OnePlus 6 and 6T updates to Oxygen OS 10.3.8 with January security patch

Update: The first update of the year includes a security patch but no jump to Android 11.

Update, January 28, 2021 (5:25 AM ET): The OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T have received their first update for 2021. Although it’s not the jump to Android 11, Oxygen OS 10.3.8 does bring a number of core updates to the system and the introduction of the OnePlus Store.

This update also includes the January 2021 Android security patch, while GMS gets an update to its September 2020 version.

Read the full changelog below:

  • System updates
    • Updated MemberShip to
    • Updated Android Security Patch to 2021.01
    • Updated GMS package to 2020.09
  • OnePlus Store
    • An intuitive and convenient way to manage your OnePlus account, get easy-to-access support, discover exciting members-only benefits, and shop for OnePlus products. (Please note that it can be uninstalled)

As always, OnePlus notes that the OTA will have a staged rollout and will reach more OnePlus 6/6T users in the coming days.

Welcome to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T Android update hub. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about the latest OnePlus 6 and 6T updates, including their current versions, and when future updates are likely to arrive. Note the OnePlus 6 and 6T often receive updates at the same time.

OnePlus 6 and 6T update

  • Current stable version: Android 10
  • When will the OnePlus 6 and 6T get Android 11? September 2020 – November 2020 (estimated)

The OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T both launched in 2018. The OnePlus 6 launched with Android 8.1 Oreo and the OnePlus 6T launched with Android 9 Pie. The OnePlus 6 got its Android 9 Pie update not long after the software landed for the public.

Now, both the unlocked variants of the OnePlus 6 and 6T have official updates to Android 10. It is very likely both devices will eventually see updates to Android 11 in 2020. However, the jury is still out on whether or not the two devices will get Android 12 in 2021.

In January, OnePlus rolled out OxygenOS 10.3.1 to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T. The update brought quite a few bug fixes as well as the December 2019 Android security patch to the phones.

Later in February, the T-Mobile version of the OnePlus 6T finally got the Android 10 update. This had been delayed for quite some time. Apart from all the fixings of Android 10, the update added the December 2019 security patch to the phone. 

Shortly after that, both handsets received the Oxygen OS 10.3.2 stable update. This update fixed a screen flickering issue, it improved system stability, and it included the February security patch.

With Oxygen OS 10.3.3, launched in mid-May, the two phones got the latest April 2020 security patch as well as a few bug fixes. However, nothing too notable was in the update.

In late May, the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T received Oxygen OS 10.3.4. The update included the May security patch for Android, and added Epic Games in the OnePlus Game Space launcher for India. A number of minor bug fixes also featured.

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 still haven’t received Android 10 on your OnePlus 6 or 6T, you can always use Oxygen Updater. Check out our guide on that process here.

OnePlus 6/6T update availability Android 10 Android 11
T-Mobile TBA TBA
U.S. unlocked Yes TBA
International unlocked Yes TBA

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