There's a clever Easter egg hidden in the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition

OnePlus unveiled the Star Wars-themed variant of the OnePlus 5T in India last week, with the phone featuring a white color scheme and a Sandstone finish styled after the planet Crait. There's certainly a lot to like about the device itself — both in terms of exterior design and software touches in the form of exclusive backgrounds — and OnePlus has also hidden away an Easter egg in the packaging.

The OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition comes with a greeting card in the box that has a hidden clue. If you combine all the first letters of each line, it says, "Scribble with pencil", and doing so reveals a message at the bottom of the card:

Find the secret compartment and check the weather forecast on Ahch-To.

The secret compartment is hidden in the bottom section of the box. Use a little force (we're all about the puns) to pry the bottom lid of the box away, and you'll find a section with a collapsible prism inside.

Assemble the prism using the provided instructions, open OnePlus' weather app, and search for Ahch-To. Doing so will start playing the secret message. You'll see markings to line up the prism on your device, after which you'll be able to see the message from R2-D2.

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The Easter egg is certainly special, and while the standard version of the OnePlus 5T also has the weather app, keying in Ahch-To didn't do anything. You'll only be able to see the message on the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition.

Eager to learn more about the Star Wars-themed variant of the OnePlus 5T? We have you covered:

OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition review

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia at Android Central. He leads the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, contributing to reviews, features, and buying guides. He also writes about storage servers, audio products, and the semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.