The OnePlus 6T simply were given Android 11 from LineageOS earlier than OnePlus itself


We’ve got all had a telephone achieve a untimely loss of life, working out of device updates smartly earlier than the tool is in truth too sluggish for use. Fortunately, the customized ROM neighborhood is helping stay your previous devices alive, and there is no higher ROM out presently than LineageOS. The open-source venture introduced Android 11 to just about 60 telephones previous this month, and two extra are about to be added to the listing. The OnePlus 6T simply picked up Android 11 courtesy of LineageOS, and the OnePlus 6 is predicted to get its construct later this week.

The most recent model of (*6*)LineageOS is according to Android 11, with contemporary safety patches thrown in for excellent measure. You get get right of entry to to the entire enhancements and improvements that shipped as a part of Google’s newest OS ultimate fall, all with no need to stay up for OnePlus to push OxygenOS 11 to both telephone. It additionally comprises a number of ROM-exclusive options, together with complicated customization choices, stepped forward song participant and recorder apps, and a lot more. You’ll take a look at the changelog launched along the unique batch of telephones to be informed extra.

Only recently, (*6*)a dedicate used to be driven that indicated LineageOS would have Android 11 builds in a position for the OnePlus 6 and 6T quickly. There used to be (*7*)one hiccup, however that used to be resolved briefly order, and the OnePlus 6T has already picked up a LineageOS 18.1 nightly symbol you’ll be able to download proper right here.

This all comes only some days after an replace for each units introduced April’s safety patch and… no longer a lot else. OnePlus’s 2021 flagships were left to languish on Android 10, at the same time as we rocket in opposition to (*15*)Google I/O and the revealing of the Android 12 beta. Previous lately, we discovered that OnePlus would not free up professional Android 11-based Oxygen OS updates for the telephones till (*11*)August on the soonest — and that is the reason only for the Open Betas.

In the event you personal both telephone and you are in poor health of looking ahead to an replace to return via professional channels, LineageOS could be an choice. Putting in a ROM on a contemporary telephone is nowhere as easy or simple because it was, however it is nonetheless an choice.


GitHub reversion

Mins after publishing our tale, the LineageOS venture printed (*7*)a reversion to the venture’s GitHub, so there will probably be a wait till Android 11 is in a position for the two telephones by way of this path. Our protection has been up to date.



Snag resolved, 6T replace launched

The ever-awesome builders at the back of LineageOS controlled to mend the problem:


and enchilada shall be launched in step with its common time table (Tuesday).

— LuK1337 (@_LuK1337_) April 30, 2021

Photographs are to be had now for the OnePlus 6T, with the OnePlus 6 anticipated on Tuesday. Our protection has been up to date (once more).