OnePlus 7 and 7T are finally getting Android 12

Yordan, 01 July 2022

OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7T are the company phones in line for an Android 12 upgrade, the company revealed. The beta was previously halted, but now the Oxygen OS 12 Open Beta 1 is again available for download.

The beta version brings all new Android 12 features and is available to anyone with a OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T, and OnePlus 7T Pro smartphone.

Any user who’s running Oxygen OS or can try the beta but they need at least 4 GB of free storage. The good news is if it doesn't work out well for you, you can easily roll back to the Android 11 build.

Oxygen OS 12 beta 1 will bring these features to all OnePlus 7 phones:

  • Newly added Smart Battery Engine, a feature that prolongs your battery life based on smart algorithms and biomimetic self-restoration technology;
  • Redesigns app icons using new materials to give more depth and a greater sense of space and texture to the icons;
  • Revamps the page layout based on the principle of reducing visual noise and optimizes the presentation of text and color to make key information stand out;
  • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers;
  • Optimized spam block rules: Adds a rule for blocking MMS messages.


  • Newly added the HyperBoost end-to-end frame rate stabilizer;
  • Newly added Voice effect preview to allow you to record your voice effect or check your voice effect in real time.

    Dark mode

  • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience.


  • New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read;
  • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc.

    Work-Life Balance

  • Work-Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings;
  • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization.


  • Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing.

    Canvas AOD

  • Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals;
  • Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment;
  • Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures.


  • Optimized categorization of functions by grouping them into vision, hearing, interactive actions, and general;
  • TalkBack supports more system apps including Photos, Phone, Mail, and Calendar.



Reader comments

Bro OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, Realme, INQQ all are belongs to same brand.

  • dinno
  • 08 Jul 2022
  • 8np

why wifi its not working normally after oxygen os 12 beta on my Oneplus 7T? it is very slow,before upgrade it was about 100-110mbs now it hits 1mbs!!!

  • Brayne
  • 05 Jul 2022
  • gxZ

That's rubbish - Oneplus has been rolling out updates on a frequent basis, more frequent than what Samsung did when I still had one. My OP7T is now 2.5 years old and with the now possible upgrade to And12 it will be fit for quite some more time....

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