OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro ColorOS 12 Software Update: Getting a new ColorOS 12.1 (C.62) update with April 2022 security patch

UPDATE 6: C.62

  • A new ColorOS 12.1 (C.62) update with April 2022 security patch

OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro users are started getting the new ColorOS 12.1 update in China with version C.62. The update also brings the April 2022 security patch. Check the complete changelog below.

  • System
    • [Optimization] The system performance of some scenes makes your phone run more stably
    • [Fix] The phone flickers in certain scenes
  • Security
    • [New] Integrate Android April 2022 security patch to improve system security

UPDATE 5: C.46

  • A new ColorOS 12 (C.46) update with February 2022 security patch

OnePlus 9 series users are now getting a new ColorOS 12 update in China with version C.46. The update also brings the February 2022 security patch. Check the complete changelog below.

[Optimization] The system performance of some scenes makes your phone run more stably
[Fix] Probabilistic third-party apps display blurry screen
[New] Integrate Android February 2022 security patch to improve system security


UPDATE 4: C.44

  • Getting a new ColorOS 12 (C.44) update with a fix

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are now getting another software update in China. The latest update is based on ColorOS 12 with software version C.44. It also fixes a phone black screen issue during a phone call.


UPDATE 3: C.41

  • Getting a new ColorOS 12 (C.41) update with January 2022 security patch and more [January 16]

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are receiving a new Android 12-based ColorOS 12 (version C.41) update in China. The latest update brings the January 2022 security patch. Check the complete changelog below.

[Optimization] System performance in some scenarios, make your phone run more stably
[Fix] Omoji crashes in some scenes
[Fix] The charging animation is displayed abnormally in certain scenes
[Fix] The notification bar interface is displayed abnormally in certain game scenarios
[Fix] notification bar sliding stuck
[Optimization] Vibration effect of some game scenes
[Fix] Probabilistic camera crash
[Fix] The video recording interface is unresponsive in certain scenes
[New] Integrate Android January 2022 security patch to improve system security



UPDATE 2: December 22

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are getting a new ColorOS 12 update in China. The update brings the December 2021 security patch and more. Check the complete changelog below.

[New] Sensitive tracking of every expression, customizing an exclusive avatar with a stylish face
[Optimization] Mobile phone battery life in some scenarios
[Optimization] Vibration effect in some scenes
[Fix] Some notifications in the notification bar are blank
[Fix] The fingerprint unlock response is slow in some scenarios
[Fix] The icon disappears after clicking edit in the drop-down menu bar
[Optimization] WLAN connection stability
[Optimization] The King of Glory starts to freeze in some scenarios
[Optimization] The touch is not sensitive in some game scenes
[Fix] Xunfei input method cannot be used in some scenes
[Fix] Some functions of the camera do not respond to clicks
[New] Integrate Android 2021 December security patch to improve system security



UPDATE 1: November 25

OnePlus 9 series has now started receiving the stable Android 12-based ColorOS 12 update. If you are a beta tester then you will get the official version directly.

To get the official version:

  • Click on Settings
  • Software Update
  • Settings icon in the upper right corner
  • Upgrade early adopters
  • Official version application
  • Tick  – I have read and agree to the “Privacy Policy”
  • Apply now
  • Check and download and install the version to upgrade to ColorOS 12

One more thing to note, the official version of ColorOS 12 will be rolled out one after another. You can check the complete changelog below.

