OnePlus is amongst the key smartphone makers that are testing Android 11 for their flagships
OnePlus phones running on Android 10 get updated Zen Mode app
The app brings the features that were showcased for Android 11
OnePlus showed the new features while announcing HydrogenOS 11
OnePlus has updated the meditation-focussed Zen Mode app for its smartphones running on Android 10 that brings a set of features that all were previously set to arrive through OxygenOS 11 based on Android 11. The new offerings had made their way to the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro through a recent developer preview of OxygenOS 11. Nevertheless, OnePlus has now brought the updated Zen Mode app that gives a similar experience on all its smartphones that yet to receive the Android 11-based update.
As per the changelog, which was initially posted by XDA Developers, the updated Zen Mode app enables the option to create a virtual room and invite friends to join and start a focus challenge together. The update also brings a variety of themes to enhance your immersive meditation experience.
The updated Zen Mode app additionally comes with the ability to let you record your daily Zen moments and review your progress towards concentration and focus.
Last month, OnePlus gave a glimpse of all these features while announcing HydrogenOS 11, which is a Chinese version of OxygenOS 11. Users testing the OxygenOS 11 also got the updated Zen Mode experience recently. However, you can now experience them simply by updating the Zen Mode app on your Android 10-running OnePlus smartphone.
The updated Zen Mode app is available for download through Google Play. Alternatively, you can download its APK file from APK Mirror and sideload it on your phone.
OnePlus hasn't yet provided any exact details about the Android 11 rollout for its smartphones. However, it recently announced the OxygenOS 11 beta release for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro that brought the latest Android along with a series of new features and enhancements.
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