AOD customization options, optimized Dolby sound effects, Kids Space, new Bitmoji AOD animations, and Hyperboost GPA 4.0 for gaming. Check the complete changelog from below.

  • Aquamorphic Design
    • Adds Aquamorphic Design theme colors for enhanced visual comfort.
    • Applies the Aquamorphic Design philosophy to animations to make them natural and vivid.
    • Adds Shadow-Reflective Clock, with shadow simulating the orientation of the sun and moon.
    • Adds a Home screen world clock widget to show the time in different time zones.
    • Upgrades to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0, with a new behavior recognition feature, which recognizes complex gestures and provides optimized interactions.
    • Optimizes UI layers for a clearer and neater visual experience.
    • Applies real-world physical motions to animations to make them look more natural and intuitive.
    • Optimizes the widget design to make information easier and quicker to find.
    • Optimizes fonts for better readability.
    • Optimizes system icons by using the latest color scheme to make the icons easier to recognize.
    • Enriches and optimizes illustrations for features by incorporating multicultural and inclusive elements.
  • Efficiency
    • Adds Meeting Assistant to enhance the meeting connecting and note-taking experience, and introduces an option to make notifications more subtle and less distracting.
    • Adds large folders to the Home screen. You can now open an app in an enlarged folder with just one tap and turn pages in the folder with a swipe.
    • Adds a new type of Always-On Display that shows live information about music, ride-hailing, and food delivery (Supports only some apps).
    • Adds media playback control, and optimizes the Quick Settings experience.
    • Adds more markup tools for screenshot editing.
    • Adds support for adding widgets to the Home screen, making information display more personalized.
    • Adds Sidebar Toolbox. You can open a floating window inside apps for a smooth operation.
    • Upgrades Doodle in Notes. You can now draw on graphics to take notes more efficiently.
    • Optimizes Shelf. Swiping down on the Home screen will bring up Shelf by default. You can search content online and on your device.
  • Seamless interconnection
    • Optimizes cross-device file transfer, with more file formats and device models supported.
    • Optimizes Screencast, with cast content automatically adapting to the target screen.
    • Optimizes earphone connectivity to deliver a more seamless experience.
  • Personalization
    • Optimizes Bitmoji to offer more Always-On Display animations.
    • Optimizes Insight Always-On Display, with more personalized Always-On Display settings available.
    • Optimizes Portrait Silhouette Always-On Display, with more drawing tools and line colors available.
  • Security & Privacy
    • Adds an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots The system can identify and automatically pixelate profile pictures and display names in a chat screenshot to protect your privacy.
    • Adds regular clearing of clipboard data for privacy protection.
    • Optimizes Private Safe. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files for enhanced security of private files.
  • Health & Digital wellbeing
    • Adds Kid Space. When in Kid Space, your browser app automatically switches to Kids mode to create a child-friendly space.
    • Adds Eye comfort in Kid Space to protect children’s vision.
  • Performance optimization
    • Adds Dynamic Computing Engine to improve the system speed, stability, battery life, and app experience.
  • Gaming experience
    • Upgrades to HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilize the frame rate and balance the performance and power consumption in key scenarios.


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  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It may erase your data, so it is advisable to take a complete backup of your phone for a safer side.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent an accidental shutdown in between the process.

Download OxygenOS 13 Open Beta for OnePlus 9R

Here we share the direct link to download the OnePlus 9R OxygenOS 13 Beta update package.

  • Download OxygenOS 13 update for OnePlus 9R – India
  • Download OxygenOS 13 update for OnePlus 9/9 Pro – Download

How to Install OxygenOS 13 Open Beta on OnePlus 9R

You can update the OnePlus 9R to OxygenOS 13 Open Beta via Local OTA update. You need at least 5GB of storage available on your device before you proceed to install the update package. Check the below steps to Install OxygenOS 13 on the OnePlus 9R.

For IN and EU Users:

  1. Download the latest OxygenOS 13 Open Beta upgrade zip package from above.
  2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
  3. First, enable the Developer options by Going to Settings -> About device -> Version -> Click Build number 7 times.
  4. Go back Settings -> About device -> Up to date -> Click the top right button -> Local install.
  5. Click on the corresponding installation package -> Extract -> Upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
  6. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
  7. Update successful.

For NA Users:

  1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from above.
  2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
  3. Download and Install this Local update apk. You’ll need it to update.
  4. Then open the app -> tap the top-right gear icon -> find the upgrade package and tap it -> wait to finish the installation -> tap reboot.
  5. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
  6. Update successful.

Wrapping Up: OnePlus 9R OxygenOS 13 Open Beta Update

As always, the latest OxygenOS 13 Open Beta for the OnePlus 9R is rolling out in a phased manner. Hence, it may take a couple of days before the update reaches all users. However, with the above-mentioned method, you can manually update your device anytime. Have any questions? Do let us know that in the comments below.

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