Downgrade Realme from Android 13 to Android 12 [2 Methods]

In this guide, we will show you two different methods to downgrade your Realme device from Android 13 to Android 12. This OEM recently rolled out the thirteenth iteration of the OS build for a few devices and a slew of others are lined up to get blessed with the same in the coming months. So the likes of the new Aquamorphic Design, changes to the Home Screen, Widgets, and, Quick Settings, and tons of personalization to Always on Display are all on the cards.

On the flip side though, you might come across a few bugs and issues as well. Apart from that, there could be a few apps that might not be compatible with this OS. Not to mention the fact that this new Aquamorphic theme might not be in sync with some of your requirements. So in all these cases, the best bet is to downgrade your Realme device from Android 13 to Android 12. And in this guide, we will show you two different methods to do so. Follow along.

Downgrade Realme from Android 13 to Android 12 [2 Methods]

Downgrade Realme from Android 13 to Android 12

We have listed here two different methods to get this job done. But before you opt for out any of these two approaches, make sure to take a complete device backup beforehand, as the process will reset your device. Droidwin and its members wouldn’t be held responsible in case of a thermonuclear war, your alarm doesn’t wake you up, or if anything happens to your device and data by performing the below steps. forum

Via Recovery Mode

  1. Download the rollback firmware from the Realme Forum [or use the direct download links for some of the devices that we have shared below] and transfer it to your device
    Realme GT 2 Pro: RMX3301_ROLL_BACK_Android12_IN.zip
    
  2. Now power off your phone. Then press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons together until your device is booted to Recovery Mode.
  3. Now select your language via the Volume keys and confirm it via the Power key.

    Downgrade Realme from Android 13 to Android 12
    Credits: Realme Community
  4. After that, select Install from storage via the Volume keys and confirm it via the Power key.
  5. then type in your password, navigate to the downgrade firmware and select it.
  6. The rollback will now begin and could take a few minutes. Once done your device will boot to Android 12.

Via Settings Menu

  1. Download the rollback firmware from below and transfer it to your device [or use the direct download links for some of the devices that we have shared below].
    Realme GT 2 Pro: RMX3301_ROLL_BACK_Android12_IN.zip
  2. Then head over to Settings > Abou Device > tap on Realme UI 3.0.
  3. Now tap on the overflow icon situated at the top right and select Local Install.

    Downgrade Realme from Android 13 to Android 12
    Credits: Realme Community
  4. After that, navigate to the downgrade firmware, select it, and hit Extract.
  5. Then tap on My Data is Backed up and the extraction process will now begin.

    Credits: Realme Community
  6. Once done, tap on Install Now and the rollback firmware will be installed.
  7. The process will take a few minutes. Once done, your device will boot to Android 12.

That’s it. These were the two different methods to downgrade your Realme device from Android 13 to Android 12. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.


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