Currently, the company is rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta and regular security patches to its eligible devices.
In this dedicated tracker of the OxygenOS 12, we’ll keep you updated regarding the leaks, news, rumors, and other important news.
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OxygenOS 12 Features:
Well, the Android 12 is currently in development and there is a lot more work to do before we get the exact features of this OS. So, it will be early to talk about the OxygenOS 12 features now. But still, we can have some ideas based on Android 12 Beta and the leaks.
In addition, the OxygenOS 12 is expected to come with some new features including floating windows, new privacy features, and a theme store.
The floating windows feature will allow users to resize windows to fit on the screen anywhere, it will make multitasking easier. The OxygenOS 12 to be more focused on privacy. You will be able to lock sensitive information, like photos and documents.
With the theme store, you will get the power to change the look and feel of the UI. Some noticeable changes are the easy settings page, new passcode (thanks to ColorOS).
The Android 12 is expected to bring a bunch of features and a whole new user interface. Furthermore, it may come with stackable widgets that were introduced with the iOS 14 for iPhones. Additionally, the privacy of the phones will be more improved with this upcoming generation.
Check the latest (features) news below:
- OnePlus confirms it is working on a new toggle for its “optimized mode” in response to app throttling in OxygenOS 11. This new feature won’t arrive until the release of OxygenOS 12, which is based on Android 12 and coming this Fall. Read More Here.
- OxygenOS 12: OnePlus working on a new AOD feature, more options in the Canvas AOD, and a revamped Gallery app experience with new functions. Read More Here.
- OnePlus will introduce its own theme store with OxygenOS 12. Read More Here.
Android 12 Schedule: Official
Google released the first developer preview of Android 12 on February 18, 2021. The second Android 12 Developer Preview was released on March 17.
At Google I/O 2021 on May 18, Google started the public Android 12 beta program. The beta is now available to all Pixels starting with the Pixel 3 series, and it is also making its way to over a dozen third-party devices from 11 manufacturers, excluding Samsung. The Android 12 Beta 2 launched on June 09, 2021. The Android 12 Beta 3 launched on July 14, 2021. Google released Android 12 Beta 4 on August 11, 2021.
Android 12 Features:
Google has made some hints that might be coming in the actual version. Starting with the UI, this time the company is planning its user interface inspired by Samsung.
The security improvements are mandatory with every major rollout, but this time there will be some more in the security department. Below are some leaked features of Android 12:
- Native Scrolling Screenshot
- New App Pairs feature for Split-Screen Multitasking
- Access Google Assistant through the power button
- New Quick Settings buttons
- Major optimizations for tablet
Which OnePlus phones will get the OxygenOS 12 update?[Eligible Devices]: RPRNA
OxygenOS 12 Device List:
- OnePlus Nord 2 5G
- OnePlus Nord CE 5G
- OnePlus Nord N200 5G
- OnePlus 9
- OnePlus 9 Pro
- OnePlus 9R
- OnePlus Nord 5G
- OnePlus 8T
- OnePlus 8T+ 5G
- OnePlus Nord
- OnePlus 8 Pro
- OnePlus 8 5G
- OnePlus 8 5G UW
- OnePlus 8
- OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren
- OnePlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus 7T
- OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
- OnePlus 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7
- OnePlus 6T McLaren (Unconfirmed – most likely to receive OxygenOS 12)
- OnePlus 6T (Unconfirmed – most likely to receive OxygenOS 12)
- OnePlus 6 (Not eligible)
These devices may also get Android 12 based OxygenOS 12 update:
- OnePlus Nord N10 5G
- OnePlus Nord N100
Note: We will update this OxygenOS 12 information section-wise as soon as we receive something new about any of the topics mentioned above, so stay tuned to get all the latest updates about the Android 12 and OxygenOS 12 updates.
OxygenOS 12 Release Date:
OxygenOS 12 will be released after the official launch of Google’s Android 12. OnePlus has already started the closed beta program for the OnePlus 9 series users.
The company could start the public beta program for its smartphones in the coming weeks. As per the information, the OxygenOS 12 stable version could release in October, after the long public beta program throughout September.
In addition, the company also released the Android 12-based ColorOS 12 early access update for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro devices in China.