OnePlus Nord receives Android 12 with the OxygenOS 12 Open Beta

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The list of devices of the Chinese brand that are receiving the OxygenOS 12 Open Beta, obviously based on Android 12, is also enriched with OnePlus North part: read on if you want to know all the news of this version and if you are interested in the download.

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Below you find the changelog complete with OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1 dedicated to OnePlus North part, the first mid-range launched by the Chinese house.

  • System
    • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, using a design inspired by brand new materials and blending lights and layers
    • Added Smart Battery Engine, a function that extends battery life based on intelligent algorithms and biomimetic self-healing technology
  • Dark mode
    • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, providing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
    • New additional style options for cards, making data content easier to read
    • Newly added earphone control board with one click adjustment of Bluetooth earphones
    • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, which allows you to search for more content on your phone, including apps, settings, media data, and so on
  • Work Life Balance
    • Work Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to easily switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
    • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic switching of Work / Life mode, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles based on customization
  • Gallery
    • Gallery now allows you to switch between layouts with a gesture (pinch with two fingers), intelligently recognizing the best quality images and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more enjoyable
  • AOD Canvas
    • The AOD's Canvas feature offers new different styles of lines and colors, for an even more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring images
    • More recently added brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
    • Optimized software algorithm and improved facial recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures

If you are interested in proceeding with the installation of the beta version, you can download and install the update via the link below: you will be redirected to our deepening dedicated to OxygenOS 12 (in stable and beta version) where you will find the download and rollback packages, should you want to return to OxygenOS 11.


We point out that this release features some problems noti, also reported in the OnePlus forum.

  • The button at the bottom left of the keyboard may disappear.
  • Unable to browse, delete and download images in the Cloud.
  • Personal space may not respond.
  • The anti-shake effect in Snapchat may not be noticeable.
  • The screen may flicker during preview after taking pictures.

As usual, we remind you that the beta releases are for expert and aware users, so try your hand at the OxygenOS 12 test only if you have already had this type of experience (since bugs such as those listed above may occur).

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