OnePlus 5, 5T Get Oxygen OS 10.0.1 Update With Camera Improvements and September 2020 Android Security Patch


OnePlus 5 and 5T will be getting a new Oxygen OS 10.0.1 update that brings several bug fixes to the Android 10-based Oxygen OS 10 rolled out for the devices earlier. OnePlus had acknowledged problems with the build of the Oxygen OS 10 after users reported several issues. The company had assured that the product teams were working on a fix “at the highest precedence”. The Android 10 update had come to the OnePlus 5 and 5T — launched in 2017 — in May this year, which used to be much later than expected. The new update claims to fix many system bugs and bring camera improvements together with the September 2020 Android Security Patch.

The news of the new update used to be shared via a post on the OnePlus community page created for the OnePlus 5 series. The post says that the update is being rolled out in a staged manner to ensure it does not have any critical bugs. It says that only a choose few users will receive the update today with the remainder of them getting it after a couple of days. It also elucidated that the usage of a VPN may not help in getting it sooner as the update isn’t region-specific.

OnePlus 5, 5T Oxygen OS 10.0.1 update changelog

The changelog detailed together with the post mentions many system fixes — including the ones reportedly introduced by the final update — with the major ones being an unusual call recording issue and a problem with alarms getting deactivated when the phone used to be powered off. As mentioned, the update brings the September 2020 Android security patch to the OnePlus 5 and 5T, but updates the GMS package to August 2020.

Some of the major improvements that the Oxygen OS 10.0.1 brings to the aeging OnePlus 5 and 5T is electronic image stabilisation that is known to make stronger camera capabilities by reducing the chances of blurred pictures. The OnePlus 5T will also get the option to enable the Android 10 back gesture that works by swiping up from the behind of the screen.

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