OnePlus 8 series gets “Files by Google” and October 2021 security patch with the new update

OnePlus has released a new software update to the OnePlus 8 series phones in various regions. The new OTA update comes with the software version OxygenOS for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, while the OnePlus 8T gets OxygenOS for NA & EU, and OxygenOS for India.

Regardless of the unmatched OxygenOS software version, the update brings the same set of changes to the OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, and 8T. According to the changelog mentioned in the OnePlus community forum posts (12), the update brings the “Files by Google” app – A file manager app by Google that has the file cleanup tools and a file transfer feature to send files to other phones.

The new OxygenOS update also brings the Android security patch level to October 2021. It also brings system stability improvements and fixes to some known issues. OnePlus is pushing the new OxygenOS update to the OnePlus 8 series incrementally. It means that the new update will initially reach a limited number of users, and then a broader rollout in the coming days.

OnePlus 8 series new update

Software version:

  • OnePlus 8
    • IN:
    • EU:
    • NA:
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
    • IN:
    • EU:
    • NA:​
  • OnePlus 8T
    • IN:
    • EU:
    • NA:


  • System
    • Added the Files by Google, find files faster with search and simple browsing
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.10
    • Improved system stability
    • Fixed known issues

Vicky Kumar is a close follower of tech especially when it comes to smartphone. He is passionate to write about the new updates in technology. When he is not working, you'll find him watching cricket highlights or surfing the web.

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