New update on November 21, 2020: After rolling the Android 10, Today Oppo rolled their new update to the device with November 2020 security patch and labeled with software version CPH1877EX_11_F.44.
New update on August 17, 2020: If you are tired of waiting for the Android 10 based ColorOS 7 update on your Oppo R17/R17 Pro, then this piece of info will excite you. Because the Chinese OEM has now made the ColorOS 7 firmware file available for the users to manually upgrade their phones. Note that the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) update is already live for the Oppo R17 and R17 Pro users, but there are still many that have not yet received the update. So, it is better to manually update your phone using the download links given below. The update for the Oppo R17 Pro carries version number F.35 while the update for the Oppo R17 has version F.05.
Firmware Download Link
• Added the July 2020 Android security patch to enhance system security.[System]
• Added the wireless printing feature: images and PDF files can be printed wirelessly. (To use this feature, go to “Settings – Other wireless connections – Print”.)
• You can now sync the volume level set on your Bluetooth device to your phone. (To use this feature, go to “Settings – Bluetooth”, tap the icon in the upper-right corner, then tap “Advanced settings” and turn on “Media volume sync”.
• Added the “Personalisations” option in “Settings”.
• Improved system stability.[Camera]
• Added the Camera quick-launch function: Double-pressing the “Volume +” or “Volume -” buttons quickly launches the camera when the screen is off. (Tap the icon in the upper-right corner of the camera screen, enter “Settings” and then turn on this function.)
In order to manually flash this firmware file, paste the firmware file in your respective device’s root folder and boot your phone into the Recovery Mode. Then choose the package from the internal storage and tap to Install. That’s it!
New Update on April 20, 2020: Oppo has finally rolled out the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) stable update for the Oppo R17 Pro smartphone. Note that the update has been rolled out for the users in China for the Oppo R17 Pro model PBDM00, and PBDT00. The OTA is arriving with version F.05. This new Android 10 stable update brings all the features of the ColorOS 7 along with the core features of Android 10 for the Oppo R17 Pro device. You can find the complete changelog of the update, below:
· New borderless design, new upgrade, more shocking visual, more efficient operation, more natural experience
· Added OPPO Sans default font, overall concise and elegant, full of technological beauty
· Added Breeno instructions, allowing you to complete daily tasks faster with fewer steps, and create personalized shortcut instructions
· Add Breeno voice, photo search function, voice search based on photo time, location, people, etc.
· Added Breeno voice, camera wake-up, voice switchable camera mode
· Added Breeno voice, open and close dark mode, query steps, open Breeno screen and other voice commands
· New Breeno suggestion, low battery reminder, automatically detect nearby charging treasure merchants when low battery
· Add Breeno sleep mode, enter dark mode at night, and turn on do not disturb
· New Breeno screen, meeting schedule information recognition, can add schedule with one click
· Optimized Breeno scan, independent code scanning and object recognition, easy to evoke
· New Breeno driving, can quickly open the phone, music, WeChat and a recently used application
· New Breeno quick view, news information module
- “Smart Sidebar”
· Optimize visual interaction and enhance one-handed operation experience
· Optimized the smart sidebar, replaced the file desk with file management, and removed three quick tools: Breeno voice, super clear visual effects, and notifications
· New shortcut tool for notes
· Added support for drag and drop applications to achieve fast split screen
· Added “buoy transparency” and “buoy full screen hide” setting items
· Optimize the range of floating window mode, more applications support the opening of floating window
· Added floating window bubble function, support rapid expansion / folding floating window
· Optimize the three-finger screenshot, long press and slide with three fingers to select the screenshot area;
· New screenshot setting, you can adjust the position of preview floating window, set prompt sound, etc.
