OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro Software Update: OxygenOS – January 2021

The Chinese OEM OnePlus has released its much-awaited two new flagship killer models named OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro with all the premium hardware specifications, stunning design, better cameras, and OxygenOS 10 (Android 10) out-of-the-box. Now, if you’re one of the OnePlus 8/8 Pro users and want to install the firmware update easily or be informed of the latest update, then you’re in the right place. Here we’ve provided the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro Software Update Status Tracker.

OnePlus has already released a couple of software updates for both of its devices. Due to the OTA rollout process over the server and carriers, it’s quite possible that some of the users may not receive the OTA update notification on their handsets. Therefore, some of the users can also miss out on the latest firmware update. If you also feel that your device is running on an outdated software version, then check out the software update list below. But let’s take a quick look at the device specifications first.

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro Specs

The OnePlus 8 comes with a 6.55-inches Fluid AMOLED display with 1080×2400 pixels resolution that has a 20:9 aspect ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, HDR10+, 90Hz refresh rate, etc. It packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, Adreno 650 GPU, 8GB/12GB RAM, 128GB/256GB internal storage, etc. While the handset runs on Android 10 over OxygenOS 10. It sports a 4,300mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro Software Update Status Tracker

The OnePlus 8 features a triple rear camera setup of a 48MP (f/1.8, wide), a 16MP (f/2.2, ultrawide), a 2MP (f/2.4, macro) lens with PDAF, HDR, OIS, Dual-LED flash, Panorama, etc. While the front packs a 16MP (f/2.0, Wide) selfie camera with Auto-HDR, gyro-EIS, etc. It sports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Type-C port, etc. While there are some sensors available such as an in-display fingerprint sensor, an ambient light, an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass sensor.

While the big brother OnePlus 8 Pro also has similar kinds of specifications with some changes as follows. The Pro model has a bigger 6.78-inches display with 1440×3168 pixels, 120Hz refresh rate, quad rear cameras of a 48MP (f/1.8, wide), an 8MP (f/2.4, telephoto), a 48MP (f/2.2, ultrawide), a 5MP (f/2.4, depth) lens with omnidirectional PDAF, Laser AF, OIS, HDR, Dual-LED flash, Panorama. On the front side, it has a 16MP (f/2.5, wide) selfie camera. It also packs a 4,510mAh battery with 30W fast charging. The rest of the features are the same.



  • System
    • Optimized the experience of using long screenshots
    • Optimized the UI display effect of the notification bar
    • Improve the stuttering problem of some tripartite applications
    • Fixed the small probability issue that Twitter may freeze
    • Fixed the issue that opening app split-screen may fail
    • Fixed the issue of failure to switch the accent color in a small probability
    • Fixed the inaccurate display of the attribution of some numbers
    • Fixed known issues and improved system stability
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.01
  • Gallery
    • Fixed the issue that the video cannot be played in a small probability
  • Network
    • Fixed the noise issue of 5G calls


  • Newly added keyboard height adjustment where you can raise or hide the bottom shortcut bar for a better input experience (Go to Settings-System-Language & input-Keyboard height adjustment)
  • Fixed the issue of a small probability that the alarm clock starts abnormally
  • Fixed the failure to enable auto rotate feature


  • Fixed a small probability issue that photos don’t display in the Gallery


  • Fixed the small probability issue that no pop-up window shows up when connecting Bluetooth headset


  • Fixed the issue that the WiFi connection failed in a specific situation

OnePlus Store (IN only)

  • An intuitive and convenient way to manage your OnePlus account, get easy-to-access support, discover exciting members-only benefits, and shop for OnePlus products. (Please note that it can be uninstalled)


  • System
    • Optimized the experience with a split-screen of apps
    • Further optimized system power consumption and increase battery life
    • Fixed the small probability issue that expanded screenshot may stop working
    • Fixed the issue that cache is not deleted after uninstalling apps
    • Fixed the issue that the screen may flash when using fingerprint unlock
    • Fixed the issue that Horizon light is not activated normally
    • Fixed the small probability issue that NFC can not be turned on
    • Fixed the small probability issue that Parallel Apps can not be turned on
    • Fixed the small probability issue that the fan of the Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger may not work
    • Fixed the issue that Play Store could not install the app
    • Updated Android security patch to 2020.11
  • Network
    • Fixed the small probability issue that network interruption issue in some apps
    • Improve the stability of communication functions


