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

After an extensive Android 12 Open Beta program for the OnePlus 7 series, OnePlus finally rolled out stable Oxygen OS 12.1 earlier this year. The software is now quite stable with an MP2 HotFix OTA released back in October of this year featuring stability improvements. Today, the firm final update for OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro featuring build Oxygen OS 12.1 MP3 F.18. Download full stock firmware from below.

Unfortunately, this will be the last update OnePlus 7 and 7T series smartphones. According to OnePlus, the 7 series devices are marked as EOL (End-Of-Life). This comes straight from OnePlus.

Here is what OnePlus said:

According to the maintenance schedule, MP3 will be the last build for OnePlus 7/7 Pro, thank you all for your help and attention to OnePlus.

According to the maintenance schedule, MP3 will be the last build for OnePlus 7T/7T Pro, thank you all for your help and attention to OnePlus.

OnePlus committed to 3 major Android OS upgrades and 4 years of security patch updates for the OnePlus 7 series. As OnePlus 7 launched with Android 9 Pie and has now received software updates up to Android 12. With today’s update, OnePlus seems to have ended software updates altogether.

As the entire OnePlus 7 series including the 7T and the 7T Pro fall in the same group of devices, they too will receive firmware updates only up to Android 12.

OxygenOS 12 MP3 for OnePlus 7/7T Full Changelog

The final Oxygen OS 12.1 MP3 firmware update is a small incremental update with only a security patch bump to December 2022.

Apart from this, the OTA also improved system stability and performance. Most importantly, it improved the stability of mobile network connections. So no more inconsistent network drops or call drops.

  • System
    • Integrates the December 2022 Android security patch to enhance system security.
    • Improves system stability and performance.
  • Communication
    • Improves the stability of mobile network connections.

The Global (USA) and European (EEA) variants will directly receive the new MP3 update. The Indian variant can readily download the OTA starting today.

So if your device is on the stable update, visit Settings > System updates > and download the OTA update from there.

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.

Download OxygenOS 12.1 MP3 OTA for the OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro

Here, download the Android 12-based Oxygen OS 12.1 MP3 OTA for OnePlus 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro for India, EU, and North American variants in a phased manner.

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.

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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