OnePlus 9, 9 Pro Receiving OxygenOS Update With Major Bug Fixes and Camera Improvements

The update brings an updated Feb 2021 GMS package, along with several bug fixes.


OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 9 series device including OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, and OnePlus 9R globally a couple of weeks ago. A day after the launch, the company rolled out OxygenOS update for OnePlus 9, and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones. Now, the company has started rolling out another update for both OnePlus 9 series phones. The new update for OnePlus 9, and 9 Pro comes as OxygenOS, and brings March Android security patch. It also updates GMS package to February 2021. Let us have a look at the detailed look at the change that update brings with it,

OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro OxygenOS Update Changelogs,

OnePlus has improved WhatsApp video clarity for video calls, and it has also optimized the charging stability to provide a better user experience. The company has also fixed the bug due to which the navigation bar was not getting adapted to Dark Mode. The new update also brings several camera optimizations including improved sharpness, noise, and white balance for the rear camera, and improved white balance performance for the front camera. Take a look at complete changelogs below,

Improved the charging stability to provide a better user experience
Improved WhatsApp's video clarity when giving video calls
Improved the vibrating performance of games such as Call of Duty and PUBG
Fixed the issue that the time of Last Full Charge is reset after restarting the device
Fixed the issue that the icon showing low battery is not displayed in the status bar
Fixed the small probability issue that the device may restart when playing games
Fixed known issues and improved system stability
Updated Android security patch to 2021.03
Updated GMS package to 2021.02

Dark Mode
Fixed the issue that the navigation bar of split-screen apps might not be adapted to Dark Mode

Improved the sharpness, noise and white balance of the rear camera
Improved the white balance performance of the front camera
Improved the zoom performance
Improved the camera stability

In a community post, OnePlus has confirmed that the update for OnePlus 9 comes as OxygenOS for Indian users, for European users, and​ for users in North America. While, the update for the OnePlus 9 Pro carries version in India, in Europe, and in North America.

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These updates are being rolled out in a staged roll-out manner, so you may or may not have received the update on your unit. In the staged roll-out phase, an update is randomly pushed out to a limited number of users and a broader rollout follows a few days later. Do you use an OnePlus smartphone as a daily driver? What’s the Android security patch version on your device? Do let us know in the comments below.