OnePlus Nord Android 11 Update (OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 5)

In this post, we will be keeping track of all the OxygenOS 11 updates based on Android 11 for the OnePlus Nord device. The latest mid-range offering from OnePlus has already managed to catch everyone’s attention. With the top-end specs coupled with its OxygenOS skin that too without burning a hole in your pockets, this device quickly scaled the popularity charts. Along the same lines, the OEM is also known to release quick Android upgrades. In this regard, its latest flagship the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are already running the latest iteration of Android.

Likewise, just recently the OEM recently shared its update schedule for the Nord devices. Talking about which, it was promised that the device would be blessed with the latest Android 11 update this week. And the company seems to have stuck with its promise. OnePlus has now released the latest OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1 update based on Android 11 for the Nord series. And from this post, you could download and install it on your device right away. So without further ado, let’s start off with the guide.

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OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11: What’s New?

There have been quite a few UI changes as well as the introduction of some noteworthy features with the latest OxygenOS 11. To begin with, you will now be welcoming a new visual design alongside the Comfortable one-handed mode. Likewise, the Always-on display will now feature around 11 different clock styles. Add to it, the tons of new live wallpapers, the OnePlus Sans font, the Modified weather app, and a new Settings menu, and there’s a lot on the customization front. The Multi-user Zen Mode, the new gallery app also deserves a worthy mention.

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The New AOD Clock Face

On top of that, you would also be welcoming quite a few Android 11 features. These include the Conversation sections in notifications and the introduction of Chat bubbles. Likewise, the Media Player has now been moved to the Quick Settings section. Then there’s new One-time permission and the ability to schedule dark mode.

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The Power menu has also undergone a major revamp, providing you the option to directly control smart home appliances. So with such a long list of features, no doubt users are looking towards the OxygenOS 11 update based on Android 11 for the OnePlus Nord device. Well, the wait is now over as Open Beta 1 is now live for your device.  Follow along for the download link.

OnePlus Nord Android 11 Update Tracker

In this section, we will be keeping track of the OxygenOS 11 update based on Android 11 for the OnePlus Nord device.

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Global:

India:

  • System
    • Fixed general bugs
  • Network
    • Improved the ability to detect wireless network
    • Improved the speed of Wi-Fi connection
  • File Manager
    • Fixed abnormal display issue with the screen while copying files to OTG
  • Camera
    • Fixed the issue that the preview may display abnormally in Nightscape Tripod mode
    • Fixed the issue that the Camera becomes unresponsive when setting profile photo in Contact
    • Fixed the frame drops issue with the videos taken by the Camera
    • Fixed the issue that the preview abnormally display 0.6x ultra-wide in 1080P 60FPS

 

OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 3

 

  • System
    • Optimized UI display effects of work-life balance
    • Fixed the issue that the dial icons overlap on the lock screen
    • Fixed the issue of white space in the notification bar in Dark mode
  • Camera
    • Fixed the issue that the camera fails to start through quick gestures
    • Fixed the issue with video recorded by the front camera that can not be played
  • Ambient Display
    • Fixed the small probability issue that Canvas AOD can not be activated
  • Clock
    • Fixed the small probability issue that alar clocks can not be set
OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 2

  • System
    • Optimized the UI display of Calculator
    • Optimized the position and animation of some icons in the lock screen
    • Optimized the background management of Whatsapp to receive more timely messages
    • Fixed the issue that the battery icon is not displayed after the device is rotated from landscape to portrait
    • Fixed the small probability issue where the Dirac Audio Tuner may fail to adjust the sound effect
    • Fixed the small probability issue that alarm clocks can not be set
  • Message
    • Fixed the issue that Messenger Bubbles can not pop up
  • Camera
    • Fixed the issue with Histogram and horizontal reference line being turned off by default
    • Fixed the flashing issue with the icon of Depth effect while shooting with portrait mode
  • Network
    • Fixed the issue that SIM 2 can not be set as the default card

 

OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1

  • System
    • Update to Android 11 version
    • Fresh new UI visual design brings you a more comfortable experience with various optimizations of details
    • Optimize the stability of some third-party applications and improve user experience
  • Ambient Display
    • Newly added Insight clock style, a joint creation with Parsons School of Design. It will change according to the phone usage data ( To set: Settings > Customization > Clock Style)
    • 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)
    • Newly added 10 new clock styles ( To set: Settings > Customization > Clock Style)
  • Dark Mode
    • Added the shortcut key for Dark Mode, pull down the quick setting to enable.
    • Supporting automatically turn on feature & customize time range. path: Settings – Display – Dark Mode – Turn on automatically – Automatically enable from sunset to sunrise / Custom time range
  • Shelf
    • Newly shelf interface design, the interface is clearer
    • Added weather widget, animation effect smarter
  • Gallery
    • Supporting Story function, automatically form weekly videos with photos and video in storage
    • Optimize the loading speed of the gallery, and the image preview is faster

How to Install the Update

While moving from Stable official to Open Beta doesn’t result in data loss, yet it is recommended to take a backup, just to be on a safer side. Once that is done, proceed with the below steps to install the update package.

  1. To begin with, download the OxygenOS 11 update based on Android 11 for your OnePlus Nord from the above section.
  2. Then transfer the update package to the phone memory.
  3. Now head over to Settings and go to System.
  4. After this go to System Updates, tap on the top-right icon, and select Local upgrade.
  5. Browse to the downloaded update package and select it.
  6. Then hit the Upgrade option and wait for the installation to complete.
  7. Once done, tap on the Restart option. Your device will now boot to the newly installed OS.

That’s it. This was all from this update tracker for the OnePlus Nord OxygenOS 11 update based on Android 11. We will continuously update this guide as soon as there is any development surrounding the same. In the meantime, you could go through our iPhone Tips and TricksPC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Trick section as well.

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