OnePlus has only shipped the first batch of OnePlus 2 smartphones in India and an update is already waiting for them.
The OxygenOS 2.0.1 update fixes a series of bugs including Stagefright security exploit and brings improvements to the handset's performance. This is the first official OxygenOS update and also the first OTA update for OnePlus 2 smartphone. The Chinese tech giant is rolling out the software in a traditional over-the-air (OTA) fashion.
OnePlus 2 owners in India will be the first to receive OxygenOS 2.0.1 before anyone else around the world. The update weighs nearly 1.2GB, which makes it mandatory for users to use Wi-Fi for upgrading. Failing to do so will result in extra charges or exhausting your data limit. This is an important update for those who have been complaining about battery problems and other bugs in the handset. Most importantly, the update fixes one of the biggest vulnerabilities found in Android software, popularly known as the Stagefright bug, which has the potential to expose your private data simply by processing an MMS.
According to OnePlus, OxygenOS 2.0.1 brings the following changes to the OnePlus 2 smartphones:
- Fixes Stagefright bug
- Fixes issues pinch-to-zoom function in Google Photos
- Fixes issues with Dark Mode activation causing instability in certain apps
- Additional support for global carrier APNs
- Improves battery performance
- Improves UI logic and coherence
- Other improvements and bug fixes
Several users have confirmed receiving the OxygenOS 2.0.1 update on their OnePlus 2 smartphones in India. To see if you have received the update, go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update.