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OxygenOS 11 Beta 2 (Android 11) rolls out for the OnePlus 8 series with a new “Canvas” feature

OnePlus on Wednesday rolled out the second open beta of OxygenOS 11 for the OnePlus 8 series, introducing a handful of important system fixes and optimizations. The company has also added a new ambient display feature that will bring some style to your device. OnePlus Android 11 Tracker: Here are all the official OxygenOS 11 beta...

Download the OxygenOS 11 Live Wallpaper on any Android device

OnePlus recently rolled out the first OxygenOS 11 Open Beta for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The Android 11-based update introduced a completely overhauled UI, optimizations for better one-handed use, a new font, and much more. As with all major OxygenOS updates, the OxygenOS 11 Open Beta also included a new live wallpaper....

[Update 2: 8 Pro and Nord too] The OnePlus 8 is OnePlus’s first smartphone to be Android Enterprise Recommended

Earlier this year, OnePlus set a goal of having its devices be Android Enterprise Recommended (AER). Months after setting this target, Google has officially designated the OnePlus 8 as part of the program. Google launched the Android Enterprise Recommended program in February 2018 as a way to create a list of certified devices that are recommended...

OnePlus Android 11 Tracker: Here are all the official OxygenOS 11 beta and stable builds to download and install

The first Android 11 stable release is finally here. As speculated earlier, Google has kicked off September by releasing the first non-beta Android 11 builds for the Pixel lineup. OnePlus is also busy finalizing OxygenOS specific features on top of the new version of Android in preparation for an eventual rollout via the stable channel....

[Update 2: Still works on DP4] The OnePlus 8 Pro’s color filter camera is still accessible with an ADB command

The OnePlus 8 Pro's color filter camera has been mired in a bubble of controversy ever since the phone launched. First, this auxiliary color filter camera was written off by many for largely being of no real use. Then, news emerged that the color filter camera with the Photochrom mode was capable of seeing through...

Download: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro receive Android 11 Developer Preview 4-based OxygenOS 11 builds with September 2020 patches

OxygenOS 11, i.e. the upcoming iteration of OnePlus' custom skin has already raised some eyebrows due to its revamped design language. The new UI was first unveiled through the third "Developer Preview" build of Android 11 for the OnePlus 8 series. Although DP3 was supposed to be the final Developer Preview build, OnePlus has now...

OnePlus is adding floating window support to Gaming Mode on OxygenOS

OnePlus is one of the few Android OEMs that take community feedback seriously and the company regularly adds new features to its custom Android skin, OxygenOS, based on improvements suggested by users. The company even hosts events like the IDEAS program to directly engage with its users and have them suggest new features for OxygenOS....

OnePlus rolls out the August 2020 security update for the OnePlus 8 series

The August 2020 Android Security Patch update rolled out for Google Pixel phones and several Samsung phones last week. Now, OnePlus is now rolling out the August 2020 security update for the OnePlus 8 series. We’ve provided all the necessary links below for easy access. The previous update that brought the July 2020 Android Security Patch...

OxygenOS 11 on the OnePlus 8 Pro – Hands-on with OnePlus’s Android 11 update

OnePlus released its latest Android 11 developer preview for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro the other day. With this release, OnePlus introduced the new design language and features in its OxygenOS 11 software (also known as HydrogenOS 11 in China). I installed the latest developer preview on my OnePlus 8 Pro so I can...

Download: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro receive OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11 Developer Preview 3

Just a day ago, OnePlus released a "Developer Preview" build of HydrogenOS 11 based on Android 11 for the OnePlus 8 series. Matter of fact, a similar build of OxygenOS 11 was expected to arrive on the same date, but it got delayed a bit due to the lengthy approval process. The wait is finally...

Download: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro receive HydrogenOS 11 Developer Preview based on Android 11

OnePlus phones sold in China come with HydrogenOS instead of the OxygenOS skin. These two user interfaces share a somewhat common codebase, which means you can easily cross-flash the HydrogenOS package on the international variant of a OnePlus phone, albeit you will miss Google Play Services or any pre-installed Google apps. Now, you can finally...

How to remove Facebook bloatware from the OnePlus 8 series and OnePlus Nord

Android and bloatware are two spheres that have co-existed since the very beginning of the OS's existence. The story started off with carriers bundling a variety of useless or functionally-duplicate-yet-inferior apps onto smartphones sold under their network. From there, the story expanded to OEMs themselves bundling duplicate apps, and even to apps from Facebook and...