OnePlus releases OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) stable update for the OnePlus 7T series

Just a day before the OnePlus 9 series arrives, OnePlus has announced that it has begun the roll-out of OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11 stable update for its 2019 flagship phones, the OnePlus 7T and the OnePlus 7T Pro.

OxygenOS 11

The updates which were expected to arrive much earlier bring a redesigned UI, new features, and February 2021’s security patch. Below is the complete changelog:


  • Update to OxygenOS 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 the experience
  • Updated Android Security Patch to 2021.02
  • Updated GMS package to 2021.01


  • Updated the camera UI and optimized some of the function paths to offer a more convenient operation
  • Newly added HEVC codec to reduce video storage size seamlessly, capture and shoot more without compromising on quality
  • Newly added access to a third-party app to share the picture by pressing and holding it in preview
  • Newly added the quick access to recording mode by pressing and holding the shutter button and by sliding the button, you can easily zoom in or zoom out
  • Newly added the playback display in Time-lapse mode to show the actual filming time

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 on ambient display)
  • Newly 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

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)

Game Space

  • Newly added gaming toolbox 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, WhatsApp, and Telegram (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


  • Newly shelf interface design, the interface is clearer
  • Added weather widget, animation effect smarter


  • 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

OnePlus says the update will take time as it comes with many new features. It also added that the AOD feature is still under testing in the open beta builds, so expect another update to bring the feature. As usual, the OTA will have a staged rollout – a limited number of users will get it today before a broader rollout once there are no critical bugs.

OnePlus is yet to release the update for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro.


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