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The OnePlus 8T launched operating Android 11 out of the field, and to this point, it’s the one OnePlus telephone rocking the most recent Android construct. Whereas its predecessors anxiously await their flip, the 8T continues to march ahead with a collection of incremental updates launched in its comparatively brief lifespan. Now the most recent OxygenOS launch is headed out, full with a protracted record of community and system fixes.
For starters, OnePlus has improved full-screen gestures and made the fingerprint reader a tiny bit sooner at unlocking the telephone. Apart from the newly added possibility to regulate the keyboard top, the 8T additionally picks up a minor repair for the preinstalled Gallery app and improves nightscape pictures. Engineers additionally appears to have mounted the problem with Wi-Fi connections dropping, whereas additionally bettering common community stability.
As for an India-exclusive characteristic, the OnePlus Retailer will now act as a one-stop-shop for accessing your Purple Cable membership membership and buying OnePlus merchandise. Whereas this addition sounds form of spammy (and even reminds us of Samsung’s on-device commercials selling its personal merchandise), OnePlus says that you simply’ll have the choice to uninstall it completely.
Like at all times, OxygenOS 18.104.22.168 will likely be launched solely to a handful of customers initially, and broader availability can take up to a couple days. OnePlus notes that these in Europe must wait a bit longer, because the rollout solely covers North America and India proper now.
Quickly after OnePlus launched the most recent OxygenOS model for the 8T, the unique discussion board submit acquired flooded with person experiences of damaged audio and video playback capabilities. The problems appear to be plaguing the complete gadget — for instance, any media file performed or streamed utilizing apps equivalent to YouTube or WhatsApp suffers from extreme stutters. Some customers even confronted common slowness and random freezes. Fortunately, many remained proof against all of those points.
Due to a giant person group worldwide, a number of fast workarounds had been recognized very quickly, a few of which sound a bit peculiar however have evidently mounted these bugs for a lot of. The primary one entails recording a brief video (say, about 10 seconds lengthy) from the default digital camera app and watching it in Gallery. Even then, a reboot may revert the repair, through which case, this second resolution may come to your rescue. Turning off Google Assistant’s voice match settings has proved profitable for a lot of, and it isn’t affected by gadget energy cycles both. Some had been even capable of remedy the issue by turning on the battery saver mode and/or juicing up the telephone.
OnePlus appears to pay attention to these points and has reportedly launched a brief hotfix in OxygenOS model 22.214.171.124 (which is mainly v126.96.36.199 however for European markets). Nevertheless, you shouldn’t set up the replace simply but as a number of 8T homeowners have reported comparable points with this construct as properly. In the event you haven’t put in both of those updates but, then it could be higher to steer away from them altogether till OnePlus comes out with a correct repair and a press release on this complete state of affairs. And people who are already on the newer construct can check out the aforementioned workarounds to at the least make your telephone vaguely usable within the meantime.