OnePlus rolls out Android 12-Based OxygenOS 12 update for these phones in India
OnePlus has rolled out the stable version of OxygenOS 12 update based on Android 12 for OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 9R. The OxygenOS 12 update has brought an array of Android 12 features for the OnePlus smartphones in India and North America. These new features include adjustability for dark mode, work-life balance (WLB) 2.0, and others.
OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro were launched in April 2020 with Android 10 out-of-the-box. OnePlus 8T was launched in October 2020 and the OnePlus 9R was launched in March 2021 with Android 11 out-of-the-box.
OxygenOS 12 Update for OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 9R
The new Android 12 features in OxygenOS 12 update for all four OnePlus smartphones are the same.
The OxygenOS 12 update for the four smartphone has brought optimised desktop icons along with fixes for abnormal closing of background applications, lens permissions, and unresponsive screen when getting notifications. It also has added three adjustment levels to the dark mode to optimise it as the user want.
The update also brings additional style options for Shelf cards and an Earphone Control Card with one-click adjustments for Bluetooth earphones. In addition, users can also access the newly added OnePlus Scout and OnePlus Watch Card in the Shelf.
OxygenOS 12 also has added the WLB for users in the quick settings. The WLB 2.0 will now support automatic Work/ Life mode switching based on location, Wi-Fi network, and time.
The smartphone users can now change between different layouts in the Gallery app with a two-finger pinch gesture. Furthermore, the update will also automatically recognise best quality pictures and cropping thumbnails based on the content.
The new update has also brought new brushes, strokes, and colour adjustments for the Canvas always-on display (AOD). The software algorithm and facial recognition has also been improved to provide better identification of features.
OnePlus has also introduced a fix for the Wi-Fi connection issues where the device did not automatically connect to a saved network and the issue with Bluetooth wireless earphones.
The OxygenOS 12 update is available with firmware version IN2011_11.C.11 for OnePlus 8 in India. The North America users can get it in IN2015_11.C.11 firmware version.
OnePlus 8 Pro’s OxygenOS 12 update’s firmware versions in India and North America are IN2021_11.C.11 and IN2025_11.C.11, respectively. KB2001_11.C.11 and KB2005_11.C.11 are the firmware versions for the update for OnePlus 8T, while LE2101_11.C.14 is the firmware version for the update for OnePlus 9R in India.
The size of the update has not been mentioned by OnePlus in the posts on its community forum. Users should update their smartphones while they have a strong Wi-Fi connection and are put on charge. The update will be rolled out in a phased manner. So, some users may get it at a later than others. You can also check it manually by going to Settings > System > System updates.
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