Oppo started selling it’s latest flagship R15 in the Chinese market a few days back. The new phone brings a brand new UI known as ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The Oppo R15 is running the ColorOS 5.0 out of the box and it is the first device that is running ColorOS.
Great news is that Oppo doesn’t want to limit it’s new OS to the new devices so if you own older Oppo R11, R11s, R11 Plus and R11s plus then you can also join the Oppo’s beta program to get the new ColorOS 5.0 on your device. After joining the beta program you will started getting the ColorOS 5.0 beta updates regularly.
How to install ColorOS 5.0 on Oppo R11s and R11s Plus
Before updating Color OS 5.0 on your device please make a secure backup of your important data including WeChat. If you are already registered with beta program on Oppo R11s or R11s Plus, then simply head to the Settings menu and tap on Software update to get the latest ColorOS 5.0. Else follow the instructions below to join the beta program on Android 8.1 Oreo.
First you need to update your Oppo R11s or R11s Plus on the latest official firmware available till date.
Download the Oppo R11s/R11s Plus beta APK and install it on your device.
Now open the recently installed app and in the app’s interface, tap on “ColorOS upgrade” to join the beta program.
Now go back to Settings > System update and download the latest ColorOS 5.0.
How to install ColorOS 5.0 on Oppo R11 and R11 Plus
Here is the process to join the Oppo beta program and get the Color OS 5.0 update on Oppo R11 and R11 Plus.
Download this APK file and install it on your device.
Launch the app and on the screen that opens, tap the green button with Chinese text four times.
Now head back to Settings menu then tap on Software updates and download the ColorOS 5.0.
That’s it! Stay tuned for more updates.