OxygenOS 11 is OnePlus’ Android 11-based, completely revamped software program pores and skin, following within the design philosophy of Samsung’s One UI to permit for higher one-handed use on massive telephones. After what was a relatively short beta cycle, OnePlus has determined to go forward with releasing the steady model of Android 11 to its newest flagships forward of next week’s 8T event. The OxygenOS 11 replace is now rolling out first to the 8 Pro and 8, whereas older fashions should wait a bit longer for his or her flip.

OxygenOS 11 brings some massive modifications to the OnePlus eight collection, together with the much-awaited always-on show mode that offers you loads of completely different layouts and designs to select from. In addition to that, the replace additionally makes utilizing the darkish mode a bit simpler by lastly bringing the much-requested, long-promised, devoted fast settings darkish mode toggle. Lastly, this OxygenOS model marks a noticeable departure from OnePlus’ near-stock interface with one thing that appears a bit nearer to Samsung’s One UI with bifurcated viewing and interplay areas in first-party apps.

Listed here are all of the modifications coming to the OnePlus eight and eight Professional with OxygenOS 11 in response to the changelog printed along with the replace:


  • System
    • Recent new UI visible design brings you a extra snug expertise with numerous optimizations of particulars.
    • Model-new climate UI helps dynamic switches between dawn and sundown. You possibly can have day and evening at your hand now.
    • Optimized stability on some third-party purposes and improved consumer expertise.
  • Recreation House
    • Newly added gaming instruments field for handy switches of Fnatic mode. Now you can select 3 ways of notifications: text-only, heads up and block, simply on your immersive gaming expertise.
    • Newly added fast reply function in a small window for Instagram and WhatsApp. (Allow it by swiping down from higher proper/left corners of the display in gaming mode)
    • Newly added mis-touch prevention function. Allow it, swipe down from the highest of the display, click on and the notification bar will come out.
  • Ambient Displsy
    • Added At all times-on ambient Show perform, customized Schedule/All day choice included. (To set: Settings > Show > Ambient Show)
    • Newly added Perception clock type, a joint creation with Parsons Faculty of Design. It is going to change in response to the cellphone utilization knowledge. (To set: Settings > Customization > Clock Type)
    • Newly added 10 new clock kinds. (To set: Settings > Customization > Clock Type)
  • Darkish Mode
    • Added the shortcut key for Darkish Mode, pull down the short setting to allow.
    • Supporting mechanically activate function & customise time vary. (To set: Settings > Show > Darkish Mode > Activate mechanically > Routinely allow from sundown to dawn/Customized time vary.)
  • Zen Mode
    • Added 5 new themes (ocean, house, grassland, and so forth), and extra timing choices.
    • Included the Group function in Zen Mode, now you’ll be able to invite your folks and allow the Zen Mode collectively.
  • Gallery
    • Story perform supported, mechanically forming weekly movies with pictures and video in storage.
    • Loading pace optimized, and the picture preview is now sooner.
  • Others
    • The widget on the desktop would possibly disappear. It may be set as adopted: Lengthy press on the desktop -“Widget” – “Settings” – Choose the widget.

The replace weighs in at a little over 2.8GB for some units and is already reaching a handful of customers right now. OnePlus rolls updates out in levels, and if the corporate doesn’t encounter any main bugs that might probably stall the discharge, the firmware shall be rolled out to a wider viewers within the following days. As traditional, these with replace envy can most likely pull it down early via Oxygen Updater.

The OnePlus 7T Professional, 7T, 7 Professional, 7, 6T, 6, and the Nord will all get the OxygenOS 11 replace as effectively, however precisely when that occurs is up within the air. In the meantime, the upcoming OnePlus 8T will come pre-installed with the most recent Android and OxygenOS flavors.

We did a detailed hands-on of the new UI again in August; you’ll be able to take a look at all of the juicy screenshots whereas ready for the replace to hit your gadget. If you wish to play it protected, you’ll be able to nonetheless get a style of the design refresh in your older OnePlus cellphone working Android 10 by downloading the beta model of OnePlus’ revamped climate app from APK Mirror.