Oneplus Nord OxygenOS - August 2021 Android Security Patch
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OnePlus Nord Software Update: OxygenOS with August 2021 Android Security Patch

OnePlus Nord Software Update

On 23rd August 2021, OnePlus officially rolled out the OnePlus Nord Software Update with the device getting the OxygenOS along with the August 2021 Android Security Patch.

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 Nord OxygenOS Update is also incremental. Therefore, it will have a broader rollout soon.

The official statement from the OnePlus was, “Hello everyone, we are starting to push the incremental roll-out of OxygenOS for OnePlus Nord”.

The OnePlus Nord received a similar Software Update last month, but it included the June 2021 Android Security Patch.

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

Update Details

  • Device: OnePlus Nord
  • Android version: Android 11
  • OxygenOS: OxygenOS (OxygenOS 11)
  • Build version:
    • NA:
    • IN:
    • EU:​
  • Update type: Software update / Security update
  • Update size: 
    • IN: 426 MB
    • NA: 424 MB
  • Region: Global
  • Android Security Patch: August 2021
Oneplus Nord OxygenOS August 2021 Android Security Patch - India
Oneplus Nord OxygenOS August 2021 Android Security Patch - North America

Credits: Indian and North American on OnePlus Community

Official Changelog

  • System
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.08.
    • Improved system stability.
  • Ambient Display
    • Newly added the screenshot feature for AOD.
    • 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-boxJuly 2020Nil
Android 11First updateMarch 20216 months
Android 12Second updateEligibleUnconfirmed
Roadmap of Android OS update (OnePlus Nord)

Also Read>>> OnePlus Android 12 update list

How long will it get updates?

The OnePlus Nord has received one major OS update with Android 11 in March 2021.

Therefore, it is eligible for the upcoming Android 12 update and it will be the last major OS update on this device.

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

Check this>>> OnePlus Android 11 update tracker

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

The OnePlus Nord Software Update with OxygenOS is currently rolling out in phases. And, 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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