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alvydasd2

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Bruh two more days and the Neo variant is getting ColorOS 12 which is lower tier than the Pro and yet I still got no update in UK
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fedonis

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Thanks, where are you from?

He's wrote: Just received the update today, Australian phone in UAE carrier normal OTA from A.26
 

Sedalin

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you can do it now. I am buying the pixel 6 pro. Oppo is not reliable
Stuck in a contract for now.
Only thing I hold against Oppo is absolutely irregular updates (and totally contrary to what has been promised before release).
Not gonna fall for it again in the future though.
Would still happily be using my pixel 4 really if it wasn't for the ****ty battery.
 

fedonis

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Only thing I hold against Oppo is absolutely irregular updates (and totally contrary to what has been promised before release).
Not gonna fall for it again in the future though.
Would still happily be using my pixel 4 really if it wasn't for the ****ty battery.
I agree, but the updates are meaningfully importants. The promises too. About this, oppo it is not reliable. A great HW but unsupported, is not a good way. Not forget that we are talking about the "flagship"......
 
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beattiexda

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Hello all another UK user stuck on A.26, first time owning an oppo and will certainly be my last, I emailed the UK customers support just too be basically told to wait , 3rd world customer support
 
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cupidstunt

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I spoke to them today too and they pretty much said the same. Thru did say before the end of the month though, but I don't really hold out much hope.

Isn't there a firmware file somewhere that we can sidel load?
I know, why not allow people to manually download it and install. The function is there in the software update settings?
 

fedonis

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A lot of online magazines are writing well about oppo and the timeliness of updates. I'm afraid they have confused ideas .
 

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    Still stuck in

    CPH2173_11_A.26. :'(​

    Reboot phone and disable wifi only with sim data,chose vpn (tunnelbear vpn app) region france or germany chek update
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    Seems like my C48 is too early for everyone else
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    Reboot phone and disable wifi only with sim data,chose vpn (tunnelbear vpn app) region france or germany chek update
    Thank you. It worked

    It updated twice, and I ended up with CPH2173_11_C.47

    Thanks again!
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    Now vpn Belgium😁
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    Got c60 in italy too with VPN Belgium! (y)
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    👍 I may return with future update news going forward for those who would welcome it, but meh... If I do, I'm not correcting heresay or stupid, I'm not going to dignify petulant rants with a response.
    My source is not just a customer service rep or a Twitter bot, it's from the team developing these updates.
    I forgot how tedious it was to be part of the tech community.
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    New firmware update
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    I find it really amazing how much one or the other complains and complains as if their life depends on this update. Constructive criticism makes sense, but switching this talk to another manufacturer is annoying. Just do it and keep quiet because nobody wants to know.
    Well people have the freedom to express their views, experiences and compare to other manufacturers.

    It's not the end of the world no, however it's also not acceptable when A. Said company says they will deliver a patch/security patch each month for their flagship only to drop the ball neigh on immediately and make cr*p excuses as to why and B. When they are lagging behind other manufacturers I mean Sony & Samsung have gotten theirs out to flagships and mid range phones.

    Yet here some of us are 2 months+ out of date.

    I complain a lot because I paid a LOT for the phone and those updates were promised until it magically disappeared and that effected the decision making for the purchase.

    I use my handset for everything including my workplace (I work in IT) and due to the data we store/access the devices local storage need to be encrypted as well as being up to date on Security patched too, not 2, 3, 4 months out of date :/ .

    That's why I'm vocal about it, I don't and didn't need to explain myself but chose to so I don't come across as being one of these uncompramising, keyboard warriors 😂.

    But at the end of the day I've paid a lot for the device, part of the marketing/site info was clearly not true and that would have potentially Influenced that, same with them also disappearing the LTPO part of the Screen section 😅.

    Ontop of that I'm expecting these patches to fix known bugs and irritating issues, but in the meantime having to just deal with them.

    I do really like the phone the camera's are amazing next to none! UI feels great, feature set is great along with the charging speeds and how nice the Phone feels and looks physically.

    So it's a shame that they are dropping the ball and just vaguely saying eventually it will come when other manufacturers are already there.

    They want to charge a premium and compete with other premium manufacturers like Samsung etc then they need to be justifying and earning that premium cash, competing on all fronts including software development, patches and OS updates.
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    So what you're saying is that the OTA files exist and Oppo doesn't want anyone getting their hands on it? Btw would you be able to post the full file name by any chance I may have an Idea thanks
    File is CPH2173_11_C_OTA_1410_all_ad8023_10001010

    What I am saying is this version is in testing. As you will see the number is quite ahead of the version that's gone live in other markets. It may fail testing and require another build.

    I would be breaking the terms of my employment by sharing so I don't want to share until official. As soon as I get the go ahead will share google drive link here.
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    I'm back with some vague news.
    The rollout is / was delayed due to "stability issues" & GUI needed some minor tweaks.
    Apparently areas of Guangdong / Shenzhen have been put into rolling lockdowns recently that may further hamper their progress.
    Was unable to get any clarification on what this means in an ETA for us, but I've been assured it's a number 1 priority.