ColorOS is an OPPO’s famous UI, and developers always send time-to-time updates so that users can use their devices without any resistance. But sometimes updates become a problem like after updating, the user’s device starts hanging, the battery draining fast, heating, lagging, and more. Well, In that case, sometimes users want to downgrade or roll back the update to its lower versions so that their issue may be resolved, but they don’t know how to do it.
In this article, we have discussed the method by which OPPO ColorOS users can switch or downgrade the ColorOS 13 to ColorOS 12.
First of all, we would like to inform you that, ColorOS 13 will be entirely based on the upcoming Android 13, and OPPO officially released the two smartphone names Find N and OPPO Find X5 Pro, the first smartphones worldwide to receive the Android 13 beta update and OPPO declared the date; Aug 18th to release ColorOS 13. Read more ColorOS 13 Update Policy: These OPPO Reno, Find, F, and A Series will no longer to get Android 13
Currently, the Android 13 beta program is running on Google’s Pixel smartphones. Their several features like per app language, pop-up clipboard, the material you are theming, and more are expected to come after the stable release. Read more OPPO ColorOS 13 Eligible Device List [Android 13]
Step to downgrade the ColorOS 13 to ColorOS 12:
Note I: Back up all your important data because downgrading will wipe out all your data and apps. So this will prevent your data from being lost.
Note II: You have to download the downgrade zip file from any known source. Only then will you be able to downgrade the update.
- First of all, Go to the Settings Menu.
- Tap on Software Update.
- Then, Tap on the top-right icon to browse.
- Go to the downloaded zip file and Then select the file.
- Tap on Upgrade to start installing the update.
- Wait for a few minutes for the installation process of the downgrade version.
- Then, Reboot the device manually or it may also automatically reboot and it is done.