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Oppo R15 Pro Android 10 with ColorOS 7 Update Tracker

New updates are added on July 28, 2020: Finally, the wait is now over, as the Chinese OEM Oppo has pushed the long-awaited Android 10 based ColorOS 7 update for the Oppo R15 Pro. The update is arriving via OTA in batches. As per the official post, the update has a limited quota of 10000 users in India, Thailand, and Malay. The official version of the Android 10 ColorOS 7 update is arriving with version number F.14. Here is the complete changelog of the update:

[su_spoiler title=”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.

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[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.

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[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).

[/su_spoiler]

As we have mentioned the update is limited to 10000 users. So, those who wish to update their Oppo R15 Pro with the Android 10 ColorOS 7 update can head over to Settings>>Software updates and tap on the check for updates button to download the latest update.


New updates are added on July 18, 2020: Well, Oppo has decided to increase the ColorOS 7 early adopters quota for the Chinese users. The quota has no room for more 50,000 users and those who could not register themselves earlier with the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) beta program can hop on and will be receiving the beta build within three days. Oppo R15 Pro users are requested to be running the C.68 official ROM in order to be eligible to apply for this increased quota early adopters program.


New updates are added on June 30, 2020: Good news for Oppo R15 Pro (R15 Dream Mirror Edition in China) because the OEM has shared a July 2020 Android 10 (ColorOS 7) update plan which depicts that the Oppo R15 users in China will get the stable Android 10 update from July 25. This piece of info was shared on the official community platform of ColorOS.


New updates are added on June 21, 2020: After serving with the first batch of Android 10 (ColorOS 7) in Australia, the trial program is now live for the Oppo R15 Pro users in India, Thailand, and Malaysia. As per the update roadmap, it was shared that the said program will commence from June 20, and it seems like the company has stuck true to its words. The update will be served with the version number F.12. It is the first batch, the quota is limited to around 2,000 users and if you are also interested in trying your hands on the latest features of the ColorOS 7, you better hurry. And to register yourself, go to Settings> Software Update> Settings> Upgrade early adopters> ColorOS 7 official version early adopters. Fill the information and click Apply Now. Here is the changelog:

[su_spoiler title=”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).

[/su_spoiler]


New updates are added on June 14, 2020: The first batch of Android 10 (ColorOS 7) is now live for the users of the Oppo R15 Pro in Australia. This early adopters program is live for a limited set of users i.e. 5000. Those who have registered with this program successfully will receive the update as version number F.08. In order to apply for this beta program, you need to head over to “Settings – Software Updates”, tap the settings icon in the upper right corner, tap “Trial Version”, fill in the information, select the must-know checkbox, and tap “Apply Now”. Here is the complete changelog of the update that you will receive:

[su_spoiler title=”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).

[/su_spoiler]


New updates are added on May 30, 2020: Finally, the first batch of Oppo R15 Pro (aka Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition in China) Android 10 (ColorOS 7) beta recruitment has gone live. Noticeably, beta recruitment is live in China only. The company revealed the date of the commencement of the beta recruitment way ahead in April and Oppo has stuck true to its roadmap. The first batch is limited to 2000 Oppo R15 Pro users and the beta channel has gone live from 10:00 AM May 30. Moreover, if you are successful in enrolling with this beta program then, you will be receiving the beta Android 10 (ColorOS 7) update within 3 days.


Oppo is known for its good looking camera-centric smartphones that also offers good user experience with performance in its price segment. The Oppo R15 Pro is a big brother of the Oppo R15 model and features better specifications. Now, if you’re using the Oppo R15 model and waiting for the ColorOS 7 Android 10 update for a couple of months, you can check out the Oppo R15 Pro Android 10 with ColorOS 7 Update Tracker article here.

Talking about the ColorOS 7 firmware update, plenty of Oppo devices have already received the update based on Android 10. Now, the company is moving towards the rest of the device models that are eligible to run the ColorOS 7 version. Therefore, the company has released a timeline for the ColorOS 7 (Android 10) beta update program which will initiate from March to June 2020. Now, let’s head over to the ColorOS 7 & Android 10 overview and then we will discuss the ColorOS 7 trial version plan.

Oppo R15 Pro Android 10 with ColorOS 7 Update Tracker

ColorOS 7 Features (Android 10)

Oppo has launched its new custom skin version called ColorOS 7 officially a couple of months ago. If you’re one of the Oppo Reno 2 users then you should wait for the official stable update based on Android 10. It features plenty of customized features or options specific for the Oppo devices along with most of the native Android 10 features. Let’s take a quick look below.

  • Redesigned UI
  • New icons pack with a custom shape, size
  • Breeno Smart Voice Assistant
  • Improved RAM management
  • New sound effects
  • Portrait Mode 2.0
  • Soloop video editor
  • Improved visual design and UI elements
  • ART+ Wallpapers
  • System-wide Dark Mode
  • Improved notification center

What’s on Android 10?

Google has announced the 10th iteration of Android OS in September 2019. It comes with several features and system improvements. To be very specific, the Android 10 version mainly offers better user experience and privacy/security features.

It features System-wide Dark Mode, Gestures Navigation, Wi-Fi & QR Code scanning, improved app sharing menu, improved app permissions, enhanced location privacy control, easy security updates, Focus mode, live caption, family link, multi-camera API, built-in call screening, sound amplifier, better notification control, and more. It also offers 5G support, foldable support, improved lock screen, smart reply, etc.

Oppo R15 Pro Android 10 with ColorOS 7 Update Status

Oppo has just released its roadmap for the ColorOS 7 beta update based on Android 10 for some of its pending compatible devices and Oppo R15 Pro is one of them. Talking about the Q2 plan, the ColorOS 7 (Android 10) trial version will start for Oppo R15 Pro in June 2020. So, there are almost three months remaining to receive the early adopters recruitment announcement.

Oppo RX17 Pro Android 10 ColorOS 7 Update Status

Then all the interested Oppo R15 Pro users can apply for the beta testing program and a limited number of users will be selected for the beta update roll-out. As there is no official date or week announced yet, you have to wait for it.

Oppo R15 Pro Specifications

The device came with a 6.28-inches 1080×2280 pixels resolution display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It was launched back in April 2018 and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, Adreno 512 GPU. The handset is coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage which is expandable via a hybrid SIM slot.

It sports dual rear cameras of a 16MP (wide, f/1.7) + a 20MP (wide, f/1.7) lens with PDAF, HDR, Panorama, an LED flash, etc. While the handset features a 20MP (wide, f/2.0) selfie camera on the front side with HDR mode. It has a 3,430mAh battery with 20W VOOC Flash Charge support.

The device packs a 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG, etc. It features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass sensor.

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