OnePlus 6 and 6T updates: September patch brings power draw improvements







Welcome to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T update hub. Here you’ll find the latest information on updates to the two phones in the OnePlus 6-series. We’ll detail the current software versions for each device and alert you if there’s a new update rolling out. OnePlus usually pushes out updates to the entire series at once, but this may vary per variant and carrier.

  • Current stable version: Android 11
  • Will the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T get Android 12? No, Android 11 is the final upgrade

Latest OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T updates

September 28, 2021: Following their update to Android 11 in August, the OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 6 are now receiving a new monthly patch. Numbered as Oxygen OS 11.1.1.1, the update improves system power consumption, tweaks the gyro sensor, and optimizes network performance. The September 2021 Android security patch is also included.

See the full changelog below:

  • System
    • Optimized the system power consumption to reduce heating
    • Improved the gyro sensor sensitivity
    • Upgrade Android Security Patch to 2021.09
    • Improved system stability and fixed known issues
  • Network
    • Optimized network connection stability

As always, the OTA will have a staged rollout and will reach more OnePlus 6/6T users in the coming days. To check if an update is available, head to Settings > System > System updates on your device.

Previous OnePlus 6 and 6T updates

  • August 11, 2021: The OnePlus 6 and 6T finally gained Android 11 in a bumper update. Oxygen OS 11 brought a slew of UI changes, including Dark Mode improvements, Game Space buffs, and Ambient Display enhancements.
  • July 21, 2021: Oxygen OS 10.3.12 landed with some basic bug fixes and the July 2021 security patch.
  • May 21, 2021: Oxygen OS 10.3.11 rolled out to the OnePlus 6 and 6T and included fixes for “known issues,” stability improvements, and the May 2021 Android security patch.
  • April 27, 2021: This update landed with just the April 2021 security patch and some bug fixes and improvements.
  • March 18, 2021: Oxygen OS 10.3.9 arrived in March and brought with it the February 2021 Android security patch. The update also improved system stability, per the changelog.
  • January 27, 2021: The OnePlus 6 and 6T gained Oxygen OS 10.3.8 in January 2021 which brought that month’s security update and the introduction of the OnePlus Store.
  • October 12, 2020: In October, the OnePlus 6 and 6T received Oxygen OS 10.3.6 which includes a few patches and the September 2020 security update.

If you’ve spotted a OnePlus 6 or 6T update that we haven’t, tip us! Looking for another update? Be sure to visit our Android 11 update tracker.

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