The Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 stable update is now rolling out to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. The update brings a new visual layout along with new features like always-on display, optimizations to gaming mode, new themes for Zen Mode, and more.
OnePlus is the only third-party manufacturer to roll out the Android 11 update, and it has confirmed that it will deliver the update to 12 phones in total. What's particularly interesting is that the OnePlus 6 and 6T will be updated to Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 in addition to OnePlus' 2019 phones. So let's take a look at when your OnePlus phone will receive the OxygenOS 11 update.
These OnePlus phones have been updated to OxygenOS 11 (Android 11)
As of October 10, the stable OxygenOS 11 update based on Android 11 is rolling out to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. If you're using either device, you will be able to install the OTA update by going into your phone's settings.
Go to Settings -> System -> System updates to download the OTA update on your phone.
These OnePlus phones will get the OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) update
OnePlus will deliver the Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 build to 12 phones in total, with all devices starting with the OnePlus 6 onward set to receive the update. The OnePlus 6 and 6T are still going strong in 2020, so it's great to see both phones on the list. The devices debuted with Android 8.1 Oreo and are in line to get their third platform update with Android 11.
Here's the list of OnePlus phones that will get the OxygenOS 11 update in the coming months:
- OnePlus Nord
- OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition
- OnePlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus 7T
- OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
- OnePlus 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7
- OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition
- OnePlus 6T
- OnePlus 6
With the OnePlus 8 series getting the stable OxygenOS 11 update, OnePlus is turning its attention to its 2019 devices. OnePlus has confirmed that it will start rolling out the OxygenOS 11 update to the OnePlus 7 and 7T series starting December. The OnePlus 6 and 6T should get the update sometime in 2021.
OnePlus did a stellar job rolling out the OxygenOS 10 update to its devices last year, and it is following suit in 2020 as well with the Android 11 rollout.
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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.