On Thursday, Realme announced that it is now accepting applications for Android 13 early access for Realme GT 2 Pro owners. A limited number of Realme GT 2 Pro users will be able to apply for early access. The company says applications will be accepted in batches. Realme has also identified a known issue with Android 13 Early Access. The company encourages users to make sure their phones are not rooted before joining the beta program. Realme has stated that some third-party apps may not currently be compatible with Android 13, which Google has yet to release.
Chinese smartphone brand announced by using Twitter has announced that it has begun accepting applications for Android 13 early access from Realme GT 2 Pro users. Community Blog mailRealme has provided details of the beta program.
According to Realme, a user must ensure that their Realme GT 2 Pro is not rooted before joining the Android 13 Early Access program. The company advises users to back up their personal data to prevent possible data loss. Some third-party apps may not be compatible with Android 13 Early Access as it is based on a future version of Android that is expected to be released later this year. Hence, Realme advises users to update all apps to the latest version available on the Google Play Store. The company also stated that the early access version may have an unpredictable impact on the user’s smartphone, as well as affect everyday use.
According to the company, Realme GT 2 Pro users should ensure that more than 10 GB of storage is available on their phones or there is a risk of the update failing. Realme also adds that the company cannot guarantee that every applicant will receive the update due to unpredictable factors such as network communication and strategy adjustments. According to the company, users who have not received early access to the update will have to wait for the official release.
Realme stressed that the applicant’s Realme GT 2 Pro must have more than 60 percent battery to install the update. They must also upgrade to the RMX3301_11.A.16 or RMX3301_11.A.17 UI version. Eligible users can apply for Android 13 Early Access by following the link Settings > Software update then click on the settings icon in the top right corner. Users must then provide the required data and take the test by clicking on Trial > Apply.
According to Realme, a known issue with the early access version of Android 13 is that it does not support DC dimming. Realme GT 2 Pro users will also have the option to revert to Android 12. After the rollback, they will not be able to join the Android 13 early access program again. According to the company, the revert to Android 12 process will also delete personal data on the phone.