OnePlus brings July Security Patch and more to the OnePlus 9 with OxygenOS


If you woke up this morning and started using your OnePlus 9 or 9 Pro, you might have been surprised with a new software update. OnePlus announced OxygenOS is beginning to roll out to owners of the 9 and 9 Pro starting today. The update includes a build number of for the OnePlus 9 and for the 9 Pro. 

Included in the update is the update to the July Security Patch, which is a bit overdue at this point. Also, OnePlus has added its Bitmoji Always-on Display, which was created to help add a bit of personality to your phone’s lock screen.

Finally, if you were looking for another way to pick up the latest OnePlus devices, have no fear. The OnePlus Store is included in the update and is now pre-installed, allowing you to log in and get quicker access to OnePlus support. Plus, now’s a great time to give the OnePlus Store app a spin, as we near the launch of the Nord 2 and supposedly, the OnePlus Buds Pro. But on the bright side, you can uninstall the OnePlus Store app if you don’t want it.


  • System
    • Updated Android security patch to 2021.07
    • Fixed known issues and improved stability
  • Ambient Display
    • Newly added Bitmoji AOD, co-designed by Snapchat & Bitmoji, which will liven up the ambient display with your personal Bitmoji avatar. Your avatar will update throughout the day based on your activity and things happening around you ( Path: Settings – Customization – Clock on ambient display – Bitmoji )
  • OnePlus Store
    • An intuitive and convenient way to manage your OnePlus account, get easy-to-access support, discover exciting members-only benefits, and shop for OnePlus products. (Please note that it can be uninstalled)

In the OnePlus Forums post, the company stated that the update is beginning to roll out, and should be coming to all OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro owners over the coming days.


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