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OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9 now receiving OxygenOS update

The latest software update OxygenOS is live for the flagship OnePlus smartphones, the OnePlus 9, and the 9 Pro.

Akarsh Verma | May 9, 2021 | Updated 18:00 IST


  • The new firmware update bumps up the Android security patch level for both OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro.
  • It also improves the HDR effect and white balance performance on the pair's cameras.
  • Users have reported that the build is available in India and requires a download of 130MB.

OnePlus only recently released the OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro. However, the company is already pushing another software update with build number OxygenOS for these smartphones. The new software build brings updated security patches, improvements, and a couple of fixes.

The latest system update for the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro arrives in the form of OxygenOS First and foremost, this update bumps up the security patch level to May 2021. We've got the full changelog for you below:

Improved Charging Performance
Fixed the small probability lagging issue of the keyboard
Fixed known issues and improved system stability
Updated Android security patch to 2021.05

Improved the HDR effect in some shooting scenes
Improved the white balance performance of the rear camera

Improved the stability of network communication
Improved the performance of Wi-Fi connection

The update improves charging performance, fixes keyboard lagging issues, and improves the stability of the system. With regard to cameras, the new OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro improves the HDR effect in some shooting scenes. Though these new improvements aren't going to be a game-changer for the OnePlus 9 series cameras, they should at least fine-tune the camera performance. Moreover, it also improves the white balance of the rear camera.

This new update also improves the stability of network communication and also improves the performance of the Wi-Fi connection. The update weighs around 130MB in size.

Rolling out to Indian users first, the OxygenOS update should become available to other regions over the coming days. You can manually check for the update by heading over to Settings. Then tap on System Updates. If the updater detects a new update, then it will show you a notification. You need to tap on it to begin the downloading process.

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