Realme 2, Realme 2 Pro and Realme C1 get ColorOS 5.2 update

by Habeeb Onawole 0

To round off the year, Realme has released the ColorOS 5.2 update for the rest of its phones. The update was already released for the Realme 1 over a month ago. Now it has started rolling out to the Realme 2, Realme 2 Pro and the Realme C1.

The update is a staged rollout and will not arrive on all devices immediately. However, if you are unwilling to wait for the OTA, Realme has provided links to download it manually.

Realme 2 and Realme C1 ColorOS 5.2

The update brings new features and also December’s security patch among others. Below is the changelog for the Realme 2 and Realme C1:


  • Single swipe notification dismiss – Now you can swipe from left to right to dismiss the notification.
  • Headset icon in the status bar – A headset icon in the status bar will be shown when you plug in the headset.
  • Smart Bar for faster multitasking – You can add apps you use often into “Smart Bar” for faster app launching and multitasking.
  • Added reboot function – You can swipe up to reboot in the shutdown interface.
  • Optimized reminders when Developer Options, Accessibility Mode and Device Manager on – Flashing bar, on-going notification and text at the upper right corner for “Developer Options”, “Accessibility” and “Device & Privacy” have been deleted.
  • Improved frequency for touch screen.

Google Assistant

  • Long press power button for 0.5s to launch Google Assistant.


  • Android Security Patch Level: December 5, 2018.

You can download the update here and read about how to install it here.

Realme 2 Pro ColorOS 5.2

The update is also rolling out to the Realme 2 Pro. Owners of this phone will get a redesigned set of icons, a screen battery optimization mode, and support for slow-motion video recording.

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If you want to manually download the update, you can do so here. The installation instructions are the same as that of the Realme 2 and Realme C1.

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