OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T and OnePlus Nord N100 receive new OxygenOS updates that come with the Android 2021 security update . The announcement about the updates for OnePlus smartphones was made on Friday, May 21. Along with the latest Android security patch, all three smartphones are getting system stability improvements and fixes for some issues.
Availability of updates for OnePlus smartphones is made through series on publications at the OnePlus Community Forum. OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T take it OxygenOS 10.3.11, while OnePlus Nord N100 receives OxygenOS 10.5.10 in the EU and OxygenOS 10.5.8 in North America. Updates for all three smartphones began to be released in stages on Friday, May 21. It is expected to be more widely distributed in a few days, after OnePlus made sure that there are no errors with the updates. OnePlus did not share a detailed change log for any of the three phones and only mentioned that the updates are the latest security patches and general fixes.
To manually check for updates to your OnePlus device, go to Settings> System> System Updates. It is recommended that you keep your device connected to strong Wi-Fi and charge while downloading and installing a new OS update. There is no information on the size of updates for OnePlus smartphones.
Through a FAQ session at the end of April 2021 OnePlus announced on its community forum that the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T smartphones will receive Android 11 update by the end of August 2021 A report from December 2020, it is said that the OnePlus Nord N100 can only receive one major OS update to Android 11. Usually most Android smartphones support two years of operating system updates and three years of security updates, but this does not seem to be the case for the average OnePlus smartphone.
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