realme’s 2020 flagship, the realme X50 Pro was crowned as India’s first 5G device. The realme X50 Pro was a flagship device launched in February in India. The device packed a flagship Snapdragon 865 SoC along with 65W UltraDart Charging and Quad Cameras. Later in July, realme X50 Pro was included in the first batch of devices for enthusiasts to try the Android 11 Beta 1 on their device. Now, Google has officially launched Android 11 starting with its Pixel Line-Up. Other brands have already started various kinds of Beta Programmes for the Android 11 release. realme is no different as it is giving realme X50 Pro users to beta test the latest and greatest that Android has to offer, based on realme’s own skinned UI, realme UI. realme has announced the realme X50 Pro Android 11 Preview via a thread on the realme Community.
Requirements and Precautions
Interested Users are recommended to charge their devices to a minimum of 60% to prevent any issues due to low battery during the flashing process. It is also highly advisable to take a backup of personal data to prevent any kind of data loss. Users also need to keep a minimum of 5GB of Storage vacant to eliminate risks related to lack of space. The device shouldn’t be rooted. Also, this is a Beta Build so there may be performance issues and bugs which might hamper daily usage, so users who want a strictly stable experience are advised to not perform in the program and wait for the stable release.
How to Apply for Android 11 Preview Release for realme X50 Pro
The Android 11 Preview for realme X50 Pro is limited to only 100 Users initially. Hence, interested users would need to apply for this program to get selected. The applications begin from 8th September 2020. To apply, follow the mentioned steps:
- You need to be on the latest version of realme UI i.e. RMX2076PU_11.A.35.
- Head to the Update Section under Phone Settings and Apply for the Android 11 Preview [Settings > Software Update > Tap on the settings icon in the top right corner > Trial Version > Submit your details > Apply Now]
Rollback to Android 10
While it is possible to roll back to Android 10 after entering the program, users won’t be able to switch back to Android 11 Preview due to certain bugs and will also lose their data in the process, so a back-up is highly recommended.
Since this program has limited seats, not all users who apply might get selected. Users who get selected can submit their bugs via the Feedback Section on the realme Community.