[Updated] Oppo R15, A9x & A9 Android 10 (ColorOS 7) beta update early adopter recruitments kick-start
This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..
Original story (published on May 28) follows:
Slowly but steadily, the Chinese smartphone OEM, Oppo has picked up pace in pushing the Android 10 based ColorOS 7 updates for its devices.
Notably, the company has also not kept its users confused regarding the timeline of the updates and time to time, has shared its update plans for Android 10.
And now as per official reports, the beta recruitments for the Oppo R15, A9x, and A9 Android 10 (ColorOS 7) have now kick-started. It’s a no brainer that the beta program is live for the Oppo R15, A9x, and A9 users in China.
As per the May roadmap shared by Oppo, the R15 was supposed to kick start the beta update program from May 30, and it was scheduled for May 28 for the Oppo A9x and A9. But, it seems like Oppo is in a bit of hurry and has made the early bird registrations live for the users of the aforementioned devices.
Talking about the beta program for Oppo R15, A9x, and A9, as you would expect from early bird recruitment, this Android 10 (ColorOS 7) beta program has a limited quota and i.e. of 2,000 users. The recruitment channel will go live from 10:00 AM on May 28 for all the three devices.
Noticeably, those who want to get their hands on the Android 10 beta update for the Oppo R15, should make sure that they are running the ROM version C.14/C.16 and Oppo A9x/A9 users should be running A.19 in order to be eligible to receive the beta update.
The update brings in all the latest and greatest features that the ColorOS 7 has to offer for the Oppo R15, A9x, and A9 along with all the core features of Android 10 to the table. Here is what the common changelog reads:
· New borderless design, new upgrade, more shocking visual, more efficient operation, more natural experience
· Added OPPO Sans default font, overall simple 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
· Optimize the smart sidebar, replace the file desk with file management
· New note shortcut tool
· Added support for drag and drop applications to achieve fast split screen
· Add “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, you can press and slide with three fingers to select the screenshot area; long press and slide to drag out the screen to quickly take a long screenshot
· 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 app
· 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
· New dark color mode, power saving and eye protection
· Added focus mode to help shield the outside world from interruptions when working or studying
· Added a new charging animation style
· Optimized control center interaction, one-handed operation experience is more friendly
· Added screen recording pause function
· Added screen recording floating window and recording settings
· New 360 cleaning engine
· Added new global themes with 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 recent task management page, including the memory display of the latest task switch and application lock management
· Optimize the 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
· New desktop slide down 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 screen style of interest screen, 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 usage time of the remote guard application, you can view the application status of the bound mobile phone in the past 7 days
· New remote guarding deactivation period, can set the deactivation period for binding mobile phones
· Add a new remote guard application to set a time limit, you can set the use time of the bound mobile application, and limit the number of games in some games
· Added one-key remote guard navigation, one-key navigation to the location of the bound mobile phone
· Added SOS emergency contact intelligent customer service for help. When the emergency contact does not answer the call, the intelligent customer service will help continue to call the emergency contact
· Add 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 mode of palace notes
· Newly added background settings for notes, providing 6 colors and 4 skin backgrounds
· Added 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 dynamic 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 calls, add a contact with one key, add a mark or join a blacklist
· Add a period of deactivation, customize the period of deactivation, effectively manage mobile phone usage time
· 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
· Newly added Soloop to record, better understand your video intelligent creation tool
· Add health, monitor sports health data, provide health services
Note that those who have successfully registered with this Android 10 (ColorOS 7) beta program for the Oppo R15, Oppo A9x and A9, will be receiving the beta update within 3 days. Moreover, those who could not get themselves registered should wait for the next batch of beta updates.
Thanks for the tip, Ashutosh Dubey!
Update 1 (June 9)
Update 2 (June 30)
Update 3 (July 10)
The stable update to ColorOS 7 for the Oppo R15 is now live. Head here for more coverage.
Update 4 (July 11)
The ColorOS 7 stable update based on Android 10 is now live for the Oppo A9 and the Oppo A9x. Here here for more details.
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