ColorOS 7

Oppo has bee releasing the ColorOS 7 + Android 10 trail version update for the Oppo Reno 2, F11, F11 Pro, A9 smartphones for a few weeks now. Notably, the trial version update has now ended up for the mentioned devices, and now its time to get the stable version. Oppo has now officially started rolling out the stable build of the ColorOS 7 based on Android 10 update for Oppo Reno 2, F11, F11 Pro, A9 users in India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Notably, Oppo F11 Pro Marvel’s Avengers Limited Edition was also confirmed to get the official stable ColorOS 7 + Android 10 update on April 18. But there is no mention of the device in the official stable release note. Below you can find the ColorOS 7 + Android 10 official version plan for April.

ColorOS 7 + Android 10 Official Version Plan for April

  • April 17, Oppo Reno2
  • April 20, Oppo Reno Z, R17
  • April 25, Oppo Reno2 Z
  • April 18, Oppo F11, F11 Pro, F11 Pro Marvel’s Avengers Limited Edition and Oppo A9

Oppo has also said that, due to the current situation of the COVID-19 outbreak. The release of the ColorOS 7 trial version for F9 and F9 pro may be postponed.

You can get the official version of the ColorOS 7 based on Android 10 by following two methods.

  • Setting>Software Update>Update to the Latest Version
  • Setting>Software Update> Click Gear at the right top corner> “Apply” Trial Version

Here is the changelog for the ColorOS 7 + Android 10 official version.

Full List of ColorOS 7 + Android 10 Features

  • [New Visuals]
    • Brand new borderless design makes visuals more attractive and operation more efficient.
    • Added OPPO Sans as the default font. The new font delivers a refreshing feel and fits well with OPPO’s pursuit of blending beauty and technology.[Smart Sidebar]
    • Optimised user interfaces and improved one-handed operation.
    • Drag an app out of Smart Sidebar to open it in Split-screen mode.
    • Added two settings: Assistive Ball Opacity and Hide Assistive Ball on Fullscreen App.
    • Optimised the Floating Window feature for more apps.
    • Added a bubble: A bubble is displayed when you open an app in a floating window from the Smart Sidebar. Tap the bubble to collapse and open the app.[Screenshot]
    • Optimised 3-Finger Screenshot: Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen and swipe your fingers to adjust the screenshot size. Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen and swipe your fingers outwards to capture a long screenshot.
    • Added screenshot settings: You can adjust the position of the screenshot preview floating window and set the screenshot sound.
    • Optimised screenshot preview floating window: After taking a screenshot, drag it up and release to share it, or drag it down and release to take a long screenshot.
    • New gesture: Swipe left or right at the bottom of the screen to switch between recently used apps.[Navigation Gestures 3.0]
    • New gesture: Swipe inward from both sides of the screen and then hold to switch to the previous app.
    • Optimised gestures: All gestures are supported in landscape mode.[System]
    • Added Dark Mode: Protects your eyes while reducing power consumption.
    • Added Focus Mode: Shields you from outside distractions when you are learning or working.
    • Added all new charging animation.
    • Optimised the Quick Settings user interface for easier one-handed operation.
    • Swipe left or right to ignore banner notifications.
    • Added a pause function for screen recording.
    • Added a floating window and settings for screen recording.
    • New sounds added for file deletion, calculator key touches, and compass pointer.
    • Optimised system pre-loaded ringtones.
    • Added TalkBack floating prompts for Accessibility.
    • Colour Accessibility Mode added to improve user experience for visually impaired users.
    • New management function for recent tasks: You can view memory information about recent tasks and lock apps.[Games]
    • Optimised visual interaction for Game Space.
    • Optimised the startup animation for Game Space.
  • [Home Screen]
    • More live wallpapers.
    • Added Art+ static wallpapers.
    • Customise whether to open Global Search or the notification drawer when swiping down on the Home screen.
    • Customise the size, shape, and style of app icons on the Home screen.
    • Swipe up on the Lock screen to switch unlock methods.
    • Optimised the graphic design of password unlock to facilitate one-handed operations.
    • Supported live wallpapers on the Lock screen.
    • More screen-off clock styles.
    • Added a simple Home screen mode, featuring larger fonts and icons and a clearer layout.
  • [Security]
    • Connect your phone to Wi-Fi networks using a random MAC address to avoid targeted ads and protect your privacy.
  • [Tools]
    • In Quick Settings or Smart Sidebar, you can open Calculator in a floating
    • Added the trim feature in Recordings.
    • Added the Weather (dynamic) ringtone, which automatically adapts to the current weather.
    • Added weather-adaptive animations in Weather.
  • [Camera]
    • Optimised the Camera UI for a better user experience.
    • Optimised the Timer UI and sound.
  • [Photos]
    • Optimised the Album UI for a clear hierarchy and a quick lookup of photos.
    • Added Album Recommendations that recognises more than 80 different scenes.
  • [Communications]
    • OPPO Share now supports sharing files with vivo and Xiaomi devices.
    • Optimised the Contacts UI for a more efficient experience.
  • [Settings]
    • Search Settings now supports fuzzy match and contains a search history.
  • [Applications]
    • Soloop Video Editor: Create your video with one tap.

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