OnePlus Nord gets a ton of fixes and new features in latest update


The OnePlus Nord has been out for a while now, but the good news is that OnePlus hasn’t forgotten about the handset. If you’ve been experiencing bugs and issues with the phone, then you might want to keep an eye out for the latest update that the company has started to roll out for the phone.

This is the OxygenOS 12 F.12 update that according to OnePlus, will not only introduce a ton of bug fixes, but will also introduce a lot of new features to the phone as well. Like we said, the phone is a relatively old by now so hopefully these bug fixes and new features will make it feel like new again. According to OnePlus:



  • [Added] Smart Battery Engine, a feature that prolongs your battery life based on smart algorithms and biomimetic self-restoration technology
  • [Optimized] desktop icons with improved textures, by using a design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers
  • [Fixed] the issue that sound plays abnormally
  • [Fixed] the occasional issue that unable to start “OK Google” with voice
  • [Fixed] the issue that Safe Mode popup displayed abnormally in certain scenarios
  • [Fixed] the issue that Camera displayed abnormally and crashed
  • [Fixed] the issue that the charging icon displayed abnormally
  • [Updated] Android security patch to 2022.05

Dark mode

  • [Supported] three adjustable levels, bringing a more personalized and comfortable user experience
  • Shelf
  • [Added] new additional style options for Cards, making data contents more visual and easier to read
  • [Added] access to OnePlus Scout in Shelf, allowing you to search multiple contents on your phone, including Apps, Settings, Media Data, etc

Work Life Balance

  • [Added] WorkLife Balance feature, allowing you to effortlessly switch between Work and Life mode via quick settings
  • [Supported] automatic Work/Life mode switching, based on specific locations, Wi-Fi network, and time, also bringing customized App notification profiles according to the personalization


  • [Supported] switching 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

  • [Added] new diverse styles of lines and colors, for a more personalized lock screen experience with inspiring visuals
  • [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


  • [Added] HyperBoost end-to-end frame rate stabilizer
  • [Added] Voice effect preview to allow you to record your voice effect or check your voice effect in real-time

OnePlus notes that the update rollout has kicked off in India, but they are rolling it out in stages so if you don’t see it in your region yet, don’t worry as it should eventually make its way to you.

Source: OnePlus

Tyler Lee
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