OnePlus 6 battery drains faster after the latest OxygenOS 5.1.8 update

OnePlus 6 battery drains faster after the latest OxygenOS 5.1.8 update
It appears that the latest OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 6 included a bug that drains the phone's battery faster. If you've already downloaded and updated to OxygenOS 5.1.8 chance are that your phone is affected by this major issue as well.

That's the bad news. On the bright side, it looks like not everyone is affected by this battery drainage bug. There's a huge thread on OnePlus' forum where many OnePlus 6 owners claim their battery is drained faster than normal, but there are also voices saying that they don't see anything unusual in how their phone handles battery energy consumption.

OnePlus has yet to respond to these complaints, but if they prove to be true, there's likely going to be another OxygenOS update released soon that will address this issue.

In the meantime, if you haven't yet updated to OxygenOS 5.1.8 yet, we suggest waiting a bit until OnePlus releases a fix or confirms that the current update is bug-free.

source: OnePlus

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  • Display 6.3" 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 3300 mAh



1. shihte

Posts: 61; Member since: Sep 02, 2013

No ,at least mine

4. andrewc31394

Posts: 309; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

i knew i wasn't going crazy after the latest update

2. imlegitcusimthasht

Posts: 306; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

and there you go, people always wanting faster updates. This is what happens sometimes

3. avila_moses unregistered

Really??? If mine is draining faster, then I can't wait to see when they fix it, because it lasts like 8 hours straight playing Pokemon Go.

5. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

8 of SOT while playing a game that uses GPS as well? wow impressive, my OP6 never made it to 6 hours of screentime

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