realme X realme UI 2.0 Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 11 based realme UI 2.0 rolling out for Early Access Users]


realme launched the realme X smartphone in India back in 2019 running ColorOS 6.0 on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). The company has started rolling out Android 11 based realme UI 2.0 update as part of the Early Access program.

Android 11 based realme UI 2.0 comes with new features such as System Cloner, Quick Return Bubble, Enhanced Dark Mode, New App Drawer, Third-party Icon Support, Redesigned Notification Panel, Revamped Always-On display, Improved Game Space, and more. Check out this post to know about Android 11 based realme UI 2.0 features in detail.

realme doesn’t follow a fixed update frequency but the company rolls out updates frequently. This post will help our readers in keeping track of realme UI updates for realme X.

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Note that realme follows staged rollout and the updates are randomly pushed to a limited number of users and a broader rollout usually takes a few days after the company makes sure there are no critical bugs.

realme X realme UI 2.0 Updates so far,

  • [Jun 17, 2021]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901_11_F.01 update to the users who have opted for Android 11 based realme UI 2.0 Early Access program. The update weighs 3.18GBs in size. You can head over to this post to check out Android 11 based realme UI 2.0 features in detail.
  • [Jun 11, 2021]: realme has announced Android 11 based realme UI 2.0 Early Access program for realme X.
  • [May 25, 2021]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901_11_C.11 with May Android security patch. The update weighs 236MBs in size, and brings a couple of optimizations and improvements to the device. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Updated Android security patch: May, 2021
    
    Settings
    ● Fixed the probabilistic switching language failure issue when changing SIM cards
    
    System
    ● Optimized the system performance and improved the system stability
  • [Mar 25, 2021]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.10 with March Android security patch. The update weighs 301MBs in size, and brings several optimizations, and improvements to the device. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Updated Android security patch: March 2021
    
    Setting
    ● Optimized the switch logic of Control Center
    ● Fixed the probabilistic restoring to default ringtone issue in call ringtone
    ● Fixed the probabilistic voice failure issue in PUBG
    
    System
    ● Optimized system performance and improved system stability
  • [Jan 25, 2021]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.09 with January Android security patch. The update weighs 380MBs in size, and adds a new feature which lets you turn off the flashlight simply with a short press of power button while the screen is off. The update brings several bug fixes and optimizations. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Updated Android security patch: January, 2021
    
    Settings
    ● Added short-press the power button to turn off flashlight feature while screen-off
    
    Apps
    ● Fixed the issue that two cancel buttons appear when the input box is clicked multiple times in the weather
    ● Fixed the issue of abnormal system permission acquisition when the radio is turned on
    
    Bluetooth
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue of failure to open Bluetooth scanning
    
    Photos
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue that Photos cannot play HDR videos
    
    Alarm
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue of crashing when entering the alarm details
    
    Networks
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue that VOLTE be registered
  • [Jan 5, 2021]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.08. The update weighs 251MBs in size. [Download Link]
    Network
    ●  Fixed the probabilistic issue of Volte failing to register
  • [Nov 16, 2020]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.07 with November Android security patch. The update weighs 451MBs in size, and brings a new super power saving mode to the device. The update adds a Sunset to Sunrise toggle for eye comfort, a toggle for display keyboard when entering the app drawer, and a new icon for phone calls with Bluetooth earphones.  [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android Security Patch: November, 2020
    
    Bluetooth
    ● Added a new icon for phone calls with Bluetooth earphone
    
    Screenshot
    ● Added Scrolling screenshot feature in horizontal mode
    ● Added a toggle for physical button screenshot in screenshot settings
    
    Settings
    ● Added Super power saving mode
    ● Added a toggle for displaying keyboard when entering app drawer
    ● Added Icon pull-down gesture
    ● Added From Sunset to Sunrise option of eye comfort
    ● Added shortcuts at the bottom of Battery settings
    ● Added shortcuts at the bottom of Security settings
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue of unable to adjust the color temperature after turning off eye comfort
    
    Album
    ● Added Create feature which enables video editing in Soloop
    ● Fixed the probabilistic screen flicker when entering the album
    ● Fixed the probabilistic crash issue when browsing in the album
    
