OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T start receiving OxygenOS 10.0 Android 10 OS update

Oneplus has announced that they have started rolling out Android 10 OS update to the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T smartphone with OxygenOS 10. This update comes shortly after the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro had received the Android 10 update. The latest update brings in many features like a revamped UI design, new customization features to change icon shapes displayed in Quick settings, Full Screen gestures (inward swipes from left or right edge of the screen to go back, a navigation bar at bottom to switch between recent apps).

Other features like the Game space which lets you access all your games at a single place for improved gaming experience. Contextual Display uses location and time info along with ambient display settings to change display settings. The messages app gets a feature to block spam using keywords which can be accessed under Messages – Spam – Settings – Blocking settings, this allows us to input certain keywords to block messages containing these terms.

OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T Android 10 (OxygenOS 10) update Change log:

  • System
    • Upgraded to Android 10
    • Brand new UI design
    • Enhanced location permissions for privacy
    • New customization feature in Settings allowing you to choose icon shapes to be displayed in the Quick Settings
    • General bug fixes and improvements
  • Full Screen Gestures
    • Added inward swipes from the left or right edge of the screen to go back
    • Added a bottom navigation bar to allow switching left or right for recent apps
  • Game Space
    • New Game Space feature now joins all your favorite games in one place for easier access and better gaming experience
  • Contextual Display
    • Intelligent info based on specific times, locations and events for Ambient Display (Settings – Display – Ambient Display – Contextual Display)
  • Message
    • Now possible to block spam by keywords for Message (Messages – Spam – Settings – Blocking settings)

The Android 10 OxygenOS 10.0 update is 1.8GB in size and will be available over OTA which will be rolled out in phases, so you need to keep checking to see if you have received the update if you do not get a notification for the update. The update is said to be rolled out randomly and not region or date specific, giving users no option but to wait. If you wish to install the update manually you can do it by downloading the update here – OnePlus 6T Android 10 update file.

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