OnePlus has officially announced the release date, features and list of supported devices for Oxygen OS 11. Custom Skin already made OnePlus8 Series and OnePlus 8T. Rolout of Oxygen OS 11 for OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus North, OnePlus 7T, And other devices will be launched soon. The company is expected to complete the update In its complete portfolio By the end of this year. Oxygen OS 11 brings other enhancements to OnePlus users along with Android 11 features. Key Oxygen OS 11 features a fully revised UI, always on display, improved dark mode and other things, as well as better optimization for one-handed use. See here Oxygen OS 11 release date, eligible devices, how to download Oxygen OS 11 wallpapers and more.
Devices that support OnePlus Oxygen OS 11
OnePlus has announced the Oxygen OS 11 update for its 2018 devices. Here is the full list of devices that support OnePlus Oxygen OS 11:
- OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro
- OnePlus 8T
- OnePlus North
- OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro
- OnePlus 6T
- OnePlus Nord N10 and N100
OnePlus Oxygen OS 11 release date
OnePlus has begun releasing Oxygen OS 11 for compatible devices. At the time of writing, the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, and OnePlus 8T have all been updated to the latest custom skin that runs on Android 11. Pulled due to performance and stability issues. “Due to some bugs found, the update has been temporarily paused to ensure a smoother user experience. We are doing our part to investigate now and will release an ASAP updated build in the near future.” OnePlus addressed in her blog post.
For other devices, including the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7T The Oxygen OS 11 update is still in the trial phase. There is no set timeline for when these devices will receive a stable version of Oxygen OS 11.
Top features of OnePlus Oxygen OS 11:
The top features of OnePlus Oxygen OS 11 are as follows:
One major change you will notice in Oxygen OS 11 is its user interface (UI). Samsung has revamped the OnePlus UI to make it look more like the Samsung One UI 3.0 than the stock-Android. The changes should facilitate one-hand use on the OnePlus device. The updated layout of OxygenOS makes touch controls close to your thumbs for easy access. Additionally, you will find more space between each menu item and the navigation buttons and other interface elements in Oxygen OS 11.
New look for weather, photos and other stock applications
OnePlus has also changed the look of its stock apps, such as photos, settings, calculator, contacts, messages, clock and recorder. Although their functionality is largely the same, they are now compatible with the aesthetics of the Oxygen OS 11 UI. As seen from the image above, the apps now have 35 percent display area at the top and 65 percent core operation area at the bottom. The core operation area has all the controls, making them easily accessible.
Zine Mode also received a major redesign in Android 11-based Oxygen OS 11. It now has three new themes and a new group feature that lets you enter Zen mode with friends. The OnePlus Camera app has a few iterations.
Always on display
Featured OnePlus fans have been waiting a long time. Oxygen OS 11 finally brings on-display functionality to OnePlus phones. Users can use it to quickly see notifications, times or other details without fully waking up their phone screen. Yes, you can always customize the on-screen, as well as add an option to keep track of how many times you have unlocked your device throughout the day. In fact, these features can be turned off from the phone settings.
Improved dark mode
OnePlus Oxygen OS 11 also brings improvements to Dark Mode. You can schedule dark mode with fresh skin. It automatically turns the feature on and off depending on the time of day. Additionally, there is now a button in the Quick Settings panel to turn on / off Dark Mode, and users can use darker grays to differentiate between different interface elements.
Changes in the notification tray
The notification tray layout in OnePlus Oxygen OS 11 is similar to Android 11. You get ‘conversations’ from your texting apps that break down messages into their own section at the top. The ‘Conversations’ section is placed on top of the other two sections, namely Notification and Other Notifications. The other notification section will have other updates like you don’t want to be notified, the notification section will include all your important updates from Twitter, Instagram and other apps.
The quick settings panel looks similar to Oxygen OS 10. OnePlus has decided not to add media controls like Android 11 to the panel.
Then there are Android 11 features. Oxygen OS 11 allows you to take floating conversations on your other apps to ‘bubbles’, control your smart home devices from the power button menu and, among other things, the new one-time permission option for location.
OnePlus Oxygen OS 11 Wallpaper: How to Download
OnePlus Oxygen OS 11 also comes with some new live wallpapers that you can download on any OnePlus device running Android 8.0 or higher (Courtesy XDA Developers).
- To download OnePlus Oxygen OS 11 Wallpaper, visit Linuxct’s original XDA forum post
- Download and install 10.98MB APK file (Allow installation from unknown sources if prompted)
- Go to your device’s wallpaper selection menu and select the wallpaper you want to use
- If your Android phone does not allow you to manually select the wallpaper, install Google Wallpapers
- With the app, you can set Oxygen OS 11 live wallpapers on your device. Swipe around to see live wallpaper effects.