Realme had launched the Realme X7 series—Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro—in February 2021. These higher mid-range smartphones were launched in India with Android 10-based Realme UI out of the box. During the launch, the Chinese firm had announced that it will roll out the Android 11 update to those smartphones in a matter of months. The company had announced the Realme UI 2.0 (Android 11) Early Access Program for the Realme X7 Pro in April 2021. Realme took it to its official community to announce the Realme X7 Pro Android 11 (Realme UI 2.0) update.
Realme X7 Pro Starts Receiving Android 11 (Realme UI 2.0) Update
The Realme X7 Pro Android 11 update carries the firmware version RMX2121_11_C.03. The new software version brings all the Android 11 features that Realme has baked into Realme UI 2.0. Some important new features include Enhanced Dark Mode, Quick Return Bubble, a new app drawer, new System Cloner, support for third-party icon packs, redesigned notifications panel, and much more.
Realme X7 Pro Android 11 Update Changelog
- 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.
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- 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.
Realme had mentioned in its community forum that the Android 11 update for the Realme X7 Pro is rolling out in stages, so it might be available for a limited number of users initially. The company will widen the reach of the update when it is sure that this new build has no critical bugs.
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