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If you haven’t upgraded your smartphone before making a return to college, OnePlus is now willing to shave 10 percent off the price of its latest flagship, the OnePlus 5. You’ll have to verify that you’re actually a student to receive the coupon code, but it seems like that’s really all there is to it. Once that step’s done, you can save a bit of money and get yourself a device that very few people on campus will have.
The offer is open in the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Croatia, and Hungary. You’ll have a month to use your discount code, but students will be able toredeem the deal once each year while enrolled.
You’ll have to verify that you’re a student by logging in to a Student Beans account (or create a new one if needed). More information is available at OnePlus via the two source links below.
IMPORTANT: It is important to obtain the correct upgrade file/firmware for your particular model of phone.
You can also reset the phone using the apply update menu option in the recovery menu. Note: This will completely reflash the phone’s software and all your data will be deleted!
Before you do anything you have to download the correct firmware and put it on your phone’s internal storage. Oneplus 5 has no external SD card slot.
You can copy the firmware via SD cable when the phone is in MTP mode, or you can use the ADB shell to “push” the firmware to the phone’s internal virtual sdcard storage.
Name or rename the file as update.zip
Power off your device Press and hold volume down + Power button. When the phone is vibrate let go the power button and keep press the Volume DOWN button until the recovery menu shows up.( device will boot into recovery mode )
Select apply update This operation will take a while so be patient.
When the flashing procedure finished the phone will reboot itself OR if not from the recovery main menu select
Reboot system now from ” Reboot” option.
If you haven’t seen the update on your own device it’s possible to grab the necessary file from the buttons below both in a Full ROM version and just as a link to the OTA file that will update you from v4.5.4 to v4.5.5. In addition to the improvements made to the Wi-Fi connectivity the update also brings along some fixes for things like the Wi-Fi signal displaying as being weak on a consistent basis. Users currently experiencing this particular problem should see it disappear after installing this latest update to OxygenOS, though it should be kept in mind that this is OxygenOS meant for the OnePlus 5 and not for past OnePlus devices. This update also quickly follows the one that was sent out back on June 28th that bumped users up to OxygenOS v4.5.3.
Share your unique referral link with friends. Each friend will get CA$30 towards accessories when they buy a OnePlus smartphone on oneplus.net. You’ll get 100 referral points. Terms
OnePlus introducing a new referral program. Anyone who’s ever bought a OnePlus smartphone past, present, or future, can get a unique referral link. Once you’ve got a link, just share it with someone interested in buying a OnePlus device and wait for them to hit the order button. If your friend uses your link to purchase a OnePlus smartphone, they’ll receive $20 – or an equivalent amount in your local currency – off on an accessory of their choosing. No more than 30 days later, we’ll drop 100 referral points in your referral hub.
How it all works
Step 1: After you order a OnePlus smartphone, get your unique referral link. Then share it with friends, or post your link on social media.
Step 2: Your friend(s) will receive CA$30 off of accessories and gear when they use your link to purchase a OnePlus smartphone.
Step 3: You will receive 100 referral points after your friend purchases a OnePlus smartphone using your link. (Note: please allow up to 30 days for referral points to be added to your account.)
Step 4: Visit your referral hub to view and spend your referral points on OnePlus gear, accessories and coupons.
Spend your points here! Be sure to invite more friends to get bigger rewards.
In what appears to be a separate leak, tipster upleaks has pointed out that the OnePlus 3 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset but will still stick to its Full HD display. While the reasons for this are unknown, the Snapdragon 820 chipset does hint at something else, Sense ID fingerprint reading by Qualcomm.
December 8 evening, well-known people brokeupleaks revealed a plus phone works machine 3 has been developed is completed, the processor model MSM8896 (Snapdragon 820), and adopted the 1080p display. According to Xiao Long 820 processor time commercial point of view, it should also be a plus phone 3 debut in next year.
There are just a few surprises that OnePlus might through in. These include Secondary Camera Full HD recording, Fast Charging and NFC. It’s also hard to believe there won’t be ANY biometric scan option included.