18 August 2021
OnePlus is here with another OxygenOS Open Beta update for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. This new build is loaded with optimizations, performance improvements, bug fixes, and a few new features. The latest one is the sixth open beta for the series and should become available over the air for all existing beta testers.
The major new feature in OxygenOS Open Beta 6 is related to the Shelf functionality. OnePlus has added a Dock to the Shelf that will now show a bunch of important data. It will show information like daily steps counter and screen usage time so that the user can check everything with just a glance. The team has also optimized weather animations for fluent visuals.
Here is the detailed changelog for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro OxygenOS Open Beta 6:
- Optimized the UI display of the status bar
- Optimized the stability of frame rate and improved the experience when playing games
- Optimized the interface of the Community homepage and make notifications more eye-catching
- Fixed the crash issue where the drop-down menu of Browser
- Updated Android Security Patch to 2021.01
- Newly added Dock, a dashboard that displays various information, including daily steps, screen usage time, etc.
- Optimized weather animation effects to improve fluency
- Optimized animations for sunny and cloudy days for a clearer dynamic display
- Fixed the issue where notifications could not be turned off in the game in some cases
- Optimized the layout of the cloud service interface in the Gallery for a better operation experience
- Improved the transmission rate of Bluetooth when connecting watches