[Update: January 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

  • [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.

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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