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[Stable Update Live] Oppo Reno2 Z Rolls Out April Security Patch for Android 10 Beta Users

New update on April 25, 2020: The stable update of ColorOS 7 based on Android 10 is now rolling out for the Oppo Reno2 Z users. Note that the update arrives with version number C.12 and is live for the users in China. You can download the update via OTA. Noticeably from the changelog, the update brings tons of new features for the Oppo Reno2 Z smartphone. Here is the complete changelog of the update:

[su_spoiler title=”Changelog”]

Update log:

  • [Visual]
    · 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
  • [Breeno]
    · 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
    · Optimize the smart sidebar, replace the file desk with file management, and remove three quick tools: Breeno voice, super clear visual effects, and notification do not disturb
    · 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
  • [Screenshot]
    · Optimized three-finger screenshot, long press and slide with three fingers to select screenshot area; long press and slide to drag out the screen to quickly take a long screenshot
    · 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
  • [System]
    · 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
  • [Game]
    · 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
  • [Desktop]
    · 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
  • [Safety]
    · 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
  • [Tool]
    · 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
  • [Camera]
    · Optimize camera interaction and enhance operating experience
    · Optimized photo countdown interaction and prompt sound
  • [Album]
    · 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
  • [Communication]
    · 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
  • [Settings]
    · 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 indulging
    · Optimized setting search function, support fuzzy search and search record display
  • [Application]
    · Add Soloop to record, understand your video intelligent creation tool
    · Add health, monitor sports health data, provide health services

[/su_spoiler]

New update on April 21, 2020: Good news for the Android 10 beta users of the Oppo Reno2 Z as the company has pushed the Android 10 based April security patchset. This update also hints that the company will roll out the stable update pretty soon for the device. Moreover, as per the official roadmap, the stable ColorOS 7 (Android 10) update is scheduled to hit the units in Q2 2020. The latest update for the Oppo Reno2 Z arrives with version number C.19 and weighs in around 378 MB in size.


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 Reno 2Z will be eligible to receive the stable ColorOS 7 on April 25.

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

New updates are added on March 30, 2020: The second batch of the beta update is now live for the Oppo Reno2 Z users, and it is limited to 8000 users. Users of the Reno2 Z are advised to be on phone version A.06 \ A.07 \ A.08 to be eligible to receive the update. Below is the complete changelog of the new features and updates that this new beta will bring to your phone:

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[su_spoiler title=”Changelog Beta”]

[Visual]
New borderless design upgrades, more stunning visuals, more efficient operations, and a more natural experience
· Added OPPO Sans default font, overall simple and elegant, full of technological beauty

[Breeno]
· 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, can perform voice search according to photo time, place, person, etc.
· Added Breeno voice, camera wake-up, and can switch camera mode by voice
· Added Breeno voice, open and close dark mode, query step count, open Breeno screen and other voice commands
· Added Breeno suggestion, low battery reminder, automatic detection of nearby power bank 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

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[Smart Sidebar]
· Optimize visual interaction and enhance one-handed operating 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

[Screenshot]
· 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

[System]
· Added flashback button, support desktop display of important information of navigation, taxi, game, one-click to quickly return to the application
· 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 cleaning engine
· New global themes, themes add more playability
· Added global delete sound effects, calculator key sounds, 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

[Game]
· Optimize visual interaction in game space
· Optimize game space to start animation
· Optimize game assistant interaction and callout methods, add gamepad connection entrance

[Desktop]
· 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 unlocking mode by swiping up
· Optimize password unlocking vision, more convenient for one-handed unlocking
· Added lock screen support for live wallpapers
· Optimize the screen clock style, more personality choices
· Added desktop simple mode, larger font icon, more concise and clear

[Safety]
· Add password function, auto-fill password, realize one-click login
· Added the remote guard application usage time, you can view the use of the mobile phone in the past 7 days
· Added remote guard deactivation period, you 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 to 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
· Add a random MAC address to connect to WiFi, block targeted advertising, 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

[Tool]
· Add note grid pattern
· Added note background setting, providing 6 colors and 4 skin backgrounds
· Added note time reminder function, can set reminder time for reminder
· 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, which can trim existing recordings and 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
· Added weather animation effects, showing different motion effects according to different weather
· New file management, add OPPO cloud disk entry, access OPPO cloud content

[Camera]
· Optimize camera interaction and improve operation experience
· Optimize camera countdown interaction and prompt sound

[Album]
· Optimize the album and album interaction, the level is clearer, and the picture is more convenient
· Added album recommendation, support more than 80 types of scene recognition

[Communication]
· Added OPPO mutual transmission support to communicate 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 blacklist

