Snap Inc. and OPPO are cooking up some sweet stuff for ColorOS 14! Picture this: you can now jump straight into Snapchat’s camera without unlocking your phone. That’s right! OPPO devices in India will have a shortcut to Snapchat right on the lock screen. No more unlocking and hunting through your apps—snap away instantly!
Snap Map Widget: The Map’s on Your Fingertips!
Hold on, there’s more! Oppo’s ColorOS Shelf Card gets a Snap Map widget. Now, you can pin your friend’s location and check out their Snaps and activities with a quick swipe-down from anywhere in the OS. It’s like having a mini Snap Map at your fingertips!
ColorOS 14-Ready: The Scoop on the Features
The ColorOS 14 update brings two rad features tailor-made for camera buffs. First up, the Snapchat icon’s now a lock screen shortcut—easy peasy access to your Snapchat camera. Secondly, the Shelf Card’s got a Snap Map widget, letting you keep tabs on your pals’ locations and latest Snaps.
How to Get the Goodies: Setting Up the Features
So, you’re all excited about these features, huh? Setting them up’s a breeze. To add the Snapchat icon to your lock screen, just head to Settings, tap ‘Lock Screen,’ choose ‘Add Shortcuts,’ and voila—select Snapchat. Easy, right? And for the Snap Map widget on the Shelf Card, swipe down, hit ‘Add Widget,’ and choose Snap Map to pin your friend’s location.
What the Big Shots Say
According to Haizhou Zhu, the bigwig at OPPO ColorOS, this partnership is all about creating a smarter and slicker operating system. These features, crafted alongside Snapchat, aim to give users a top-notch Snapchat experience on their OPPO devices.
Juan David Borrero from Snap Inc. is pumped too! He reckons these additions are tailored for Indian users who love expressing themselves through visuals. These features are all about making the smartphone experience cooler for everyday moments!
The Scoop on the Partnership
This isn’t the first dance for OPPO and Snapchat. They’ve been tag-teaming on loads of stuff, like preloading apps, Camera Capability Framework integrations, and even integrating Bitmoji into the Always On Display (AOD). It’s all about stepping up India’s camera game!
Setting It Up: Step by Step
Just a heads-up on setting up these features: for the lock screen shortcut, dive into Settings, tap ‘Lock Screen,’ and hit ‘Add Shortcuts’ to pick Snapchat. And for the Snap Map widget on the Shelf Card, swipe down, choose ‘Add Widget,’ and select Snap Map. Easy peasy!
Summing It All Up
Snapchat’s teaming up with OPPO to make ColorOS 14 super snazzy! Now, you can jump into Snapchat’s camera from your lock screen, and the Snap Map’s just a swipe away. These features are all about making your smartphone moments a lot cooler and way more convenient. Time to snap away with ease!