[India, Australia and Saudi Arabia] Oppo R17 & Oppo R17 Pro Android 10 (ColorOS 7) stable update rolling out
This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..
Original story (published on April 20) follows:
Receiving a new firmware update is one of the best things for a smartphone user. Oppo, which was a bit lazy as compared to other OEMs in terms of pushing the latest Android 10 (ColorOS 7), has now slowly started picking up pace.
ColorOS 7, the custom UI of Oppo, which was released last year, has been delivered to a lot of Oppo phones lately.
Just a reminder, the ColorOS 7 stable update has already made its way to the Oppo A9, Oppo F11/F11 Pro, Oppo Reno2, Oppo Find X Lamborghini Edition, Find X Super Flash Edition and Find X, Oppo Reno, Reno Ace, Reno Ace Gundam Edition and Reno 10x Zoom smartphones.
And it was about time, that the Chinese OEM pushes the ColorOS 7 (Android 10) stable update for its R17 series, that includes, Oppo R17 and R17 Pro. And going by the recent development, indeed, the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) stable update is rolling out for both the phones.
To recall, as per the official ColorOS 7 (Android 10) update roadmap shared by Oppo for Q2 2020, the stable update was expected to roll out today. And the company has adhered to its update timeline.
Note that the updates are live for the Oppo R17 and R17 Pro users in China and are available for R17 models PBEM00, PBET00 and R17 Pro model PBDM00, PBDT00.
The ColorOS 7 (Android 10) stable update for the Oppo R17 arrives with version F.10, while the update for the Oppo R17 Pro comes with version number F.05.
You can find the complete combined changelog for both the devices, below (translated from Chinese):
· New borderless design, new upgrade, more shocking visual, more efficient operation, more natural experience
· Added OPPO Sans default font, overall concise and elegant, full of technological beauty
· Added Breeno instructions, allowing you to complete daily tasks faster with fewer steps, and create personalized shortcut instructions
· Add Breeno voice, photo search function, voice search based on photo time, location, people, etc.
· Added Breeno voice, camera wake-up, voice switchable camera mode
· Added Breeno voice, open and close dark mode, query steps, open Breeno screen and other voice commands
· New Breeno suggestion, low battery reminder, automatically detect nearby charging treasure merchants when low battery
· Add Breeno sleep mode, enter dark mode at night, and turn on do not disturb
· New Breeno screen, meeting schedule information recognition, can add schedule with one click
· Optimized Breeno scan, independent code scanning and object recognition, easy to evoke
· New Breeno driving, can quickly open the phone, music, WeChat and a recently used application
· New Breeno quick view, news information module
· Optimize visual interaction and enhance one-handed operation experience
· Optimized the smart sidebar, replaced the file desk with file management, and removed three quick tools: Breeno voice, super clear visual effects, and notifications
· New shortcut tool for notes
· Added support for drag and drop applications to achieve fast split screen
· Added “buoy transparency” and “buoy full screen hide” setting items
· Optimize the range of floating window mode, more applications support the opening of floating window
· Added floating window bubble function, support rapid expansion / folding floating window
· Optimize the three-finger screenshot, long press and slide with three fingers to select the screenshot area;
· New screenshot setting, you can adjust the position of preview floating window, set prompt sound, etc.
· Optimize screenshot preview floating window, pull down to share, pull up floating window for long screenshot
“Navigation Gesture 3.0”
· Added swipe inward from both sides of the screen and stay to switch to the previous application
· Optimize all gestures to support landscape scenes
· Added flashback button, support desktop display of important information of navigation, taxi, game, one key to quickly return to the application
· Add dark color mode, power saving and eye protection
· Added focus mode to help shield the outside world from interruptions when working or studying
· Added new charging animation style
· Optimized control center interaction, more friendly one-handed operation experience
· Added screen recording pause function
· Added screen recording floating window and recording settings
· Added 360 cleanup engine
· Added global theme, the theme adds more playability
· Added global delete sound effect, calculator button sound, compass pointing sound feedback
· Optimize the built-in ringtone resources
· Added barrier-free TalkBack suspension prompt
· Add barrier-free color mode to improve the experience of visually impaired users
· Added the latest task management page, including memory information switch and application lock management for recent task display
· Optimize visual interaction in game space
· Optimize the startup animation of the game space
· Optimize the interaction and outgoing mode of game assistants, and add game console connection entrance
· Added new interactive live wallpaper
· Add Art + Static Wallpaper
· Add a new desktop sliding setting item, you can customize to open the global search or notification center
· New desktop icon customization, you can customize the icon size, shape, style
· Optimize the unlocking process, switch to unlock mode
· Optimized password unlock visual, more convenient to unlock with one hand
· Added lock screen support for live wallpapers
· Optimize the style of the breath screen clock, more personalized choices
· New desktop simple mode, larger font icons, more concise and clear
· Add password book function, automatically fill in the password, realize one-key login
· Added the use time of the remote guard application, you can view the application status of the bound mobile phone in the past 7 days
· New remote guardian deactivation period, you can set the deactivation period of the bound mobile phone
· Add a new remote guard application to set a time limit, you can set the duration of binding mobile application, limit the number of games in some games
· Added one-key navigation of remote guard, one-key navigation to the location of the bound mobile phone
· Added SOS emergency contact smart customer service for help. When the emergency contact does not answer the call, the smart customer service will help continue to call the emergency contact
· Add a random MAC address to connect to WiFi, block targeted advertising, protect privacy, and make information more secure
· Added icon prompt in the status bar when using sensitive permissions, you can view the details of the specific called application, to prevent personal privacy disclosure
· Add permission usage record, you can view the history of application calling permissions
· Added the palace mode for sticky notes
· Newly added background settings for notes, providing 6 colors and 4 skin backgrounds
· New reminder function for note time, can set reminder time for memo items
· Added the function of deleting and retrieving sticky notes. The deleted sticky notes will be kept in the recently deleted folder for 30 days.
· Add calculator small window mode, support quick start through control center and smart sidebar
· New recording cutting function, which can cut the existing recording to obtain important clips
· Newly added calendar supports custom setting schedule repetition period
· Added alarm clock dynamic weather ringtone, matching different ringtones according to the weather of the day
· New weather animation effect, showing different motion effects according to different weather
· New file management Add OPPO cloud disk entry, can access OPPO cloud content
· Optimize camera interaction and enhance operating experience
· Optimized photo countdown interaction and prompt sound
· Optimize the interaction of album atlas, the level is clearer, and it is more convenient to find pictures
· New album recommendation, support more than 80 types of scene recognition
· Added OPPO intercommunication to support intercommunication with vivo and Xiaomi devices
· Optimize the phone book vision to bring a more concise and efficient experience
· Add a quick setting page for unfamiliar number calls, add a contact with one key, add a mark or join a blacklist
· Add a deactivation period, customize the deactivation period, effectively manage the time of mobile phone use
· New application setting time limit, you can set the duration of the application, limit the number of games in some games, to prevent apps and games from addiction
· Optimized setting search function, support fuzzy search and search record display
· Add Soloop to record, understand your video intelligent creation tool
· Add health, monitor sports health data, provide health services
As you can see from the changelog above, all the core features of Oppo’s custom UI ColorOS 7 and Android 10 are embedded in the stable updates for the Oppo R17 and R17 Pro.
If you haven’t received the notification yet, you can head over to Settings>>Software Updates, to manually check for it.
Update 1 (April 20)
The official announcement for the ColorOS 7 can be read here. The update is live in India, Australia and Saudi Arabia.
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