Get OnePlus Dialer, Messages and Contacts on OnePlus 8t

get Oneplus Phone App on OnePlus 8t

The Oneplus 8t launched in 2020 with Android 11 out of the box is a great phone. One of the best phone you can get for the money. However, few users complained that the OnePlus 8t comes with a Google phone app and contacts app instead of OnePlus’s own phone app. There is no option to get the OnePlus Phone App on onePlus 8t. At least, OnePlus should have given a choice between them. In today’s post, we will guide you on how to get the OnePlus Phone app on the OnePlus 8t, along with that you can also get the OnePlus contacts and the OnePlus messages app. Just follow the steps below and you will be good to go.

The default google dialer which comes pre-installed on the OnePlus 8t isn’t that great, it looks very much off the UI of OnePlus. Apart from that, Google dialer’s smart dialling feature doesn’t work as accurate as it should, when compared to OnePlus’s smart dialling it shows way more results than Google dialer. This should be addressed and fixed by Google. Until then, users who were looking for the OnePlus Phone App, Contacts and messages app can download it from the link below, and the steps to use the OnePlus apps as the default app is also mentioned below.

How To Get OnePlus Phone App For OnePlus 8t

  • Download the zip file from here.
    • unzip the file.
    • There will be three files
      • OnePlus Phone App
      • Default OnePlus contacts
      • OnePlus Messages
    • Install the ones you want on your OnePlus 8t.
    • For the OnePlus Phone App, after installing it open the app and make it the default app, it will prompt right at the beginning, also don’t forget to give the necessary permissions.
    • Next, tap and hold the Google dialer app and click on App info>> Click on Disable.
    • That’s it now you have the OnePlus dialer as your default dialer App.
  • Follow similar methods to make the OnePlus messages and contacts app as your default apps rather than Google’s apps.

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So this was a guide on how to get the OnePlus dialer as your default dialer app on OnePlus 8t running Android 11 based Oxygen OS 11. The OnePlus’s dialer has cool animations while dialling your contacts, also it has a built-in call recording function as well.


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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