OnePlus may have come under fire for alleged deceptive marketing regarding the OnePlus 7 Pro’s true photography capabilities. It also received a lot of complaints about issues with its touch screens. What one can’t accuse the company of is turning a deaf ear to user feedback and doing nothing about them. To its credit, OnePlus has been pushing out updates to address some, not all, of those concerns and it is now going public with some features users can expect to arrive soon.
OnePlus does have a commendable record of regularly pushing out fixes to problems that appeared only after launch. At least for those that can be fixed through software. It also regularly adds new features that, again, can be added with software to make up for whatever hardware limitations a current gen flagship has.
Over at the OnePlus forums, an OxygenOS developer revealed some of the features that their have been working on based on user suggestions and feedback. Those already confirmed to be being worked on or are even in beta testing already include:
– Video recording with wide-angle camera (under development)
– OnePlus Launcher adaptive icons (in progress)
– More apps in Recents menu (under development)
– Charging sound effect (under development)
– Block messages by keyword (closed beta testing)
– Blocking calls in phone settings (open beta testing)
– Digital Wellbeing for older models (open beta for OnePlus 5/5T/6/6T)
There are still a few features that have been heard but are still under discussion. Those include a horizon light customization option to take the place of the now absent notification LED or the customization of its new Zen Mode do not disturb feature. There are even some very basic things like support for folder in the default launcher’s app drawer. Unfortunately, OnePlus doesn’t give a definite timeline for these so users will have to be on the lookout for when they arrive.