Android 12 is coming soon. All the brands are getting ready to roll out an update based on Android 12. Xiaomi is coming with MIUI 13, Samsung is coming with their next version of fun UI. OnePlus is also coming with an update. It will be Oxygen OS 12.
Oxygen OS 12
Oxygen OS has the best custom skins so far. It is very smooth and fluid. It gives a stock experience. It also comes with customization options. OnePlus is very consistent with its updates.
Below is the list of eligible OnePlus phones for the update to Android 12:
- OnePlus 6T
- OnePlus 7
- OnePlus 7 Pro
- OnePlus 7T
- OnePlus 7T Pro
- OnePlus 8
- OnePlus 8 Pro
- OnePlus 8T
- OnePlus Nord
A Fresh Look
There is a cool color option such as blue color added to the settings menu pages. This improvement is extended to the notifications menu from the home screen. The search bar gets rounded edges in Oxygen OS 12.
Oxygen OS 12 has a quick toggle to move into the dark mode. Setting up the screen starts up with Dark Mode. Oxygen OS 12 had the emergency options in the main settings. But Android 12 now puts them all together into a Safety & Emergency. This category has features like Car Crash Detection, SOS, Emergency Info, and more.
You can share the SID and Password via the existing Nearby Share option with your friends and family. This feature will save a lot of time. Now you can enjoy hassle-free share options.
Oxygen OS 12 has a dedicated icon to snooze your notifications. It is situated up front. Oxygen OS 12 will make it easier to snooze your notifications. You can change these settings anytime.
Many users find issues while taking the screenshot. Sometimes it is hard to just find the “x” icon after taking a screenshot. You can also add emojis on your screenshots. Oxygen OS 12 allows you to make edits and deletes them before sharing them with others. You can also save these screenshots.
You can now edit quick settings. You can choose between several selected apps shown in the Quick Settings menu. You can also edit them for the lock screen. You can now select which of the apps you have can show up on there.
There’s a new toggle design. You can easily check it in the Developer Settings. It’s bigger compared to the previous versions. A tick mark is displayed inside it when you toggle it to indicate a selection. There are some interesting UI changes hassle-free. The color cues still exist in Oxygen OS 12. There may be a new style also.
This is not the same feature you are expecting it to be. It will just resize your currently active screen. OnePlus is trying to make options more easily accessible for single-handed mode.
Android 12 brings tons of more changes and additions, for Example, improved text support in the clipboard, haptic feedback, gesture taps. The features mentioned above are more evident. Oxygen OS 12 has a long way to go. The final public release may be in Sep/Oct. Hope to see more features on Android 12.