OnePlus has started rolling out Android 12 based OxygenOS 12 to some of its flagship and mid-range devices. The company as listed some of the smartphones eligible for the update. Some of the smartphones expected to be updated with the latest OS include OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 9R.
Currently, the OxygenOS 12 for the OnePlus 8 series is available in India and North America, while users in the European Union will be required to complete “additional validation steps,” and more information is expected soon. Android 12 for OnePlus 9R is only available in India.
For those in India, OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 8 Pro users will be getting firmware versions IN2011_11.C.11, KB2001_11.C.11, and IN2025_11.C.11, respectively. OnePlus 9R users in the country are getting firmware version LE2101_11.C.14. See changelog below;
- Optimised desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by
- brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
- Fixed the issue that background applications are abnormally closed in specific scenarios
- Fixed the issue with lens permissions when using third party camera applications
- Fixed the issue of screen cannot respond when receiving notifications
- Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
- New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
- Newly added Earphone Control Card with Bluetooth earphone one-click adjustment
- Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
- Newly added OnePlus Watch Card in Shelf, to easily glance at your health stats
Work Life Balance:
- Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
- WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customised App notification profiles according to the personalisation
- Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
- Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalised lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
- Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
Optimised software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
- Fixed the issue that unable to automatically connect to Wi-Fi
- Fixed the issue that wireless earphones cannot play sound when connecting Bluetooth in specific scenarios
Please note that OnePlus is also providing roll-back packages on its OnePlus Community forms if users are unhappy with the Android 12 OxygenOS 12. Also, it is important that users always backup files before signing up for beta test projects.