OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T have started receiving the Oxygen OS 10.3.8 update, which offers the latest Android security solutions and other enhancements. OnePlus 6 was released in May 2018 with Android 8.1, and OnePlus 6T was released in October 2018 with Android 9 Pie.
As the update indicates, these two phones are still on Android 10, which makes sense, because later OnePlus phones like the OnePlus 7 series and OnePlus 7T series were not updated to Android 11.
OnePlus official forum post pointed out that OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T started at £ 32,990 to receive Oxygen OS 10.3.8 OTA Update (OTA), which made some minor improvements to the phone.
There are some system updates in the latest update of Oxygen OS 10.3.8. Red Cable Club membership has been updated to 220.127.116.11, the GMS software package has been updated to 2020.09, the Android security update has been updated to January 2021. The update also comes with the OnePlus Store app, which allows users to manage their OnePlus. Account, buy OnePlus products, get easily accessible support and discover offers that are only available to members. You can also remove it.
OnePlus said this OTA update will be implemented in phases. A limited number of OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T users will get the update first, and after the company determines that there are no serious bugs, it will be promoted to all users. Deployment is based on region. Attempting to download updates using VPN may not work.
OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T got the Oxygen OS 10.0 update on Android 10 in November 2019 after being launched with Android 8.1 and Android 9 respectively last year.
OnePlus has confirmed that OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T will get Android 11, and agrees to get Oxygen OS 11 for OnePlus Nord, OnePlus 7 Series and OnePlus 7T Series on Android 11.