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OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro finally receive Android 11 update

23 March 2021 0

OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro have finally received the Android 11 update as OxygenOS 11. The update is pretty big and so is its changelog. The update also includes the February Android Security Patch, which isn’t the latest one. It has also updated the GMS package to January 2021.

The OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11 includes so many new features and optimizations. There is now a fresh new UI visual design. The Camera UI has also been updated and optimized. Now, there is an HEVC codec to reduce video storage size seamlessly. Also, the Canvas feature has finally arrived for the OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro phones that automatically produces a wireframe picture of the photo on the lock screen. To access it, simply go to Settings > Customization> Wallpaper> Canvas – Choose photo preview and it can be generated automatically.

Below is the complete changelog –

· System

  • 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
  • Since this is the upgrade of Android 11 version with many new features, the upgrade time may be longer. Please wait for the completion of the upgrade

· Camera

  • Updated the camera UI and optimized some of the function paths to offer 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 tools box 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

· Shelf

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

· Gallery

  • 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

This is a staged OTA rollout, which means it will first be rolled out to a limited number of users first and a broader rollout will take place after that. OnePlus specifically mentions that using a VPN might not work as the rollout is not based on regions.

  • The OnePlus 7T Pro isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
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