Update sent out to OnePlus One brings Android 4.4.4 and a bunch of fixes to the phone

Update sent out to OnePlus One brings Android 4.4.4 and a bunch of fixes to the phone
An OTA update has been sent out to the OnePlus One, bringing Android 4.4.4 to the handset. To see if it has arrived on your handset, head over to Settings > About Phone > Software Updates. Considering the complaints that users have had with the phone, there are a number of fixes that ought to bring a smile to owners of the top-shelf handset.

The update brings a new feature called Clear Image for the camera, According to OnePlus, "Once you switch on the new Clear Image mode in the Camera app, nothing but awesomeness will be captured." Using algorithms, pictures are clearer, noise in low-light conditions is removed, and OnePlus says it adds detail to pictures that other cameras can't add.

Addressing the yellow tinting of the screen, the update adds a new, cooler calibration of the screen. Using the proximity sensor, the phone is now set so it won't switch displays while in your pocket. The touch keys are now illuminated better, and the overall stability of the handset is improved. Among the items fixed is one that prevented vibrations from being deactivated during "quiet hours." Another fix takes care of the bug that led the phone to refuse to update song info on the lock screen.

Also fixed is the volume of the microphone in "voice recorder," the failure of "Ok Google" to start Google Search and the failure of the "O" gesture to start the camera. Repaired is an issue that would put up the wrong sized wallpaper on the screen.

The update might take some time to reach you, so don't panic if it doesn't come right away. Hopefully, this update will solve the issues that have had a number of the phone's owners unhappy with the manufacturer's response to these problems.


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source: TuttoAndroid.net

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  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3100 mAh

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30 Comments

1. Ashoaib

Posts: 3238; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

they are quick to update

6. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Of course you can update quickly when you've only made/sold a half dozen phones

10. jove39

Posts: 2136; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I have had 7 invites till now that's more than half a dozen...lol... 1 as a storm of invite winner + 5 shareable invites +1 today (may be my member number is next up)

13. DefinitiveKid

Posts: 257; Member since: May 15, 2013

Could you give me an invite? :)

16. asmello44

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

would i be able to have one please if you don't mind ofcourse

17. violentsushi

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 14, 2014

Can you provide me a invitation? email violentsushi@gmail.com

25. jove39

Posts: 2136; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Folks, 6 of those Invites I had in past few weeks (not right now). I got one today, which my colleague has already used!

27. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

lol... This phone is not for everybody

29. Legnaldo

Posts: 63; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I was bitter once. Then I got my invite and received the phone. How quickly my feelings changed once I got my hands on this rare device.

30. bigcjm

Posts: 57; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

dont you just enjoy reading people complain about the invite system now. Im loving it. Waiting 4 months was worth it.

2. jerrycutshaw

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

If anyone gets this update please provide feedback on the camera's improvements. I have a OnePlus One that I haven't opened that will be sold on Ebay unless the camera is improved. With the Sony MX214 under the hood I can think of no reason why it shouldn't be as good as or better than the Xperia and S5 cameras.

4. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

I find the camera to be pretty good already. I will let you know though once I can update.

23. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Seems to take better pictures in lower light. Don't notice much difference in good lighting, but I already found it to be good in those circumstances.

19. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1186; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Running 4.4.2 on One+1 64GB phone... Camera is already great... Now have to flash Stock recovery again to get 4.4.4 OTA to check the further improvement in camera...

20. housry23

Posts: 136; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

You can update with a custom recovery. Go into Developer Settings and uncheck the update CM recovery option and you can take OTA's with TWRP or CWM. I've done it and I can confirm it works.

3. jackwins

Posts: 23; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

DOPE!!! I just checked my OPO and no update yet.

5. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

No update for me yet, but I can't wait. It sounds like an awesome one.

7. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Invite to update?

8. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

I'm moving on with better phones that i can buy from day 1. Not waiting to get invite.

14. zinger69

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

Exactly! Would love to get one but I'm not jumping through hoops for an invite.

9. Scarambay unregistered

I'm looking forward to this phone in India. Although Xiaomi Mi3 is available at a lower price than this is going to be, its camera isn't anything to write home about. From what I have seen this one's still image quality and 4K video recording capabilities are on par with Galaxy S5.

12. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

You have to keep waiting till december or next year.

11. Adrian38

Posts: 142; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

Oh yeah! Can't wait for this update :D

15. p51d007

Posts: 694; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

How long will it take to update 50,000 international devices? That's about the extent of the number in the wild. Checked mine last night (USA), no update. It's in the box because I like the Huawei Ascend Mate2 better. Bigger screen ;)

18. somad

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

I have note 3 with Verizon and still with 4.4.2 and this phone already got 4.4.4 Shame on Samsung and of course Verizon.

21. housry23

Posts: 136; Member since: Jun 03, 2012

Android Police has the OTA if you want to download and sideload it using ADB.

22. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I'd rather pay the extra and get the much better prestige material oppo7.

24. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Update for a ghost?

26. rakesh_stranger

Posts: 3; Member since: May 31, 2014

Just received OTA update here in INDIA on my OPO, Can't wait to experience it.

28. DnB925Art

Posts: 1164; Member since: May 23, 2013

I received the OTA update on my phone a couple of hours ago, here in California. So far, I tried some of the fixes like the circle gesture to start the camera (finally works reliably) and testing Google Now ("OK Google") and it seems to have fixed them. Thanks OnePlus!

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