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[Representational Image] OnePlus 3 gets new OxygenOS update; brings SOS distress call feature and more. In Picture: OnePlus 3IBTimes India/Sami Khan

OnePlus has already confirmed to release the Android Nougat OS to the OnePlus 3 series in December and in the meantime, the company has rolled out a new incremental Marshmallow-based OxygenOS update to the flagship OnePlus 3.

"For those who were on previous versions for the OnePlus 3, we appreciate your active feedback and attempts to reach out to us. With your help, we have been able to better optimize and improve several key areas," Tony, OnePlus administer, said on the official blog.

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The new OxygenOS 3.2.8 brings full HD (1080p) video with 60fps recording ability, bug fix for Snapchat app controllers, performance tweaks and software patch for some minor glitches.

Most crucial upgrade in the OxygenOS 3.2.8 is the emergency call feature specifically for the Indian region. Once updated, users in the country can activate SOS calling feature by just tapping the power button 3 times.

Official change-log of OxygenOS 3.2.8:

  • Added 1080P 60FPS video recording
  • Added emergency calling for India (Triple press of power button to trigger)
  • Optimization of Snapchat, fixed video calling and scrolling lags
  • Increased system stability
  • General bug fixes

If you have received a OTA (Over-The-Air) notification message for this update:

1. Select "Yes, I'm in".

2. After the software is downloaded, select "Install now".

3. After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.

4. Your phone is now updated.

The OxygenOS 3.2.8 update roll-out process is carried out in phases, so it will take few days to reach all corners of the world.

OnePlus 3 owners can also manually check for software by going to Settings >> About Phone >> System Updates >> check for the new firmware.

Watch this space for more news on OnePlus 3's Android Nougat update release details.

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