01-February Update: The update has bricked some devices in the last couple of days. In the wake of such reports, Realme has removed the download page and is further investigating the issue. As a precautionary measure, we have removed the download links and request users to wait for the official OTA.
Realme is working to bring the recently unveiled Realme UI to most of its devices. The users who are fed up with the gradual rollout of Realme UI across various Realme smartphones can now manually upgrade. Yesterday, Realme CEO Madhav Seth took to Twitter to make a formal announcement about the update.
The unusual wait for Realme UI has ended with the availability of the manual OTA files from Realme. The user can easily sideload the Android 10 based OTA update by downloading them on their smartphones. Both the Realme XT and Realme 3 Pro users can now manually update to Android 10.
There are many new features that have been a part of the Realme UI. It is more like an Android-based device than iOS. It is more like Stock Android experience rather than the iOS. However, the Realme UI is much lighter than the MIUI and offers a neat and clean experience.
Features of Realme UI
Improved Typography and Refined UI – Realme UI is more refined and minimal skin in comparison with the MIUI. The system offers round shaped icons, fewer animations, and more intuitiveness.
More customization – The user can choose custom icon styles – material, Pebble or Default. There’s also an ability to tweak a lot of system-based features. Several new static and live wallpapers are part of the new Realme UI.
New Gestures – The Realme UI engrossed some features from OxygenOS, some from EMUI and others from stock Android. The new system offers double tap to lock, optimized three-finger screenshot and additional Android 10 gestures.
Focus Mode – It also adds the new Focus Mode as the Zen Mode in OnePlus smartphones.
Riding Mode – Bikers would love the new Riding Mode along with the existing Smart Driving Mode. In Riding Mode, the phone mutes all alerts except for incoming calls. There are various other changes that Riding Mode makes for the riders.
Apart from these, there are a ton of other changes for Realme UI.
It’s quite an easy process to install the Realme UI update manually.
Note: The update has bricked some devices in the last couple of days. In the wake of such reports, Realme has removed the download page and is further investigating the issue. As a precautionary measure, we have removed the download links and request users to wait for the official OTA.
- Realme 3 Pro / Realme XT are only compatible devices right now.
- The battery should be at least up to considerable levels.
- Download the respective Realme UI update file.
- Download the respective update file from the above links.
- Now, move the file from the computer to your device.
- Open the File Manager App on your phone and navigate to download location.
- Now, tap on the Realme UI update file and install it.
- Your device will automatically boot into recovery and will install the update.
- Your phone will automatically reboot into Android 10 based on Realme UI after a successful installation.