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OnePlus 8, 8T new OxygenOS Beta update fixes long term WhatsApp bug

OnePlus 8, 8T gets new Android 11-based OxygenOS Open Beta update with 21 fixes and March 2021 security patch.

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OnePlus made a major overhaul with OxygenOS 11 skin and instead of keeping the vanilla Android touch it rather followed Samsung’s footsteps. The company’s previous flagship series OnePlus 8 already got the taste of the new OxygenOS 11 via Open Beta Program. OnePlus is now rolling out the second OxygenOS 11 Open Beta update for the OnePlus 8 series. Also Read - OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, 8T gets August security patch, Bitmoji AoD with latest OxygenOS update

The latest firmware update brings several new fixes and enhancements. The update fixes the long-term bug wherein WhatsApp couldn’t receive texts while running in the background. Other fixes include- optimising the startup speed of some apps, noise issue while making 5G calls, touch-range improvements for the stopwatch buttons in the clock app, etc. The latest update will also allow the OnePlus 8 series users to add time watermark while using the camera app. Here’s the entire changelog of the new OxygenOS 11 Beta update for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T Also Read - Top phones under OIS under Rs 40,000 to help those shaky hands: Vivo X60, iPhone SE and more

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  • OnePlus account now can be registered with the phone number in more countries or regions
  • Optimized the startup speed of some apps to improve the user experience
  • Fixed the noise issue of 5G calls
  • Fixed the issue that WhatsApp cannot receive messages when it is in the background for a long time
  • Fixed the issue in which the “Turn on automatically” in Dark Mode is disabled after the system update
  • Fixed the disappearing issue with the animation of the voice assistant wake-up gesture
  • Fixed the issue that no caller ID is displayed from the favorite contacts in Do Not Disturb mode
  • Fixed the issue that the Setting interface displays abnormally under the split screen of call forwarding
  • Fixed the flash issue with the Quick Reply in Landscape
  • Fixed the issue that the status bar is displayed abnormally when using split-screen with the Chrome
  • Fixed the small probability issue that the expanded screenshot may stop working
  • Updated Android security patch to 2021.03
  • Fixed the issue that the fingerprint pattern is not displayed on the screen (For the OnePlus 8 series only)

Camera

  • Newly added time watermark (Go to: Camera – Settings – Shot on OnePlus watermark – Time)
    Gallery
  • Fixed the issue in which pictures are not displayed in the Gallery after they are copied to the DCIM category
  • Fixed the issue that the Nearby Share button may disappear when using Google Photos

Bluetooth

  • Fixed the issue that the SCENARIO-BASED ENHANCEMENT switch is not displayed in the settings when OnePlus Buds is connected to the phone
  • Fixed the issue that the device cannot be searched by other Bluetooth devices

Message

  • Fixed the issue of the incomplete dialog box displayed in landscape mode
  • Fixed known issues with the SMS to improve functional stability (OnePlus 8 series only)

Clock

  • Improved the touch range of stopwatch buttons and improved the user experience

Ambient Display

  • Fixed the issue in which the AOD displays the wrong time sequence after setting up some languages as system languages
  • Fixed the issue with AOD that the screen may flash when unlocking with fingerprint
  • Fixed the issue with AOD that the screen may display red in some scenes
  • Fixed the issue of blurred lines in AOD

Network

  • Fixed the failure issue with Wi-Fi

Zen Mode

  • Newly added the Tide Voice Medal (Complete 3 Zen Mode challenges with white noise to win this medal)

As usual, the update is rolling out over-the-air to the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T that are updated with the OxygenOS Open Beta 7. Notably, the update not just includes fixes and improvements but brings a security patch for March 2021. As mentioned, the latest OxygenOS public beta update is made available via OTA update, but those having the stable build will have to flash the update manually from the OnePlus Community.

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  • Published Date: March 22, 2021 9:16 AM IST
  • Updated Date: March 22, 2021 9:20 AM IST


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