OnePlus 8T Software Update Tracker, OxygenOS 13 Open Beta

OnePlus has finally launched its OnePlus 8 successor known as OnePlus 8T with a much-upgraded camera, processor, display, refresh rate, and design. The device came out of the box with Android 11 out of the box.

This post will give you the details of all the updates, whenever released for the OnePlus 8T. There can be several users who have not received the update via OTA. Their best bet is to download the update file manually and locally upgrade the phone. We will try to include the download link to the update files as well, if available. So, with that being said, let us take a look at the article itself;

OnePlus 8T – Device Specifications

The OnePlus 8T handset comes with a 6.55-inches Fluid AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ display that offers 1080×2400 pixels resolution quality. It has a 20:9 aspect ratio screen, Always-on display mode, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 support, etc. While the device is equipped with the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, paired with Adreno 650 GPU, 8GB/12GB of RAM, 128GB/256GB of internal storage option.

It runs on Android 11 on top of OxygenOS 11 out of the box which is a good thing for the users. The handset sports a quad rear camera setup that consists of a 48MP (wide, f/1.7) + a 16MP (ultrawide, f/2.2) + a 5MP (macro, f/2.4) + a 2MP (depth, f/2.4) lens that also features PDAF, OIS, HDR, Panorama, Dual-LED flash, etc. While the device packs a single 16MP (wide, f/2.4) selfie camera on the top left corner of the display (punch-hole design).

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There is no 3.5mm audio jack but the rest of the major connectivity options are available like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 (dual-band), Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS (dual-band), GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, SBAS, NFC, USB Type-C port, USB OTG, etc. While the OnePlus 8T sports a 4,500mAh battery with 65W fast charging. On the other side, an optical under-display fingerprint sensor, an ambient light sensor, an accelerometer, proximity, gyroscope, barometer, compass sensors are also present in this device.

OnePlus 8T Software Update Tracker

Here is the software update tracker which we will keep updating whenever a new update is released for the OnePlus 8T. We will also try to provide the download link to the firmware file if available.

Software Version Changelog
OxygenOS 13 Open Beta (India)

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For a complete changelog, click here

Known Issues

• Abnormal display of charging prompt under screen lock.

• Video below 300K resolution recorded by the camera cannot be sent via MMS.

• More function icon in the editing interface of the control center is displayed incorrectly.

OxygenOS 12 C.33

  • System
    • Improves system stability for some scenarios. (on C.32)
    • Fixes an issue where fingerprint unlock might be slow to respond. (on C.32)
    • Optimizes the experience of fingerprint unlocking. (on C.33)
    • Integrates the July 2022 Android security patch to enhance system security. (on C.32)
  • Communication
    • Improves stability of mobile network connections. (on C.32)
OxygenOS 12 C.20

  • System
    • [Improved] system stability
    • [Updated] Android security patch to 2022.05
OxygenOS 12

  • System
    • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
    • Fixed the issue that background applications are abnormally closed in specific scenarios
    • Fixed the issue with lens permissions when using third party camera applications
    • Fixed the issue of screen cannot respond when receiving notifications
  • Dark mode
    • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
    • New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
    • Newly added Earphone Control Card with Bluetooth earphone one-click adjustment
    • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
    • Newly added OnePlus Watch Card in Shelf, to easily glance at your health stats
  • Work Life Balance
    • Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
    • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization
  • Gallery
    • Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
  • Canvas AOD
    • Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
    • Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
    • Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
  • Network
    • Fixed the issue that unable to automatically connect to Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
    • Fixed the issue that wireless earphones cannot play sound when connecting Bluetooth in specific scenarios
 
OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1

  • System
    • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
  • Dark mode
    • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
    • New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
    • Newly added Earphone Control Card with Bluetooth earphone one-click adjustment
    • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
    • Newly added OnePlus Watch Card in Shelf, to easily glance at your health stats
  • Work Life Balance
    • Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
    • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization
  • Gallery
    • Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
  • Canvas AOD
    • Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
    • Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
    • Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
OxygenOS 11.0.12.12

  • System
    • Optimized the UI display of Settings interface
    • Fixed the issue that Google Assistant and Gpay doesn’t display as expected in the Setup Wizard
    • Fixed the low probability issue of WhatsApp crash
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.12
OxygenOS 11.0.10.10

