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OnePlus 8 series gets a new update that fixes problems with messaging

Don't get too excited, though, as this update is quite small.
May 12, 2022

Welcome to the OnePlus 8 series update hub. Here you’ll find the latest information on updates to the OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8. We’ll detail the current software versions for each device and alert you if there’s a new update rolling out. OnePlus usually pushes out Oxygen OS updates to the OnePlus 8 Pro and 8 together, but availability may be affected by variant, carrier, and region.

  • Current stable version: Android 12
  • When will the OnePlus 8 series get Android 13? Early to mid-2023 (Estimated)

Latest OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 updates

May 12, 2022: OnePlus is rolling out a new update for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. It is an incremental update and only features bug fixes. It does not even include the May 2022 Android security patch. Check out the full changelog below:

  • System
    • Optimized the stability of sending and receiving messages
    • Improved system stability

As usual, OnePlus is rolling out the update incrementally. If you don’t yet see a pending update, don’t be too worried. To check if an update is available, head to Settings > System > System updates on your device.

Previous OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 updates

  • March 21, 2022: OnePlus is rolling out the stable Oxygen OS 12 update to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. The update is rolling out to users who were previously running the open beta version of the software. Stable channel users will also see the update very soon. Customers in Europe will have to wait a bit longer as the software needs additional validation steps.
  • March 1, 2022: OnePlus rolled out Oxygen OS to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro with the February security patch and little else.
  • December 27, 2021: OnePlus rolled out a new update to OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro devices across India, Europe, and other regions. Numbered as Oxygen OS, the patch included optimizations for the settings menu UI, fixed specific bugs relating to Google Assistant, Google Pay, and WhatsApp, and the December 2021 Android security patch.
  • October 20, 2021: OnePlus rolled out Oxygen OS to the OnePlus 8 series in Europe. The update brought that month’s Android security update and the Files by Google app.
  • August 17, 2021: Oxygen OS brought a slew of new features, including support for the Buds Pro, new camera and system optimizations, the OnePlus Store, and Bitmoji AOD.
  • June 9, 2021: Oxygen OS fixed the devices’ camera, specifically addressing the 48MP sensor’s shutter button issues. The update also included the June 2021 Android security patch.
  • May 26, 2021: Oxygen OS is now rolling out to the OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8. The patch brings improvements to the 8 Pro’s wireless charging experience, several bug fixes to both devices, and the May 2021 Android security patch. Also included are fixes to Gallery, Phone, and Messages bugs.
  • April 22, 2021: The ninth Oxygen OS 11 beta build rolled out to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro. Open Beta 9 included a lengthy changelog that mainly touched on system improvements. It also brought the April 2021 Android security patch.

If you’ve spotted a OnePlus 8 Pro update or a OnePlus 8 update that we haven’t, tip us! Looking for another update? Be sure to visit our Android 11 update tracker.