OnePlus 6T update tracker: OxygenOS 9.0.5 rolling out now

By | 6th November 2018

Welcome to the OnePlus 6T Android update tracker page. This page covers all major software news for the OnePlus 6T and will be updated regularly with new information.

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Since the OnePlus 6T is the first device from OnePlus to launch in both an unlocked and a carrier variant, this is the first time OnePlus fans have had to deal with certain models getting updates much faster than others. This OnePlus 6T updates hub will hopefully help you understand when you’re getting an update and what it will contain.

We recommend you bookmark this page so you can stay up to date with the very latest OnePlus 6T updates.

SEE ALSO: Android 9 Pie update tracker

OnePlus 6T vs T-Mobile OnePlus 6T

There are two versions of the OnePlus 6T: the global, unlocked model you buy directly from OnePlus and the T-Mobile exclusive variant. Both devices look the same and feature the same hardware specs, but there are some notable differences.

You can read the full description of the differences in our summary article here, but the basic differences are listed below:

Dual SIM CardNoYes
Carrier LockedYesNo
Bootloader UnlockYes (per T-Mobile guidelines)Yes
Software Updates SourceT-MobileOnePlus
Pre-Installed AppsT-Mobile + OnePlus appsOnePlus apps

OnePlus 6T Latest Updates

The latest update for the OnePlus 6T is OxygenOS version 9.0.5. OnePlus announced the update on November 6, 2018. You can see the changelog below:

  • Improvements for Screen Unlock
  • General bug fixes and improvements

Not the biggest update ever, but the phone has only been in the hands of most users for a few days, so that can be forgiven.

This update is only rolling out to the unlocked variant right now. The T-Mobile variant has no updates yet.

Consult the table below to see the latest available OxygenOS versions for the unlocked and T-Mobile variants:

Latest Update DateNovember 1, 2018November 6, 2018
Latest Update VersionOxygenOS v9.0.0OxygenOS v9.0.5
Android BaseAndroid 9 PieAndroid 9 Pie

Previous Unlocked OnePlus 6T updates:

  • October 31, 2018: Update to OxygenOS 9.0.4
    • Improved Screen Unlock
    • New navigation gestures
    • Optimized standby power consumption
    • Improvements for Nightscape
    • Added Studio Lighting feature
    • Updated Android security patch to 2018.11
    • General bug fixes and improvements

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