Realme X7 series smartphones—Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro—were launched in September 2020. These devices ran Android 10-based Realme UI out of the box. Last month, the company had rolled out the Android 11 update to the Realme X7 Pro. Now, the Chinese smartphone maker has started rolling out the Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 update for the Realme X7. The new software update brings a host of new features that Realme has baked in its custom software called Realme UI 2.0.
Realme Starts Rolling Out Android 11-Based Realme UI 2.0 Update For Realme X7
As per the details released by Realme on its official forum, the Android 11 update for the Realme X7 is currently rolling out in batches. The new software update carries a firmware version as RMX3092_11.C.05. As per Realme, you need to make sure that your phone is running one of the following firmware versions to receive the Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 update:
Moving onto the official changelog, you get a fresh Realme UI 2.0 interface which includes features like one-time permissions, chat bubbles, notification history, Dark Mode with three styles, and much more. Here’s the changelog of the Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 for the Realme X7:
Realme X7 Android 11 (Realme UI 2.0) Changelog
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Personalise the user interface to make it your own
- You can now create your own wallpaper by picking colours 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.
- You can now drag text, images or files out of a floating window or from one app to another app in Split screen mode.
- Optimised the editing page of Smart Sidebar: Two tabs are displayed and the order of items can be customised.
- 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.
- Optimised vibration effects for text input and gameplay.
- Optimised “Auto brightness”.
- You can now remove a folder or combine it with another one.
- Added filters for “Drawer mode”: You can now filter apps by name, install time or usage frequency to find an app more quickly.
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.
- Optimised “Permission manager”: You can now choose “Allow only once” for sensitive permissions to better protect your privacy.
- Added Immersive mode which reduces disturbances while gaming so you can stay focused.
- You can change the Game Assistant call-up method.
- You can share your personal hotspot with others via a QR code.
- Added the Cloud Sync for Private Safe feature which allows you to sync the photos in your Private Safe to the cloud.
- Optimised the photo editing feature with upgraded algorithms and more markup effects and filters.
- 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.
- You can create multiple backups for your phone.
- Added the inertial zoom feature which makes zooming smoother during video shooting.
- Added the level and grid feature to help you compose videos.
- Added “Sound amplifier”: You can amplify faint sounds and soften loud sounds when wearing earphones.
As mentioned above, the update is currently rolling out in stages. Realme should widen the reach of the update when it makes sure that the new Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 build doesn’t contain any critical bug.
Have you received the Android 11 update on your Realme X7? Do let us know in the comments below.