Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is currently rolling out updates for its older device the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T series both of which will be getting the May 2021 security patches via the Oxygen OS 188.8.131.52.
The update is expected to also bring in some quick fixes to internal bugs as well as some few tweaks and features here and there. A changelog to the release was also released to guide users with what they can expect with the new update as of May.
The software will work for the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T and 7T Pro all of which were released back in 2019. OnePlus is quite nice in how long they continue to support their older devices as time passes. This will definitely be a good news to their customers across the globe considering what they’ll be getting. Without further ado, below is the changelog of the new OxygenOS 184.108.40.206:
- Improved the system fluency
- Fixed the occasional issue that Google Fi SIM card cannot accept incoming calls
- Updated Android security patch to 2021.05
- Improved the swiping experience of Shelf
- Improved the loading speed of previewing pictures
- Fixed the occasional issue that incoming call interface delays to display
- Fixed the occasionally abnormal display issue when making a call
- Fixed the occasional issue that the mirror effect fails to work
- Fixed the abnormal issue with the camera when zooming in macro mode
- Fixed the abnormal issue with some buttons when taking pictures continuously in Nightscape mode
- Improved 4G network communication
- Improved the stability of Wi-Fi connection
The new OS update weighs about 321MB and roll out is reportedly in stages which means some regions might get theirs first before others. And if you’re using one of those OnePlus 7 or 7T series, you can head over to your Systems update to check if the update is already awaiting you. Just click “Check for updates” and if you’ve received the update, download and Android will install it for you.