ColorOS 7 (Android 10) beta with Dark Mode, Smart Sidebar, and more for Oppo A91, F15, R15, and A3 is now available


ColorOS 7 is the most requested update by the users because it has tons of new features like System-wide Dark Mode,  Smart Slider, and many more. The company has recently started a beta program for developers through which users take an early glimpse of the features that are included in the new update. If you want to enroll in the beta program/trial version follow the steps below.


For Official Version Users:
  1. Please make sure your phone version has been upgraded to version
  2. How do I apply for trial use as a user of the previous official version?
Go 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”


  • 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
    • Optimized user interfaces and improved one-handed operation.
    • Optimized the Smart Sidebar: Replaced File Console with File Manager and removed No Notification Alerts.
    • 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.
    • Optimized 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
    • Optimized 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.
    • Optimized 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.
    • 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 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 window.
    • 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 a 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 fuzzy match and contains a search history.
  • Applications
    • Soloop Video Editor: Create your video with one tap.

If you wish to try the beta, you've to submit the application as shown in the pictures above. The first batch of ColorOS 7 (Android 10) beta is only available for selected devices of selected region only that are mentioned below :

  • Quota – 2000 & 2000
  • Region – Indonesia & China
  • Detectable Version – CPH2001PUEX_11_A.33
  • Trial Version – CPH2001PUEX_11_C.07
  • Quota – 2000
  • Region – India
  • Detectable Version – CPH2001PUEX_11_A.33
  • Trial Version – CPH2001PUEX_11_C.07
  • Quota – 5000
  • Region – India
  • Detectable Version – CPH1819EX_11.C.14 / CPH1819EX_11.C.13
  • Trial Version – CPH1819EX_11.F.08
  • Quota – 2000
  • Region – China
  • Detectable Version – C.16/C.17

We're expecting that more devices will be added to the list and we'll keep you if there is any addition is in the list. Follow us on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Telegram to get regular updates.

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