[Stable released] OPPO Find X2 & Find X2 Pro Android 11 beta update released with ColorOS 7.2 (Download link inside)
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on June 22, 2020) follows:
Google surprised many when it announced a total of 23 smartphones to participate in the Android Q beta testing exercise back in 2019. Among these phones was the OPPO Reno, the only one from the Chinese company that took part in the program.
Other Chinese vendors like Vivo and Xiaomi had multiple devices in the program, a book the BBK Electronics company seems to have borrowed a page from with respect to the latest Android R beta testing program.
Just so you know, Android R is the internal codename for the upcoming Android 11 OS. Google released the first public beta this month and so far, several vendors have already announced devices that will be participating in the beta testing exercise.
OPPO, on the other hand, had promised to push the update to Android 11 beta to owners of the Find X2 and Find X2 Pro soon. At the time, there was no date, but now we have one. And it’s today.
The OPPO Find X2 and Find X2 Pro Android 11 beta update is up for grabs as I write this. The software, as expected, is available in a limited capacity for models CPH2023 and CPH2025 of the duo, respectively.
This version, which has ColorOS 7.2 on top, is meant for app developers and not for daily use, so keep that in mind before attempting to install the firmware below on your phone.
- Device: OPPO Find X2/Find X2 Pro
- Channel: China Beta
- Version: Beta 1
- Android: 11
Below is a quick guide of how to install Android 11 beta update on the OPPO Find X2 or Find X2 Pro handset.
1). Download the upgrade firmware package of OPPO Android 11 preview version for developers, and copy the package to the root directory of your phone storage.
2). Power off your phone. Then press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button to enter Recovery mode. In Recovery mode, perform the operations according to on-screen prompts, select Install from storage, find the upgrade firmware package, and tap Install.
3). During the upgrade, DO NOT perform any operation on your phone. After the upgrade completes, a message will be displayed, indicating that the installation is successful. Then restart your phone. After the restart, your phone will run based on OPPO Android 11 preview version for developers.
Since this is unfinished software, beware of the following bugs as identified by OPPO:
1). Making a video call using a test machine would fail and the other party’s image could not be displayed after you answer a video call. This can be addressed by restarting your phone.
2). Your phone would not detect a simulated 4-pole earphone jack and audio would play through the speaker.
3). Charging using the CDP charger would fail.
In the event that you feel the new Android 11 experience isn’t what you expected, there is room to roll back to the previous Android 10 ROM that worked fine. The rollback ROM link for the Find X2 is here while the Find X2 Pro is here.
Once you have the right download file with you, follow the steps below to roll back to ColorOS 7 based on Android 10.
1). Download the Android Q firmware package and copy it to your phone storage. The package varies depending on different phone models. Find the corresponding packages for different models as follows:
– CPH2023: CPH2023PU_11_OTA_0730_all_4b9m0wV9ioC8_roll-back-pu-findx2.ozip
– CPH2025: CPH2023PU_11_OTA_0730_all_4b9m0wV9ioC8_roll-back-pu-findx2pro.ozip
2). Find the firm package in File Manager and tap it. You will be alerted of data erasion. Tap Next. You will then be prompted to back up data. Tap Next. Finally, confirm the rollback. You need to restart your phone after the rollback.
It remains to be seen whether the stable update will arrive with ColorOS 7.2 or ColorOS 8. Meanwhile, check out if your OPPO device stands a chance of getting an official Android 11 update.
Update 1 (August 24)
Oppo has confirmed that the Android 11 update alongside ColorOS 7.2 will be released in the near further for the Oppo Find X2. But unfortunately, the company has not shared any details surrounding the ETA for the rollout. Head here for more details.
Update 2 (September 04)
IST: 06:25 pm: Oppo has now announced that the Android 11 beta recruitment for the Oppo Find X2, Find X2 Pro, Reno3, and Reno3 Pro will kick-start from September 7. The company has not shared any more details at the moment. Head here to read the full story.
Update 3 (September 08)
IST: 02:22 pm: Oppo has kick-started the recruitment for the Android 11 beta for the Oppo Find X2 and Oppo Find X2 Pro in India, Indonesia and Thailand. The company has set a 2000 user quota for this update. For more details, head here.
Update 4 (November 03)
IST: 03:31 pm: The stable Android 11 update for the Oppo Find X2 and Find X2 Pro is reportedly rolling out now. The stable builds are currently only available for those who registered for the beta program.
It is live as version CPH2023_11_C.05 for the Find X2 and as version CPH2025_11_C.05 for the Find X2 Pro. We expect a wider rollout to begin shortly. We’ve added the alleged changelog below”
– Personalize the user interface to make it your own
– Third-party icons for apps on the home screen are now supported.
– Three Dark mode styles are available: Enhanced, medium and gentle; wallpapers and icons can be adjusted to Dark mode; and the display contrast can be adjusted automatically to ambient light.
– Dark mode can be scheduled based on sunrise and sunset times.
– Added, “Quick launch”: Touch and hold the fingerprint sensor to quickly launch a function or app.
– Optimized the editing page of Smart Sidebar: Two tabs are displayed and the order of items can be customized.
– Added Al App Preloading: The system predicts which apps you will use next and preloads them for faster launch speeds.
– You can now determine a time period when Do Not Disturb is on. ·
– Added weather animations to provide you with a more interesting experience.
– Emergency info to first responders. The information can be shown even when your screen is locked.
– Optimized “Permission manager”: You can now choose “Allow only once” for sensitive permissions to better protect your privacy
– Added Immersive mode which reduces disturbances while gaming so you can stay focused.
– You can change the Game Assistant call-up method.
– You can share your personal hotspot with others via a QR code.
– Photos can be saved in HEIF format to reduce the file size.
– Optimized the photo editing feature with upgraded algorithms and more markup effects and filters.
– Added shortcuts to instantly share and edit photos or videos you just took.
– Added the inertial zoom feature which makes zooming smoother during video shooting.
– Added the lens stain detection feature.
– Added the level and grid feature to help you compose videos.
– Added the 2-finger swipe up gesture to quickly call up accessibility functions.
– Added “Sound amplifier”: You can amplify faint sounds and soften loud sounds when wearing earphones.
Update 5 (November 12)
IST: 11:18 pm: Oppo Find X2 users in India are also reporting that they are beginning to receive the Android 11-based ColorOS 11 update on their devices as version C.06. We’ve added a screenshot of the update below:
IST: 06:55 pm: As it turns out, Oppo has announced that the stable ColorOS 11 update is indeed live in India as well as Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, Egypt, and Vietnam for the Find X2 Series.
Further, the Oppo F17 Pro has also bagged the ColorOS 11 update in India.
Update 6 (January 22)
Oppo support’s Twitter handle in response to a user query goes on to acknowledge that the company has rolled out Android 1-based ColorOS 11 to the Oppo Find X2 Pro in Singapore.
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