How to add aptX to your OnePlus, Xiaomi, Pixel or Nexus smartphone

Out of the box, the OnePlus 3 and many other Android smartphones don’t support the aptX codecs for streaming high-quality audio over Bluetooth. That’s because phone makers need to pay a license fee to use the technology, and for most it’s not worth the investment.

However, most phones with a Qualcomm chipset already have the hardware support they need; they just require some proprietary drivers to activate their latent aptX support. Those drivers have now been produced, and made into an easy-to-install file. Here’s how to get started.

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The best OnePlus 3T flip cases

The OnePlus 3T is a heck of a phone, boasting a slick design, powerful internals and a very agreeable price point compared to similarly equipped flagship phones from Samsung, Sony and LG.

If you’re picking one up, take a look at our pick for the best flip cases for the OnePlus 3T or original OnePlus 3. Whether you’re looking for a slim and shiny case, something more practical or just an all-around strong performer, you’ll find it in the list below.

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