[Update: August 2022 Security Patch] Galaxy Z Fold 3 / Z Flip 3 Updates Tracker

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In August 2021, Samsung launched the much-awaited Galaxy Z Fold 3 powering Snapdragon 888 5G. The device features a 7.6-inch Foldable Dynamic AMOLED display paired with up to 512GB storage and 12GB RAM. Android 11 based One UI 3.1.1 runs the device out of the box. It carries a 12 MP triple rear camera while the front offers a 10 MP sensor on the cover display and a 4 MP under-display snapper. They also launched the Galaxy Z Flip 3 along with the device. It has the same chipset that pairs with 8GB of RAM and 128/256GB of storage. The device features two 12MP sensors on the rear and a 10MP sensor to the front.

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Note: This is an update tracker and will be updated regularly with the latest update releases for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3.

Galaxy Z Fold 3 / Z Flip 3 Updates Tracker

  • [August 3, 2022]: The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is now picking up the August 2022 security patch update. The build is rolling out with firmware version F926BXXU1CVG8, which weighs 440MB to download. In addition, the package brings some performance improvements as well. Moreover, it may update a handful of Samsung stock apps, including PENUP, Samsung Health, Global Goals, and more.
  • [August 2, 2022]: A new software update with firmware version F711BXXU2CVG8 is rolling out for the Galaxy Z Flip 3. The build is rolling out in Europe, which bumps the security maintenance to August 2022 to improve system security. In addition, it might also bring some general bug fixes and device stability improvements.
  • [July 25, 2022]: Samsung is expanding the availability of the July 2022 security patch for the Galaxy Z Fold 3. This time, the update is rolling out to the carrier-locked version of the smartphone in the US. The build arrives on firmware version F926USQU1DVG1, which is currently available on T-Mobile’s network and other carriers.
  • [July 8, 2022]: The July 2022 security patch is now available for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 via a new software update. The build is rolling out in the USA for the unlocked variants with firmware version F926U1UES1DVEG. The patch addresses dozens of Android OS vulnerabilities along with 41 SVE items.
  • [July 7, 2022]: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is upgrading with July 2022 security patch. The update is rolling out for the carrier-unlocked variants in the USA with firmware version F711U1TBS2DVEG. Besides improving the security, the build does not bring any other major changes.
  • [June 30, 2022]: Samsung has started pushing a second update for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 smartphone. The first update brought camera improvements along with the June 2022 security patch. The new update is live in Europe and comes with the firmware version F926BXXU1CVF1. Samsung has improved the stability of the device by fixing more bugs. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 users in Europe will receive the update as an OTA update.
  • [June 17, 2022]: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is receiving the June 2022 security patch in Europe via firmware version F926BXXS1CVEE. The build also brings some camera performance improvements. To be more precise, the Night Portrait feature is improved and the app now supports the telephoto camera in the stock camera app’s Pro mode.
  • [June 16, 2022]: The June 2022 security patch is now available for the Galaxy Z Flip 3 in South America. The build comes with firmware version F711BXXS2CVEE. Also, it brings some camera improvements and enhancements in the auto framing feature in some video calls. Moreover, the image taken from social media apps is now improved.
  • [June 13, 2022]: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is getting a new update with June 2022 security patch. The build is rolling out for the carrier-locked version of the device in the US with firmware version F711USQU2DVEE.
  • [May 13, 2022]: A new update with May 2022 security patch is rolling out for the Galaxy Z Flip 3. The update is currently rolling out on Comcast and Xfinity Mobile’s network in the US with firmware version F711USQS2CVD2.
  • [May 10, 2022]: The May 2022 security patch is reaching out to more countries for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G. Arriving on firmware version F926BXXS1CVD2, the build is unfurling in Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, Colombia, Trinidad, and Tobago, Panama, and Peru.
  • [May 2, 2022]: Samsung is releasing the May 2022 security patch to the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3. The build arrives on firmware versions F711U1TBS2CVD4 and F926U1UES1CVD4, respectively. For now, it is available for almost all US carrier-unlocked networks, while the rest of the regions will follow later.