    System
    ● Fixed the probabilistic freezing issue of Clone Phone
  • [Sep 19, 2020]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.06 with September Android security patch. The update weighs just 456 MBs in size and brings Super nighttime standby and DC dimming features both of which can be found under realme Lab section. It also brings the Soloop video editing application along with an all-new Deep Cleanup feature. The update also brings several optimizations and bug fixes along with the aforementioned features. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android Security Patch: September, 2020
    
    realme Lab
    ● Added Super nighttime standby feature and improved standby performance
    ● Added DC dimming feature: Formerly known as Low-brightness flicker-free eye comfort
    
    Applications
    ● Added soloop
    
    Settings
    ● Added default audio recording device options
    ● Added Deep Cleanup feature and improved background cleaning ability
    ● Added a return button in screenshot preview
    ● Added long press to copy IMEI in the status information interface
    ● Added automatic download option for app updates when connected to Wi-Fi
    ● Added time display options for the status bar
    ● Added shortcuts at the bottom of security settings
    ● Added shortcuts at the bottom of other settings
    ● Optimized the experience in Wi-Fi settings
    
    Status bar
    ● Added the OTG switch
    ● Optimized the pop-up window for system updates notification
    ● Optimized "Mute-Bell-Vibrate" icon state
    
    Screenshot
    ● Added auto scrolling feature in scrolling screenshot
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue in scrolling screenshot
    
    System
    ● Added the feature of long press the icon to uninstall the app in the drawer mode
    ● Fixed the font size issue of charging animation
    ● Fixed the probabilistic stalling issue while using front camera in SLO-MO mode
    ● Fixed the issue that the fingerprint names are set to default when restarting the system in Multi-User mode
    ● Fixed the crashing issue of the search field in app list
  • [Aug 4, 2020]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.05 with July Android security patch. The update weighs 502 MBs in size and brings smooth scrolling (can be found under realme Lab section) and multi-user feature to the device along with optimized screen recording and other system optimizations. Turning on/off flight mode will not affect Bluetooth status of the device is also a feature that C.05 update brings to realme X. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: July, 2020
    
    realme Lab
    ● Added the smooth scrolling feature
    
    Settings
    ● Added multi-user feature
    
    Screen recording
    ● Optimized screen recording feature
    
    System
    ● Optimized the transparency of swipe back gesture style
    ● Optimized Bluetooth being turned off when flight mode is turned on mechanisam
    ● Fixed some known issues and improved system stability
  • [June 16, 2020]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.04 with June Android security patch. The update weighs 469 MBs in size and brings HeyFun and realme PaySa apps, new lockscreen charging animation along with other bug fixes. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Updated Andriod security patch(June,2020)
    
    Applications
    ● Added Heyfun
    ● Added realme PaySa
    ● Added realme Link
    
    Battery
    ● Added charging animation on the lock screen
    
    Settings
    ● Modified default state of power saving mode auto-off switch
    ● Modified default state of screen brightness reduction switch in power saving mode
    
    Optimization
    
    ● Optimized transparency of the slide back gesture style
    ● Optimized screen recording icon size
  • [Apr 29, 2020]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_C.03 with April Android security patch. The update weighs 350 MBs in size and brings DocVault ID along with other bug fixes. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: April, 2020
    
    Battery
    ● Decimal point display added to charging animation
    
    Application
    ● Added DocVault ID feature
    
    Known issue fixed
    ● Optimized audio quality for third-party apps
    ● Added arrow to the right of the list of recent location information requests in dark mode
    ● Fixed the issue that the prompt tone appears every time when the client plays music
    ● Fixed the issue that the alarm is automatically turned off after being cleared by the background task
  • [Mar 26, 2020]: realme has started rolling RMX1901EX_11_C.02 with March Android security patch. The update weighs 679 MBs in size and brings screen light effects along with other bug fixes. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: March, 2020
    
    Settings
    ● Added screen light effects
    
    Fixed
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue of stuck after upgrade
    ● Optimized the effect of game audio
    ● Fixed the probability error of boot animation display
    ● Fixed the low probabilistic stuck issue while using third-party applications
    ● Optimized system power consumption
    ● Fixed low probability stuck issue due to the memory leak of system
    ● Fixed the probabilistic issue of fingerprint recognition failure
    ● Fixed the probability issue that photos or screenshots are not displayed after upgrading
  • [Feb 27, 2020]: realme has started rolling out Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 to realme X. The update comes as RMX1901EX_11_C.01, weighs 3.51 GB in size. [Download Link]
  • [Feb 19, 2020]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_A.12 with February security patch. The update weighs 220 MBs in size and brings support for Airtel and Jio VoWiFi along with bug fixes. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: February, 2020
    
