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Original story (published on March 15, 2021) follows:

OnePlus rolled out the stable build of Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 to the OnePlus Nord at the beginning of this month.

This, followed a slump of more than 5 months since the company rolled out a stable release of OxygenOS 11 to its OnePlus 8 series of devices.

OnePlus Nord

However, the joy of stable Android 11 on these OnePlus Nord devices was short-lived as users started complaining of a few serious bugs and missing features in the initial rollout.

Soon afterwards, we saw OnePlus come out to pause the rollout of this build to OnePlus Nord users, citing bugs and issues that need to be fixed in the OxygenOS 11.AC01DA build.

OnePlus Nord

Today, users of the OnePlus Nord (1,2,3) are now receiving a notification of the availability of the OxygenOS 11 build for their devices.

This update which bears software version OxygenOS brings with it a healthy serving of bug fixes and optimizations.

changelog for re-released oos 11

This update brings improvements to the system, ambient display, dark mode and more as outlined in the following changelog.

-Update to Android 11 version
-The brand new UI design brings you a more comfortable experience with various optimizations of details
-Optimized the stability of some third-party apps and improved experience
-Optimized power consumption to increase battery life
-Fixed the known issues
-Improved system stability
Ambient Display
-Newly added Insight clock style, a joint creation with Parsons School of Design. It will change according to the phone usage data (Go to: Settings – Customization – Clock on ambient display)
-Newly added the Canvas always-on display, which can extract the subject’s outline from any photo and display it on your lock screen (Go to: Settings – Customization – Wallpaper – Canvas – Choose photo preview and it can be generated automatically)
Dark Mode
-Added the shortcut key for Dark Mode, pull down the quick setting to enable.
-Now supporting automatically turn on feature & customize time range. (Go to: Settings – Display – Dark Mode – Turn on automatically – Automatically enable from sunset to sunrise / Custom time range)
-Brand new shelf UI
-Newly added a weather widget with smarter animation effect
-Newly added the Story feature, which can automatically create the weekly stories by using your local photos and videos
-Optimized the loading speed to improve the image preview experience

This hotfix update can be identified by its software version numbers in the various regions it is being rolled out in as follows:


We can only hope that this hotfix update addresses all the issues that users on the initial stable release were facing.

We shall continue to keep an eye on this and update as and when we get more info so stay tuned.

Update 1 (March 24)

07:30 am IST: OnePlus is rolling out yet another bug-fix update to the OnePlus Nord, this time OxygenOS Here’s this new build’s changelog.

-Improved power consumption performance of the system
-Fixed the issue that the Privacy Policy page is displayed abnormally if the device is in Dark Mode
-Fixed the issue of delayed display of incoming calls when charging (IN only)
-Fixed known issues and improved system stability
-Updated Android Security Patch to 2021.03

-Fixed the issue with the Calculator that the UI where results are showed is displayed abnormally
-Fixed the issue with the abnormal display of Calculator button size

-Improved network connection stability (GLO only)

Update 2 (May 27)

07:58 pm IST: OnePlus Nord is getting the OxygenOS 11 incremental update version with the May security patch and a bunch of improvements. Here’s the complete changelog for the same:

– Fixed the issue that the card coupon is not available as a widget
– Fixed the issue that missed calls are marked as call answered on another device in call logs
– Fixed known issues and improved system stability
– Updated Android security patch to 2021.05
– Improved the speed of Wi-Fi connection

– Fixed the abnormal preview display issue in Nightscape Tripod mode
– Fixed the issue that Camera becomes unresponsive when setting profile photo in Contact
– Fixed the frame drops issue with videos taken by Camera
– Fixed the occasional issue that Flash effect may fail in some scenarios
– Fixed the delay issue when switching to the front camera under Time-lapse mode
[File Manager]
– Fixed abnormal display issue while copying files to OTG storage

NOTE: We have these and many more OnePlus stories in our dedicated OnePlus section.

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