- Six Realme smartphones are have joined Realme UI 2.0 early access program
- The update will bring Android 11-based features and improvements
- However, the early access program has a limited number of seats
In September last year, Realme announced its proprietary Realme UI 2.0. It is based on the latest Android 11. The Realme X50 Pro was the first smartphone to receive the software update. The Android 11 based Realme UI 2.0 also arrived on four more smartphones last December via an early access program.
Now Realme is opening the Realme UI 2.0 early access program for six more smartphones in India. The lineup includes Realme 6, Realme C12, Realme C15, Realme X2, Realme X3, and Realme X3 SuperZoom. The update lets users experience new features and improvements that come with the latest OS.
The Realme UI 2.0 update brings an always-on display feature with five themes, three styles of system-wide dark mode and floating window. Users can customise the phone’s main interface, notification bar, app icons, fonts and shortcut button.
Realme UI 2.0 comes with new features like subtitle stitching, Realme Share and dual-mode music share. The software version also introduces Deep Sea Privacy plan and Sleep Capsule features.
Things to keep in mind before updating to Realme UI 2.0 early access program
Realme has said that the early access build is different from an official build and hence user’s smartphone may become unstable. Realme has detailed known issues and bugs on its community forum. Readers can head to this link, select ‘Board’ from the navigation bar, choose their device and move to the discussion section where they should find a detailed post on Realme UI 2.0 early access program.
Users should ensure that their device is not rooted and a backup of personal data is recommended. Realme also suggests that all third-party apps be updated to their latest version from Play Store since there may be chances of application crashing down or non-availability after upgrading. To avoid update failure, the smartphone should have 5G available storage space and more than 60 percent battery.
How to apply for Realme UI 2.0 early access program?
Only a limited number of slots are available for the Realme UI 2.0 early access program. So users might need to hurry and apply for it if they can’t wait to try Android 11. Users can follow the steps below to apply for Realme UI 2.0 early access program.
- Go to Settings > Software Update
- Choose the settings icon on the top right corner
- Select Trial Version
- Submit your details and hit Apply Now
Once the application is submitted, Realme will review it and if it passes, users will get a notification when the version is available for download.