T-Mobile OnePlus 8T Software Update Tracker

Buying a carrier unit may have its perks but the downside is that you receive fewer software updates and are left behind unlocked variants in terms of features and security patches. Well, this has been the case with almost all the carriers including T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, etc. The same is in the case with the T-Mobile OnePlus 8T smartphone. On one hand, the unlocked OnePlus 8T has already bagged three software updates, i.e. OxygenOS, OxygenOS, and OxygenOS, the T-Mobile OnePlus 8T has received just a single software update.

This is something that carriers need to look forward to as users have now understood the importance of regular software updates. Users have been reaching out the customer support for their take on the delay in software updates. In this post, we will give you continuous coverage of the latest updates for the T-Mobile OnePlus 8T smartphone. Via this dedicated T-Mobile OnePlus 8T update tracker, we will provide you with the latest available update information, once the update goes live. With that said, let us get straight into the article itself:

t-mobile oneplus 8t update tracker

OnePlus 8T – Device Overview

OnePlus 8T is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC which is coupled with 8/12 GB of RAM. The phone offers 128/256GB of onboard storage and does not feature a dedicated microSD card slot. The display size is 6.55-inch and offers 120Hz refresh rate with 1080 x 2400 pixels, a 20:9 ratio, and 402 PPI density, with Always on Display. However, the OnePlus 8T T-Mobile variant did not pack this feature and has recently got it, via a software update. OnePlus 8T packs a quad-camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, 16MP ultrawide, 5MP depth sensor, and 2MP macro lens.

The camera is capable of recording 4K@30/60fps, and 1080p@30/60/240fps. Talking about the front camera, it has a 16MP selfie sensor which is capable of recording 1080p@30fps. The OnePlus 8T comes with a dual-speaker setup. It has the under-display fingerprint scanner and all the necessary sensors as well. The phone is juiced by a 4,500 mAh battery and supports the amazing 65W fast charging.

T-Mobile OnePlus 8T Software Update Tracker

Here we will give you all the information about the latest updates for the T-Mobile OnePlus 8T. Note that all the latest updates will be added to the top of this update list. So, do check that often.

Software Version  Changelog
  • Pre-installed software
  • Android 11:
    • System
      – Fresh new UI visual design brings you a more comfortable experience with various optimizations of details.
      – Brand-new weather UI supports dynamic switches between sunrise and sunset. You can have day and night at your hand now.
      – Optimized stability on some third-party applications and improved user experience.
    • Game Space
      – Newly added gaming tools box for convenient switches of Fnatic mode. You can now choose three ways of notifications: text-only, heads up and block, just for your immersive gaming experience.
      – Newly added quick reply feature in a small window for Instagram and WhatsApp. (Enable it by swiping down from upper right/left corners of the screen in gaming mode)
      – Newly added mis-touch prevention feature. Enable it, swipe down from the top of the screen, click and the notification bar will pop out.
    • Ambient Displsy
      – Added Always-on ambient Display function, custom Schedule/All day option included. (To set: Settings > Display > 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)
      – 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. (To set: Settings > Display > Dark Mode > Turn on automatically > Automatically enable from sunset to sunrise/Custom time range.)
    • Zen Mode
      – Added 5 new themes (ocean, space, grassland, and so on), and more timing options.
      – Included the Group feature in Zen Mode, now you can invite your friends and enable the Zen Mode together.
    • Gallery
      – Story function supported, automatically forming weekly videos with photos and video in storage.
      – Loading speed optimized, and the image preview is now faster.
    • Others
      – The widget on the desktop might disappear. It can be set as followed: Long press on the desktop -“Widget” – “Settings” – Select the widget.
  • Android 2020 Security updates
  • Additional updates and improvements
  • Update Log:
    • Android security patch upgraded to October 2020
    • Included Always On Display feature
    • Battery performance optimized
    • Fixed SW freezes, device overheating, and Bluetooth audio issues

How To Check For Software Updates on T-Mobile OnePlus 8T?

You should always make sure that your device has sufficient battery life, an active internet connection to download the update, and a data backup, in order to update your device. Ideally, the updates should reach your phone via OTA, however, it will take some time before hitting all the units. In order to check for the latest software updates on your T-Mobile OnePlus 8T, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Tap on Settings.
  2. Head over to System>>System Updates.
  3. Then tap Check for update.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to update your phone with the latest software.

Wrap Up!

This post is meant to keep you up to date about all the latest developments regarding the T-Mobile OnePlus 8T updates. All the latest information about the device will be put up in this update tracker so, that you can keep your device up to date with the latest available software.

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