Oxygen OS 13 for OnePlus 8 8pro 8t devices

Last year, OnePlus successfully rolled out Oxygen OS 13 stable firmware update to the entire OnePlus 8 series. However, due to carrier restrictions in the United States, carrier variants like T-Mobile and Verizon were left out. After almost 6 months of waiting, T-Mobile has finally released Android 13 (based on OxygenOS 13) for OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, and 8T phones.

T-Mobile OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, and 8T Oxygen OS 13 Android 13 United States
T-Mobile OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, and 8T Oxygen OS 13 Android 13 United States

Oxygen OS 13 brings a brand new Aquamorphic Design, inspired by water for a more natural and vivid look. It applies across the system, thanks to Android 13’s dynamic wallpaper-based theme engine.

Additionally, Oxygen OS 13 features Android 13 and all of its goodies. You also get all the updated OnePlus apps and new features.

The update also brings huge performance improvements with the addition of new Dynamic Computing Engine to improve the system speed, stability, battery life, and app experience.

LinkBoost 4.0 can detect and improve the network quality for faster download speeds, even in very slow network conditions. Optimizes the IEM ecosystem.

See the full changelog below. Also check out the OnePlus video exploring Oxygen OS 13 in all its glory.

YouTube video

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 Oxygen OS 13 for OnePlus 8, 8T, and 8 Pro on T-Mobile

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

  • OnePlus 8
    • T-Mobile
      • Full OTA coming soon…
    • Sprint
      • Full OTA coming soon…
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
    • T-Mobile
      • Full OTA coming soon…
    • Sprint
      • Full OTA coming soon…
  • OnePlus 8T
    • T-Mobile
      • Full OTA coming soon…
    • Sprint
      • Full OTA coming soon…

Downgrade package for OnePlus 8 series

 Download the Rollback package from the links below:

Visit Settings > About Phone > Software Updates > Download OTA update manually.

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