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Oppo F9 and F9 Pro receive Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update, Oppo Find X2, Find X2 Pro to get Android 11 beta this month

The Oppo F9 and F9 Pro update brings new borderless design makes visuals more attractive and operation more efficient.

Oppo released ColorOS 7 stable update timeline for India last month as per which Oppo F9 and Oppo F9 Pro were slated for Android 10 update in June. Now the two phones have started receiving Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in the country.

Meanwhile, it has been announced that Oppo Find X2 and Find X2 Pro will get the Android 11 beta this month after Google released the first public beta of the upcoming Android 11. Both the phones have already been confirmed to launch in India on June 17.

ColorOS 7 update for Oppo F9 and F9 Pro comes with build number CPH1823EX_11.F.09_2090_202006051759. As per the post on Oppo ColorOS community, the update will be rolling out in batches. It is rolling out in a staged manner and more users are expected to receive in the coming days.

Users will automatically be notified for the update on their phones. They can also check for the update manually by heading to Settings > Software update > Check for updates. An Oppo executive on the community page also states that Oppo F9 and Oppo F9 Pro users who are on the “trial version” won’t need to update the system twice as the operating system they are using is essentially the “official version.”

According to the previously released update roadmap, the Oppo F7, Oppo A5 2020, and Oppo A9 2020 will receive the Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update this month. Oppo F15 and R15 Pro will receive ColorOS 7 update next month.
Oppo F9, Oppo F9 Pro Start Receiving Android 10-Based ColorOS 7 Update in India
The update brings new borderless design makes visuals more attractive and operation more efficient. New gestures support, optimised screenshot preview and settings along with new Dark Mode and Focus mode have also been added. It also adds a bubble, which is displayed when you open an app in a floating window from the Smart Sidebar.

Further, the update comes with the Smart Sidebar and includes features such as Assistive Ball Opacity and Hide Assistive Ball on Fullscreen App. It also adds new charging animation along with a host of other features. It adds 3-Finger Screenshot Gesture support that lets users capture a screenshot of the selected part of the screen using three fingers on the screen. It also optimises the floating window feature for more apps. It also adds Soloop Video Editor to create your video and DocVault, an app for easy management and use of your digital ID cards.

Here is the Complete Changelog:

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.

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 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
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 unlocks 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 better user experience.
Optimised the Timer UI and sound.

Photos
Optimised the Album UI for a clear hierarchy and 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.
Added DocVault, an app for easy management and use of your digital ID cards (available only on phones sold in India).

 

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