[Update: August 2022 security patch] Poco F3 and F3 GT Updates Tracker

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The Xiaomi-owned brand— Poco debuted the Poco F3 flagship in 2021 that including Poco F3 and Poco F3 GT. The smartphone has a 6.67-inch display which is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The Poco F3 runs Snapdragon 870 while the GT power Dimensity 1200 5G Chipset. In terms of the camera, there’s a triple camera lens on the rear side and a single front-facing camera. The duo offers Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 for POCO pre-installed.

Poco F3 GT

Must see: [Download] Poco X3 receives Android 11-based MIUI V12.0.2.0 update

Note: This is an update tracker and will be updated frequently with the updates of the Poco F3 and F3 GT smartphones.

Poco F3 and F3 GT Updates Tracker

  • [September 15, 2022]: The August 2022 security patch is now available for the Poco F3. The update is rolling out in the European market with firmware version V13.0.8.0.SKHEUXM. Other than increasing system security, the package does not carry any other changes. [Recovery ROM] [Apply for OTA]

Changelog
(System)
Updated Android Security Patch to August 2022. Increased system security.

  • [August 25, 2022]: The Poco F3 GT is picking up a new software update in India. The build increases the system security by integrating the August 2022 security patch. The update arrives on firmware version V13.0.4.0.SKJINXM. As of now, it is rolling out in India, while other markets will also get it soon.

Changelog
(System)
Updated Android Security Patch to August 2022. Increased system security.

  • [August 23, 2022]: Poco F3 GT is getting a new firmware update via version V13.0.3.0.SKJINXM with August 2022 security patch. The update will enhance system security and stability. Download recovery ROM from here.
  • [July 12, 2022]: Poco is rolling out a new update to the Poco F3 smartphone. It is live in Europe and comes with the firmware version number V13.0.7.0.SKHEUXM. Poco includes the June 2022 security patch with the update. The update is live for the Mi Pilot users and will take some time for the normal users to receive. Users can also manually download the OTA update and recovery ROM.
  • [July 6, 2022]: The Poco F3 is picking up the June 2022 security patch in the global markets. The update arrives on firmware version V13.0.4.0.SKHMIXM that also increases the system security. [Recovery ROM] [Apply for OTA]

Changelog

System
Updated Android Security Patch to June 2022. Increased system security.

  • [June 20, 2022]: Poco F3 GT is receiving the June 2022 security patch update. The build is rolling out in India with firmware version V13.0.3.0.SKJINXM.

Changelog

System
Updated Android Security Patch to June 2022. Increased system security.

  • [June 16, 2022]: The May 2022 security patch is now available for the Indian variants of the Poco F3 GT. Arriving on firmware version V13.0.3.0.SKJINXM, the build increases the system security as well. [Recovery ROM] [Apply for OTA]

Changelog

System
Updated Android Security Patch to May 2022. Increased system security.

  • [May 26, 2022]: Xiaomi is releasing a new update for the Poco F3 smartphone units in Indonesia. The build arrives on firmware version V13.0.2.0.SKHIDXM and packs the May 2022 Security Patch.
  • [March 24, 2022]: The Poco F3 GT and F3 are getting the Android 12 update in India and global regions respectively. For the GT model, the build arrives via build number V13.0.1.0.SKJINXM, while it is bundled with V13.0.2.0.SKHMIXM for the Poco F3.

Changelog (Poco F3 GT)

  • MIUI 13
    New: “Crystallization” super wallpapers
    New: A new widget ecosystem with app support
    Optimization: Improved overall stability
  • System
    Stable MIUI based on Android 12
    Updated Android Security Patch to February 2022. Increased system security.
  • Wallpaper
    New: “Crystallization” super wallpapers
  • More features and improvements
    New: Apps can be opened as floating windows directly from the sidebar
    Optimization: Enhanced accessibility support for Phone, Clock, and Weather
    Optimization: Mind map nodes are more convenient and intuitive now
  • [March 4, 2022]: Poco F3 is getting the January 2022 Security Patch in global regions and European markets. The build bumps the firmware version to V12.5.6.0.RKHMIXM and V12.5.8.0.RKHEUXM respectively.

