OnePlus Nord 2 and OnePlus 7 series – OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro – are receiving new OxygenOS updates that bring new features and improvements. The OnePlus Nord 2 is supposedly getting mobile gaming optimizations to reduce power consumption. The OnePlus 7 series is getting a Bitmoji always-on display (AOD) which is co-designed by Snapchat. All smartphones are also receiving the August 2021 Android security patch with updates, which are expected to reach all eligible users on a gradual release schedule.
OnePlus Nord 2, OnePlus 7 series updates: Changelog
Updates for OnePlus Nord 2, OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro were first reported by XDA Developers.
The OnePlus Nord 2 OxygenOS 11.3.A.10 update is supposed to bring system stability improvements, fix an issue with the facial unlock, and improve the Camera app. It also features battery optimizations for PUBG and other mobile games.
In the OnePlus 7 series, OnePlus introduced Bitmoji AOD with the help of Snapchat. Users will now be able to add their Bitmoji avatar to AOD. The avatar will continue to be updated according to user activity and their environment. To activate, go to Settings> Personalization> Clock on screen environment> Bitmoji. Users will now also be able to take screenshots of their AOD.
Additionally, the OnePlus 7 series is achieving improved NFC stability. The four 2019 smartphones also receive the OnePlus Store app with the update. Notably, the newly added app can be uninstalled if users wish.
Updates for these OnePlus smartphones are provided with the August 2021 Android security patch. The update size for the OnePlus Nord 2 is 245 MB, while the update size for OxygenOS 184.108.40.206 for the OnePlus 7 series is 2,663 MB. Users are advised to update their smartphones while they are connected to a strong Wi-Fi connection and charged. To manually check the update, go to Settings> System> System Updates.