  • [April 12, 2022]: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 are upgrading to the current security maintenance with F711U1TBS2CVC9 and F926U1UES1CVC9 firmware versions. The April 2022 security patch is rolling out in the US for the unlocked versions of the devices.
  • [March 29, 2022]: The carrier-locked models of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 in the US are getting a new update on firmware version F711USQU2CVC7. It brings the similar One U.4.1 package with March 2022 security patch.
  • [March 23, 2022]: A similar package with One U.4.1 and March 2022 security patch is extending to the carrier-locked models of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in the US. The update is available on Comcast and Xfinity Mobile’s networks via firmware version F926USQU1CVC5.
  • [March 16, 2022]: Samsung is releasing a new update for Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3. The build is rolling out in South Korea and Europe for Z Flip 3 via firmware version F711NKSU2CVC5 and  F711BXXU2CVC5 respectively. Meanwhile, Galaxy Z Fold 3 users in South Korea are upgrading with version F926NKSU1CVC5. The update packs the March 2022 security patch and bumps the skin version to One UI 4.1.
  • [February 16, 2022]: The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is getting a new update that integrates February 2022 security patch. The build arrives on firmware version F711BXXU2BVA9 in Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe. While the version differs from F711BXXS2BVAA in some regions.
  • [January 31, 2022]: The international variant of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is getting a new update on the firmware version F926BXXU1BVA9.  The update is rolling out in various Asian and European countries. There are no noticeable changes but it carries a bunch of bug fixes, improves device stability, and enhances security.
  • [January 17, 2022]: The January 2022 security patch is extending to more regions for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3. It arrives on the firmware versions F711BXXS2BUL8 and F926BXXS1BUL8 for both devices respectively.
  • [January 14, 2022]: Galaxy Z Fold 3 is getting updated with the current security maintenance, January 2022. The update is rolling out in the Caucasus region, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine via the firmware version F926BXXS1BUL8.
  • [November 8, 2021]: The November 2021 security patch is expanding to the US variants of Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. For the Z Fold 3, the update is rolling out via firmware version F926USQS1AUJ6 for the carrier-locked version and F926U1UES1AUJ7 for the unlocked version. On the other hand, the Z Flip 3 is getting bumped with version numbers F711USQS2AUJ6 and F711U1UES2AUJ7 for the carrier-locked version and unlocked variant respectively.
  • [November 4, 2021]: The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are grabbing the November 2021 security patch. The build arrives on RP1A.200720.012.F926USQS1AUJ6 and RP1A.200720.012.F711USQU2AUJ6 for Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 respectively.  The package could also carry some general bug fixes and device stability improvements.
  • [October 20, 2021]: The October 2021 security patch is extending to the international version of Galaxy Z Flip 3. The update arrives on the firmware version F711BXXU2AUJ7. Besides the patch fixes, the build can also carry some general bug fixes and device stability improvements.
  • [October 6, 2021]: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 are grabbing a new update that adds October 2021 patch. The build arrives on version number F711U1UES2AUI5 and F926U1UES1AUI5 respectively. Presently, it is rolling out to the unlocked variants of the devices in the USA. As per Samsung, the patch fixes over 60 privacy and security-related vulnerabilities. Also, there are chances the build could pack RAM Plus features, general bug fixes, and device stability improvements.
  • [September 28, 2021]: Samsung has started pushing a new update for the Galaxy Z Flip 3. It is the first security update for the Galaxy Z Flip 3. The new update is rolling out for the T-Mobile units in the USA and brings the September 2021 security patch. The update comes with the build number F711USQU2AUI4. It has fixed more than 60 vulnerabilities on the device. Head to Settings and check for updates to install the latest update on your T-Mobile unit.
  • [September 6, 2021]: The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is receiving its first software update in Australia right now. Arriving on the firmware version F926BXXU1AUHF, the build carries the September 2021 security patch. Though the company has not yet detailed the patch, it could carry general bug fixes and device stability improvements.
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As the update is having a phase-wise rollout, it may take some time to reach all the units. Meanwhile, you can head to Settings > Software updates > Security updates to check the update manually. We also suggest you switch over to a WiFi network before downloading the update to avoid data charges.

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