Realme 8 5G Software Update:
Realme has started the phased rollout of the July 2022 Android security patch via OTA for the Realme 8 5G model. The latest software update carries build number RMX3241_11.A.16 which optimizes system performance and also improved system stability.
Realme 8 5G was released on April 28th , 2021 with Android 11 out-of-the-box.
The software update is probably just a minor one and only brings June and July 2022 Security Patch along with as usual the system and stability improvements, but we might see a big major update coming soon to the device with Android 12.
Note: The update will be randomly pushed out to a limited number of users and will have a broader rollout in a few days after making sure there are no critical bugs. If no critical bugs are found, the full rollout will be completed in the upcoming days.
The device received the Open Beta on the 27th of June, 2022 and we might be able to see the stable software update in a couple of months. Full Details of the Update: Realme 8 5G: Realme UI 3.0 with Android 12 – Open Beta
Previously the device had received the May 2022 Security Patch with A.15 build, which bought the system and stability improvements full details of the changelog: Realme 8 5G: May 2022 Security Patch with A.15 Build
Previously the device had received the March 2022 Security Patch, carrying RMX3241_11.A.14 build, the device has bought security, system and desktop (home settings – app drawer). The device has received early access to Android 12 with Realme UI 3.0 the previous month for Open Beta users.
- Device: Realme 8 5G
- Android: Android 11
- UI: Realme UI 2.0
- Build number: RMX3241_11_A.16
- Update type: Software Update – Security
- Security patch: July 2022
- Release date: 23rd July 2022
Source: Realme Community
- Integrates the July 2022 Android security patch.
- Optimized the system performance and improved system stability.
How long did Realme take for the update?
|Android OS||Update||Release Date/Status||Estimated Months|
|Android 11||Out-of-the-box||April 2021||Nil|
|Android 12||First OS update||Open Beta||–|
|Android 13||Second/Last OS update||Eligible||Unconfirmed|
How long will Realme get updates?
Realme 8 5G Software Support Policy, the device was released with Android 11, and it is expected to get its first software update to Android 12 and currently running on open beta. The device should be expected to get Android 13 as well. We are not sure about the timeline.
2 Years of Software Update & 3 Years of Security Patch
- Out-of-the-box: Android 11
- First update: Android 12 [Eligible] [Very soon]
- Second update: Android 13 [Eligible] [Last update] [Unconfirmed]
How to install the latest update on your Realme device?
The Realme 8 5G Software Update with July 2022 Security Patch is just being rolled out and may arrive to all users batch-wise, stay tuned for the notification.
Once the update is available on your device, you can head over to Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update section to update your Realme device with the latest update.
How To Check Software Update On Any Realme Smartphone?
- Open Settings.
- Scroll Down and Find Software Update; Tap On It.
- And If There Would any Update available it will appear there.
- Then Hit Download and this is how you can check Software Update on any Realme Smartphone.
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