OnePlus Nord Gets Stable OxygenOS 11 Update, OnePlus 7 & 7T Series Go Open Beta 3

The OnePlus Nord now receives stable OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11, about a month after the deployment of Open Beta 3. This update brings major changes to the interface (including dark mode) and even enables the feature. Always On Display.

Here are some screenshots of users already updated. After the update you can enable AOD from Settings> Personalization, there is also a new Insight clock style for the ambient display. The shelf (which offers information at a glance and quick shortcuts) has been redesigned, you can activate it from the launcher settings.

OnePlus Nord gets stable image credit for OxygenOS 11 update
OnePlus Nord gets stable image credit for OxygenOS 11 update
OnePlus Nord gets stable image credit for OxygenOS 11 update

OnePlus Nord gets stable update for OxygenOS 11

The Gallery app has developed a Story feature, which automatically creates a slideshow of photos and videos from the past week. Note that this appears to have rolled out to other OnePlus phones through the Play Store as well.

Here is the full changelog:

  • System
    • Update to Android version 11
    • All-new UI design brings you more comfortable experience with various detail optimizations
    • Optimized the stability of certain third-party applications and improved the experience
  • Ambient display
    • Newly added Insight clock style, a joint creation with the Parsons School of Design. It will change according to the phone usage data (Go to: Settings – Personalization – Clock on ambient display)
    • Recently added the always-on canvas display which can extract the subject outline of any photo and display it on your lock screen (Go to: Settings – Personalization – Wallpaper – Canvas – Choose the preview of the photo and it can be generated automatically)
  • Dark mode
    • Added hot key for dark mode, pull down quick setting to enable it.
    • Now automatically support time range activation and customization function (Go to: Settings – Display – Dark mode – Automatically turn on – Automatically activate from sunset to sunrise / Custom time range)
  • Shelf
    • New shelf user interface
    • Newly added weather widget with smarter animation effect
  • Gallery
    • Newly added Story feature, which can automatically create weekly stories using your local photos and videos
    • Optimized loading speed to improve the image preview experience

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro got OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 3 yesterday, as did the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro. If the northern schedule is any indication, the stable update is expected to be released in April.

Unfortunately for 7 and 7T owners, it seems the AOD feature is still exclusive to Pro models (and the North, apparently).

Here is the changelog (same goes for Series 7 and 7T):

  • System
    • Optimized the animation unlock effect
    • Fixed slow charge rate issue in some cases
    • Fixed delay issue when playing recorded video on screen
    • Fixed low probability failure issue with Double Tap for Wake
    • Fixed the issue that Netflix could not play HD videos
  • Bluetooth
    • Fixed silent issue when Bluetooth transport protocol is changed to AptX
  • Network
    • Improved Wi-Fi connection stability and reduced internet outages

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