These steps may fix OOS 5.1.8 triggered battery drain on OnePus 6
The latest OxygenOS 5.1.8 update brought along serious battery drainage issue on OnePlus’ newest flagship device, leaving the installers of the update complaining. While there’s no news as to how long will the company take to fix up the mess, we have come across certain steps that might fix the battery issue on your OnePlus 6 unit.
Give it a try
Note: After completing the installation, give the update a couple of charge cycles to stabilize.
Multiple users have confirmed that the above-mentioned procedure resolved the OxygenOS 5.1.8-triggered battery drain issue as well as other issues for them:
It worked for me, phone is smooth – battery issue resolved, sound fixed, Face unlock lag free, finger print issue resolved.
Yes This is working Guys. Give a try. You can feel a difference. Speaker Base is back, Battery drains Normally. Face lock lightning.
Guys this is working.
Clear cache and local install latest software fix this battery problem.
It fix My problem…
Works for me, finger print fast, face unlock fast, testing for battery now.
Things seems to have stabilized. Will update after a full discharge cycle.
So those of you facing excessive battery drainage after the latest update, give these steps a try, as it may resolve the issue for you as well. And yes, do let us know how it goes.
Due credits to Gaurav Malhotra for sharing the workaround.
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