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

After opening Realme UI 3.0 early access for select Realme phones this week, Realme is now starting to roll out the stable Android 12 update for the Realme 9 5G SE. This is a different phone from 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 UI of Realme UI 2.0 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. While the update for Realme 9 5G Speed ​​Edition is rolling out, 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, all you have to do is wait for the OTA update to arrive.

Speaking of new features, you can expect a lot of changes and improvements as this is a major 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, emphasizing the sense of space, 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 important information stand out.
  • Redesigns icons with new materials to bring 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 more than 300 animations to provide a more natural user experience.

Convenience and efficiency

  • Adds “background stream”: apps in background stream mode will continue to play audio from a video when you exit 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 apps you use often and preloads them so you can quickly access them.
  • Adds a graph to show your battery usage.


  • In team fight scenes, games run smoother with a stable frame rate.
  • Reduces average CPU load and reduces battery usage.


  • You can now control which camera modes are displayed in the menu bar and in which order they are displayed.
  • You can now drag the zoom slider to zoom in or out smoothly when recording video with the rear camera.


  • Optimizes the automatic brightness algorithm to adapt the screen brightness to more 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 features by grouping them into sight, hearing, interactive actions, and general.
  • TalkBack supports more system apps, including Photos, Phone, Mail, and Calendar.

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

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

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