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Upcoming Oxygen OS Features: Things OnePlus is considering for future OxygenOS releases

Undoubtedly, Oxygen OS has been a significant factor in the success of OnePlus smartphones. The software experience is so great that many have now started preferring Oxygen OS over stock Android. That said, we now have a list of possible upcoming Oxygen OS features that are likely to debut in future builds.

Upcoming Oxygen OS Features

As you’d acknowledge, OnePlus is one of the few smartphone brands that are actually known for listening and acting on users feedback. Having said that, OxygenOS Operations staff member Shine L has now come up with an FAQ based on the feature requests received from users through the forum feedback section.

The feedback post reveals things the company is already working on, or planning to bring into OxygenOS in the future.

Q: Will OnePlus 7 Pro support horizon light customization?
A: We understand users’ pain point of not having a notification light on their devices. We are looking into this, as well other alternatives to implement AOD in a battery-friendly way.

Q: Will the OnePlus 7 Pro support video recording using the ultra-wide camera?
A: This feature request has already been approved and is currently under development. We know how anxious you are for this feature and we hear you.

Q: Is it possible to implement folders in the app drawer?
A: We know that this is a way to find apps fast and efficiently. We are looking into this.

Q: Will Oxygen OS support adaptive icons using the OnePlus launcher?
A: We are working on it.

Q: Will OnePlus add a step counter in a future update?
A: We will merge this feature into the routine of OnePlus Shelf development to bring this functionality to you without adding any bloatware to the system.

Q: Will it be possible to see more apps when accessing the recent apps menu?
A: This feature request is approved and under development.

Q: Why does the background application pause while using quick reply in the landscape?
A: We are working on a new way to improve users’ experience.

Q: Will you add a charging sound effect?
A: This feature request is approved and under development.

Q: Will it be possible to customize the duration of zen mode?
A: Yes, we are working on it.

Q: Will it be possible to block messages by specific keyword?
A: Currently the function is under closed beta testing. We will release it soon if there are no major issues.

Q: Will it support blocking calls in phone settings?
A: This function is already being tested in the open beta program. Please be patient.

Q: Will digital wellbeing be supported on OnePlus devices?
A: Currently this function is in OnePlus 5/5T/6/6T’s open beta program.​

So what are your thoughts about the possible upcoming Oxygen OS features? What are the things you’d love to see in future releases? Let us know in the comments section below.