Realme 9i Android 12 Update

The Realme 9i Android 12 Update comes with build number RMX3491_11.C.03. Since this is a major update, this will weigh even more than a GB. It is because it brings many changes and new features. You can check the changelog below.

Realme 9i Specs

Realme 9i mobile was launched on 10th January 2022. The phone comes with a 90 Hz refresh rate 6.60-inch touchscreen display offering a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels at a pixel density of 401 pixels per inch (ppi). The display sports Asahi DragonTrail for protection. Realme 9i is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor. It comes with 4GB, 6GB of RAM. The Realme 9i runs Android 11 and is powered by a 5000mAh battery. The Realme 9i supports proprietary fast charging.

Realme 9i Android 12 Update Changelog

New design

  • The all-new design, which emphasizes a sense of space, delivers a simple, clean, and comfortable visual and interactive experience.
  • Redesigns icons using new materials to give more depth and a greater sense of space and texture to the icons.
  • Optimizes Quantum Animation Engine: Quantum Animation Engine 3.0 implements the concept of mass to make animations more lifelike and optimizes more than 300 animations to bring a more natural user experience.

Convenience & efficiency

  • Adds “Background stream”: Apps in Background stream mode continue playing the audio of a video when you leave 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 the apps you use frequently and pre-loads them so you can open them quickly.
  • Adds a chart to display your battery usage.
  • Improves the responsiveness of turning on or off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Airplane mode.


  • In team fight scenes, games run more smoothly at a stable frame rate.
  • Reduces the CPU load average and lowers the battery usage.


  • You can now decide which camera modes are displayed on the menu bar and in what order they are displayed.
  • You can now drag the zoom slider to zoom in or out smoothly when shooting a video using the rear camera.


  • Optimizes the auto brightness algorithm to adapt screen brightness to more scenes for a comfortable screen reading experience.


  • Optimizes accessibility:
  • Adds visuals to text instructions for an intuitive understanding of accessibility functions.
  • Optimizes categorization of functions by grouping them into vision, hearing, interactive actions, and general.
  • TalkBack supports more system apps including Photos, Phones, Mail, and Calendar.

If you have a Realme 9i phone, then first you need to update to version RMX3491_11.A.15 / RMX3491_11.A.17 to receive the Android 12 OTA update. And once your phone is running on the required version, you will receive the Android 12 via OTA update.

Since the update is rolling out in batches, some users might get the update in a few days. You can check for the update manually by going to Settings > System > Software Update. Before updating your phone, make sure your phone is charged to at least 50% and take a full backup of important data.

Rollback Package

In case after updating your phone to the latest Android 12 build, you decide to go back to the Android 11 build, then you will need to downgrade using this guide. Use the downgrade package given below.


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