Install Android 13 Custom ROMs on Realme GT NEO 2

In this guide, we will show you the steps to install various Android 13 custom ROMs onto your Realme GT NEO 2. This device from the OEM managed to grab the attention of the masses when it was first announced and it’s fair to assume that it managed to justify most of this initial hype. Apart from being able to checkmark most of the features for the general audiences, it has a plethora of goodies in store for tech enthusiasts as well.

There’s no better way to cement this statement than by unfurling the curtains over the fact that Realme GT NEO 2 has already been blessed with numerous Android 13 custom ROMs and a few others are already lined up as well. And in this guide, we will show you the steps to welcome them onto your device right away. So without further ado, let’s get started.

Install Android 13 Custom ROMs on Realme GT NEO 2

Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

The below process will wipe off all the data, so take a complete device backup beforehand. 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.

STEP 1: Download Android 13 Custom ROMs

First off, grab hold of the desired Android 13 custom ROM for your Realme GT NEO 2 from below. Once downloaded, rename the ROM file to rom.zip and recovery [if present] to recovery.img so as to maintain uniformity in the commands and also so that it becomes easier to type in the CMD window. Likewise, make sure to transfer both the rom.zip and recovery.img to the platform-tools folder on your PC.

Project Elixir

ROM | RECOVERY

ArrowOS

ROM | RECOVERY

Evolution X

ROM | RECOVERY

STEP 1: Install Android SDK

install adb platform tools windows

To begin with, install the Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC. This is the official ADB and Fastboot binary provided by Google and is the only recommended one. So download it and then extract it to any convenient location on your PC. Doing so will give you the platform-tools folder, which will be used throughout this guide.

STEP 2: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking

Next up, you will have to enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking on your device. The former will make your device recognizable by the PC in ADB mode. This will then allow you to boot your device to Fastboot Mode. On the other hand, OEM Unlocking is required to carry out the bootloader unlocking process.

Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

So head over to Settings > About Phone > Software Information > Tap on Build Number Number 7 times > Go back to Settings > System > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.

STEP 4: Unlock Bootloader on Realme GT 2 Pro

You will also have to unlock the bootloader on your Realme GT 2 Pro device if you wish to root it via Magisk. Do keep in mind that doing so will wipe off all the data and might make the device’s warranty null and void as well. So if that’s well and good, then refer to our guide on Unlock Bootloader on Realme GT 2 Pro via In-Depth Test APK.

Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

STEP 5: Boot to Fastboot Mode

  1. Connect your device to the PC via a USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled.
  2. Then head over to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt.
    command-prompt-inside-adb
  3. After that, type in the following command in the CMD window to boot your device to Fastboot Mode
    adb reboot bootloader

    Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

  4. To verify the Fastboot connection, type in the below command and you should get back the device ID.
    fastboot devices

    Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

STEP 6: Install TWRP Recovery

All the ROMs shared here to date could directly be flashed via TWRP. So get hold of it from the Downloads section [STEP 1], rename it to twrp.img, and transfer it to the platform-tools folder.

  1. Once done, execute the below command to flash it:
    fastboot flash recovery twrp.img

  2. Then use the below command to boot your device to TWRP Recovery
    fastboot reboot recovery

Install Project Elixir Android 13 Custom ROM on Realme GT NEO 2

  1. From TWRP, go to Wipe > Format Data > Type Yes and hit Enter.
  2. Once done, go to Install, select the ROM.zip, and perform a right swipe to flash it.
  3. Finally, go to Reboot and select System. Your device will boot to the newly installed OS.Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

That’s it. These were the steps to install the Project Elixir Android 13 ROM on Realme GT NEO 2. 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.

Install ArrowOS Android 13 Custom ROM on Realme GT NEO 2

Be sure to be on RealmeUI 3 C.09, GDPR C.08 or CN C.10 before flashing this ROM.

  1. From TWRP, go to Advanced > ADB Sideload > Swipe to Start Sideload
  2. Then open CMD inside platform-tools and execute the below command to flash the ROM
    adb sideload rom.zip

    Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

  3. Once done, go to Wipe > Format Data > Type Yes and hit Enter.Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2
  4. Finally, go to Reboot and select System. Your device will boot to the newly installed OS.Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

That’s it. These were the steps to install the ArrowOS Android 13 ROM on Realme GT NEO 2. 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.

Install Evolution X Android 13 Custom ROM on Realme GT NEO 2

  1. From TWRP, go to Wipe > Format Data > Type Yes and hit Enter.Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2
  2. Once done, go to Install, select the ROM.zip, and perform a right swipe to flash it.
  3. Finally, go to Reboot and select System. Your device will boot to the newly installed OS.Android 13 Custom ROM Realme GT Neo 2

That’s it. These were the steps to install the Evolution X Android 13 ROM on Realme GT NEO 2. 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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