HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6 Display Flickering To Be Fixed In Next OTA Update
- Display flickering on OnePlus 6 will be fixed through next update
- OnePlus has acknowledged the issue and confirmed its fix
- The fix will be available through an OTA update “very soon”
OnePlus 6 Display Flickering To Be Fixed
“[W]e have noticed feedback from some users regarding the adaptive brightness feature on the OnePlus 6. It will be optimised in the next OTA update (to be released very soon!),” OnePlus wrote in the weekly forum post while confirming the fix for the adaptive brightness flaw that brought display flickering on some OnePlus 6 handsets.
The issue, which apparently began affecting users on July 23, is said to flicker. The display rapidly when in direct sunlight. While many of the affected users spotted the display flickering on their. OnePlus 6 after installing the OxygenOS 5.1.8 update that was released in June.
It was strangely found that OnePlus didn’t recognise and fix the problem in OxygenOS 5.1.9. The bug mainly surfaces when the screen goes to 100 percent brightness through the built-in adaptive brightness. Mode that uses the ambient light sensor of the handset to boost the brightness in a bright light.
One of the affected users noticed that clearing cache helps temporarily fix the display flickering. Likewise, some users stated in OnePlus forum posts that third-party Lux works in adjusting the brightness accurately in direct sunlight.
OnePlus hasn’t revealed any particular release date for the fix. However, you can manually check the availability of a new software update on your OnePlus 6 by going to Settings > System updates.