Are you wondering if your OnePlus phone will get the latest Android 12 update? If so, wonder no more as there’s now a tentative list of OnePlus devices available that shows what phones will get this upgrade.
Like with other manufacturers, OnePlus assures certain years of major software updates for its phones. This means that if you have one of the recent OnePlus phones, there’s a great chance you’ll be able to run Android 12.
OnePlus Phones That Will Receive the Android 12 Update
As of the writing in August 2021, Android 12 is still in beta which means the stable releases haven’t come out yet. The stable version is likely going to release in the next few months or so.
OnePlus has yet to officially publish a list of phones that will get the Android 12 update. However, a few third-party sites have been able to gather a tentative list of phones receiving this Android update.
Here is the list of OnePlus phones that will be updatable to Android 12:
- OnePlus Nord 2 5G
- OnePlus Nord N200 5G
- OnePlus Nord CE 5G
- OnePlus 9
- OnePlus 9 Pro
- OnePlus 9R
- OnePlus Nord
- OnePlus 8T
- OnePlus 8 Pro
- OnePlus 8
- OnePlus 7T Pro / McLaren Edition
- OnePlus 7T
In addition to the above phones, theOnePlus Nord N10 and N100 will also likely get the update.
How to Update a OnePlus Phone to Android 12
To get the latest Android 12 update on your phone when it’s available, you’ll have to follow a few steps to find and install it:
- Open the Settings app on your OnePlus phone.
- Scroll down the Settings app and tap System.
- Tap the System updates option.
- Wait for your phone to find the latest updates.
- If the Android 12 update is available, install it.
And now your phone should now be running the latest Android 12 version.
What to Do if Your Phone Doesn't Support Android 12?
If your OnePlus phone is too old and it’s not in the above list of supported phones, you can still get the Android 12 update on your device.
To get the update on an unsupported device, you’re going to have to rely on custom ROMs. Installing such a ROM requires you to root your phone, which voids your phone’s warranty. You can then choose one of the many Android 12-based custom ROMs to install on your phone.
Several OnePlus Phones Are Getting the Android 12 Update
As long as your OnePlus phone isn’t several years old, it’s likely going to receive the latest Android 12 update. The tentative list above should tell you if your phone is one of the phones getting the update.