OxygenOS Update on OnePlus 6 and 6T

Even after the release of flagships OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro and the development of the possible OnePlus 7T series, the Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus continues to support its older models with software updates. Today OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T have received one more update which brings some new features and security patches.

OnePlus 6 is getting the OxygenOS 9.0.8 and the OnePlus 6T is receiving the OxygenOS 9.0.16. In the changelog, we see that a number of general improvements and fixes have been made to the operating system, as well as the August 2019 security package.

The ability to add a password to access hidden space, a new mode called Fnatic for games, support DC dimming, and several other features. Check out the full changelog below:

Changelog

  • System
    • Optimized pocket mode
    • Fixed an issue with apps failing to respond
    • Fixed an issue to unlock apps successfully using fingerprint when the screen recorder is turned on
    • Added Quick reply in landscape mode (Settings – Utilities – Quick reply in landscape)
    • Android security patch updated to 2019.08
    • General bug fixes and stability improvements
  • Launcher
    • Added password settings for Hidden Space
  • Gaming Mode
    • Introduced brand new Fnatic mode for an immersive gaming experience, More surprises on the way
  • Zen mode
    • Added additional Zen mode features
  • OnePlus Laboratory
    • Added the DC dimming feature
  • Communication
    • Support VoLTE/VoWiFi for Bouygues

The update is currently rolling out via OTA (over-the-air) and should gradually land on all compatible and eligible handsets around the world. Those who want can try searching for the update through the operating system settings menu.