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OnePlus 5 911 Reboot Issue: OnePlus Explains Emergency Call Bug and Fix

It’s quite unfortunate, but there have been no ends to the number of issues associated with the OnePlus 5 handset. The latest issue comes with OnePlus 5 users claiming that they are experiencing an unexpected reboot problem every time they tried to make an emergency call.


As it turns out, the 911 emergency number has been affected and the company was quick enough to respond by rolling out a bug fix for the issue. According to one report, the company discovered that the issue was related to users on a VoLTE network.

This led to a triggered call on an OTDOA protocol that immediately began to send the location of the user to the emergency operators, thereby activating a reboot.

To recall, the OnePlus 5 handset was released in June and the device has been linked with over 10 issues all of which have been permanently solved. To recap, the handset got the OxygenOS 4.5.3 update that brought along bug fixes and optimizations with it.

Talking about bug fixes, the update was seen to have resolved an expanded screenshot display issue, Google Translate stutters, and Wi-Fi drops.

Not only that, the OxygenOS 4.5.3 also came with some optimizations that include for system stability, effects of auto-brightness adjustment, camera effect and stability, and accuracy of data usage statistics.


Separately, we saw the handset launch with a 23-megapixel rear sensor and a 16-megapixel camera at the front for selfies. The device runs Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and came with a 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) display.

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