Realme 2 Pro starts receiving stable Android 10 update with Realme UI

Realme 2 Pro starts receiving stable Android 10 update with Realme UI

The first Realme phone to carry the “Pro” moniker, the Realme 2 Pro, was launched back in 2018. The Snapdragon 660-powered mid-ranger was initially shipped with ColorOS 5.2 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. After delivering the ColorOS 6 flavored Android Pie update in 2019, Realme is now rolling out the Android 10 update to the Realme 2 Pro in the form of Realme UI.

Realme 2 Pro XDA Forums

About a month ago, the company opened up “Realme UI Early Access” program for the owners of the Realme 2 Pro, which was more of a public beta testing of Android 10. The current stable release is tagged as RMX1801EX_11.F.07, and it is available for beta participants as well as regular users. The standard upgrade path requires users to be on software version RMX1801EX_11_C.31 to ensure a smooth transition.


Thanks to Realme Community user sai00002 for the screenshot!

The update brings along a refreshed UI and a bunch of new features, e.g., Smart Sidebar, new Digital Wellbeing tools with Focus mode, cross-device file transfer, random MAC address generator support, and much more. The complete changelog can be found below.

Realme UI 1.0 (Android 10) update changelog for the Realme 2 Pro

  • Visuals
    • Updated UI to realme UI
    • Brand new Real Design makes visuals more attractive and operation more efficient
  • Smart Sidebar
    • Optimized user interface and improved one-handed operation
    • Optimized Smart Sidebar: Replaced File Console with File Manager; removed OSIE Visual Effect and No Notification Alerts
    • Drag an app out of Smart Sidebar to open it in Split-screen Mode
    • Added two new features: “Assistive Ball Opacity” and “Hide Assistive Ball on Fullscreen App”
    • Optimized the Floating Window feature for more apps
    • Added Bubbles: A bubble is displayed when you open an app in a floating window from the Smart Sidebar. Tap the bubble to collapse or open the app
  • Screenshot
    • Optimized 3-Finger Screenshot Gesture: Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen, and swipe to take a screenshot of the selected part of the screen (partial screen capture). Use 3 fingers to touch and hold the screen, and swipe your fingers outwards to capture a long screenshot
    • Added screenshot settings: You can adjust the position of the screenshot preview floating window and set the screenshot sound
    • Optimized screenshot preview floating window: After taking a screenshot, drag it up and release to share it, or drag it down and release to take a long screenshot
  • Navigation Gestures 3.0
    • Optimized gestures: All gestures are supported in landscape mode
  • System
    • Added Focus Mode: Minimizes outside distractions when you are learning or working
    • Added whole new charging animation
    • Optimized the Quick Settings user interface for easier one-handed operation
    • Added pause feature for screen recording
    • Added a floating window and settings for screen recording
    • New sounds added for file deletion, calculator key touches, and compass pointer
    • Optimized system built-in ringtones
    • Added TalkBack floating prompts for Accessibility
    • New management feature for recent tasks: You can view memory of recent tasks and locked apps
  • Games
    • Optimized visual interaction for Game Space
    • Optimized loading animation for Game Space
  • Homescreen
    • Added new live wallpapers
    • Added artistic wallpapers
    • Added option to open Global Search or the notification panel when swiping down on homescreen
    • Added option to customize the size, shape, and style of app icons on homescreen
    • Optimized the graphic design of password unlock to facilitate one-handed operation
    • Support for animated wallpapers on the lockscreen
    • Added a Simple Mode for homescreen, featuring larger fonts, icons and a clearer layout
  • Security
    • Random MAC address Generator: When your phone is connected to Wi-Fi network system generates a random MAC address to avoid targeted ads and protect your privacy
  • Tools
    • In Quick Settings or Smart Sidebar, you can open Calculator in a floating window
    • Added the trim feature in Recordings
    • Added the Weather (dynamic) ringtone, which automatically adapts to the current weather
    • Added weather-adaptive animations in Weather
  • Camera
    • Optimized the Camera UI for better user experience
    • Optimized the Timer UI and sound
  • Photos
    • Optimized the Album UI for a clearer structure and photo thumbnails
    • Added Album Recommendations that recognize more than 80 different scenes
  • Communications
    • realme Share now supports sharing files with OPPO, Vivo and Xiaomi devices
    • Optimized the Contacts UI for a more efficient experience
  • Settings
    • Search Settings now supports fuzzy match and contains a search history
  • Music
    • Added Dual Mode Music Share in realme Lab

In case you are facing constant “No network connection” error while checking for the software update, Realme is aware of the situation. This is happening due to routine maintenance of their OTA servers, which should be resolved within 2 working days. This article will be updated once we get the manual download link.

Source: Realme

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