OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 9 series gets ColorOS 13 Open Beta in China

OnePlus is extending the availability of the ColorOS 13 Open Beta for more of its smartphones. This time, the update is rolling out for the entire OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 9 range of devices. This includes OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 9, OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus 9R, and OnePlus 9RT. Read more to see what the package brings for respective smartphones.

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The ColorOS 13 Open Beta program for all devices is currently rolling out in China. It is bundled with the firmware version F.10 for the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8T, and OnePlus 9R. Whereas, the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro beta carry version F.11. On the other hand, it can be identified by version F.07 for the OnePlus 9RT.

The changelog for the Android 13-based ColorOS 13 Open Beta is feature enriched and immense with UI changes. In addition, it improves the system’s privacy by integrating the September 2022 security patch. To know the precise details, refer to the changelog below. Keep in mind that this the for the devices upgrading with F.10 and F.07 versions.

Changelog (F.10/ F.07)

Aquatic Design

  • Added aquatic design theme color to enhance visual comfort
  • Added aquatic effects, the animation incorporates the aquatic design concept, and the style is real and flexible
  • Added world clock tracking technology to simulate real projection effects based on sun and moon orientation
  • Added the world clock on the main screen to display clock information in different time zones
  • Upgrade the quantum animation engine to version 4.0, add behavior judgment, recognize complex gestures, and optimize the interaction mode
  • Optimize the UI level to bring a clear and orderly visual experience
  • Optimize the dynamic effect, simulate the real physical motion trajectory, and the effect is natural and coherent
  • Optimize the responsive layout of the interface, adapt to different screen sizes, and improve visual reading comfort
  • Optimize card design, classify and integrate information, and improve the speed of information acquisition
  • Optimized fonts, more coordinated typesetting, and increased legibility
  • Optimize system illustrations, integrate diverse cultures, and enrich illustration content

Efficient and convenient

    • Added intelligent meeting assistant to improve meeting network and shorthand experience, and add notification light reminder
    • Added support for one-key meeting and intelligent sorting of meeting minutes to improve office efficiency
    • Added large folders, a new desktop folder experience, one-step opening of applications in the folder, and support for sliding pages
    • Added a smart screen, which supports the display of music, taxi, and takeaway dynamic information under the screen status (supports some applications)
    • Added NFC college campus card, you can travel on campus without a card (support for some colleges and universities)
    • Double-click the power button to quickly display the health code
    • Added Media Play Center to optimize the operation experience of the Control Center
    • Added smart schedule management and conflict reminders to rationally arrange personal time
    • Added support for importing Dingding schedules with one click and adding email schedules with one click
    • Added support for schedule recognition, you can recognize the current interface schedule through the screen recognition function and import it to the calendar with one click
    • Added screenshot editing support for graffiti and upgraded graffiti brushes
    • Added support for adding cards on the desktop, providing more personalized information display and enriching the playability of the desktop
    • Upgrade Super Recording to version 2.0, enhance searchability, support exporting graphic data
    • Optimize Xiaobu’s suggestion card, and dynamically recommend applications and services in multiple scenarios

Seamless interconnection

  • Upgrade the cross-screen interconnection to version 2.0, support phone audio calls to answer and hang up on the PC side, and switch between the two ends freely
  • Optimized the ability to open multiple mobile applications on the PC side of the cross-screen interconnection, support multitasking, and improve work efficiency
  • Optimize mobile phone screen projection, support content adaptive screen projection layout, and screen projection and mobile phone use do not interfere with each other


  • Added various Omoji materials, supports setting contact avatars, and creates more personalized avatars
  • Added time-based screen display, providing more personalized style settings for the screen
  • Optimized portrait drawing and shadow screen display, supports multiple brushes and line colors

Security Privacy

  • Added the function of one-click automatic coding of shared pictures, identifying and blurring personal information in chat records to protect privacy and security
  • Added permission suggestions, intelligently recommend permissions, and improve computer security
  • Added anti-malicious induced installation application function, supports intelligent blocking of malicious pop-ups and advertisements
  • Added timed elimination of clipboard content to protect personal privacy information
  • Optimized private safe, using advanced AES full file encryption scheme to enhance the security of private files
  • Optimize the security protection of payment scenarios, making payment safe and worry-free

Health care

  • Added automatic switching to children’s mode when using the children’s space browser to protect children’s health
  • Added ambient light detection in children’s space to trigger reminders
  • Added children’s space to automatically turn on the eye protection mode to protect children’s eyesight
  • Added family space to view family health data, comprehensively protect and care for family members
  • Added family space health abnormality data and fall detection reminder

Performance optimization

  • Optimizing the openness of the ear canal, building an ecosystem of ear canal capabilities, and facilitating access to third-party applications

Game experience

  • Added self-developed VRS technology to dynamically adjust resolution, enhance performance, reduce power consumption, and improve the gaming experience
  • Upgrade HyperBoost GPA frame stabilization technology to version 4.0 to achieve a stable frame rate in key scenes, balancing performance and power consumption
Read more: OnePlus devices that received the Android 13 Stable Update

For the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, the ColorOS 13 Open Beta bumps the version to F.11. The build resolves some issues related to the camera, system, and connectivity.



  • Optimize system stability and fluency
  • Fixed multitasking interface not appearing Gaussian blur
  • Fixed a probabilistic splash screen when the app returns to the desktop
  • Fix the notification bar icon display overlapping in the landscape screen
  • Update the Android security patch to September 2022 to improve system security


  • Fixed the icon of the camera function cannot be dragged


  • Fixed WLAN failure to connect automatically
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Shivani Sharma
Shivani Sharma
"Do anything, but let it produce joy" Tech freak, Android enthusiast, and a wanderer.


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