Download OxygenOS 12 for OnePlus Nord

Download OxygenOS 12 for Oneplus nord

The 2020 midrange smartphone OnePlus Nord has changed how people looked toward a mid-range smartphone. The OnePlus Nord is the best selling mid-range smartphone of all time. The phone was launched with Android 10 and got Android 11 in 2021. Now, OnePlus has pushed the first beta update of OxygenOS 12 for OnePlus Nord. the OxygenOS 12 is based on Android 12, which means you get all of the features of Android 12 like the material themes, new quick setting styles etc. If you are rocking a OnePlus Nord, then you can definitely try to install the beta on your smartphone. Below we have the link to download OxygenOS 12 for Oneplus Nord, along with a quick tutorial on how to install the firmware.

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Since it is a beta update, so make sure to have a backup of your files, as the first beta usually isn’t that stable when compared to the stable version of Android. A complete changelog of the latest OxygenOS 12 for OnePlus Nord is right below.

  • System
    • [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
  • 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
  • WorkLife 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
  • Gallery
    • [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
  • Games
    • [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]

As mentioned earlier, the beat builds aren’t that stable, so it has some known bugs that are yet to be fixed, they are listed below.

  • The left bottom button of the keyboard may disappear.
  • Unable to browse, delete and download pictures in Cloud.
  • Personal Safe may not respond.
  • Anti-shake effect in Snapchat may not be obvious.
  • The screen may flicker when previewing after taking pictures.

How To Install OxygenOS 12 on OnePlus Nord

  1. Download the zip file below
  2. Copy it to the root internal folder of the phone.
  3. Make sure it is in .zip format if not change it by renaming it to .zip
  4. go to settings >> Updates >> click on the gear on the top right
  5. Select local upgrade
  6. Select the downloaded file and flash it that’s it.

Download OxygenOS 12 for OnePlus Nord


This was the beta 1 OxygenOS 12 for OnePlus Nord, we recommend taking a backup of your files before you start installing the beta on your smartphone. We also advice not to install on your daily driver main smartphone, as the stability and battery life can be on a toss since its the first beta.


Maaz Perwez, founder of TheTecheaven, being a technophile loves to write about what's happening in the technical world, aims to deliver the finest & most researched content to the audience through this platform.

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