Realme has announced its Android 13 early access program for its devices in September 2022. It was originally released for Realme GT 2, Realme GT 2 Pro, Realme GT Neo 3 and Realme GT Neo 150W. Now, the brand is expanding its support for its mid-range smartphones, Realme 9 Pro and Realme 9 Pro+. Realme took to the Realme Community Forum to make the announcement.
Realme 9 Pro, Realme 9 Pro+ Android 13 Early Access: How to Apply?
Before proceeding with the update, make sure that your device is more than 60% charged and running on firmware RMX3392_11.A.12 Or RMX3392_11.A.13. Then go to Settings → Software Update → Tap the Settings icon on the top right corner → Trial Version → Apply Now → Enter your details and complete the prompt to complete the registration process.
Realme 9 Pro, Realme 9 Pro+ Android 13 Early Access: Known Issues
Realme UI 3.0 based on Android 13 is still in its infancy, so users may encounter bugs and glitches. Thankfully, Realme has listed some of them, so you have a fair idea of what to expect before you take the plunge.
Once the device reaches the 47-degree temperature limit, you may experience a sudden drop in brightness, which can be resolved by manually increasing the brightness. You may experience login issues while playing and may need to reinstall that particular game. The Always On screen shows that there is no Scene Info feature option. Some AOD functions do not yet have a menu.
There are a few other prerequisites before you can apply for Android 13 early access. Make sure your device is not rooted. Always take a backup of your data when performing a major OS upgrade. Some third-party apps may experience compatibility issues with Android 13. Reserve more than 10GB of disk space before attempting the update. Keep in mind that the update will only be rolled out to a few users and gradually. If you are running an Early Access version and facing major issues, Realme has listed a guide on how to roll back to the previous firmware.
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