OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro getting Android 11-based HydrogenOS 11 with many new features

After the global Android 11 rollout, OnePlus has now started the Android 11-based HydrogenOS 11 update rollout to OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro users in the home country.

It comes with a renewed UI visual design, new game toolbox, and always-on display feature. At the same time, a new dark mode adds a shortcut switch, the meditation mode adds support for multi-person meditation and optimizes the loading speed of the gallery.



Changelog (translated):

This version is OnePlus’ first Android11 ​​stable version update, and there may be compatibility issues with some third-party applications. Such problems require active adaptation of third-party applications, and we will actively communicate and promote with them. If you encounter related problems, you can give feedback to the three-party application team to jointly promote adaptation. Thank you very much!


Renew UI visual design, optimize many details, bring you a more comfortable visual perception

The new version of the weather is refreshed in all directions, and the vivid and distinctive weather elements bring a more immersive experience

Optimize the stability of some third-party applications to improve user experience

Game space

New game toolbox, support for quick opening of e-sports mode, and switching of three notification methods (text reminder, floating notification, and complete block) to bring you a more immersive gaming experience

Added quick reply operation in WeChat and QQ small window mode (in game mode, pull down on the left and upper right corners of the screen to activate it)

Added anti-inadvertent touch function in the notification bar in game mode. After opening, you need to pull down and click on the top to pop up the notification bar

Information screen display

Added the function of constant light display of the information screen, which can be selected as scheduled/open all day (setting path: Settings-Display-Constant light of the information screen)

New “Time” screen display custom style, designed in conjunction with Parsons School of Design students, and constantly changing according to mobile phone usage time data (Setting path: Settings-Personalization-Clock style)

10 new clock styles are added, and you can choose from a variety of clock styles (setting path: Settings-Personalization-Clock Style)

Dark mode

Add shortcut switch for dark mode, pull down the shortcut setting to open

The dark mode supports the setting of automatic opening and time period (setting path: setting-display-dark mode-automatic opening-according to sunset and sunrise / custom time opening)

Meditation mode

The meditation mode provides five new themes, including ocean, space, grassland, meditation and sunrise, and more time options for you to choose

The meditation mode adds support for multi-person meditation, and friends can be invited to meditation together


Intelligent one-week review function, which can intelligently generate videos according to the material situation to keep good memories

Optimize the loading speed of the gallery, and the image preview is faster

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