    System
    ● Updated some third-party applications to the latest version
    ● Fixed some known bugs, and improved system stability
    
    Network
    ● Added Airtel and Jio vowifi feature
  • [Jan 29, 2020]: realme official Francis Wang has confirmed that realme X series devices will receive two major Android updates, so we can expect realme X to receive Android 11 in the future.
  • [Dec 30, 2019]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_A.11 with December security patch. The update weighs around 206 MBs in size and improves system stability. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: December, 2019
    
    Known issue fixed
    ● Fixed partial known issue, improved system stability.
  • [Nov 26, 2019]: realme has started rolling out RMX1901EX_11_A.10 with November security patch. The update adds a dark mode quick switch toggle in the notification panel and brings multiple bug fixes. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: November, 2019
    
    Launcher
    ● Added click the blank area to go back to the launcher on recent task interface
    
    Notification Center and Status Bar
    ● Added dark mode toggle in notification center
    
    Settings
    ● Added flash on call feature
    
    Known issues fixed
    ● Fixed the readability of content of dialog of WhatsApp, while enabled the dark mode
    ● Fixed WeChat process been shut after dark mode enabled
    ● Fixed volume lower when playing music after the power saving mode turned off Dolby
    ● Fixed touch not responding issue after exit game
    ● Fixed issue of download sticker shows the network connection failed with data via VPN tools
  • [Nov 25, 2019]: realme X will be upgraded to Android 10 based realme UI in Feb 2020, confirms realme.
  • [Nov 2, 2019]: realme has resumed rolling out RMX1901EX_11.A.09 with October security patch. The update is 287MB in size and brings dark mode, new charging animation and more. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: October, 2019
    
    System
    ● Updated charging animation
    ● Added font feature to Theme Store
    
    Settings
    ● Added realme Laboratory
    ● Added Dark Mode
    ● Added option for notification dots for updates 
    ● Quickly enter hidden applications list with fingerprints 
    
    Notification Center and Status Bar
    ● Added option to swipe down on home screen for global search or notification center 
    ● Added fast switch toggle between SIMs in notification center
    ● Removed the reminder after the hotspot is enabled
    ● Removed the prompt when phone is rooted 
    
    Touch
    ● Improved touch experience when gaming
    
    Known issues fixed
    ● Fixed some applications' behavior
  • [Oct 30, 2019]: realme started rolling out RMX1901EX_11.A.09 with October security patch, but soon after it said that developers have found a critical bug so it has been postponed temporarily.
  • [Oct 8, 2019]: realme has again started rolling out RMX1901EX_11.A.08 with September security patch. This update brings redesigned notification center and Digital Wellbeing along with several new features and fixes to realme X. [Download Link]
    Security
    ● Android security patch: September, 2019
    
    System
    ● Added the manual lock feature by long press the power button
    ● Display the data consumed by connected devices
    ● Customizable data consumed reminder
    
    Settings
    ● Display the screen on time
    ● Added Google Digital Wellbeing
    
    Launcher
    ● Added date and weather widget
    ● Optimized Smart Assistant interface
    
    Notification Center and Status Bar
    ● Redesigned the notification center style
    ● Swipe left or right to remove the message prompt after receiving the message
    
    Power Consumption
    ● Partial scene power consumption optimization
    
    Known Issue Fixed
    ● Fix the issue of the camera rising up when the WhatsApp video call
  • [Oct 1, 2019]: realme has confirmed that the update RMX1901EX_11.A.08 has been suspended due to bugs, the company plans to roll out an update to all the users by mid-October.
  • [Sep 30, 2019]: realme starts rolling out RMX1901EX_11.A.08 with September security patch. This update brings redesigned notification center and Digital Wellbeing along with several new features and fixes to realme X. [Download Link]
  • [Sep 13, 2019]: realme X will be upgraded to Android 10 in Q1 2020, confirms realme.
  • [Aug 30, 2019]: realme releases Android Pie based kernel source codes for realme X.
  • [Aug 21, 2019]: realme starts rolling out RMX1901EX_11.A.07 with August Android security patch that modifies Qualcomm WiFi security vulnerabilities to enhance the system stability and brings support for OSIE Vision Effect for Tik Tok/Likee/Vmate/Vigo video apps. [Download Link]
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