OnePlus has invited the older flagships including the OnePlus 7 and 7T series under the OxygenOS 11 Open Beta testing activity. Moving forward, these phones have received the first OxygeOS 11 testing firmware via over-the-air.
According to the OnePlus, the BBK-owned company is now pushing a new firmware update to the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro devices. Identified as OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 6, the new software update for these phones installs the January 2021 security patch which helps to fight against different threats and exploits.
Talking about the revisions, the Open Beta 6 for OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro brings optimizations for several system functions such as UI display of the status bar, stability of frame rate, interface of the Community homepage, as well as fixes the drop-down menu crashing issue of Browser.
Besides, it also adds a new dashboard that displays various information, including daily steps, screen usage time, etc. Furthermore, the sixth Open Beta update also optimizes animations for sunny and cloudy days of the Weather app. You can also check the official changelog below.
Note: OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro OxygenOS 11 Open Beta participants will receive this new build as an OTA.
How to check for updates:
- Software updates
- Check for the updates.
What’s new with Open Beta 6:
- Optimized the UI display of the status bar
- Optimized the stability of frame rate and improved the experience when playing games
- Optimized the interface of the Community homepage and make notifications more eye-catching
- Fixed the crash issue where the drop-down menu of Browser
- Updated Android Security Patch to 2021.01
- Newly added Dock, a dashboard that displays various information, including daily steps, screen usage time, etc.
- Optimized weather animation effects to improve fluency
- Optimized animations for sunny and cloudy days for a clearer dynamic display
- Gaming Space
- Fixed the issue where notifications could not be turned off in the game in some cases
- Optimized the layout of the cloud service interface in the Gallery for a better operation experience
- Improved the transmission rate of Bluetooth when connecting watches