OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T receive a stable version of OxygenOS 10.3.12 based on Android 10. The update comes with the July 2021 Android security patch and brings system stability improvements as well as fixes for known issues. OnePlus also mentioned that the rollout is not region specific and will eventually reach all users. OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T are also expected to receive a stable version of the OxygenOS 11 update based on Android 11 as smartphones have already received an open beta of it.
According to an article posted on its official community forum, OnePlus announced that its 2018 flagship smartphones – OnePlus 6 (Review) and OnePlus 6T (Review) – will receive the latest Android security patch from July 2021 with the OxygenOS 10.3 update. 12. At the same time, there are unspecified system stability improvements and fixes for known issues. The post doesn’t mention which region will receive the update first, just that the update will roll out to all users incrementally.
The size of the update is not yet known. Users are advised to update their eligible handsets when connected to strong Wi-Fi and charging. The update should arrive automatically, but users can manually verify the same by going to Settings> System> System updates.
Earlier this month, OnePlus announced that OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T have received an open beta update to OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11. This was the third major software update for smartphones launched in 2018 with Android 8.1 Oreo and which subsequently received the Android 9 Pie and Android 10 updates. Open beta testing means some smartphone users will be able to test the new software and report any bugs to OnePlus so the company can roll out a stable update for all users.
Is the old OnePlus 9R wine in a new bottle – or something more? We discussed it on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Later (starting at 11:00 pm) we are talking about the new OnePlus Watch. Orbital is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts.