OnePlus 9, 9 Pro Get Android 13 update in India, North America
After OnePlus launched its Android 13-based OxygenOS 13 update for its latest smartphone, the OnePlus 10 Pro in September, the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus Plus 9 Pro seem to have followed suit in getting their versions of the -Android 13- latest. based on Oxygen OS 13. The update released today was previously rolled out to the Open Beta Program for users in India, and North America by the Chinese smartphone maker last week. However, users who haven’t signed up for the Open Beta Program also get the latest OS updates starting today. The stable release of the latest Oxygen OS updates for OnePlus 9, and OnePlus 9 Pro has a file size of around 5GB.
OnePlus says in its release notes that the update will begin rolling out to users participating in the Open Beta program. However, according to OnePlus the fieldsmembers who are not enrolled in the Open Beta Program also see the update rolled out to their devices.
OxygenOS 13 was first launched alongside the OnePlus 10T launch event in August this year in New York City. The new version of OxygenOS includes an “Aquamorphic” design that has received improvements in the form of Quantum Animation Engine 4.0 with a new behavior recognition feature, real body movements in animations, and improved fonts, among others aesthetics, communication, personalization, security. and privacy, health and digital, performance optimization, and improvements related to the gaming experience.
The latest OxygenOS 13 also has an automatic feature to blur the image of any sensitive information found in screenshots taken on a OnePlus device similar to Samsung’s “Privacy Detection” tool, and notifies users of sensitive data in the screenshots.
OnePlus 9, and OnePlus 9 Pro users in India who participated in the Open Beta Program should soon see the OTA update available to them. Some users will have to wait for the update. You can manually check for an update by going to Settings > System > System updates ,
OnePlus is also giving users the option to downgrade and revert to the Open Beta version of OxygenOS 13 for North American users. The Chinese smartphone maker is also giving users in India, and North America the option to go back to the Android 12-based Oxygen OS 12 if they wish to do so.
OnePlus 9, and OnePlus 9 Pro users in India can also report bugs in the latest Oxygen OS 13 by dialing on their devices and entering *#800#, which will lead them to a menu that allows bug reporting.