Realme 8i Software Update:
Realme has started rolling out the incremental update of the new May 2022 Security patch via OTA for the Realme 8i model. The latest security patch comes with the build number RMX3151_11_A.44 which carries security and system updates along with it this time.
Realme 8i was released on 14th September 2021 with Android 11, Realme UI 2.0 out-of-the-box.
The new OTA update integrates the May 2022 Android security patch for some security improvements. There aren’t any major changes or improvements in the system of the model. Some of the previously known issues have been fixed and system performance has been enhanced to improve the user experience. Other than that, there are no major improvements.
Realme just released the Android 12 Open Beta program for Realme 8i two days ago. We’ve covered the whole news about the Open Beta program. For full details, you can refer to this post – Realme 8i: Realme UI 3.0 with Android 12 – Open Beta
Note that this is a staged rollout by Realme to ensure there are no critical bugs. It will be available to a few users and during the broader rollout, it will reach the rest of the users. If no critical bugs are found, the full rollout will be completed within a few days.
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- Device: Realme 8i
- Android: Android 11
- Realme UI: Realme UI 2.0
- Build number: RMX3151_11_A.44
- Update type: Software/Security
- Android Security Patch: May 2022
- Release date: 30th May 2022
Source: Realme Community
- Integrates the May 2022 Android security patch.
- Fixed some known issues and improved system stability
How long did Realme take for a major OS update?
|Android OS||Update||Release Date/Status||Estimated Months|
|Android 11||Out-of-the-box||March 2021||Nil|
|Android 12||First OS update||May 2022 – Open Beta||8 months|
|Android 13||Second/Last OS update||Eligible||–|
How long will it get updates?
The Realme 8i was released with Android 11 out-of-the-box. Realme started rolling out the Android 12 Open Beta program for the device on the 27th of May and may soon get the stable update.
Hence, according to the statements by Realme, the device may be eligible for one major OS update. But we should wait for the official announcement from the company for the Android 13 Realme UI 4.0 update.
- Out-of-the-box: Android 11
- First update: Android 12 [Open Beta ~ Released]
- Second update: Android 13 [Last update] [Eligible]
How to update your Realme device with the latest Software Update?
The Realme 8i software update with May 2022 Android Security Patch is rolling out in phases reportedly. And, it is expected to be rolled out to all the users soon.
Once the update is available on your device, you can head over to Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update section to update your Realme device with the latest update.
How To Check Software Update On Any Realme Smartphone?
- Open Settings.
- Scroll Down and Find Software Update; Tap On It.
- And If There Would any Update available it will appear there.
- Then Hit Download and this is how you can check Software Update on any Realme Smartphone.
This is, once again, a staggered rollout that will soon be available to all customers. Please wait for the update to arrive on your device.
On the website https://www.realme.com/in/support/software-update, a manual update link will be available.
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