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OnePlus seeds OxygenOS update to OnePlus 8 series

OnePlus starts rolling out a new OxygenOS incremental update for OnePlus 8 series phones. And this build is tagged with OxygenOS version number. The newest upgrade comes after October’s incremental build – OxygenOS OnePlus addresses a couple of issues in this update and also brings a newer monthly security patch. Here’s everything you need to know about OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro OxygenOS update.

At the time of writing, the update is available in India for both 8 series models, we got the update on our 8 Pro. However, OnePlus has not confirmed the rollout yet on its community forum, but we can expect it will be available to everyone in the coming days. As it is an incremental patch, it weighs less compared to the major releases, so you can quickly upgrade your phone to the newer version.

Moving to the changes and fixes, then update brings optimization to the user interface of Settings, comes with WhatsApp crashing issue fix, and also fixes Google Assistant not loading in Setup Wizard. OxygenOS update also bags the new December 2021 monthly security patch. Here’s the full changelog you can check before upgrading your device.

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  • System
    • Optimized the UI display of Settings interface
    • Fixed the issue that Google Assistant and doesn’t display as expected in the Setup Wizard
    • Fixed the low probability issue of WhatsApp crash
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.12

You can move to Settings > System > System Update to check the new updates.

OnePlus also allows sideloading OTA updates if your device is running on the latest required version. So if you want to manually update your phone, you can download the OTA package from Oxygen Update or from the official OnePlus download page.

Before upgrading to the latest version, make sure to take a backup of your data and also charge your phone to at least 50%.

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