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OnePlus releases Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 8 series [Download Now]

Following Google’s announcement of Android 11, OnePlus has also announced its Android 11 release plan. Starting today, you will be able to download the Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1 for the OnePlus 8 devices.

According to an official forum post, OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are now eligible for the Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1. OnePlus didn’t announce any information about the OxygenOS 11 beta program for other OnePlus devices.

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In an official statement, OnePlus said:

Thanks to our close collaboration with Google, OnePlus is one of the first smartphone brands to be able to officially bring Android 11 to you – on the day it is officially launched – with the first open beta of OxygenOS 11. For those of you who want to fully understand what the new OxygenOS 11 is all about, check it out today and see for yourself. Now faster and smoother with new design elements that add a bit of boldness to stock Android, we think the updated layout makes one-handed operation easier and more intuitive – and just gives you a better and more beautiful overall experience.

Key updates
  • System
    • Fresh new UI visual design brings you more comfortable experience with various optimizations of details
    • Brand new weather UI supports dynamic switches between sunrise and sunset. You can have day and night at your hand now
    • Optimized the brightness bar display in status bar, enabling you to quickly adjust it by pulling down quick settings.
  • Game space
    • Newly added gaming tools box for convenient switches of Fnatic mode, WeChat, QQ and Screen Recorder at one place (Enable it by swiping down from upper right/left corners of the screen in gaming mode)
    • Newly added mis-touch preventionfeature. Enable it, swipe down from the top of the screen, click and the notification bar will pop out
  • Ambient display
    • Added Always-on ambient Display function, custom Schedule / All day option included. Path: Settings – Display – Ambient Display.
    • Added 10 new clock styles. Path: Settings – Customization – Clock Style
    • 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)
  • 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.
  • Zen Mode
    • Added 5 new themes (ocean, space, grassland, Zen space1,Zen space2), and more timing options.
    • Included the Group feature in Zen Mode, now you can invite your friends and enable the Zen Mode together
  • Gallery
    • Supporting Story function, automatically form weekly videos with photos and video in storage.

Remember:

These instructions for OnePlus 8/8 Pro, and please make sure the battery level is above 30% and a minimum of 3GB of available storage space.

MP version = Stable official version
OBT version = Open Beta Version
MP to OBT upgrade guide—via Local OTA Update
Note: This upgrade method will not erase data but please be sure to backup first.1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. Update successful.
OBT to MP rollback guide—via Local OTA update
Note: This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.
1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
2. Copy the Rollback package to the phone storage.
3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
5. Update successful.

Ready to get started on the Open Beta 1?

Want to go back to MP? Download the Rollback package from the links below:

 

Note:

Please keep in mind that this is beta software. These builds are not as stable as our official OTAs. By installing this update, you accept the potential risks.


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