Realme 8 5G Software Update: Getting May 2022 security patch 

UPDATE 2: May 23 (04:57 ET) – Realme 8 5G May 2022 security update

Realme has started rolling out the latest software update for the Realme 8 5G smartphone users in India, which can be identified via the build number – A.07. The update log for the Realme 8 5G A.15 build reveals that the latest May 2022 Android security patch is included with fixes for some known issues and improved system stability.

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Your phone might have detected a new OTA update (via) and might be showing a notification about it! If it isn’t, then simply check for the latest software update by going to your Realme 8 5G’s settings, scrolling down and finding the Software update option. Now, the phone will get a fresh OTA, if it appears on the screen, hit the download button, followed by Install.

To ensure the stability of this update, it will have a phased rollout. The update will be pushed randomly to a limited number of users today and will have a wider rollout in a few days after making sure there are no critical bugs. If no critical bugs are found, the full rollout will be completed in the coming days

UI Version: RMX3241_11.A.15


  • Integrates the May 2022 Android security patch.


  • Optimized the system performance and improved system stability.


  • Optimized network performance to improve stability.


UPDATE 1: Oct 25 (03:21 ET)

Recently, we have witnessed the October 2021 Android security update for Realme 8 4G smartphones. Now the update is being rolled out for its 5G variant, which is Realme 8 5G. Alike the 4G version, this firmware is also released in India.

When we talk about its changelog, it mentions a bunch of bug fixes along with the October security patch. As per the new update log, the update fixes the lag and shutter problems that occur in some cases.

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It further fixes the screen flickering issue that might occur when leaving Sleep Capsule and an issue where the Raise to wake feature might occasionally fail to work.

Update Version:

The October 2021 Android security patch for Realme 85G smartphones can be identified via the build version RMX3241_11_A.11.


  • Security
    • Integrates the October 2021 Android security patch.
  • System
    • Fixes lag and stutters in some cases.
    • Fixes screen flickering that might occur when leaving Sleep Capsule.
    • Fixes an issue where the Raise to wake feature might occasionally fail to work.

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How to update:

  • Tap on the Settings menu
  • Go to Software Update
  • If available for your region, tap on Download and Install


  • Once again, this is a phased rollout and will be available to all the users very soon. Kindly be patient and wait for the update on your device.
  • This update will not harm your data, still, make sure to prepare a backup before you begin.
  • Your needs to be charged, at least 30%.

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