As the year is coming to an end, various Smartphone companies have essentially come forward to gift their users some surprises. Likewise, the OnePlus 8T is receiving an update across the globe starting this week to build 188.8.131.52.
This update not only improves areas like gestures, camera, adds new features to the keyboard, fixes several bugs related to WiFi and others, but also adds a newer security patch.
Depending on where you are using your OnePlus 8T, your build number could change to some extent. OnePlus sends out different builds for India, Europe, and North America, where the difference lies within the last couple of letters of the version.
If you are using an updater service to get your 8T updates, you have to make sure to grab the correct version.
- IN: 184.108.40.206.KB05DA
- EU: 220.127.116.11.KB05BA
- NA: 18.104.22.168.KB05AA
After updating, you should find an “optimized” experience in your full-screen gestures, more success when using the fingerprint reader, a new keyboard height adjustment feature, optimized image quality for nightscape shots, and the November security patch.
OnePlus is also looking out for fixing a WiFi connection failed bug and improving the “stability of communication.”
The full OnePlus 8T update changelog is as follows:
- Faster unlock speed due to increased fingerprint unlock success rates
- Newly added keyboard height adjustment with which you can raise or hide the bottom shortcut bar for a better input experience (Go to Settings-System-Language & input-Keyboard height adjustment)
- Updated Android security patch to 2020.11
- full-screen gestures are optimized.
- Optimization of the image quality on nightscape
- Fixing of a small probability issue that photos don’t display in the Gallery
- The issue that the WiFi connection failed in a specific situation is fixed
- Improved stability of communication
- OnePlus Store (—IN only)
- It is an intuitive and convenient way to manage your OnePlus account, get easy-to-access support, discover exciting members-only benefits, and shop for OnePlus products. It can also be uninstalled.
Overall, the update seems considerably good for an end-of-year build. To check for it, you have to head into Settings>System>System updates. If you aren’t seeing it right away, it may be because of the fact that OnePlus often slow rolls these out.
It could take several days before your phone gets it. Be a bit patient for the update, once you get it, it would definitely improve your user experience.
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