Realme has started rolling out the Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 update to the Realme X, Realme 6, and the Realme 6i. These devices were part of the company’s beta program earlier and they have now started receiving the stable Android 11 update builds in India. The new software update for these three smartphones brings all the new Android 11 features, three Dark Mode styles, UI customisations, and a couple of new improvements.

Realme X, Realme 6, Realme 6i Android 11 Update Rolling Out

The Realme X Android 11 update carries the firmware version RMX1901EX_11.F.03, while the Android 11 update for the Realme 6 and the Realme 6i possess the firmware version RMX2001_11.C.12. If you want to update the Realme X to Android 11, make sure that your phone is already running the firmware version MX1901EX_11_C.11 or RMX1901EX_11_C.12. Similarly, your Realme 6 and Realme 6i should be running the firmware version RMX2001_11.B.65 to receive the Android 11 update.

As per the details published by Realme on its official forum website, these devices now offer three Dark Mode styles: Enhanced, Medium, and Gentle. The latest update also brings sorting filters for “Drawer Mode”, which lets you filter apps by letters, install time, or usage frequency to quickly find an app. The company also has added a Sleep Capsule feature which helps you schedule downtime and secures your sleep time.

Realme X, Realme 6, Realme 6i Android 11 Update Changelog

Personalizations

Personalize the user interface to make it your own

  • You can now create your own wallpaper by picking colors from your photos.
  • Third-party icons for apps on the home screen are now supported.
  • Three Dark mode styles are available: Enhanced, medium, and gentle; wallpapers and icons can be adjusted to Dark mode; and the display contrast can be adjusted automatically to ambient light.

High Efficiency

  • You can now drag text, images, or files out of a floating window or from one app to another app in Split screen mode.
  • Optimized the editing page of Smart Sidebar: Two tabs are displayed and the order of items can be customized.

Improved Performance

  • Added “Optimized night charging”: An AI algorithm is used to control charging speed at night to extend battery life.

System

  • Added “Tone tunes”: Consecutive notification tones will be linked to form a single melody.
  • You can now determine a time period when Do Not Disturb is on.
  • Added weather animations to provide you with a more interesting experience.
  • Optimized vibration effects for text input and gameplay.
  • Optimized “Auto brightness”

Launcher

  • You can now remove a folder or combine it with another one.
  • Added filters for “Drawer mode”: You can now filter apps by letters, install time, or usage frequency to quickly find an app.

Security and Privacy

  • You can now turn “App lock” on or off in Quick Settings.
  • More powerful SOS functions
  • Emergency info: You can quickly display your personal emergency info to first responders. The information can be shown even when your screen is locked.
  • Optimized “Permission manager”: You can now choose “Allow only once” for sensitive permissions to better protect your privacy.

Games

  • Added Immersive mode which reduces disturbances while gaming so you can stay focused.
  • You can change the way to summon Game Assistant.

Communications

  • You can share your personal hotspot with others via a QR code.

Photos

  • Added the Cloud Sync for Private Safe feature which allows you to sync the photos in your Private Safe to the cloud.
  • Optimized the photo editing feature with upgraded algorithms and more markup effects and filters.

HeyTap Cloud

  • You can back up your photos, documents, system settings, WeChat data, and more, and easily migrate to a new phone.
  • You can select the types of data to be backed up or restored.

Camera

  • Added the inertial zoom feature which makes zooming smoother during video shooting.
  • Added the level and grid feature to help you compose videos.

realme Lab

  • Added Sleep Capsule, help you schedule downtime and secure your sleep time

Accessibility

  • Added “Sound amplifier”: You can amplify faint sounds in the environment and soften loud sounds when wearing earphones.

The Android 11 update for the Realme X, Realme 6, Realme 6i as usual is rolling out in batches. Only a limited number of users shall receive the update initially. The company should widen the reach of this new software release in the upcoming few weeks.

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