How to Download and Install Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Oppo F3 and F3 Plus
If you own an Oppo F3 or F3 Plus smartphone and want to upgrade your device to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, you are in luck. Oppo has released an official Color OS 3.1 ROM based on Nougat for these devices, which brings new features, improvements and bug fixes.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install the Color OS 3.1 ROM on your Oppo F3 or F3 Plus using the Oppo System Upgrade Tool[^2^] [^3^]. This tool is a simple and convenient way to update your device without losing your data or settings.
An Oppo F3 or F3 Plus device with at least 50% battery charge.
A USB cable to connect your device to your PC.
A PC with Windows 7 or above operating system.
The Oppo System Upgrade Tool downloaded from https://www.oppo.com/en/rom/
The Color OS 3.1 ROM for your device downloaded from https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/rom-7-1-1-official-oppo-f3-plus-oppo-f3-nougat-color-os-3-1.3769892/ for Oppo F3 Plus or https://support.oppo.com/ph/software-update/software-download/?m=F3 for Oppo F3.
Extract the Oppo System Upgrade Tool zip file on your PC and run the Setup.exe file to install it.
Launch the tool and connect your device to your PC using the USB cable.
The tool will automatically detect your device and install the OTA assistant app on it.
On your device, open the OTA assistant app and tap on Check New Version.
Select the Color OS 3.1 ROM file that you downloaded earlier and tap on Download.
Wait for the download to complete and then tap on Update Now.
Your device will reboot and start installing the update.
Once the installation is done, your device will reboot again and boot into Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Color OS 3.1.
Congratulations! You have successfully updated your Oppo F3 or F3 Plus to Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Color OS 3.1 using the Oppo System Upgrade Tool. You can now enjoy the new features and improvements of this ROM, such as split-screen mode, quick app switcher, notification dots, improved battery life, security patches and more.
If you have any questions or issues during the process, feel free to leave a comment below or visit the XDA forum thread[^1^] for more support and feedback from other users.
Benefits of Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Oppo F3 and F3 Plus
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is the latest version of Google's operating system for mobile devices. It brings many new features and enhancements that make your Oppo F3 or F3 Plus more powerful, secure and user-friendly.
Some of the benefits of Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Oppo F3 and F3 Plus are:
Split-screen mode: You can run two apps side by side on the same screen, making multitasking easier and more productive.
Quick app switcher: You can switch between your two most recent apps by double tapping the recent apps button, saving you time and hassle.
Notification dots: You can see which apps have new notifications by looking at the dots on their icons. You can also long press on the icons to see a preview of the notifications and take quick actions.
Improved battery life: Android 7.1.1 Nougat optimizes the battery usage of your device by limiting the background activity of apps that you don't use often.
Security patches: Android 7.1.1 Nougat includes the latest security updates from Google, which protect your device from malware and hackers.
Features of Color OS 3.1 on Oppo F3 and F3 Plus
Color OS 3.1 is the custom user interface that Oppo has designed for its devices. It is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and adds some extra features and customizations that enhance your experience with your Oppo F3 or F3 Plus.
Some of the features of Color OS 3.1 on Oppo F3 and F3 Plus are:
Oppo Share: You can share files, photos, videos and music with other Oppo devices nearby without using any data or Wi-Fi.
Oppo Clone Phone: You can transfer all your data and settings from your old phone to your new Oppo phone in a fast and easy way.
O-Cloud: You can backup your contacts, messages, photos, videos and other data to the cloud and access them from any device.
Oppo Theme Store: You can download and apply various themes, wallpapers, fonts and icons to personalize your device.
Oppo Game Acceleration: You can boost the performance of your games by allocating more resources and blocking notifications and calls. 061ffe29dd