Realme X2 December security update re-released with fixes for VPN connection issue (Download link inside)

Realme has grown leaps and bounds this year, and this is surely one of the best years for the brand, be it globally or specifically in India. Besides, all this stuff is also being reflected in numbers as well.

According to a recent report by Counterpoint Research, the Chinese brand has grown by 800% in Q3 of 2019 by selling over 10 million smartphones. Not only this, but Realme also attained the 7th position in the global smartphone market rankings.


Moreover, some smartphones from the brand like the Realme 5 series or the Realme X2 Pro has been one of the major reasons for its huge popularity in the smartphone market today.

On the other hand, Realme is also continuously trying to improve its reputation when it comes to pushing timely security and other updates. In fact, recently, the December 2019 security patch has been re-released for Realme X2 in China.

Realme X2

Talking about the update, the changelog is almost the same as the previous update (A.13). Besides, there is nothing for the Indian variants of the device.

This new update is coming with version number A.14 and adds same old features like a dark mode quick toggle, optimized battery consumption etc. They allegedly solved the VPN connection issue in this hotfix as well.

Below is the official changelog along with the screenshot of the update announcement:

● Incorporate December security patches

Power consumption
● Optimized standby power consumption in some scenarios

Notification Center and Status Bar
● Added dark mode quick switch
● Add personal hotspot consumption flow display

● Solve the problem that Qianniu application cannot receive messages in the background
● Solve the problem of no sound when connected to some smart cameras and remote control
● Solve the problem of low sound when connected to Airpods2 Bluetooth headset
● Fixed the problem of unable to use VPN and not displaying network delay in game space


Keep in mind that the update is being pushed via OTA in batches and will take some time in hitting all the units. However, for those users who do not wish to wait for the OTA and want to upgrade their device right away, can head to the below section:


  • Device: Realme X2
  • Codename: rmx1991
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: A.14
  • Android: 9
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: ef41f2f2c430bbe00320494a019fd345

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