Oxygen OS 13 for OnePlus 8 8pro 8t devices

OnePlus successfully concluded the Oxygen OS 13 beta program for the OnePlus 8 series. Today, the smartphone maker released stable Android 13 firmware update for the entire OnePlus 8 series, 9 series, and 10 series devices. Here, download and install Oxygen OS 13 Android 13 for OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, 8T, 9R, 9RT, and 10R devices.

Oxygen OS 13 features a new Aquamorphic Design theme colors inspired by water. It can be applied across the system, thanks to Android 13’s dynamic wallpaper-based theme engine. Plus, with stable Oxygen OS 13, you get all the updated OnePlus apps and features and all the Android 13 goodies.

The second Open Beta hotfix update for the OnePlus 8 series was the final one and came with some stunning improvements. It improved system stability. Extended the battery life in some scenarios. Fixed a display issue with the charging animation on the Lock screen. Fixed a display issue with the Screen-off gestures in Settings.

The first beta update added integration for the newly launched 5G network across the globe. OnePlus 8 series devices can now use 5G in India on any available network including Airtel, Jio, and Vodafone-Idea.

While the Oxygen OS 13 Open Beta program was India-exclusive, the stable Android 13 OTA is live in all regions including Indian, Global or NA, and EU variants.

OnePlus already released stable Oxygen OS 13 for OnePlus 10 Pro and the OnePlus 9 series.

Here is the first stable Android 13 ROM for OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, 8T, 9R, 9RT, and 10R.

Take a look at Oxygen OS 13:

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Android 13 for OnePlus 8 series

Some time ago, OnePlus confirmed that the OnePlus 8 series will continue receiving firmware upgrades and that they are working on Android 13.

As for the features, Android 13’s primary focus is on creating a safer environment for the users. You now get more controls and options for “privacy and security.”

Android 13 comes with, but is not limited to, the following features:

  • More Customization with the new Material You design
  • Enhanced privacy and security
  • Improved Copy and Paste
  • Fewer Notifications
  • Better Tablet Support
  • Quick QR Code Scanner
  • Improved Media Player
  • Smart-Home Controls on the Lock Screen
  • Double Tap for Flashlight
  • Bluetooth LE Audio Support
  • Encrypted Group Chats
  • Different Languages for Apps
  • The New Google Wallet

Oxygen 13 Features & Changelog

Following is the full changelog for OxygenOS 13 stable version for OnePlus 8 series, 9 series, and 10 series.

