Oneplus have started rolling out the first build of OxygenOS 12 for Oneplus 8, 8 Pro & 8T also Oneplus 9R got OxygenOS 12 open beta 1 based on Android 12. Recently Oneplus 8, 8Pro & 8T got ColorOS 12 open beta 2 & also Oneplus 9 & 9 Pro got ColorOS 12 C.46 with a February security patch and few improvements over the previous OxygenOS 12 builds.

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Open beta builds are not Completely stable and might require data wipe for better performance & stability. Its always recommended to perform a factory reset if there is an Android version change. Below we have the files of OxygenOS 12 open beta 1 OnePlus 8,8 pro, 8T, and Oneplus 9R along with a Rollback package if anyone wishes to Downgrade back to OxygenOS 11 Stable version.

Read More: OnePlus 9R gets OxygenOS 12 Open Beta 1 update based on Android 12

Features/Changelogs of OxygenOS 12 open beta 1 for OnePlus 8/8T/8 Pro


  • Optimized desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers

Dark mode

  • Dark mode now supports three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience


  • New additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
  • Newly added Earphone Control Card with Bluetooth earphone one-click adjustment
  • Newly added access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc
  • Newly added OnePlus Watch Card in Shelf, to easily glance at your health stats

Work-Life Balance

  • Work-Life Balance feature is now available to all users, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
  • WLB 2.0 now supports automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization

  • Gallery now allows you to switch between different layouts with a two-finger pinch gesture, intelligently recognizing the best-quality pictures, and cropping the thumbnail based on the content, making the gallery layout more pleasing
  • Canvas AOD
  • Canvas AOD brings you new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
  • Newly added multiple brushes and strokes and support for color adjustment
  • Optimized software algorithm and improved face recognition to better identify the features and skin color of different figures

Known issues

Some third-party apps haven’t been adapted to the latest Android version and may not function properly

The clock might be missing the dial display when the AOD feature is on

Note: These instructions are only for the OnePlus 8 Series. Please make sure the battery level is above 30% and a minimum of 3GB storage space is available.

Some applications will be lost after using the downgrade package, and if you want to restore these applications, please upgrade to the latest MP version.

MP version = Stable official version

OBT version = Open Beta Version

MP to OBT upgrade guide—via Local OTA Update

Note: This upgrade method will not erase data but please be sure to backup first.

  • Download the latest ROM upgrade zip package from the specified server.
  • Copy the ROM upgrade package to the phone storage.
  • Go to Settings -> System -> System Updates -> Click top right icon -> Local upgrade -> Click on the corresponding installation package -> upgrade -> System upgrade completed to 100%.
  • After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
  • Update successful.

Note: For those users who are on the Closed Beta version of OxygenOS 12, please download and apply this apk before you download Open Beta 1. With it, you can choose to upgrade or roll back. It will open automatically after being installed, then you just need to click the button on the top right corner, to select the upgrade file as mentioned in step 3 of the instructions above.

OBT to MP rollback guide—via Local OTA update

Note: This upgrade method will erase all the contents of the phone, please be sure to backup first.

  • Download the suitable rollback package from the links below.
  • Copy the Rollback package to the phone storage.
  • Install this apk. You’ll need it to roll back. Then, open the app -> tap the top-right gear icon -> find the downgrade package and tap it -> wait to finish the installation -> tap reboot
  • After the upgrade is complete, click Restart.
  • Rollback successful.

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