OxygenOS 11 Based On Android 11 Rolling Out For OnePlus 8 And 8 Pro


After weeks of beta testing, OnePlus has officially begun rolling out the Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 update to its devices.

The company is currently rolling out the latest OxygenOS updates for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The OxygenOS 11 rollout is happening in a staged manner — first arriving for those who were testing the OxygenOS 11 beta, and later arriving in normal OnePlus 8 series users in the coming days.

The new Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 brings several new features for OnePlus users. From the much-awaited Always-on Display, a revamped Zen Mode, to including the biggest features of Android 11; there is a lot to unwrap once you download the OxygenOS 11 update.

Here is the full changelog for the OnePlus 8/8Pro OxygenOS 11 update —

  • 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 Displsy
    • 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.

In the community post, OnePlus has also revealed a list of OnePlus devices that will be receiving Android 11 updates. Here are all the OnePlus devices that will get the OxygenOS 11 update —

  • OnePlus 8T
  • OnePlus 8Pro
  • OnePlus 8
  • OnePlus 7T Pro
  • OnePlus 7T
  • OnePlus 7Pro
  • OnePlus 7
  • OnePlus 6T
  • OnePlus 6
  • OnePlus Nord

OnePlus 8T, which will be unveiled on October 14th, will be running the latest OxygenOS 11 update out of the box. Apart from the OnePlus 8T, 8 and 8Pro, there is no release timeline for the other OxygenOS 11 supported devices.

Charanjeet Singh

Charanjeet Singh

Charanjeet owns an iPhone but his love for Android customization lives on. If you ever ask him to choose between an iPhone, Pixel or Xiaomi; better if you don't.
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