OnePlus has finally started rolling out the Android 9 Pie on OnePlus 6. The update is in the form of OxygenOS 9.0 and brings lots of improvement to the user interface of the device and some cool features of Android 9 Pie. The software update brings ‘Adaptive Battery’ feature, which takes stock of the apps you use the most and prioritises battery usage for those.
The Open Beta Programme of the update was available since 3 September 2018, and now, the full version has been rolled out after it was tested and optimised by members of the OnePlus community.
The total download size of the OxygenOS 9.0 update on OnePlus 6 is about 1521MB, though it may be different on certain units. To find out whether your OnePlus 6 is ready for an update, go to Settings>System Updates.
Android 9 Pie on OnePlus 6 bring another interesting feature that Android Pie brings is Adaptive Brightness, which learns how you like to set the brightness in different settings, and does it for you.
Do Not Disturb now supports adjustable settings. Also, Gaming Mode v3.0 can show notifications for text messages and 3rd party calls. Finally, the Android Security Patch has been updated to September 2018.
OxygenOS 9.0 for the OnePlus 6 is rolling out in stages. A few users get it today and if they don’t report any issues with the update, it will be rolled out on a wider scale over the next few days. In an official announcement on OnePlus 6 forum, the company said “This OTA will have a staged rollout. The OTA will be received by a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in a few days after making sure there are no critical bugs. Using VPN to download this build might not work as the rollout Is not based on regions and is randomly pushed out to a limited number of devices.”
Below is the Changelog that you will find with Android 9 Pie on OnePlus 6 after updating to the latest version:
Updated system to Android™ 9.0 Pie™
- Brand new UI for Android Pie
- New adaptive battery support
- New Android Pie gesture navigation
- Updated Android security patch to 2018.9
- Other new features and system improvements
Do Not Disturb mode
- New Do Not Disturb (DND) mode with adjustable settings
New Gaming mode 3.0
- Added text notification mode
- Added notification for 3rd party calls
- Supported accent colour customization