Realme has announced the Android 13 Open Beta program for the Realme 9i 5G smartphone users in India. This makes the Realme 9i 5G the third Realme number series smartphone to get the Android 13 Open Beta update. To those unaware, Realme has rolled out the Android 13 Open Beta builds for the Realme 9 Pro 5G and the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G. Realme took it to Realme Community Forum to make a formal announcement for the Realme 9i 5G Android 13 Open Beta program.
To recall, the Realme 9i 5G made its debut back in August and is the company’s last smartphone under the Realme 9 series. Let us take a closer look at the Realme 9i 5G Android 13 Open Beta application procedure and all you need to know about the Open Beta program.
Realme 9i 5G Android 13 Open Beta: Application Procedure
Realme has announced the Realme 9i 5G Android 13 Open Beta program for Indian users. Realme 9i 5G users running firmware version RMX3612_11.C.03 are eligible to apply for the Android 13 Open Beta program. Those meeting the criteria can head over to Settings > Software Update > Tap on the settings icon in the top right corner > Trial Version > Submit your details > Apply Now to apply for the Realme 9i 5G Android 13 Open Beta program.
Those selected for the program will receive the Android 13 Open Beta update on their units within the next few days. Also, those running Android 13 Early Access on their Realme 9i 5G need not apply this program.
Realme has advised users to take a backup of their important data in case the Android 13 update appears on their device. The company has also advised users to ensure at least 5GB of free internal storage and at least 60% of battery before proceeding with the installation of Android 13 Open Beta firmware. It is worth noting that users with rooted devices are not eligible to apply for the program.
In case you are planning to apply for the program, keep in mind that this is a beta build which usually isn’t as stable as the regular builds. We will not advise our readers to apply for the program using their primary smartphone. Realme is also providing users an option to downgrade to Android 12-based Realme UI 3.0 in case they are not happy with the performance on the Android 13 Open Beta build. However, such users will not be allowed to participate in future Open Beta programs for the Realme 9i 5G.
Realme will roll out Android 13 update for a host of devices. To check out if your device is eligible for Android 13 update, you can head over to this link.
Do you use a Realme 9i 5G? Are you planning to apply for the Realme 9i 5G Android 13 Open Beta program? Do let us know in the comments section.