+ Monday January 20th, 2020

We knew it was coming, but didn’t know when. Android 10 has finally come to the OnePlus 6 and 6T devices after a couple of false starts during November and December. The changelog is pretty comprehensive and matches up with what you’d expect when Android 10 rolls out to devices.

It’s worth noting that the official ROMs for these devices have been released on the OnePlus Support page which also capture these changes.

System

  • Updated system to Android 10
  • Brand new UI for Android 10
  • Fixed the automatic reboot issue
  • Added the notch area display option in the Settings (Settings – Display – Notch display – Hide the notch area)
  • Fixed the issue with lock screen appearing even after unlocking the device with the password
  • Fixed the issue with Navigation bar after upgrade
  • Fixed the Digital wellbeing option missing in the settings
  • Updated Android security patch to 2019.11
  • Full Screen Gestures
  • Added inward swipes from the left or right edge of the screen to go back
  • Added a bottom navigation bar to allow switching left or right for recent apps

Game Space

  • New Game Space feature now joins all your favourite games in one place for easier access and better gaming experience

Fingerprint

  • Fingerprint unlock functionality improvement,
    Enhanced the fingerprint animation

Camera

  • Camera performance improvement

Wi-Fi Connectivity

  • Fixed the issue of Wi-Fi connection to 5Ghz networks

Contextual display

  • Intelligent info based on specific times, locations, and events for Ambient Display (Settings – Display – Ambient Display – Smart Display)

Message

  • Now possible to block spam by keywords for Message (Messages – Spam – Settings – Blocking settings)

Both the OnePlus 6 and 6T we have on hand got the updates on the same day so it’s rolling out to devices quickly now if you’re yet to see the updates.

If you’re super keen to get updates for your OnePlus device, you probably already know but the Oxygen Updater app will often get them to you before being released to all devices as an OTA update. It is great to see a company update phones that are 12 and 18 months old so quickly — many others need to pay attention to this service that OnePlus provides.

Source: OnePlus Forum.

Phil Tann   Associate

Phil Tann

Phil is an Android enthusiast who spends most of his time reading up on U.S. Android news so he can get the low down on what could possibly hit Australian shores. Coming from a background in IT & T sales, he’s in the perfect position to give an educated view on hardware and software.

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