The OxygenOS 12 update includes many Android 12 features, such as dark mode adjustability and work-life balance (WLB) 2.0, among others. Everything you need to know is right here.
OnePlus is releasing the stable version of the OxygenOS 12 update for four smartphones, which is based on Android 12. The software update includes a slew of Android 12 features, including dark mode adjustability and work-life balance (WLB) 2.0, among many others.
The four models receiving the stable version of the OxygenOS 12 update based on Android 12 are the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 9R. To recall, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro were released with Android 10 out of the box, whereas the OnePlus 8T and OnePlus 9R were released with Android 11 OS out of the box.
According to an official post on the OnePlus forum, these four devices will only receive the stable version of the Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 update in India and North America.
How to Install OxygenOS 12 ?
To upgrade to the most recent OxygenOS version, eligible users must go to the Settings menu, then to the Software section, and check for any new updates. Set your phone to install any new updates that become available. However, if the phone does not show any new software updates available, chances are that the OxygenOS 12 update based on the Android 12 update has already been installed or will arrive on your device in the coming days. Notably, OnePlus is releasing the update in stages.
Before installing the update, make sure your device is connected to a stable WiFi network. You should also make a backup of your data before installing the software update. All four OnePlus phones will receive new Android 12 features after the update is successfully installed.
In India, the software update firmware versions for the OnePlus 8 are IN2011 11.C.11 and IN2015 11.C.11. The firmware versions for the OnePlus 8 Pro OxygenOS 12 update are IN2021 11.C.11 and IN2025 11.C.11, while the firmware versions for the OnePlus 8T are KB2001 11.C.11 and KB2005 11.C.11. In India, the firmware version of the software update for the OnePlus 9R is LE2101 11.C.14.
OnePlus phones now have new features.
Aside from Android 12 features, the OxygenOS 12 update includes system updates and fixes for abnormal background application closing, lens permissions, Wi-Fi connection issues, and unresponsive screens while receiving notifications. It also resolves a problem with Bluetooth wireless earphones.
Users of all four devices now have more style options for Shelf cards, access to OnePlus Scout and OnePlus Watch Card on the Shelf, a WLB option in quick settings, and more. OnePlus has also updated the Gallery app on these devices, allowing users to switch between layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture.
The update improves smartphone dark mode by including three adjustment levels. It also includes a feature that automatically recognizes the best quality images and crops thumbnails based on the content.