OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 users are getting their first OxygenOS 11 Open Beta update. Based on Android 11, this isn’t a commercial stable update, but is a public beta version that can be tested by anyone. It is riddled with a few bugs and its recommended that you don’t install it on your daily-driving handsets. The OxygenOS 11 open beta changelog suggests that the update brings a new UI, tweaks to the camera, ambient display, upgrades to dark mode and Gallery.
The company took to its online forum to announce the rollout of OxygenOS 11 Open Beta update for the OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7. This update is compatible only for unlocked non-carrier variants. Users are recommended to ensure that their battery level is above 30 percent and a minimum of 3GB storage is available. It is important to do a full-system backup before beginning the installation process. OnePlus has highlighted some known issues with this open beta update. It brings along a potential risk of increased power consumption and instability. In some conditions, the Gallery app might be slower to load and some pictures may not be displayed. OnePlus has also listed Bluetooth connectivity issues wherein earphones and speakers connected via Bluetooth may not be able to play sound occasionally. OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 units brightness adjustment may lag in some conditions after the update.