  • System
    • Newly adapted OnePlus Buds Pro and brought new powerful features
    • Newly added the screenshot feature for AOD
    • Fixed the failed issue of Navigation gestures in some screens
    • Improved system stability and fixed known issues
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.08
  • Camera
    • Optimized the portrait mode effect of the front camera
  • OnePlus Store
    • 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)
  • Ambient Display
    • Newly added Bitmoji AOD, co-designed with Snapchat, which will liven up the ambient display with your personal Bitmoji avatar. Your avatar will update throughout the day based on your activity and things happening around you (Path: Settings – Customization – Click on Ambient display – Bitmoji)
OxygenOS 11.0.9.9

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  • System
    • Improve stability and fixed known issues
  • Camera
    • Fixed the issue that the screen may flash when shooting in NIGHTSCAPE mode
  • OnePlus Store
    • 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)
OxygenOS 11.0.8.12/11.0.8.13

  • System
    • Improved the wireless charging stability and user experience
    • Improved the smoothness while sliding on the home screen
    • Fixed the screenshot capturing failure from the accessibility menu
    • Fixed the low probability issue that the low battery notification not working
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.05
  • Gallery
    • Fixed the occasional issue that newly captured photos were not saved as expected
    • Fixed the abnormal UI display in Guest Mode
  • Phone
    • Fixed the occasional issue of opening up the contact card failure
    • Fixed the issue that the calling page is not displayed during a call
  • Messages
    • Fixed the occasional failure to edit a message
  • Network
    • Improved network performance
OxygenOS 11.0.7.9/11.0.7.10

  • 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
OxygenOS 11.0.6.8/11.0.6.9

  • System
    • Optimized the experience of full-screen gestures
    • Increased fingerprint unlock success rates for faster unlock speed
    • 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 that the media player may pause abnormally
    • Updated Android security patch to 2020.11
  • Camera
    • Optimized the image quality on nightscape
  • Gallery
    • Fixed a small probability issue that photos don’t display in the Gallery
  • Network
    • Fixed the issue that the WiFi connection failed in a specific situation
    • Improved the stability of communication
  • 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)
OxygenOS 11.0.6.7

  • System
    • Optimized the experience of full-screen gestures
    • Increased fingerprint unlock success rates for faster unlock speed
    • 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)
    • Updated Android security patch to 2020.11
  • Camera
    • Optimized the image quality on nightscape
  • Gallery
    • Fixed a small probability issue that photos don’t display in the Gallery
  • Network
    • Fixed the issue that the WiFi connection failed in a specific situation
    • Improved the stability of communication
  • 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)

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OxygenOS 11.0.5.6

 

  • System
    • Increased the success rate when registering fingerprint and improved experience
    • Optimized the media file scanning feature to make searching faster
    • Further optimized system power consumption and increased battery life
    • Fixed the issue that the app cache has not been deleted corrected after app uninstalled
    • Fixed the issue that the screen may flash when using fingerprint unlock
    • Optimized system performance and improved stability
  • Camera
    • Optimized camera white balance and improved imaging quality
  • Network
    • Continuously optimize network connection stability and improved gaming experience
    • Improve the stability of video calls

OxygenOS 11.0.2.3

  • System
    • Optimized system power consumption and reduce heat generation
    • Fixed the issue that icons are not displayed on the desktop in a small probability
    • Improved system stability and fixed known issues
  • Bluetooth
    • Optimized Bluetooth connection to reduce latency
    • Improved connection stability
  • Gallery
    • Fixed the abnormal display issue with leading preview photo
  • Network
    • Optimized the intelligent 5G function to extend battery and endurance capacity

OxygenOS Open Beta Update

Software Version/Downloads Changelog
OxygenOS Open Beta 6

  • System
    • Improved the power consumption performance to extend battery life
    • Newly added the screenshot function for AOD
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.06
  • Phone
    • Improved the audio experience when the phone is connected with the OnePlus Watch and OnePlus Buds
  • OnePlus Share
    • Improved the UI visual effect on the sharing page
  • Network
    • Fixed the occasional failure to connect to the Wi-Fi network

How To Check For Software Update on OnePlus 8T

Before you go ahead and flash the update manually on your phone, it is always advised to check the update via OTA. This makes the process much easier than to do labor for manually updating your phone. In order to check for the update OTA:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on System Updates.
  3. Tap Check for updates.
  4. If a new update is available to tap on Download.

However, if no update is detected by the above-mentioned method, then you can follow our video below on how you can manually perform the local update on your OnePlus phone.

So, there you have it from my side in this post. Note that this post will be regularly updated whenever a new update is officially out for the OnePlus 8T. So, keep checking this update tracker if you own an OnePlus 8T phone. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for awesome videos related to Android and Gaming. Until the next post…Cheers!

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