· Optimize screenshot preview floating window, pull down to share, pull up floating window for long screenshot
- “Navigation Gesture 3.0”
· Added swipe inward from both sides of the screen and stay to switch to the previous application
· Optimize all gestures to support landscape scenes
· Added flashback button, support desktop display of important information of navigation, taxi, game, one key to quickly return to the application
· Add dark color mode, power saving and eye protection
· Added focus mode to help shield the outside world from interruptions when working or studying
· Added new charging animation style
· Optimized control center interaction, more friendly one-handed operation experience
· Added screen recording pause function
· Added screen recording floating window and recording settings
· Added 360 cleanup engine
· Added global theme, the theme adds more playability
· Added global delete sound effect, calculator button sound, compass pointing sound feedback
· Optimize the built-in ringtone resources
· Added barrier-free TalkBack suspension prompt
· Add barrier-free color mode to improve the experience of visually impaired users
· Added the latest task management page, including memory information switch and application lock management for recent task display
· Optimize visual interaction in game space
· Optimize the startup animation of the game space
· Optimize the interaction and outgoing mode of game assistants, and add game console connection entrance
· Added new interactive live wallpaper
· Add Art + Static Wallpaper
· Add a new desktop sliding setting item, you can customize to open the global search or notification center
· New desktop icon customization, you can customize the icon size, shape, style
· Optimize the unlocking process, switch to unlock mode
· Optimized password unlock visual, more convenient to unlock with one hand
· Added lock screen support for live wallpapers
· Optimize the style of the breath screen clock, more personalized choices
· New desktop simple mode, larger font icons, more concise and clear
· Add password book function, automatically fill in the password, realize one-key login
· Added the use time of the remote guard application, you can view the application status of the bound mobile phone in the past 7 days
· New remote guardian deactivation period, you can set the deactivation period of the bound mobile phone
· Add a new remote guard application to set a time limit, you can set the duration of binding mobile application, limit the number of games in some games
· Added one-key navigation of remote guard, one-key navigation to the location of the bound mobile phone
· Added SOS emergency contact smart customer service for help. When the emergency contact does not answer the call, the smart customer service will help continue to call the emergency contact
· Add a random MAC address to connect to WiFi, block targeted advertising, protect privacy, and make information more secure
· Added icon prompt in the status bar when using sensitive permissions, you can view the details of the specific called application, to prevent personal privacy disclosure
· Add permission usage record, you can view the history of application calling permissions
· Added the palace mode for sticky notes
· Newly added background settings for notes, providing 6 colors and 4 skin backgrounds
· New reminder function for note time, can set reminder time for memo items
· Added the function of deleting and retrieving sticky notes. The deleted sticky notes will be kept in the recently deleted folder for 30 days.
· Add calculator small window mode, support quick start through control center and smart sidebar
· New recording cutting function, which can cut the existing recording to obtain important clips
· Newly added calendar supports custom setting schedule repetition period
· Added alarm clock dynamic weather ringtone, matching different ringtones according to the weather of the day
· New weather animation effect, showing different motion effects according to different weather
· New file management Add OPPO cloud disk entry, can access OPPO cloud content
· Optimize camera interaction and enhance operating experience
· Optimized photo countdown interaction and prompt sound
· Optimize the interaction of album atlas, the level is clearer, and it is more convenient to find pictures
· New album recommendation, support more than 80 types of scene recognition
· Added OPPO intercommunication to support intercommunication with vivo and Xiaomi devices
· Optimize the phone book vision to bring a more concise and efficient experience
· Add a quick setting page for unfamiliar number calls, add a contact with one key, add a mark or join a blacklist
· Add a deactivation period, customize the deactivation period, effectively manage the time of mobile phone use
· New application setting time limit, you can set the duration of the application, limit the number of games in some games, to prevent apps and games from addiction
· Optimized setting search function, support fuzzy search and search record display
· Add Soloop to record, understand your video intelligent creation tool
· Add health, monitor sports health data, provide health services
New Update on April 11, 2020: Amidst Coronavirus crisis, Oppo decided to change the release date of ColorOS 7 based on Android 10 to a few of their devices. In which, Oppo released a new update plan where the Oppo R17 Pro will be eligible to receive the stable ColorOS 7 on April 20.
Here is their new update plan where a bunch of Oppo phones is now scheduled to be upgraded to Android 10 under their ColorOS 7 stable version by April
The Oppo R17 Pro is also known as Oppo RX17 Pro that was launched in November 2018. It was one of the upper mid-range smartphones at that time with pretty good hardware specifications. The handset came with Android 8.1 Oreo over the ColorOS 5.2 out-of-the-box. Then the handset has received the ColorOS 6 on the top of Android 9.0 Pie last year and now, it’s time for the Android 10 update. All the Oppo R17 Pro users should rejoice as the Oppo R17 Pro Android 10 Update with ColorOS 7 the second batch early adopters has announced recently.
All the interested Oppo R17 Pro unit users can apply for the ColorOS 7 early adopters program which is also known as the early beta testing program. If you’re one of the Oppo R17 Pro family users like Oppo R17 Pro, Oppo R17 Pro New Year Edition, Oppo R17 Pro King Custom Edition, then you can follow the steps below to apply & receive for the ColorOS 7 beta update.
For Oppo R17 Pro Android 10 update, you can check our new article.
