Realme UI 3.0 Early Access Announced for Realme 8 Devices

The latest version of Realme UI is based on Android 12.

Realme 8 Realme UI 3.0

Realme’s Realme 8 series made its debut back in April 2020. Last month, the company has rolled out Realme UI 3.0 Early access update for the Realme 8 Pro in India. Now, it has announced Realme UI 3.0 Early Access program for the Realme 8 handset in the country.

To those unaware, the latest version of Realme UI is based on Android 12 and it brings with it a host of new features and changes. Realme took to the Realme Community forum to make an announcement for the same.

Realme 8 Android 12 Will be Available Soon as Part of Realme UI Early Access Program!

Realme 8 users can apply for Realme UI 3.0 Early Access program in case they wish to upgrade their devices to Android 12 before everyone else. However, there is a catch. To apply for the program, Realme 8 users must have updated their devices to the latest version which is RMX3085_11.A.24.

Realme started rolling out RMX3085_11.A.24 update for the Realme 8 just yesterday, and it is rolling out in batches. As a result, there would be just a fraction of Realme 8 users who can apply for the Realme 8 Realme UI 3.0 Early access program.

In case you are using Realme 8, and it is updated to the latest version RMX3085_11.A.24, you can follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for the Realme UI 3.0 Early access program.

  • Head over to the Settings app
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page, and tap on Software Update
  • Now tap on the Settings icon which you will find in the top right corner
  • Click on the first option which is Trial Version
  • Tap on Apply Now and then Submit your details.

Realme doesn’t mention the number of users that it plans to recruit for testing the Early Access build. However, this should be a first come first serve basis, so you shouldn’t really wait to apply for the program. The company is advising users to take a backup of their personal data before updating to Realme UI 3.0 Early Access build. Also, users must ensure that their devices are not rooted and there must be at least 5GB of free storage available on the device.

In case you’re planning to update, keep in mind that the Early Access builds may not be as good as the Stable builds and certain apps may also have compatibility issues with Android 12.

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Arpit grew his liking for gadgets almost a decade back in 2011 while researching for his first smartphone. He started reporting on consumer tech in 2018 and has also worked with FoneArena in the past.