Oneplus 8 OxygenOS software update with August 2021 Security Patch
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OnePlus 8 Software Update: OxygenOS with August 2021 Android Security Patch

OnePlus 8 OxygenOS Update (OxygenOS 11)

On 17th August 2021, OnePlus officially rolled out the OnePlus 8 OxygenOS Update with the device getting the OxygenOS along with the August 2021 Android Security Patch Update.

The latest OxygenOS update has brought the new Bitmoji AOD feature which will place your Snapchat Bitmoji on the AOD (Always On Display) screen. The update has fixed some known issues and has also optimized the system performance.

Similar to the OnePlus Nord CE 5G OxygenOS update and the OnePlus 9R OxygenOS Update, this OnePlus 8 OxygenOS Update is also incremental. Therefore, it will have a broader rollout soon.

The official statement from the OnePlus was, “Hey everyone, we are starting to push the incremental rollout of a new OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 8 in the EU region now, IN and NA regions will soon follow”.

Hence, the update is being rolled out in Europe right now. India and North America will soon receive the OnePlus 8 OxygenOS Update.

The OnePlus 8 was released in April 2020 with an Android 10 out-of-the-box.

Update Details

  • Device: OnePlus 8
  • Android version: Android 11
  • OxygenOS: OxygenOS (OxygenOS 11)
  • Build version:
    • IN:
    • EU:
    • NA:
  • Update type: Software update
  • Update size: 2.94 GB (Stable), 151 MB (Incremental)
  • Android Security Patch: August 2021
Oneplus 8 - OxygenOS update with August 2021 Security Patch
Oneplus 8 - OxygenOS update with August 2021 Security Patch - Incremental

Source: OnePlus Community and Twitter

Along with the OxygenOS update, the device’s security has been upgraded with the August 2021 Android Security Patch.

Official Changelog

  • System
    • Newly adapted OnePlus Buds Pro and brought new powerful features.
    • Newly added the screenshot feature for AOD.
    • Fixed the failed issue of Navigation gestures in some scenes.
    • Improved system stability and fixed known issues.
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.08.
  • Camera
    • Optimized the portrait mode effect of the front camera.
  • OnePlus Store
    • 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. (Please note that it can be uninstalled).
  • Ambient Display
    • Newly added Bitmoji AOD, co-designed with Snapchat, which will liven up the ambient display with your personal Bitmoji avatar. Your avatar will update throughout the day based on your activity and things happening around you (Path: Settings – Customization – Clock on ambient display – Bitmoji).

How long did OnePlus take for the major OS update?

Android OSUpdateRelease date/statusEstimated time
Android 10Out-of-the-boxApril 2020Nil
Android 11First updateOctober 20201 month
Android 12Second updateEligibleUnconfirmed
Android 13Third updateEligibleUnconfirmed
Roadmap of Android OS update (OnePlus 8)

Also Read>>> OnePlus Android 12 update list

How long will it get updates?

The OnePlus 8 has received one major OS update with Android 11. Therefore, it is eligible for the Android 12 and Android 13 updates as well.

The OnePlus 8 will receive three years of major OS updates and four years of Security updates.

Android 13 will probably be the last major OS update on the device.

  • Out-of-the-box>>>Android 10
  • First Update>>Android 11
  • Second Update>>Android 12 [Eligible]
  • Third Update>>> Android 13 [Eligible] [Last Update]

Check this>>> OnePlus Android 11 update tracker

How to update your OnePlus device with the latest Software Update?

The OnePlus 8 OxygenOS Update with OxygenOS is currently rolling out in Europe. But, it is soon expected to expand to other regions soon.

Once the update is available on your device, you can head over to Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update section to update your OnePlus device with the latest update.

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