Realme 9 5G Speed ​​Edition gets Android 12 update

After opening Realme UI 3.0 early access to select Realme phones this week, Realme is now starting to roll out the stable Android 12 update to Realme 9 5G SE. This is a different phone than the original Realme 9. If you own a Speed ​​Edition model, you can find all the update details below.

The Realme 9 5G Speed ​​Edition is a mid-range phone released in the first quarter of this year. But it was released with the old Realme UI 2.0 user interface based on Android 11. So Android 12 is the first major update for the phone.

Android 12 for Realme 9 5G Speed ​​Edition comes with build number RMX3461_11.C.02. Although the update rolls out to Realme 9 5G Speed ​​Edition, you must first update your phone to the specific version of Android 11. RMX3461_11.A.11. And if you are already on the required version, just wait for the OTA update to arrive.

Now when we talk about new features, you can expect a lot of changes and improvements as this is a big update. Well, Realme has officially shared the list of changes that you can check out below.

Realme 9 5G SE Android 12 Update Changelog

New design

  • The all-new design, which emphasizes the feeling of spaciousness, provides a simple, clean and comfortable visual and interactive experience.
  • Rearranges the layout according to the principle of visual noise reduction and element spacing and prioritizes information with different colors to make key information stand out.
  • Redesign icons using new materials to give more depth and a greater sense of space and texture to icons.
  • Optimizes Quantum Animation Engine: Quantum Animation Engine 3.0 implements the mass concept to make animations more realistic and optimizes over 300 animations to provide a more natural user experience.

Convenience and efficiency

  • Adds “background stream”: Apps in background stream mode continue to play audio from a video when you close them or lock your phone.
  • FlexDrop is renamed Flexible Windows and is optimized:
  • Optimizes the method of switching floating windows between different sizes.
  • You can now drag a file from My Files or a photo from the Photos app to a floating window.


  • Adds Quick Launch, a feature that detects frequently used apps and preloads them so you can open them quickly.
  • Adds a graph to show your battery usage.


  • In team match scenes, games run more smoothly with a steady frame rate.
  • Reduces the average CPU load and reduces battery consumption.


  • You can now decide which camera modes to display in the menu bar and in what order to display them.
  • You can now drag the zoom slider to zoom in or out smoothly when shooting video with the rear camera.


  • Optimizes the automatic brightness algorithm to adjust the screen brightness to multiple scenes for a comfortable screen reading experience.


  • Optimizes accessibility:
  • Adds visual elements to text instructions for an intuitive understanding of accessibility features.
  • Optimizes the categorization of functions by grouping them in sight, hearing, interactive actions and in general.
  • TalkBack supports several system apps, including Photos, Phone, Mail, and Calendar.

Android 12 stable update for Realme 9 5G Speed ​​Edition is rolled out in batches. So if you have not received the update yet, wait a few days and you will receive the OTA message. You can also check for the update manually by going to Settings> System> Software update. Before updating your phone, make sure your phone is at least 50% charged and make a full backup of important data.

If, after updating your phone to the latest version of Android 12, you decide to downgrade to Android 11, then you will need to downgrade using this guide. Use the upgrade package below.

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