ColorOS 7 based on Android 10
The ColorOS 7 is a customized skin based on Android 10 for the Oppo devices. There are plenty of changes or improvements made in this new software version. You will get a unique look, improved icons, better color scheme, new sound effect, better RAM management, offers faster app opening time, etc. Additionally, the new ColorOS 7 also features improved touch response timing while gaming, optimized Breeno smart voice assistant, dark mode, Portrait mode 2.0, Soloop video editor, focus mode, and more.
- 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
- Dark Theme
- Improved notification center with QS tiles
What’s on Android 10?
Android 10 (aka Android Q) was launched in September 2019 by Google which is the successor of the Android 9.0 Pie. It basically offers a bunch of new features and privacy improvements than its predecessor. Google has ditched the official alphabetical naming series for Android 10 this time which will be good enough for developers and users to remember the name of Android versions.
The Android 10 features Gestures Navigation control, System-wide Dark Mode, Wi-Fi & QR Code scanning, app sharing menu, improved app permissions, enhanced location privacy control, easy security updates, focus mode, live caption, family link, sound amplifier, better notification control, and more. It also offers 5G support, foldable support, improved lock screen, smart reply, etc.
Oppo R17 Pro Android 10 Update Status
March 06, 2020: Second Beta Release: This is the second batch of early beta adopters program for the Oppo R17 Pro unit users those who’re interested in tasting the ColorOS 7 update. As the update will be in beta status, you may get some system glitches or bugs until the stable version releases. Probably they may get the version PBMD00_11_F.02.
The company has decided to go with the 3,000 users for this second batch of beta update that will start from March 7, 2020, at 10:00 onwards. The Oppo R17 Pro users should be upgraded to the C.10 or C.11 software version in order to apply or receive the beta update.
You will need to go to the device Settings > Software Update > Tap on the settings (cog) icon in the upper right corner > Tap on Upgrade to early adopters > Tap on ColorOS 7 to limit early adopters.
January 15, 2020: First Beta Release:
Android 10 update arrives with the version number PBMD00_11_F.01 for the OPPO R17 Pro. In fact, in order to be eligible for this ColorOS 7 beta update, users need to make sure that they are running the latest version of software i.e. C.07 or C.09 for the R17 Pro.
Moreover, the new update for the R17 Pro weighs in around 3.24 GB in size. We would advise you to use a stable WiFi connection to download this update. Below are the full details about the firmware update as well as the official changelog that the update brings in for both the devices.
- Model: OPPO R17 Pro
- Android: 10 beta
- Version: PBMD00_11_F.01
- ColorOS Version: ColorOS 7
[su_spoiler title=”Changelog: PBMD00_11_F.01″]
– New borderless design is newly upgraded, the vision is more shocking, the operation is more efficient, and the experience is more natural
– Added OPPO Sans default font, overall simple and elegant, full of technological beauty
– Added Breeno instructions, allowing you to complete daily tasks faster with fewer steps, and create personalized shortcut instructions
– Added Breeno voice and photo search function, you can perform voice search based on photo time, place, person, etc.
– Added Breeno voice, camera wake-up, voice switchable camera mode
– Added Breeno voice, turn on and off dark mode, query step count, open Breeno screen and other voice commands
– Added Breeno suggestions, wake-up reminders, today ’s schedule and recommendations for dressing, etc.
– Added Breeno suggestion, bus information card, real-time reminder bus information
– Added Breeno suggestion, low battery reminder, automatic detection of nearby charging treasure merchants when low battery
– Added Breeno sleep mode, enter dark mode at night, and turn on DND
– Added Breeno screen, meeting schedule information identification, you can add a schedule with one click
– Optimized Breeno scan, independent scanning and identification, easy to evoke
– Added Breeno driving, which can quickly open the phone, music, WeChat and a recently used application
– Added Breeno quick tour, news information module
– Optimize visual interaction and enhance one-handed operation experience
– Optimize the smart sidebar, replace the file table with file management, and remove the Breeno voice, ultra-clear visual effects, and notification not to disturb three shortcut tools
– Add notes shortcut tool
– Added support for drag and drop applications to achieve fast split screen
– Added “buoy transparency” and “buoy full screen hidden” settings
– Optimize the floating window mode adaptation range, more applications support floating window opening
– Added floating window bubble function to support fast expansion/collapse of floating window
– Optimized three-finger screen capture, you can press and slide with three fingers to select the screen capture area; long press and slide down to drag the screen to quickly take a screenshot
– Added screenshot settings, which can adjust the position of the preview floating window, set the prompt sound, etc.
