Realme on Thursday announced that it is now accepting applications for Realme GT 2 Pro owners to use their Android 13 early. A limited number of Realme GT2 Pro users will be able to apply for Early Access. The company says that applications will be accepted in batches. Realme has also highlighted a known issue with the Android 13 Early Access update. The company advises users to ensure that their phones are not rooted before joining the beta program. Realme has stated that some third-party apps may currently not be compatible with Android 13, which is yet to be released by Google.
Chinese smartphone brand announced Via Twitter said that it has started accepting applications from Realme GT2 Pro users for early access to Android 13. in a community blog PostRealme has provided details of the beta program.
According to Realme, a user should make sure that his/her 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 the Early Access version of Android 13, as it is based on the upcoming Android version that is expected to launch later this year. Hence, Realme advises users to update all the apps available on the Google Play store to the latest version. The company has also said that the Early Access version may have unforeseen effects on a user’s smartphone and may also impact daily usage.
The company says that Realme GT 2 Pro users will have to ensure that their phone has more than 10GB of storage available or the update will fail. Realme also adds that the company cannot guarantee that every applicant will get an update due to unforeseen factors such as network communication and strategy adjustments. Users who do not get early access to the update will have to wait for the official release, according to the company.
Realme highlighted that the applicant’s Realme GT 2 Pro must have more than 60 percent battery in order to install the update. They should update to either the RMX3301_11.A.16 or RMX3301_11.A.17 UI version. Eligible users can apply for early access to Android 13 by visiting Settings > Software Update Then tap on the Settings icon in the top right corner. Then users have to submit the required details and take a quiz by tapping on Trial Version > Apply Now.
According to Realme, a known issue with the Early Access version of Android 13 is that it doesn’t support the DC dimming feature. Realme GT 2 Pro users will also have the option to roll back to Android 12. After rolling back, they won’t have the option to join the Android 13 Early Access program again. According to the company, the reverting process to Android 12 will also delete the personal data on the handset.