Changelog:

(System)
Updated Android Security Patch to January 2022. Increased system security.

  • [February 15, 2022]: The Poco F3 is getting the January 2022 Security Patch via a new update. The build arrives on firmware version V12.5.8.0.RKHIDXM, and is currently rolling out in Indonesia.
  • [December 20, 2021]: Xiaomi is releasing a new update to the Poco F3 units in the European region. The build bears the firmware version V12.5.7.0.RKHEUXM optimizes the system performance and improves system stability.

Changelog

Optimized system performance
Improved system security and stability

  • [December 13, 2021]: Poco F3 GT in India becomes the latest smartphone to join the MIUI 12.5 Enhanced Edition update list. The update can be identified by the firmware version V12.5.7.0.RKJINXM. You can read the changelog in our dedicated article.
  • [October 19, 2021]: The MIUI 12.5 enhanced edition is expanding to the European variants of Poco F3. The update arrives as firmware version V12.5.6.0.RKHEUXM weighing 466MB in size. Also, it bumps the security patch to August 2021.
  • [September 14, 2021]: The Poco F3 is receiving a stable update globally that brings MIUI 12.5 Enhanced edition to the device. The update is bundled with the firmware version V12.5.4.0.RKHMIXM. The package brings some new features and various fixes as listed in the changelog below.

Changelog

MIUI12.5 Enhanced
Swift performance. More life between the charges.
Focused algorithms: Our new algorithms will dynamically allocate system resources based on specific scenes, ensuring a smooth experience on all models.
Atomized memory: Ultra-fine memory management mechanism will make RAM usage more efficient.
Liquid storage: New sensitive storage mechanisms will keep your system vibrant and responsive as time goes by.
Lock screen
New: New fingerprint options
Fix Memory usage issues when charging animation was displayed
Fix: Using Face unlock and Fingerprint unlock simultaneously led to crashes in some cases
Fix: Lock screen notifications disappeared after an ended call
Fix: Lock screen items weren’t displayed when super wallpapers and themes were combined
Status bar, Notification shade
Optimization: Third-party theme compatibility for the Notification shade
 Optimization: Dark mode adjustments for notifications
 Fix: Notifications weren’t displayed correctly when App lock was used
Fix: Cleaner animations weren’t displayed correctly
Fix: Notification shade couldn’t be opened in some cases
Fix: Issues with permissions after missed calls
Fix: Player controls weren’t always displayed in the Notification shade
Fix: Notifications weren’t always displayed correctly when “Raise to Wake” was used
Fix: Buttons weren’t always displayed correctly on the notifications when Dark mode was on

  • [September 4, 2021]: Poco F3 is joining the MIUI 12.5 Enhanced version update party. The update is rolling out globally through the firmware version V12.5.3.0.RKHMIXM. You can read about the package in our dedicated article.
  • [July 27, 2021]: It’s not been even a week since Xiaomi announced Poco F3 GT and the company is sending a new update. The new build for the device inculcates the July 2021 security patch. The firmware is unfurling in India via build number V12.5.4.0.RKJINXM. This is a minor update and does not bring any new addition. But internally, it increases the system security.
  • [July 27, 2021]: Poco F3 NFC edition is finally joining the MIUI 12.5 update list. The update is having a stable rollout globally through the firmware version V12.5.1.0.RJGMIXM. Concerning new additions, MIUI 12.5 changes the entire experience of using your smartphone. Moreover, the security is now improved with July 2021 patch. Read more detailed and changelog of the package here.
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Like all the other updates, it is also spinning out in a phased manner which means a set of random users will start experiencing the update now. After the successful verification, everyone will be getting it within a week. You can also check the update status manually by navigating to Settings > Software updates > Check for updates.

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