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May 2022 Security Patch Arrives For OnePlus 8 Phones & Others

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OnePlus owners have been getting several updates lately. If you own the 2020 flagship OnePlus 8, you shouldn’t feel left out. Now, the company is rolling out the new May 2022 security patch to the OnePlus 8 along with several other phones.

OnePlus has been distributing essential updates to its newer phones. The OnePlus 10 and the Nord N10 just got the May 2022 security patch and the OnePlus 9 phones got the update to OxygenOS 12.1.

Now, the OnePlus 8 is getting the latest security patch

People who are using the OnePlus 8 should be on the lookout for a new and rather large update coming to their phones. This is the latest security patch coming from Google. This update will fix several security bugs in the software that can leave the phone vulnerable to bad actors.

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If you see the update screen, don’t be fooled by its 1.27GB size. While this is almost as big as a platform update, this update will only fix the security bugs. There are no additional features or visual changes in the software.

The update is also coming to other OnePlus phones

The OnePlus 8 isn’t the only phone getting the May 2022 security patch. According to XDA Developers, the OnePlus Nord CE is getting OxygenOS 11.0.17 in India, the USA, and Europe. Along with that phone, the OnePlus Nord N20 is getting OxygenOS A.05.

Also, the OnePlus Nord 2T is getting OxygenOS A.09, and this update has a really long changelog. The update brings the security patch along with a slew of functionality improvements. These improvements include face unlock speed, power consumption, network stability, the camera’s HDR effect, and several others.

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If you own one of these phones, then you’ll want to keep an eye out for the update. Go into your system settings and find the software update section. If your phone doesn’t find the update just yet, then you’re going to need to wait a bit for the update to it your phone.