OnePlus talks upcoming OxygenOS features, like ultra wide video capture for OP7 Pro

OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus confirmed last month that it was considering adding features like an Always On Display and wide angle camera video support to the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now we’ve gotten an update on the status of those features.

OnePlus says that it’s looking into “horizon light customization” as a response to OnePlus 7 Pro owners’ frustrations about not having a notification light. Shine L., who is on the OxygenOS Operations team, says that OnePlus is also examining “other alternatives to implement AOD in a battery-friendly way.”

Another feature that’s in the works for the OnePlus 7 Pro is video recording using the ultra wide rear camera. This feature is currently in development, but there’s no word on when it might launch.

Other features expected to be added to the OnePlus 7 Pro include support for adaptive icons in the OnePlus launcher, a step counter, the ability to see more apps in the Recent Apps menu, a charging sound effect, and the ability to customize the duration of Zen Mode, which is currently locked to 10 minutes.

Here’s the full list of changes that OnePlus is working to add or at least considering:

Q: Will OnePlus 7 Pro support horizon light customization?

A: We understand users’ pain point of not having a notification light on their devices. We are looking into this, as well other alternatives to implement AOD in a battery-friendly way.

Q: Is it possible to implement folders in the app drawer?

A: We know that this is a way to find apps fast and efficiently. We are looking into this.

Q: Will the OnePlus 7 Pro support video recording using the ultra-wide camera?

A: This feature request has already been approved and is currently under development. We know how anxious you are for this feature and we hear you.

Q: Will Oxygen OS support adaptive icons using the OnePlus launcher?

A: We are working on it.

Q: Will OnePlus add a step counter in a future update?

A: We will merge this feature into the routine of OnePlus Shelf development to bring this functionality to you without adding any bloatware to the system.

Q: Will it be possible to see more apps when accessing the recent apps menu?

A: This feature request is approved and under development.

Q: Why does the background application pause while using quick reply in the landscape?

A: We are working on a new way to improve users’ experience.

Q: Will you add a charging sound effect?

A: This feature request is approved and under development.

Q: Will it be possible to customize the duration of zen mode?

A: Yes, we are working on it.

Q: Will it be possible to block messages by specific keyword?

A: Currently the function is under closed beta testing. We will release it soon if there are no major issues.

Q: Will it support blocking calls in phone settings?

A: This function is already being tested in the open beta program. Please be patient.

Q: Will digital wellbeing be supported on OnePlus devices?

A: Currently this function is in OnePlus 5/5T/6/6T’s open beta program.​

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