– Optimize screenshots to preview floating windows, pull down to share, and pull up floating windows for long screenshots
Navigation Gesture 3.0
– Added swipe in from the sides of the screen and pause to switch to the previous app
– Optimize all gestures to support landscape scenes
– Added flashback button, support desktop display of important information such as navigation, taxi, and game, the quick return to application with one click
– Added dark mode, saving power and protecting eyes
– Added focus mode to help block outside interruptions while working or studying
– Added new charging animation style
– Optimize the control center interaction, making the one-handed operation experience more friendly
– Added screen recording pause function
– Added screen recording floating window and recording settings
– Added 360 cleanup engine
– New global themes, themes add more playability
– Added global delete sound effects, calculator key sounds, a compass pointing sound feedback
– Optimize built-in ringtone resources
– Added accessibility TalkBack hover tips
– Added accessibility color mode to improve the user experience of visually impaired users
– Added the latest task management page, including the latest task display memory information switch and application lock management
– Optimize visual interaction in-game space
– Optimize the game space to start the animation
– Added new interactive live wallpaper
– Added Art + static wallpaper
– Added desktop sliding settings, which can be customized to open the global search or notification center
– Add desktop icon customization, you can customize icon size, shape, style
– Optimize the unlocking process, you can switch the unlock mode by swiping up
– Optimize password unlocking vision, more convenient for one-handed unlocking
– Added lock screen support for live wallpapers
– Optimize the clock style of interest screen, more personality choices
– Added simple desktop mode, larger font icons, more concise and clear
– Add password function, auto-fill password, realize one-click login
– Added the remote guard application usage time, you can check the use of the mobile phone in the past 7 days
– Added remote guardian deactivation period, which can set the deactivation period of the bound mobile phone
– Added a time limit for the remote guard application, you can set the duration of the mobile phone application, and limit the number of games
– Add remote guard one-click navigation, one-click navigation to the location of the bound mobile phone
– Added SOS emergency contact smart customer service for help. When the emergency contact does not answer the call, the intelligent customer service will help continue to call the emergency contact
– Added random MAC address to connect to WiFi, block targeted advertisements, protect privacy, and make information more secure
– Added status bar icon prompts when using sensitive permissions, you can view the details of the specific invoked application to prevent personal privacy from leaking
– Added permission usage records, you can view the history of application call permissions
– Add note palace pattern
– Added note background setting, providing 6 colors and 4 skin backgrounds
– Added reminder time reminder function, you can set reminder time for reminders
– Added the function of deleting and retrieving notes, deleted notes will be kept in the recently deleted folder for 30 days
– Added calculator small window mode, support quick start through control center and smart sidebar
– Add recording trimming function, you can trim existing recordings to get important clips
– Added calendar support to customize the recurrence period of the schedule
– Add alarm clock dynamic weather ringtone to match different ringtones according to the weather of the day
– New weather animation effects, showing different dynamic effects according to different weather
– New file management Add OPPO cloud disk entrance to access OPPO cloud content
– Optimize camera interaction and improve operation experience
– Optimized camera countdown interaction and prompt sound
– Optimize the interaction of albums and albums, the levels are clearer, and the pictures are more convenient
– Added album recommendation, support more than 80 types of scene recognition
– Added OPPO mutual transmission support and mutual transmission with Vivo and Xiaomi devices
– Optimize phonebook vision, bring more concise and efficient experience
– Add new phone number shortcut settings page, one-click to create new contacts, add tags or add to blacklist
– Add new inactive periods, customize inactive periods, and effectively manage phone usage time
– Added time limit for new applications, you can set the application duration, limit the number of games in some games, and prevent apps and games from being addicted
– Optimized search function, support fuzzy search and search record display
– Added Soloop Instant Recording to better understand your video intelligent creation tools
– Add health, monitor sports health data, and provide health services
Oppo R17 Pro: Overview
The device has a 6.4-inches AMOLED display with 1080×2340 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, a 19.5:9 aspect ratio screen. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie over the ColorOS 6 currently. The handset is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, Adreno 616 GPU, 6GB/8GB of RAM, 128GB of onboard memory which can be expandable via a microSD card slot.
It has a triple rear camera setup of a 12MP (wide, f/1.5-f/2.4) + a 20MP (f/2.6) + a TOF 3D depth camera that features Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, HDR, Panorama, Dual-LED flash, etc. On the front side, the device has a 25MP (f/2.0) selfie camera with HDR mode.
The device features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC, Type-C port, USB OTG, etc. It has an under-display fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyro, an ambient light sensor. The handset sports a 3,700mAh battery with 50W fast charging support.
Source: ColorOS Community