OxygenOS 11 Finally Comes To OnePlus 8 Series

Oct 12, 2020 News

OxygenOS 11 Finally Comes To OnePlus 8 Series

It hasn’t been too long since we got the latest OS from Android in the market, being the Android 11. The new Android OS by Google didn’t only allow Google phones to get the update the same day, as Android 11 was actually made available for a number of manufacturers for select phones to be allowed to get on the Android 11 train on the same day as its release. One such manufacturer which launched the beta at the same day of Android 11’s release was OnePlus, as the company brought out OxygenOS 11’s beta on top of Android 11 for the OnePlus 8 series - as the update is finally official and is coming in its complete form to OnePlus 8 series users.

The complete update is sized at 2.8GB - and is currently available for you to download on your phone as long as you have either a OnePlus 8 or 8 Pro.

These are the complete patch notes of all the new updates on OxygenOS 11:

Changelog


System

  • Fresh new UI visual design brings you a more comfortable experience with various optimizations of details.
  • Brand-new weather UI supports dynamic switches between sunrise and sunset. You can have day and night at your hand now.
  • Optimized stability on some third-party applications and improved user experience.


Game Space

  • Newly added gaming tools box for convenient switches of Fnatic mode. You can now choose three ways of notifications: text-only, heads up and block, just for your immersive gaming experience.
  • Newly added quick reply feature in a small window for Instagram and WhatsApp. (Enable it by swiping down from upper right/left corners of the screen in gaming mode)
  • Newly added mis-touch prevention feature. Enable it, swipe down from the top of the screen, click and the notification bar will pop out.


Ambient Display

  • Added Always-on ambient Display function, custom Schedule/All day option included. (To set: Settings > Display > Ambient Display)
  • Newly added Insight clock style, a joint creation with Parsons School of Design. It will change according to the phone usage data. (To set: Settings > Customization > Clock Style)
  • Newly added 10 new clock styles. (To set: Settings > Customization > Clock Style)


Dark Mode

  • Added the shortcut key for Dark Mode, pull down the quick setting to enable.
  • Supporting automatically turn on feature & customize time range. (To set: Settings > Display > Dark Mode > Turn on automatically > Automatically enable from sunset to sunrise/Custom time range.)


Zen Mode

  • Added 5 new themes (ocean, space, grassland, and so on), and more timing options.
  • Included the Group feature in Zen Mode, now you can invite your friends and enable the Zen Mode together.


Gallery

  • Story function supported, automatically forming weekly videos with photos and video in storage.
  • Loading speed optimized, and the image preview is now faster.


Others

  • The widget on the desktop might disappear. It can be set as followed: Long press on the desktop -"Widget" - "Settings" - Select the widget.

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Other OnePlus users are expected to get the update soon, including the OnePlus 7 series, and even the Nord. The exact date is still not confirmed or mentioned anywhere, but we expect it won’t take too long.



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