[Update: Beta 2 live] OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1 is now rolling out for the OnePlus 7 and 7T series with Android 11 features

February 06, 2021: OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 2

OnePlus 7 and 7T series users are now getting the OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 2. This update comes with several bug fixes and optimizations for increased device stability. Read more here

January 20, 2021: OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1

After the HydrogenOS 11 in China, OnePlus is now rolling out OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1 for the OnePlus 7 and 7T series with several new Android 11 features for the global users.


The latest update also has some known issues, as it is a beta build. The company has already confirmed that power consumption may be affected, while the OnePlus Gallery app may face loading issues, and display brightness automatic adjustments issues.


  • System
    • Update to OxygenOS 11 version
    • Fresh new UI visual design brings you a more comfortable experience with various optimizations of details
    • Optimize the stability of some third-party applications and improve the experience
  • Camera
    • Updated the camera UI and optimized some of the function paths to offer a more convenient operation
    • Newly added HEVC codec to reduce video storage size seamlessly, capture and shoot more without compromising on quality
    • Newly added access to a third-party app to share the picture by pressing and holding it in preview
    • Newly added the quick access to recording mode by pressing and holding the shutter button and by sliding the button, you can easily zoom in or zoom out
    • Newly added the playback display in Time-lapse mode to show the actual filming time
  • 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 Canvas feature that can automatically draw a wireframe picture based on a lock screen photo on your phone(Path:Settings-Customization-Wallpaper-Canvas-Choose photo preview and it can be generated automatically)
    • Always-On-Display feature is under internal test and will be released in subsequent versions. In this build, you can use the “Ambient Display” by picking up your phone or tapping the screen, it can be turned on in the Settings.
  • Dark Mode
    • Added the shortcut key for Dark Mode, pull down the quick setting to enable.
    • Supporting automatically turn on feature & customize time range. path: Settings – Display – Dark Mode – Turn on automatically – Automatically enable from sunset to sunrise / Custom time range
  • Shelf
    • Newly shelf interface design, the interface is clearer
    • Added weather widget, animation effect smarter
  • Gallery
    • Supporting Story function, automatically form weekly videos with photos and video in storage
    • Optimize the loading speed of the gallery, and the image preview is faster


Known issues

  • Potential risks of increased power consumption and instability.
  • In some conditions, the Gallery app might be slower to load and some pictures may not be displayed in the Gallery.
  • The devices (earphones, speaker,s etc.) connected through Bluetooth may not be able to play sound occasionally.
  • Brightness adjustment may lag in some conditions.

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