Follow the guide below to download and install the official OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1 on the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. Google just announced the official Android 11 build today. The update will be released today on select OnePlus Xiaomi, OPPO, Pixel, and realme phones. More phones will be getting the Android 11 update very soon. Samsung is already working on the One UI 3.0 beta build for select Galaxy phones.
Furthermore, OnePlus is releasing the first OxygenOS 11 build based on Android 11. The build is OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 1 and is available on the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. Thew new update brings a new UI visual design, new weather UI, Game space, Always-on Ambient display function, Dark mode, Zen mode, and more.
This is the first Open Beta build based on Android 11. Follow the instructions below to learn how to download and install the new OxygenOS 11 build.
Download OxygenOS 11 (Android 11) Open Beta 1 on OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro
Warning: This is the first OxygenOS 11 beta software. While it might be stable enough to be used as a daily driver, it is not as stable as an official OTA update. There might be bugs that have gone under the radar. Please proceed at your own risk.
- OxygenOS 11 for OnePlus 8 (global) | OnePlus8Oxygen_15_OTA.zip
- OxygenOS 11 for OnePlus 8 Pro (global) | OnePlus8ProOxygen_15_OTA.zip
How to install OxygenOS 11 (Local OTA update)
Make sure you download the correct build for your phone. Download it on your computer, and transfer the ROM to the internal storage of your OnePlus.
- Make sure to move the file to the root storage of your phone.
- Go to Settings -> System Updates. Click the top-right icon.
- Tap on Local upgrade and select the new OxygenOS 11 ROM.
- Tap on Upgrade.
The phone will now update to OxygenOS 11. The process will take a few minutes so please be patient. Once the installation is finished, the phone will say “System upgrade completed to 100%”. Now restart the phone.
Once the phone restarts, it will run on the latest Android 11 version. You can also rollback to OxygenOS 10 if you do not like the new ROM. The new update has a lot of new features. The phone can suggest responses to certain messages (Smart Reply. There are new media controls and device controls, and there is a built-in screen recording.