Android 12-based ColorOS 12 rolling out for OnePlus 9R 5G [Updated]

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Update 4, February 26 (01:05 ET) – ColorOS 12

Android 12-based ColorOS 12

OnePlus 9R is now getting the Android 12-based ColorOS 12 update in China. Check the complete changelog below.

OnePlus 9R ColorOS 12 C.14
brand new design
The borderless design concept has evolved again, and the design language of real noise reduction makes the experience simple, easy and burden-free
[New] Noise reduction design, reconstructed page layout, optimized text and color display, and more focused core information
[Optimization] Quantum animation engine 3.0, centered on “quality”, simulates real physical movements, optimizes animation details 300+, and brings a more natural interactive experience
[Optimization] Unlimited breath screen, richer style of breath screen, make self-expression more unique
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 a small window shorthand, click to enter the sticky note floating window, and quickly complete the record
– Added smart subtitles, supports recognition of conference and call voices, generates subtitles in real time, and supports Chinese-English translation
– Added recognition of background music, quickly identify background music in short videos, and find music without asking for help
– Added article reading, support one-click reading of WeChat public account, Toutiao and other information content
[Optimization] Upgrade the Flash window to a free floating window
– Added quick switching of floating window status for more convenient interaction
– Added file management and album support to long press and drag files or photos to the floating window application
[Optimization] Xiaobu’s 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, and reduce waiting time
[Optimization] The text bubbles on the SMS conversation page can be double-clicked to enlarge and display, making it easier to extract SMS content
seamless interconnection
[Optimized] Screen sharing
– One-click switching between the calling party and the receiving party to share screen and control permissions
– Sensitive notifications such as WeChat, phone calls, text messages can be hidden when sharing the screen
Security Privacy
[New] Sharing photos or videos supports erasing location information and shooting data
[Optimization] Mobile Manager integrates more security and privacy functions such as privacy doubles, password book, emergency call, etc.
[Optimization] When the app calls sensitive permissions such as camera, recording, positioning, etc., the status bar icon prompt is more conspicuous
[Optimization] Medical emergency card, support to automatically encrypt and transmit the preset medical emergency card information to the emergency center when dialing 120
[Optimization] Earthquake warning, new function preview page, new earthquake banner notification reminder with estimated intensity of 2.0 and below, always warning earthquake information
[Optimization] harassment interception, add MMS interception capability, reduce the interruption of spam
performance optimization
[New] Intelligently predict frequently used applications and load them in advance, the application opens faster
[New] Display the power consumption record in the form of graphs 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 of third-party applications is improved, and browsing Weibo and watching videos is more enjoyable
[New] When the game resource pack is updated, the game can be switched to the background for updating (only some games are supported)
[New] During the game, game skills and game replays will pop up to help you quickly master the gameplay (only some games are supported)
[Optimization] In high-load scenarios such as team battles, the game frame rate is more stable
[New] Customize the order of camera modes to facilitate quick switching to commonly used camera modes
[Optimized] Automatic brightness adjustment algorithm, optimized intelligent scene detection, more comfortable to browse the screen
[Optimization] Anti-false touch algorithm on the edge of curved screen to reduce the probability of false touch on the screen
[Optimization] Accessibility mode
– Added a visual introduction, and added an image introduction to the function page
– Optimized function classification, displayed according to visual/auditory/interaction/general classification
– TalkBack adapts to more system applications such as photo albums, calls, emails, calendars, etc.


Update 3, January 10 (09:35 ET) – ColorOS 11.2 A.15 build

A new ColorOS 12 build

OnePlus 9R is getting a new ColorOS 11.2 build in China. The latest version is A.15. Check the complete changelog below.

  • [Optimized] The smoothness of the peace elite mobile game
  • [Improve] system stability and fix known issues
  • [Upgrade] Android security patch to 2021.12 healthy
  • [Improve] The accuracy of the kinematic step counting function Play space
  • [Fix] Game filter opening failed


Update 2, December 22 (10:13 ET) ― ColorOS 12 public beta

ColorOS 12 public beta recruitment

The ColorOS 12 public beta recruitment is now open for the OnePlus 9R, the new system is based on Android 12 development.

1. Please make sure that the phone version has been upgraded to the basic version A.14 (How to check the version number: Settings> About phone> Version information> Version number).

2. Please click “Settings> Software Update> Settings button in the upper right corner> Upgrade early adopters> Upgrade public beta” on the phone, and then apply according to the prompts.


Update 1, November 30 (01:54 ET) ― Official ColorOS 12 release date

Official ColorOS 12 version is coming in December

OnePlus 9R will get the stable Android 12-based ColorOS 12 update in December.


Google officially released Android 12 for all smartphones in October 2021. OnePlus started Android 12 based ColorOS 12 beta recruitment for the OnePlus 9R 5G smartphone.



As per the OnePlus community, applicants will have to submit a questionnaire for selection. Currently, the company has opened registration for the closed beta in China.

Recruiting model

  • OnePlus 9R 5G

Recruitment time

  • November 3-November 7

Recruitment conditions

  • The screening will be comprehensively considered based on the answers to the questionnaire and the performance of the community and other platforms.

OnePlus 9RT

Before Registration:

  1. Since this beta version is still in the development stage, there are some potential risks the stability of the system and the experience of the poor, the version may be some Bug, abnormal power consumption and other issues. If you pursue long-term stable use of mobile phones, please register carefully.
  2. Please be sure to back up your important personal data in advance before the upgrade, to avoid data loss caused by incompatibility or other circumstances after the upgrade.
  3. There are still many commonly used third-party applications that are not compatible with Android 12, such as Bank of China, personal income tax, and Kuaishou. After the upgrade, third-party applications may not work normally.
  4. The compatibility of third-party applications depends on the adaptation of each manufacturer to the Android 12 system. If you often and must use the third-party applications in the list, it is recommended to wait for the stable version.

How to register:

Please make sure that the phone version has been upgraded to the basic version A.12 (How to check the version number: Settings> About phone> Version information> Version number)

Application method:

  • Please [click to fill in the recruitment appointment questionnaire] and fill in the basic information.
  • Then complete the answers to questions 1-14 and submit the answer sheet. (The higher the score, the higher the chance of passing the review).


  1. Please fill in the application information correctly, filling in the wrong application information will result in failure to pass the review or fail to receive the push version.
  2. After submitting the application, please wait patiently! After the recruitment is over, the management staff will conduct a qualification review based on your questionnaire fill-in status. After the review is passed, they will be notified by SMS. If they fail this review, there will be no SMS notification. Please pay attention to the official SMS from OnePlus.

Important Note:

  • This is the recruitment for ColorOS 12 upgrade internal test. In order to avoid data loss during the upgrade process, please make sure to back up your data before upgrading!
  • This upgrade method is directly pushed by the system. After the registration is successful and approved, you will receive pushes one after another. Please confirm that you can accept the potential risks of the internal beta version before registering.


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