Oxygen OS 12 for OnePlus 7 7 Pro 7T 7T Pro Android 12.1

A couple of months ago, OnePlus rolled out Android 12 beta for the OnePlus 7 series. It featured the most anticipated Oxygen OS 12.1 firmware update with updated OnePlus apps and tons of new Android 12 features. The firm is all set to release the stable Oxygen OS 12.1 firmware update for the entire OnePlus 7 series devices.

While OnePlus also promised the final Android 13 OS upgrade for OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro, it will take a lot of time and effort before OnePlus actually deploy the stable version. So Android 12 based on OOS 12.1 is your best bet right now.

Users in India and some European countries have started receiving the latest OTA update featuring Android 12. Users on Open Beta 2 should receive the OTA right away. So if your device is on the beta program, visit Settings > System updates > and download the OTA update from there.

As for the North American variants, the carriers will release Android 12 in the next couple of days. So stay tuned.

From Open Beta 2, it is a small incremental update of just 250 MB in size.

Oxygen OS 12.1 rolling out for OnePlus 7 Series

Android 12 features a new wallpaper-based theming engine based on the brand-new Material You visuals. This theme engine will automatically apply a systemwide accent with different color pallets based on the wallpaper you have set on the homescreen. It will ask you to choose the accent colors for various elements of the system.

OnePlus has its own implementation of Material You as well integrated into Oxygen OS 12.1. The new user interface is baked into Oxygen OS 12 based on Android 12. Smart Battery Engine is the key highlight of the update as it guarantees prolonged battery life.

A new feature called HyperBoost is an end-to-end frame rate stabilizer. Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels for a more personalized and comfortable user experience.

Canvas AOD brings a personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals. It has new diverse styles of lines and colors too.

Unfortunately, OnePlus Shelf is still present and won’t be replaced by Google Discover. However, you can still get the discover feed using this tutorial: How to Get Google Discover Feed on any Smartphone For Home Screen.

It also brings the stunning OnePlus AOD to the OnePlus 7 series.

New AOD from Oxygen OS 12.1 for OnePlus 7 series

According to users, Oxygen OS 12.1 for OnePlus 7 is

  • Much smoother and fast.
  • Charging speed has been improved
  • No sign of lag or any major performance issues issues
  • 90 fps works great
  • Fingerprint and face unlock work just fine

The previous Open Beta 2 improved system stability overall. Optimized the charging speed. Optimized fingerprint unlocking.

The update also fixed the issue where double tap to wake or turn off screen worked abnormally. Fixed the issue that adjusting vibration intensity worked abnormally.

Most importantly, it fixed the issue where the camera app crashed after turning on Ultra Steady mode.

As for the features, the first stable Oxygen OS 12.1 update for OnePlus 7 series features Android 12 goodies along with core OnePlus features and updated apps.

Here is the complete changelog:

  • System
    • Newly added Smart Battery Engine, a feature that prolongs your battery life based on smart algorithms and biomimetic self-restoration technology
    • Redesigns app icons using new materials to give more depth and a greater sense of space and texture to the icons
    • Revamps the page layout based on the principle of reducing visual noise and optimizes the presentation of text and color to make key information stand out
    • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
    • Optimized spam block rules: Adds a rule for blocking MMS messages
  • Games
    • Newly added the HyperBoost end-to-end frame rate stabilizer
    • Newly added Voice effect preview to allow you to record your voice effect or check your voice effect in real time
  • Dark mode
    • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
    • New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
    • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
  • Work Life Balance
    • Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
    • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization
  • Gallery
    • Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
  • Canvas AOD
    • Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
    • Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
    • Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures
  • Accessibility
    • Optimized categorization of functions by grouping them into vision, hearing, interactive actions, and general
    • TalkBack supports more system apps including Photos, Phone, Mail, and Calendar

Download Stable OxygenOS 12.1 for the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro

Android 12 is rolling out for OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro for India, EU, and North American variants in a phased manner. Here download and install Android 12 onto your OnePlus 7 device.

Note:

  1. These instructions are only for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro international variants.
  2. Carrier version devices (TMO/VZW) aren’t compatible with this build.

OnePlus 7

  • India (GM1901_11.H.28)

OnePlus 7 Pro

  • India (GM1911_11.H.28)

OnePlus 7T

  • India (HD1901_11.F.16)

OnePlus 7T Pro

  • India (HD1911_11.F.16)

How to install stable Android 12 for OnePlus 7/7Pro/7T/7TPro?

MP version – Stable official version
DP version – Developer Preview version
OBT Version – Open Beta version

MP and OBT to DP upgrade guide—via Local OTA Update

Note: This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

  1. Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
  2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
  3. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> Upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
  4. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
  5. Update successful.

Downgrade to Android 11 OnePlus 7 Series

Note: After downgrading to Android 11, some applications might be lost. You can upgrade to the latest Oxygen OS 11 stable version to restore apps by downloading and installing the packages below.

Here are the latest packages of OxygenOS 11 to help you restore the lost applications after rollback to Android 11:

Downgrade to Android 11 OnePlus 7T Series

Note: After downgrading to Android 11, some applications might be lost. You can upgrade to the latest Oxygen OS 11 stable version to restore apps by downloading and installing the packages below.

Here are the latest packages of OxygenOS 11 to help you restore the lost applications after rollback to Android 11:

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