OxygenOS 11: Everything you need to know – New Features, Eligible Devices, Release Date, and More

[Last updated on July 31, 2021, check below for the latest news]

OnePlus’s OxygenOS 11 is based on Android 11. OnePlus says it is faster, smoother, and smarter than ever before, with new features designed to make one-handed operation easier and more intuitive.

With OxygenOS 11, OnePlus is making visual changes for the first time, and we finally get an Always-on Display, a simplified settings page, new system font with better readability, more customization options, new Zen Mode themes, and a lot more.

OnePlus already released stable OxygenOS 11 for the OnePlus 8 series. The stable update should be available to other OnePlus phones later this year. Here’s what you need to know about OnePlus’s OxygenOS 11.



  • Always-on Display
  • New Settings page
  • Live Background
  • Dark Mode
  • New Fonts
  • Zen Mode
  • Customizable swipe-down gestures
  • Gallery

Always On Display:

The new AOD options on OxygenOS 11 take your standard information display to the next level, with a wider range of choices to personalize your screen or improve your digital wellbeing. The Always-on Display shows you the time and date as well as notifications and the battery level. You also get 12 clock faces and an AOD schedule option.

Insight AOD:

Insight AOD feature encourages users to spend more time enjoying life and less time unlocking their smartphones.

Form, Function:

The updated layout of OxygenOS moves the touch controls closer to your thumbs for easier access as soon as you open a menu. It brings a new design for Weather, Notes, Gallery, and others. OnePlus also updated the icons for its apps.

Dark Mode:

With OxygenOS 11, you now have the ability to schedule dark mode, and the setting has now moved to the display settings from the customization menu.

Refreshingly Refined:

OxygenOS has always been clean, sleek, and striking. Now, it’s even more so, offering users a more immersive and smarter experience.

Zen Mode:

In OxygenOS 11, you get three new themes — cosmos, oceans, and nature — and more customization options. You also have a new option to set up rooms within Zen Mode, and can also invite your friends to participate in Zen Mode together.



[OnePlus OxygenOS 11 Device List]


  • OnePlus 9 – Launched with OxygenOS 11
  • OnePlus 9 Pro – Launched with OxygenOS 11
  • OnePlus 9R – Launched with OxygenOS 11
  • OnePlus 8T – Launched with OxygenOS 11
  • OnePlus Nord – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 8 Pro – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 8 5G
  • OnePlus 8 5G UW
  • OnePlus 8 – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren
  • OnePlus 7T Pro – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 7T – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 7 Pro 5G – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 7 Pro – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 7 – Rolling out
  • OnePlus 6T McLaren
  • OnePlus 6T
  • OnePlus 6
  • OnePlus Nord N10 5G
  • OnePlus Nord N100

[OnePlus OxygenOS 11 release date]


OnePlus has already started the stable Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 rollout for the OnePlus 8/8T, 7, and 7T series. The company has also started the public beta program for its remaining smartphones. Check the complete roadmap here.

You can also check the officially confirmed list of OnePlus devices for the OxygenOS 11 update.

[Latest News]


[JULY 31, 2021] OnePlus released the two OxygenOS 11 Open Beta build for the OnePlus 6 and 6T users. READ MORE HERE.

[MARCH 26, 2021] OnePlus has released the stable OxygenOS 11 update for the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, 7T Pro, and OnePlus Nord. READ MORE HERE.

[DECEMBER 10, 2020] OnePlus has now confirmed that the Android 11-based OxygenOS Open Beta program is coming soon for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series. READ MORE HERE.

[DECEMBER 02, 2020] OnePlus has now confirmed that the company is trying its best to bring the Canvas AOD feature to more OnePlus devices. The feature is part of Android 11-based OxygenOS 11, which is already available for the OnePlus 8T and OnePlus 8 series. READ MORE HERE.

[NOVEMBER 18, 2020] During the past 3 rounds in IDEA 2.0, OnePlus received 7303 ideas from 5427 active community members, which is much higher than the IDEAS Beta trial. The ideas in the community received over 12k likes and 8.8k comments. OnePlus adopted 7 new features for the new version of OxygenOS. READ MORE HERE.

[NOVEMBER 11, 2020] OnePlus has now confirmed that the Nord N10 5G and Nord N100 will receive just one major Android update. These phones will only receive one platform update up to Android 11 (OxygenOS 11), a single move from pre-installed Android 10. Well, the company will give two years of security updates to both phones, one year less than the other OnePlus devices. READ MORE HERE.

[OCTOBER 15, 2020] T-Mobile is developing Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 for several OnePlus devices. Read the complete news here.

[OCTOBER 10, 2020] OnePlus has started rolling out the stable OxygenOS 11 to the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Both OnePlus smartphones are getting the OTA update. You can also download the stable OxygenOS 11 for the OnePlus 8 devices from here.

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