Early this month, OnePlus released the stable Android 13-centric OxygenOS 13 update for the OnePlus 9 series phones including the OnePlus 9RT. Now the news comes out that the OnePlus 8 series phones which include the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, and OnePlus 8T started receiving the stable Android 13 upgrade. Read along to know more details about the Android 13 update for the OnePlus 8 series.
If you own the OnePlus 8 series phone, then you may know that usually, OnePlus confirmed the update rollouts on its community forum. But at the time of writing, the company has not confirmed it officially, instead, there are some users allegedly receiving the new update with a bunch of new features. As per the details shared by the users, the update is rolling with F.13 build number to all three models.
OnePlus is widely rolling out this build, and the upgrade is already available to users in North America, Europe, and India. Wherever you live, you can now upgrade your phone to the new OxygenOS 13 update. As this is a major software upgrade, it needs a big chunk of data for downloading, as per the details shared by the users, the update weighs between 4.5GB and 5GB. Here’s a screenshot shared by OnePlus 8T user, receiving the stable Android 13 update.
Talking about the features, then the changelog is not available to us. But the update will bring a stack of new features to the smartphone, the feature list includes Aquamorphic design elements to the OS, a new world clock widget for the home screen, a Quantum Animation Engine 4.0 upgrade, the ability to create large folders on home screen, media playback control optimization to the Quick Settings, new markup tools for screenshot editing, sidebar toolbox for managing floating window apps, a number of optimizations for Always-On display, HyperBoost GPA 4.0 for better gaming performance, and more.
Whether you own the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, or OnePlus 8T you can navigate to the Software upgrades settings and check if there’s a new update available or not. In case the update is not available yet, you can wait for a few days. OnePlus usually releases major upgrades in a staged manner.
If you are in a hurry, then you can upgrade your phone manually using the OnePlus updater app, then sideload it using the local upgrade method. Before upgrading make sure to take a backup of important data. Also, make sure to charge your smartphone to at least 30%.
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