Yes, you read aright title that Realme now showing ads in their ColorOS. Realme announce this on their official website. You can check by clicking here. (Link: https://c.realme.com/in/post-details/1211549405472096256)
Last year Xiaomi(MI) most popular mobile brand implemented ads in MIUI. For this decision Realme said that it’s phones, don’t have ads on their ColorOS like Xiaomi. Checkout here.
Realme said that “To continue offering more surprises for you and to maintain a healthy and sustainable business model, we have introduced commercial content recommendation (in simple word “ads”) in the OS.
Where can you see the ads?
If your device runs on ColorOS 6 and above then only you can see the ads in your device. The team confirmed that ads would appear in the Phone Manager and on the Security Check page (This will appear when you install the new app).
But unlike Xiaomi you can disable ads in Realme device, so this is the excellent news for Realme users.
How to disable ads in Realme Devices:
1. GoTo Settings -> additional settings -> get recommendations
2. Disable the get recommendations toggle.
P.S. Hope this will help you to disable ads in your Realme Phone :).