Carl admits that they collect usage analytics and device information on OnePlus 5
OnePlus once again in the news for bad reason, recently OnePlus has been found guilty for Collecting private data of its customers without their permission, including their phones’ serial number, IMEI number, MAC addresses, as well as mobile network names, Wi-Fi SSIDs and also their mobile numbers.
OnePlus co-founder Carl Pie has released a statement in the matter, Carl admits that they collect usage analytics and device information but the data is transmitted securely and is used to fine-tune their software according to user behavior. He also mentions that the information collected this way has never been shared with third-parties.
Carl also provided a way through which this data sharing can be turned off.
Go to ‘Settings’ -> ‘Advanced’ -> ‘Join user experience program’.
Carl also said that the company will no longer be collecting information such as telephone numbers, MAC Addresses, and WiFi information. You can check out Carl whole statement in the ‘Source link’