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OnePlus 8T gets new OxygenOS update: Here are all the new features and upgrades

The new OnePlus OxygenOS update for the 8T brings multiple fixes and promises to improve the user experience of the device.

Sushant Talwar | December 30, 2020 | Updated 15:14 IST


  • OnePlus 8T has received a new OxygenOS update.
  • The new update brings a number of new features.
  • The new update improves gesture controls.

OnePlus last flagship for 2020, the 8T, was launched only a few months ago. Since its launch, the device has received constant updates which have helped it grow better than ever. The various updates released for the device have improved the device's performance. And now, OnePlus has rolled out a new OxygenOS 11 update which bears the and brings new features and adds improvements to existing ones.

The new OnePlus OxygenOS update for the 8T brings multiple fixes and promises to improve the user experience of the device. The company has explained in its OnePlus forums that the OxygenOS is now available for every regional variant of the OnePlus 8T. The update brings enhancements, including the new keyboard height adjustment feature which allows you to raise or even hide the bottom shortcut bar.

Additionally, the release also promises improvements to the nightscape mode, and also adds a dedicated OnePlus Store app to the Indian model of the phone. Apart from this, it also brings up the Android security patch of the device to the November 2020 version and also adds other minor optimizations.

Here's the complete changelog for the update.


Optimized the experience of full-screen gestures

Increased fingerprint unlock success rates for faster unlock speed

Newly added keyboard height adjustment where you can raise or hide the bottom shortcut bar for a better input experience (Go to Settings-System-Language & input-Keyboard height adjustment)

Updated Android security patch to 2020.11


Optimized the image quality on nightscape


Fixed a small probability issue that photos don't display in the Gallery


Fixed the issue that the WiFi connection failed in a specific situation

Improved the stability of communication

OnePlus Store (—IN only)

An intuitive and convenient way to manage your OnePlus account, get easy-to-access support, discover exciting members-only benefits, and shop for OnePlus products. (Please note that it can be uninstalled).

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