[Settings]
· Add new inactive periods, customize inactive periods, and effectively manage phone usage time
· Added time limit for new applications, you can set the duration of application use, 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

[Application]
· Added Soloop Instant Recording to better understand your video intelligent creation tools
· Add health, monitor sports health data, and provide health services

[/su_spoiler]


New updates are added on March 19, 2020: Those who have successfully registered for the Oppo Reno2 Z early adopters program are getting the ColorOS 7 (Android 10) beta updates. The open beta registrations for the Oppo Reno2 Z started back on March 16 and was promised by Oppo that the beta updates will be rolled out after 3 days, and indeed the company has stuck with its timeline and now made the beta update live for the users. The open beta update is arriving via OTA and carries version number C.15 and weighs in a hefty 3.13 GB in size. You can check out the complete story here.

New updates are added on March 16, 2020: The ColorOS 7 (Android 10) early adopters program has now gone live for the users of the Oppo Reno2 Z in India. The first batch is limited to 2000 users and the stable update will be pushed for the successful users after 3 days. This was announced on a Twitter post:

coloros 7 oppo reno2 z
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The update will bring in tons of new updates for the device and check out the official changelog that this new update will be delivering to the devices that are enrolled with this early adopters program:

[su_spoiler title=”Update Log”]

[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. [/su_spoiler]

New updates are added on March 14, 2020: As per a recent development, the update for the Oppo Reno2 Z is expected to arrive by the end of this month-end. This comes from the official Twitter handle of Oppo customer care. Responding to a user query:

OPPO Reno2 Z is expected to receive the ColorOS 7 trial version update by the end of current month.

(Source)

oppo reno2 z update delayed

Although, responses from customer care are often not in line with the company’s official response. So, we would advise you to take this information with a pinch of salt. We will keep you posted once some more information is available in this regard.


New updates are added on March 7, 2020: As per a recent development, Oppo has announced new info about the trial plans for releasing ColorOS 7 (Android 10) for bunch of its devices. This announcement was made on Twitter by the official handle of ColorOS 7. Check out the tweet below:

#ColorOS fans, rejoice! ?
Now that March is here, we understand that many fans have been waiting for more #ColorOS7 + #Android10 trial version batches.
Check our Q2 plan and stay tuned for more announcements!
How to apply?save it for future use:http://bit.ly/2T7Cy5G

(Source)

coloros 7 update plan

Taking a look at the image above, Reno2 Z will be updated on 16 March, while Reno2 F, RX17 Pro on 27 March, Oppo K3, F9, F9 Pro devices will get updated on April, Oppo F7, F7 128G, A9 2020, A5 2020 will be updated on May, Oppo R15, R15 Pro and F15 will get the updates starting from June 2020. Moreover, the above image also shares info that there is already ColorOS 7 trial version plan going on for Reno, Reno 10X Zoom,  Reno2, F11 Pro, F11 Pro Marvel’s Avengers Limited Edition, F11, Find X, Find X Automobili Lamborghini Edition, Find X SuperVOOC Edition, R17, R17 Pro, A9, Reno Z phones.


It’s been a while since the launch of the Android 10 operating system. There are still a number of OEMs that are yet to fully upgrade its devices to the Android 10 update. Some of them are either in beta or for some, the beta has not kick-started yet. Heavy skinned OEMs are taking time in pushing out the Android 10 update. The same is in the case with Oppo smartphones. However, if you own an Oppo Reno2 Z smartphone then there is a good piece of news waiting for you. The Chinese OEM has confirmed the ColorOS 7 (Android 10) update trials for the Oppo Reno2 Z to begin in March 2020.

Notably, this confirmation was done by the official Twitter handle of ColorOS. Responding to a user query, it stated that:

Hello, ColorOS 7 trial version for this model will kick off in March. Sorry to keep you waiting. Stay tuned for our update news.

reno 2z android 10
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This trail phase for the ColorOS 7 is in line with the timeline shared by the company. According to the roadmap, the Oppo Reno2 Z devices are going to be served with the Android 10 (ColorOS 7) update in Q1 of 2020. To recall, Oppo Reno2 Z was launched back in 2019 and packs in specifications like Helio P90 along with 8GB of RAM. There is a 4,000 mAh battery along with a 6.53-inch display. There is a quad-camera setup with a 48 MP primary camera. Oppo Reno2 Z offers an under-display optical fingerprint scanner along with a motorized pop-up selfie camera. The device comes with Android 9 Pie out of the box.

It is one of the Oppo Reno2 series phones. There is no information on when the Android 10 update will launch for the Oppo Reno2 Z. However, users can experience the ColorOS 7 based on Android 10 update on their devices by enrolling for the trial version for Oppo Reno2 Z.

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