OnePlus is constantly updating its devices and building a reliable reputation among fans before the long-awaited OnePlus 6 launch. The Chinese giant is deploying new software updates while OxygenOS opens the Beta 9 and Beta 7 for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T. Users who run on an Open beta version can not get this update, and if that is not the case, please visit here for more instructions. This new update weighs approximately 1630 MB.
This new beta update for OxygenOS brings some new improvements for the launcher as well as for the file manager. As in the launcher, it now supports new gestures, which now allows you to double-tap to lock your screen. Other than that, you will now get to see an improved results from the search history in the launcher's application drawer. So, let your physical diet button relax.
In addition, the file manager is now optimized because it now has a new file scanning algorithm to browse your big files more efficiently without wasting too much resources. As always these beta versions, be sure to be ready to face some problems after installing these new updates.
If you are on a previous open beta, continue to check for this new update by tapping Settings> About Phone> System Software Updates.
Source: OnePlus Forums