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OnePlus 7 Pro gets update: Expect touch sensitivity and front camera fixes

The update brings with it the May 2019 security patch, further fixes for touch sensitivity, and more.

Published onJune 18, 2019

OnePlus 7 Pro in window

A little over a week after OnePlus pushed out OxygenOS 9.5.7 to the OnePlus 7 Pro, the Chinese brand today announced the OxygenOS 9.5.8 update for its flagship phone.

OxygenOS 9.5.8 seems tame relative to previous updates, but it includes the May 2019 security patch. It also includes additional optimizations for the display’s touch sensitivity. OnePlus supposedly fixed the “phantom touch” issue with OxygenOS 9.5.7, but further optimizations never hurt.

Screenshot of the OnePlus 7 Pro's OxygenOS 9.5.8 update
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OnePlus 7 Pro screen in front of fire

The update also improves compatibility for third-party USB-C headphones and improves audio quality during phone calls. Finally, the update fixes an issue with the pop-up selfie camera. When there’s an incoming video call, there’s now a gray button you can tap to raise the front camera. Previously, the pop-up camera would open for an incoming video call while the screen was off or locked.

As with previous updates, OxygenOS 9.5.8 is having a staged rollout. That means you could see the update on your device arrive as soon as today or later in the week. Either way, here’s hoping that OnePlus finally put the phantom touch issue to rest.

Have you noticed any improvements with the display’s touch sensitivity? Let us know in the comments below and keep an eye out for the update in the meantime.

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