Oppo Reno2 Z & Reno2 F Grab Android 10 (ColorOS 7) beta update {Trail Version}

Two Oppo devices have started receiving the beta trial update of ColorOS 7 based on Android 10. These two devices are Oppo Reno2 Z & Reno2 F Z & Reno2 F. The users who have registered for the trail (beta) testing will be receiving the update via OTA. Previously some Oppo devices have already received ColorOS 7 stable update.

The company shared the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) roadmap for Oppo devices and now it has been delivered by the company. The official ColorOS 7 (Android 10) update for the Oppo Reno2 Z & Reno2 F is now made available. According to the reports the update is currently rolling out in some Asian markets.

Oppo Reno2 Z Android 10 Update Early Adopters program is now available in India, while the update for Reno2 F is rolling out in India, Egypt, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, Pakistan, and Malaysia. As per reports total of 40,000 Reno2 Z users and 18,000 Reno2 F can apply for the beta program.

All the main features of Android 10 are now being added to the new update. Color OS 7 brings new icons, UI design, new animation and many other new features. The latest update fixes many bugs and improves the stability and performance of the device by improving RAM management.

Changelogs

[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.
• Optimized 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.
• Optimized 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.
• Optimized system pre-loaded ringtones.
• Added TalkBack floating prompts for Accessibility.
• Colour Accessibility Mode added to improve the user experience for visually impaired users.
• New management function for recent tasks: You can view memory information about recent tasks and lock apps.

[Games]
• Optimized visual interaction for Game Space.
• Optimized the startup animation for Game Space.

[Home Screen]
• More live wallpapers.
• Added Art+ static wallpapers.
• Customize whether to open Global Search or the notification drawer when swiping down on the Home screen.
• Customize the size, shape, and style of app icons on the Home screen.
• Swipe up on the Lock screen to switch unlock methods.
• Optimized 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]
• Optimized the Camera UI for better user experience.
• Optimized the Timer UI and sound.

[Photos]
• Optimized the Album UI for a clear hierarchy and quick lookup of photos.
• Added Album Recommendations that recognizes more than 80 different scenes.

[Communications]
• OPPO Share now supports sharing files with Vivo and Xiaomi devices.
• Optimized the Contacts UI for a more efficient experience.

[Settings]
• Search Settings now supports a fuzzy match and contains a search history.

[Applications]
• Soloop Video Editor: Create your video with one tap.
• Added DocVault, an app for easy management and use of your digital ID cards (available only on phones sold in India).

How to get the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) beta update on Oppo Reno2 Z & Reno2 F {Trail Version}

Make sure that you are updated to the latest official version of Oppo Reno2 Z & Reno2 F. Latest version arte mentioned below

Reno2 F

  • CPH1989EX_11.A.13_0130_202001032206
  • CPH1989EX_11.A.14_0140_202003010030
  • CPH1989EX_11.A.15_0150_202003210242

Reno2 Z

  • CPH1945PUEX_11.A.17_0170_201912271925
  • CPH1945PUEX_11.A.19_0190_202003050829

Step 1. Open the Settings then Go to Software Updates

Step 2. Now click on Settings icon in the upper right corner

Step 3. You will find an option named Trial Version. Now add all the required information, then click on Apply Now.

Step 4. Once done, return to Software Updates section then there you will find the new update, tap on Download Now button.

Done!!!

Manual update guide

Now, there is no download link available at this time. So, all the interested users may have to wait for the OTA update notice. Additionally, users can manually check for the OTA update via Settings – Software updates – Download updates manually. If available, you can download and install the latest OTA update.

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