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Realme U1, Realme 1 start receiving Android Pie-Based ColorOS 6 update

Realme 1 and Realme U1 phone users have already started receiving the Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 update. The Twitter handle Realme India Support has given a confirmation that the rollout of this update is on the way and will happen in a staged process. All users will receive the update shortly.

Realme U1 users have already put up screenshots of receiving the update. Realme 1 and Realme U1 had received the ColorOS 6 beta update earlier in this month and since the testing was a success the update is being rolled out in a stable manner.

In a response to queries from users, Realme India Support Twitter handle stated that ‘the stable update of ColorOS 6 along with Android Pie for Realme 1 and Realme U1 will be rolled out in stages and will soon be seen on all devices.’ We can also see screenshots of the ColorOS 6 update in Realme forums already.

Those who were using the beta version will receive an update of size 130MB, while for those that were not, it will be a bigger sized version.

The changes that come along with the Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 are new notification icons in status bar, a new navigation gesture, Riding Mode, an app drawer to the ColorOS launcher and May Android Security patch.

It also further includes new UI for notification panel, update UI for AI Board, and tweaked default theme. The ColorOS 6 has added Nightscape mode, HAL3 support, Realme Game Center, and Realme Community app.

Currently, the update is rolling out over-the-air (OTA), in a while all users will get a notification. One can also check for it manually in the Settings menu.

Make sure to install the update when you have a good Wi-Fi connection and your phone has a good charge, else you will need to connect your charger.

As we recall, Realme 1 was launched in India in May last year with ColorOS 5.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo, and Realme U1 made its debut in November last year with ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

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