Oppo A55 and Oppo A16 get Android 12 via ColorOS 12 Beta Program

Android 12 is the latest stable Android version which was released last year. But it is still not available on many phones. Vendors like Oppo are slowly rolling out the update to the remaining phones. Oppo A55 and Oppo A16 are the two latest Oppo phones that are now getting Android 12 via the beta program. Let’s find out everything about the Android 12 based ColorOS 12 beta for Oppo A55 and Oppo A16.

In the first week of this month, Oppo shared ColorOS 12 roadmap for June. But the roadmap did not include any information about the Oppo A55 and Oppo A16 updates. This means these two phones were supposed to get the update next month. But surprisingly both devices managed to get the Android 12 based ColorOS 12 beta program earlier than expected.

We don’t have the ColorOS 12 beta build information because it can take a couple of days before the update starts appearing after submitting the application for ColorOS 12 Beta. Since it is a major update for both Oppo A55 and Oppo A16, you must be excited about it. Now let’s check out some of the new features you can expect in the update.

Android 12 based ColorOS 12 beta packs a bunch of new features, the list includes – the new inclusive design, 3D textured icons, adopts Android 12-based widgets, new features for AOD, new privacy controls, and many other features. Oppo also packed its skin with a big list of aesthetic wallpapers, you can download these walls right here.

The Android 12 based ColorOS 12 beta program is currently live in India and Indonesia for both phones. And like always there are some criteria you need to complete before you can apply for the Oppo A55 or Oppo A16 ColorOS 12 Beta program. You can find the requirements below.

  • There is a limit of 5000 users so you must apply before it goes beyond the quota
  • The ColorOS 12 Beta application will be live till June 29 (for A16) and June 30 (for A55)
  • Your phone must be on the latest ColorOS 11 build.
    • Oppo A55 – A.15
    • Oppo A16 – A.15 or A.17

If you are an Oppo A16 or Oppo A55 user in India or Indonesia and want to try the Android 12 beta on your phone then you can easily submit the ColorOS 12 beta application from your phone. Here is how to participate in Android 12 Beta on Oppo phones.

  1. First, Open the Settings app.
  2. Now head over to the Software update and click on the gear icon in the top-right corner.
  3. Now you’ll see a trial program option, tap on it.
  4. Enter the required details in the forum shared by the company.
  5. That’s it.

Now your application has been submitted successfully and if the beta program has some empty slots, then you’ll receive the update within three days. Also, make sure to charge your phone to at least 50% and take a full backup before updating to Android 12 beta.

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