OxygenOS Open Beta 19/11 for the OnePlus 6/6T brings Zen Mode and Screen Recorder from the OnePlus 7 Pro

OxygenOS Open Beta 19/11 for the OnePlus 6/6T brings Zen Mode and Screen Recorder from the OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus actively listens to the feedback from users to constantly upgrade the user experience that OxygenOS offers. Every two weeks or so, we witness new Open Betas being rolled out by the company with experimental features meant to be tested out by proficient users before they’re released in the stable channel. We’re now coming across a new Open beta for the OnePlus 6 and the 6T and it brings exciting features from the OnePlus 7 Pro besides several improvements to the user experience.

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Among the most awaited features in this update are the OnePlus 7 Pro’s Zen Mode and the Screen Recorder. At the launch of its latest flagship, the company had said that the OnePlus 6/6T will be getting the two features while also stating that the OnePlus 5/5T will get only the Screen Recorder. Besides these new additions, the Open Betas 19 and 11 for the OnePlus 6 and the 6T bring improvements to the gaming mode, dialer, as well as the scrolling experience.

Here’s the full changelog for the update:

  • System
    • Fixed the bug where Facebook messenger pops up notifications when in gaming mode
    • Improved smooth-scrolling experience
  • Message
    • Supported PIN-TO-TOP for notification category (India Only)
  • Network
    • Support Telia Denmark VoLTE/VoWiFi
  • Zen Mode
    • Added Zen Mode feature
  • Screen Recorder
    • Added Screen Recorder feature
  • Communication
    • Optimized the logic of dialing a contact while using two SIM cards

Aside from the performance improvements, the update brings a new setting to pin notifications from a specific app to the top of the notification shade so that they can be can always appear on the top. This can allow you to make sure that you never miss key notifications related to work or from the important people in your life. The feature is currently limited to India and appears to be a part of special features that the company is building into OxygenOS keeping the needs of Indian users in mind.

If you’re already a beta tester, you should get the update as an OTA. If you’re using the stable build, you can download and flash the latest firmware from the link below:

Download OxygenOS Open Beta 19 for OnePlus 6

Download OxygenOS Open Beta 11 for OnePlus 6T


Source: OnePlus Forums

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