  • Aquamorphic Design
    • Adds Aquamorphic Design theme colors for enhanced visual comfort
    • Applies the Aquamorphic Design philosophy to animations to make them natural and vivid
    • Adds Shadow-Reflective Clock, with shadow simulating the orientation of the sun and moon
    • Adds a Home screen world clock widget to show the time in different time zones
    • Upgrades to Quantum Animation Engine 4.0, with a new behavior recognition feature, which recognizes complex gestures and provides optimized interactions
    • Optimizes UI layers for clearer and neater visual experience
    • Applies real-world physical motions to animations to make them look more natural and intuitive
    • Optimizes the widget design to make information easier and quicker to find
    • Optimizes fonts for better readability
    • Optimizes system icons by using the latest color scheme to make the icons easier to recognize
    • Enriches and optimizes illustrations for features by incorporating multicultural and inclusive elements
  • Efficiency
    • Adds Meeting Assistant to enhance the meeting connecting and note-taking experience and introduces an option to make notifications more subtle and less distracting
    • Adds support for one-tap meeting joining and smart meeting minutes to improve work efficiency
    • Adds large folders to the Home screen. You can now open an app in an enlarged folder with just one tap and turn pages in the folder with a swipe
    • Adds a new type of Always-On Display that shows live information about music, ride-hailing, and food delivery. (Supports only some apps)
    • Adds support to double tap the power button to show your health code
    • Adds media playback control, and optimizes the Quick Settings experience
    • Adds smart event management and conflict reminders to help with your scheduling
    • Adds support for one-tap calendar sync to DingTalk and one-tap sync of email events
    • Adds support for event recognition. You can use screen recognition to recognize and sync the events on the current screen to Calendar with one tap
    • Adds more markup tools for screenshot editing
    • Adds support for adding widgets to the Home screen, making information display more personalized
    • Adds support for conversion of images in Photos to .doc, .ppt, and .xlsx formats
    • Upgrades Recorder. Search capabilities are enhanced and exporting images and text is supported
    • Optimizes Breeno Suggestions to make scenario-based suggestions for apps and services
  • Seamless interconnection
    • Upgrades to Multi-Screen Connect 2.0. You can answer or hang up calls on a connected PC and even switch a call between your phone and PC
    • Optimizes Multi-Screen Connect. You can open multiple mobile apps on a connected PC for efficient multitasking
    • Optimizes cross-device file transfer, with more file formats and device models supported
    • Optimizes Screencast, with cast content automatically adapting to the target screen
  • Personalization
    • Adds more Omoji materials to cover more scenarios. Omoji now supports to set the contacts avatars, fully expressing yourself with more customized avatars
    • Adds Insight Always-On Display, with more personalized Always-On Display settings available
    • Optimizes Portrait Silhouette Always-On Display, with more drawing tools and line colors available
  • Security & privacy
    • Adds an automatic pixelation feature for chat screenshots. The system can identify and automatically pixelate profile pictures and display names in a chat screenshot to protect your privacy
    • Adds smart permission suggestions to improve security
    • Adds a feature to prevent malicious attempts to lure users into installing apps, supporting smart blocking of malicious pop-ups and promotions
    • Adds regular clearing of clipboard data for privacy protection
    • Optimizes Private Safe. The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is used to encrypt all files for enhanced security of private files
    • Optimizes payment security
  • Health & Digital wellbeing
    • When in Kid Space, your browser app automatically switches to Kids mode to create a child-friendly space
    • Adds ambient light reminders in Kid Space
    • Adds Eye comfort in Kid Space to protect children’s vision
    • Adds family health data in O Family. You can check the data to understand your family members’ health status
    • Adds notifications when O Family detecting abnormal health data and human falling on the ground
  • Performance optimization
    • Adds Dynamic Computing Engine to improve the system speed, stability, battery life, and app experience
    • Upgrades to LinkBoost 4.0, which can detect and improve the network quality for faster download speeds, even in very slow network conditions
    • Optimizes the IEM ecosystem to include more apps
  • Gaming experience
    • Adds self-developed VRS technology, which dynamically adjusts the resolution to increase the performance while saving power so as to improve the gaming experience
    • Upgrades to HyperBoost GPA 4.0 to stabilize the frame rate and balance the performance and power consumption in key scenarios

Download Stable Oxygen OS 13 for OnePlus 8, 8T, 8 Pro, 9R, 9RT, 10R

Here, download the first Oxygen OS 13.0.0 stable version based on Android 13 for OnePlus 8 series.

  • OnePlus 8
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • OnePlus 8T
  • OnePlus 9R
  • OnePlus 9RT
  • OnePlus 10R

Downgrade package for OnePlus 8 series

 Download the Rollback package from the links below:

Use the same method for upgrade and downgrade.

MP and OBT to DP upgrade guide—via Local OTA Update (EU&IN ONLY)

Note: This upgrade/downgrade method only works for IN and EU versions, NA users please refer to the specific upgrade guide below. This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

  1. Download the latest ROM upgrade/downgrade zip package from the specified server.
  2. Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
  3. Go to Settings -> About device -> Version -> Click Build number 7 times and enter the password, now you are in the developer mode.
  4. Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> Upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
  5. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
  6. Update successful.

MP and OBT to DP upgrade guide—via Local OTA Update (NA ONLY)

Note: This upgrade method only works for NA version. IN and EU users please refer to the upgrade guide above. This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

  1. Download the latest ROM upgrade/downgrade zip package from the specified server.
  2. Copy the Upgrade package to the phone storage.
  3. Install this APK. You’ll need it to update.
  4. Launch the app -> tap the top-right gear icon -> find the upgrade package and tap it -> wait to finish the installation -> tap reboot
  5. After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
  6. Update successful.

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