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OnePlus 8/8 Pro get OxygenOS update with more fixes


Before Christmas, OnePlus rolled out OxygneOs Open Beta 5 for the OnePlus 8 and the OnePlus 8 Pro. Now, a couple of weeks later, these handsets have begun to receive a new stable update in the form of OxygenOS Just like the previous stable release, this one also brings a plethora of fixes.

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Unlike the latest Open Beta update, the changelog for the latest stable build does not mention an updated security patch. Hence, we believe the security patch level still remains to be November 2020.

Further, the new release fixes alarm clock starting abnormally, failure to enable the auto-rotate feature, photos not displaying in the gallery app, pop-up window not showing up issue when connecting Bluetooth headset, and WiFi connection failure.

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Other than the above-mentioned fixes, the fresh update also brings a new keyboard height adjustment feature as well as OnePlus Store app to manage OnePlus account, shop OnePlus products, get easy access to support, and discover exciting member-only benefits. But this app is only available for the India version of the handsets and they can be uninstalled.

Anyway, it is worth noting that the above-mentioned two additions were recently even made available for the OnePlus 8T

with the OxygenOS update.

OnePlus 8/8 Pro OxygenOS Official Changelog

  • System
    • Newly added keyboard height adjustment where you can raise or hide the bottom shortcut bar for a better input experience (Go to Settings-System-Language & input-Keyboard height adjustment)
    • Fixed the issue of a small probability that the alarm clock starts abnormally
    • Fixed the failure to enable auto rotate feature
  • Gallery
    • Fixed a small probability issue that photos don’t display in the Gallery
  • Bluetooth
    • Fixed the small probability issue that no pop-up window shows up when connecting Bluetooth headset
  • Network
    • Fixed the issue that the WiFi connection failed in a specific situation
  • OnePlus Store (IN only)
    • An intuitive and convenient way to manage your OnePlus account, get easy-to-access support, discover exciting members-only benefits, and shop for OnePlus products. (Please note that it can be uninstalled)

The OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 8 series is being rolled out in batches. Hence, it may take time to reach every unit out there.

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