Oppo Reno series phones arguably the best sliding mechanism camera phones of 2019. The shark-fin pop up camera is major highlights of the phone, for obvious reasons. Recently, Oppo launched the Reno lineup in India, and at the launch event. At the launch event in India, OPPO promised that two phones from the Reno lineup would be the first phones to get Android Q beta update. Luckily, the update is available for the Oppo Reno Standard Edition. And here’s the step by step manual guide to download & update Oppo Reno Android Q Beta.
Till Now, Oppo launched two smartphones from the Reno series in India – the Oppo Reno Standard Edition & Oppo Reno 10X Zoom Edition. The Vanilla Oppo Reno is powered by the Snapdragon 710 SoC, while the 10X Zoom Edition sports Snapdragon 855 SoC with a 5X optical zoom module. So, most probably, these two will get the Android Q Beta update. This is not the first phone by the company, which gets the Android Q, while the Oppo’s spin-off brand phone Realme 3 Pro already taste the Android Q Beta.
The Android Q comes with a lot of new features like the Dark Mode, 5G networks support (for working phones), Live Caption, Google Camera (Mod), Family Link, Direct reply from suggestions, new Gesture navigations, and more. With this, you will get the official stock Android appearance on your Oppo Reno, which is far better than the custom skin. The company recommends the developer to test their apps on the Reno. If you’re a normal user, you can also update your phone to Android Q, but as an every beta update, it also comes with some bugs. Let’s download the firmware and then follow the instructions.
Download Oppo Reno Standard Edition Android Q Beta
The best thing about the Android Q beta is, you can download the firmware and then flash manually on your phone, which means no more waiting for over the air (OTA) update. Oppo Reno Standard Edition (CPH1917EX) firmware is size around 1.2GB. You can also rollback to the ColorOS 6 easily (via UpdateBack2ColorOS.zip). We attach both the links below. The update also brings the latest security patch along with some new features. After that, download the firmware and follow the installation process.
- Download Oppo Reno Standard Edition Android Q Beta (Firmware)
- Download Oppo Reno Standard Edition Android Q Beta to ColorOS (Rollback file)
Note: The update only works on the Oppo Reno Standard Edition (CPH1917EX). It does not work on the other Reno phones (like Oppo Reno 10X Zoom Edition or Reno Z).
- Download the required firmware from the above link
- Charge your phone to at least 50%
- Take a full backup before you begin the process (The method will erase all the data)
How to Install Oppo Reno Standard Edition Android Q Beta Update
- At first, Download the firmware from the above download section.
- Copy the package to your phone’s storage.
- Now, Power off the device. Then, Press and hold the power button and volume down key simultaneously to Enter the Recovery Mode.
- Select the Apply Update from SD Card, and choose the package from the internal storage.
- Once selected, tap on the install option.
- After the update click on Restart.
- That’s it.
Here’s How you can Rollback Oppo Reno to ColorOS
The process to rollback the update is similar to the installation process. You can download the rollback file from the download section. And then follow the same process to downgrade to the ColorOS.
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