Brand new design – C.36
The concept of borderless design has evolved again, and the design language of real noise reduction makes the experience simple, easy and burden-free
[New] Quickly view cards, provide smart and efficient application cards, key information is clear at a glance, and key functions can be reached at one touch
[New] Noise reduction design, reconfiguration of page layout, optimized text and color display, more focused core information
[Optimization] Quantum Animation Engine 3.0, centered on “quality”, simulates real physical motion, optimizes animation details 300+, and brings a more natural interactive experience
Convenient and efficient
[New] Sticky note graffiti tool, personalized record of life
[Optimization] Smart sidebar
-Support intelligent recommendation related functions in video, shopping and other scenarios
-Add shorthand for small window, click to enter the floating window of notes, and complete the record quickly
-Added smart subtitles, supports recognition of conference and call voices, real-time generation of subtitles, and supports translation between Chinese and English
-Added drama listening mode, support switching to other APP scenes or lock screen to continue listening to the video sound
-Added recognition of background music, quickly recognize the background music in short videos, and find music without asking for help
-Added article reading, supporting one-click reading of WeChat official accounts, today’s headlines and other information content
-Added product price comparison, when using shopping software, one-click display of the same good products at low prices
[Optimization] Shinda window upgraded to free floating window
-Added quick switching of floating window status, making interaction more convenient
-Added file management and album support to drag and drop files or photos to the floating window application by long pressing
[Optimization] Xiaobu suggestion, new schedule assistant, intelligent integration of schedule information, one-stop viewing and management
[Optimization] Recording, improve the speed and accuracy of voice-to-text conversion, and reduce waiting time
[Optimization] The text bubble on the SMS conversation page can be double-clicked to enlarge the display, making it more convenient to extract the content of the SMS
Seamless interconnection
Cross-screen seamless connection, build a multi-terminal mutual integration ecology, and create a full range of comfortable life experience
[New] PC cross-screen interconnection
-Support cross-screen drag and drop transfer of files and photos between PC and mobile phone, get rid of the shackles of wired, fast transfer
-Support the PC to directly edit the document in the mobile phone, and automatically save it back to the mobile phone after completion
-Support PC terminal to receive and process mobile chat software, SMS and other notification messages, no need to switch back and forth
-The clipboard of the mobile phone and the PC are interoperable, and the latest content in the clipboard can be directly pasted
[New] My device, a unified smart device center, convenient for quick management and control
[Optimization] Screen sharing
-The caller and receiver can switch shared screens and control permissions with one click
-When sharing the screen, you can hide sensitive notifications such as WeChat, phone calls, and text messages
Security and privacy
[New] Sharing photos or videos supports erasing location information and shooting data
[Optimization] After the phone is lost, it can be locked through the cloud and cannot be shut down or used, reducing the risk of data loss
[Optimization] Mobile Manager integrates privacy doubles, codebooks, emergency calls and more security and privacy functions
[Optimization] When the application calls sensitive permissions such as camera, recording, positioning, etc., the status bar icon prompts are more eye-catching
[Optimization] Medical emergency card, support automatic transmission of preset medical emergency card information to emergency center when dialing 120
[Optimization] Earthquake warning, new function preview page, new banner notification reminder for earthquakes with estimated intensity 2.0 and below, warning of earthquake information at all times
[Optimization] Harassment interception, new MMS interception capability, reduce the interruption of spam
Performance optimization
[New] Display power consumption records in graph form to quickly understand the details of battery consumption
[Optimization] When switching WLAN, Bluetooth, airplane mode, NFC, the response speed is faster
[Optimization] The loading speed of high-frequency scenes in third-party applications has been improved, making Weibo and watching videos more enjoyable
[New] When the game resource pack is updated, the game can be switched to the background to update (only some games are supported)
[New] Pop-up game skills and game review during the game to help you quickly master the gameplay (only some games are supported)
[Optimization] The frame rate of the game is more stable in high-load scenarios such as team battles
[Optimization] Heterogeneous computing reduces the average load of the processor, and the game power consumption is lower
[New] Customize the order of camera modes to facilitate quick switching to commonly used camera modes
[Optimization] Inertial zoom, rear video shooting mode, drag the slide bar to zoom at a constant speed
[Optimization] Automatic brightness adjustment algorithm, optimized intelligent scene detection, and more comfortable browsing screen
[Optimization] The anti-inadvertent touch algorithm on the edge of the curved screen reduces the probability of accidental touch on the screen
[Optimization] Accessibility mode
-Added a visual introduction, and added an image introduction to the function page
-Optimize function classification, display according to visual/auditory/interactive/general classification
-TalkBack adapts to more system applications such as photo albums, calls, emails, calendars, etc.


UPDATE: November 10

There’s a new ColorOS 12 Open Beta update for the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro.

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro Color OS 12 Open Beta C.31


[Optimization] System performance in some scenes to make your phone run smoother and more stable
[Optimization] Mobile phone battery life and charging speed in some scenarios
[Fix] Cannot enter the application from the multitasking interface
[Fix] App notifications for some apps are automatically turned on in certain scenarios
[Fix] The Gaussian blur in the drop-down status bar is displayed abnormally
[Fix] The desktop color is abnormal in certain scenarios
[Fix] Mobile phone splash screen in certain scenarios
[Fix] Cannot type in small window mode in game scene
[Fix] Screen breaks in some game scenes


[Fix] Personal hotspot is turned off automatically after it is turned on
[Fix] Wi-Fi cannot be turned off in some scenarios


[Optimization] The camera start response is slow in some scenes interconnected
[Optimization] Some files in cross-screen interconnection cannot be transferred or shared across terminals
[Fix] Abnormal cross-screen interconnection connection in some scenes


[New] Integrate Android 2021 November security patch to improve system security

Original Article: October 17, 2021

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones are now getting a new ColorOS 12 update, currently in Beta. The latest update is based on Android 12, rolling out in China.



The update brings a slew of fixes, improves performance. The latest version is more stable than the first beta update. The version of ColorOS 12 Open Beta is C.25.

Check the complete changelog below (translated).

[Fix] A small arrow appears on the desktop in one-handed mode
[Fix] Automatic adjustment of screen brightness fails
[Fix] The location of the application icon in the desktop folder is displayed abnormally
[Fix] The delete and restore popups in the album are not displayed in the center
[Fix] The WeChat icon on the desktop becomes bigger and flickers
[Fix] The battery level of the headset in the status bar is not displayed after connecting the Bluetooth headset

What about OxygenOS 12?

The international version of OnePlus 9 devices is currently eligible for the first OxygenOS 12 (Android 12) Open Beta build. It is already available for download. Want to know more about it, click here.

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