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OnePlus 2 first major OTA update with Stagefright and other bug fixes now rolling out

OnePlus 2 was officially unveiled at a special VR launch event on July 28. The ‘2016 flagship killer’ went on sale on August 11, however, you can purchase it only if you have an ‘invite’. Today, the first major OTA update – OxygenOS 2.0.1 has started rolling out.


We have seen most people who has got their hands on the OnePlus 2, complaining about the instability of the OxygenOS, OnePlus’ in-house custom ROM. Thus, the company has now pushed out the first major OTA update for the device that irons out the initial bugs and improves the performance. It’s a huge update which is around 1.1 GB in size. Lets have a look at the changelog.

OnePlus 2 OxygenOS 2.0.1 Changelog

  • Added a patch for the Stagefright security exploit
  • Improves battery performance
  • Improves user interface logic and coherence
  • Fixed an issue with pinch-to-zoom in Google Photos
  • Fixed an issue where Dark Mode would cause instability in certain apps
  • Fixed an issue related to import/export of contacts stored on SIM card
  • Additional support for global carrier APNs
  • Other improvements and bug fixes

So, as we can see in the changelog, OnePlus has worked hard to push an update to give the OnePlus 2 owners a better experience. Issues like Android Stagefright has been patched along with improvement in battery performance. As we know, many consumers are still waiting to get their ‘Invites’ in order to purchase the OnePlus 2, the OxygenOS 2.0.1 update will give the new users a great experience and they will not face these problems, which the early adopters went through. However, OnePlus needs to push a handful of updates to make OxygenOS completely stable with more added functionality.

The OxygenOS 2.0.1 OTA update is rolling our incrementally, currently rolling out in India starting from today. It will take some time before the update reaches all the devices. So keep patience.

The OnePlus 2 StyleSwap Covers along with other accessories are now available in India.

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