OnePlus 7 and 7T series getting a new stable Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 update [Download Now]

OxygenOS 12.1

UPDATE 1:  A new build is rolling out

Earlier this month, OnePlus rolled out the first stable OxygenOS 12 update for the OnePlus 7 and 7T series. Due to the network problem with the first update version (MP1), OnePlus has now stopped the rollout of this update and started the MP2 version rollout for the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro users, this update will be the first OxygenOS 12 build for EU&GLO regions.


The update brings all the Android 12 features, along with system stability improvements and communication stability optimization. It also adds the August 2022 security patches.

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Original Article: October 07, 2022

  • OnePlus 7 and 7T series finally getting the Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 update

After the OxygenOS 12 Open Beta program in July 2022, OnePlus has finally started rolling out the stable Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 update for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series.

The stable OxygenOS 12 update is now available for the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro devices. You can check the complete changelog below.

  • System
    • Newly added Smart Battery Engine, a feature that prolongs your battery life based on smart algorithms and biomimetic self-restoration technology
    • Redesigns app icons using new materials to give more depth and a greater sense of space and texture to the icons
    • Revamps the page layout based on the principle of reducing visual noise and optimizes the presentation of text and color to make key information stand out
    • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
    • Optimized spam block rules: Adds a rule for blocking MMS messages
  • Games
    • Newly added the HyperBoost end-to-end frame rate stabilizer
    • Newly added Voice effect preview to allow you to record your voice effect or check your voice effect in real time
  • Dark mode
    • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
    • New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
    • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
  • Work Life Balance
    • Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
    • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization
  • Gallery
    • Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
  • Canvas AOD
    • Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
    • Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
    • Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
  • Accessibility
    • Optimized categorization of functions by grouping them into vision, hearing, interactive actions, and general
    • TalkBack supports more system apps including Photos, Phone, Mail, and Calendar

Note: This is a staged rollout, which means it will take time to reach every eligible device.

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