  • System
    • Optimized the frame stability algorithm to make the experience smoother
    • Optimized adaptive brightness algorithm, making 8,192 levels of automatic brightness adjustment more comfortable
    • Optimized background process management mechanism to improve standby-by performance
    • The quick setting has been adjusted to three lines
    • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.10
    • Improved system stability
  • Ambient display
    • Newly added Canvas feature that can automatically draw a wireframe picture based on a lock screen photo on your phone (Path: Settings-Customization-Wallpaper-Canvas-Choose photo preview and it can be generated automatically)
  • Network
    • Optimized the intelligent 5G function to extend battery endurance capacity
    • Optimized Wi-Fi connection to improve stability of connectivity
  • Bluetooth
    • Optimized Wi-Fi connection to reduce transfer delay
    • Fixed the low probability issue that it was muted after connecting to Bluetooth


OnePlus 8 Pro:

OxygenOS 10.5.14.IN11BA in Europe


  • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.08


OnePlus 8:

OxygenOS 10.5.11.IN21DA in India

OxygenOS 10.5.10.IN21BA in Europe

for download: Click here

OnePlus 8 Pro:

OxygenOS 10.5.13.IN11DA in India

OxygenOS 10.5.12.IN11BA in Europe

for download: Click here


  • Fixed the overlapping character display issue with Ambient display
  • Fixed known issues and improved system stability
  • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.08


  • Optimized shooting effect with the front camera
OnePlus 8:

Oxygen OS 10.5.10.IN21DA in India

Oxygen OS 10.5.9.IN21BA in Europe

Oxygen OS 10.5.11.IN21AA in North America

OnePlus 8 Pro:

Oxygen OS 10.5.12.IN11DA in India

Oxygen OS 10.5.11.IN11BA in Europe

Oxygen OS 10.5.12.IN11AA in North America

  • System
    • Newly adapted OnePlus Buds, easier to take advantage of wireless connection
    • Provided a variety of clock styles for you. You can customize on your own. (Go to Settings>Customization>Clock style)
    • Optimize the touch experience in game mode to enhance the user experience
    • Fixed the issue that the wireless charger base re-started automatically
    • Fixed the ARCore failure
    • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.07
    • Updated GMS package to 2020.05
    • Improved system stability
  • Network
    • Improved the performance and stability of Wi-Fi transfers
    • Improved connection stability of mobile network to improve user experience
  • Shelf
    • Newly added Red Cable Club membership card (IN only)
OxygenOS 10.5.8/10.5.10


  • Optimized the touch and interaction experience
  • Optimized the expanded screenshot user experience for some scenes
  • Optimized the power consumption performance of the system, battery life extended to be longer than ever
  • Optimized the wireless charging stability, providing better user experience (OnePlus 8 Pro only)
  • Optimized the pocket mode to reduce mistouches
  • Optimized the unlocking animation, making the unlock transition smoother
  • Updated Android Security Patch to 2020.05
  • Updated GMS package to 2020.03


  • Added the “Delete” button in the notification bar of incoming messages
  • Added keyword whitelist option in SMS blocking settings, the messages with the specified keywords will not be blocked


  • Newly added H.265 HEVC codec to reduce video storage size seamlessly, capture and shoot more without compromising on quality
  • Added auto ultra-wide-angle lens feature when shooting at close range to improve picture quality of edges (OnePlus 8 Pro only)
  • Optimized the click animation for camera shutter, boosting the smoothness of photo-taking experience
  • Improved the shooting experience with camera and improved stability


  • Network improvements for Europe Operators implemented (EU builds only)
  • Improved the stability of communication
  • Improved the performance and stability of Wi-Fi transfers
  • Optimized network latency for online games and improved the smoothness

Game Space

  • Added Epic Games in Game Space. With one-step installation, check out Fortnite and many other Epic Games, all from Game Space (Indian builds only)

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro Software Update Status Tracker

Here we will keep updating the latest software versions along with changelog whenever a new official firmware update will be available for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro models. Now, let’s jump into the tracker list below.

OnePlus 8:

Software Version Download Firmware
OxygenOS 10.5.10 Global ROM: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.9 India ROM: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.8 India ROM: Download
Europe ROM: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.5 Global ROM: Download
Europe ROM: Download
India ROM: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.4 Global ROM: Download
India ROM: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.3 Global ROM: Download
Europe ROM: Download
India ROM: Download

OnePlus 8 Pro:

Software Version Download Links
OxygenOS 10.5.10 Global ROM: Download
India ROM: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.9 Europe ROM: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.6 IN11DA Indian Firmware: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.6 IN11BA European Firmware: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.5 IN11AA International Firmware: Download
IN11DA Indian Firmware: Download
OxygenOS 10.5.4 IN11BA European Firmware: Download
IN11AA International Firmware: Download
IN11DA Indian Firmware: Download

Check Software Update

  • Head over to the device Settings > Tap on system > Select system updates.
  • Tap on check for updates. If there is an update available, just tap on DOWNLOAD&INSTALL NOW.
  • Once done, your device will reboot automatically into the new software version.
  • Make sure that your device has enough battery level and connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Till then, stay tuned for more info. For any queries, you can comment below.

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