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Oneplus 8: OxygenOS with December 2021 Security Patch

OnePlus 8 Software Update

OnePlus officially rolled out the OxygenOS 11 Iterative Update for OnePlus 8 with the device getting the OxygenOS along with the December 2021 Security Patch this update also fixes the issues in the UI Display in setting interface, with a fix in Google Assistant and GPay in the Setup Wizard and the low probability issue of WhatsApp crash.

OnePlus 8 was released in April 2020 with an Android 10 out-of-the-box.

Released on 25th December 2021.

Previously it was running on October 2021 Security Patch, which had brought Files by Google app along with the security patch, that’s a bit of a new thing in the OTA build, where new apps are getting bundled through a software update.

Previous post: Oneplus 8: OxygenOS with October 2021 security patch

One thing to note, the community & users of Oneplus 8 are disappointed with the new update even though the update particularly says a fix in the UI display of the Settings Interface.

But, a ton of users reported the issues have not been resolved and we can see the image posted below from a OnePlus 8 user posted on the community there has been a concern in the OnePlus software team lately regarding the quality of software updates.

Oneplus 8 - UI Bug in Settings InterfaceOneplus Community

Official changelog

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

How long did OnePlus take for the major OS update?

Android OS Update Release date/status Estimated time
Android 10 Out-of-the-box April 2020 Nil
Android 11 First update October 2020 1 month
Android 12 Second update Eligible Unconfirmed
Android 13 Third update Eligible Unconfirmed
Roadmap of Android OS update (OP 8)

How long will it get updates?

The OnePlus 8 has received one major OS update with Android 11. Therefore, it is eligible for the Android 12 and Android 13 updates as well.

The OnePlus 8 will receive three years of major OS updates and four years of Security updates.

Android 13 will probably be the last major OS update on the device.

  • Out-of-the-box>>>Android 10
  • First Update>>Android 11
  • Second Update>>Android 12 [Eligible]
  • Third Update>>> Android 13 [Eligible] [Last Update]

How to update your OnePlus device with the latest Software Update?

The Oneplus 8 Software Update with OxygenOS 11.0.`10.10 is currently rolling out in India, Europe & Globally. But, it is soon expected to expand to other regions soon.

Once the update is available on your device, you can head over to Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update section to update your OnePlus device with the latest update.

More ->> OnePlus 8 – Update tracker

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