UPDATE: Stable Android 13 is now available in Europe for the Galaxy Z Fold 3.
Welcome to the update hub for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 series! This page contains the most recent information on software updates for Samsung’s latest flagship foldable phone. We’ll inform you of the device’s current software versions and notify you when new updates are available.
The Galaxy Z Fold 3 will receive four major Android updates: Android 12, Android 13, Android 14, and Android 15. Samsung also guarantees that the Galaxy Z Fold 3 will receive security updates for at least five years.
- Android 13 is the most recent stable version.
- When will Android 14 be available for the Galaxy Z Fold 3? January 2024/December 2023 (estimated)
The most recent Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 update
- 24 November 2022: According to SamMobile, Galaxy Z Fold 3 users in Europe are now receiving the stable Android 13 update. The firmware version of the One UI 5 update appears to be F926BXXU2DVK3. More regions are expected to receive the update in the coming days. You can check for updates manually by going to Settings > Software update > Download and install.
- The Galaxy Z Fold 3 received the November security patch on November 8, 2022. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 will receive firmware version F926U1TBS2DVJ1, according to SamMobile. The update is now available for all US carrier networks.
- According to SamMobile, Samsung is releasing its October security patch for the Galaxy Z Fold 3. The patch will first affect devices on T-network Mobile before spreading to devices on other network carriers. The Fold 3 will receive firmware version F926USQS2DVI5, which will include several security fixes.
- In South Korea, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is starting to receive the new Android 12L update on September 6, 2022. Samsung has already stated that the update will be available in all markets soon, so you may not have to wait long. According to SamMobile, the firmware is F926NKSU1DVH9 and runs One UI version 4.1.1.
- Customers of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 received a new update on August 3, 2022, with firmware version F926BXXU1CVG8. According to SamMobile, the update was approximately 440MB in size and included the August 2022 security patch.
- The Galaxy Z Fold 3 received the July 2022 Android security patch on July 7, 2022. (via SamMobile). The firmware update is known as F926U1UES1DVEG. The update did not include any new features.
- The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has received a new update as of June 17, 2022. (via XDA-Developers). It’s a significant update that includes (finally) eSIM support as well as a few new camera features.
- April 11, 2022: The April 2022 Android security patch is now available for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. It’s an important one, according to SamMobile, because it includes a fix for the “Dirty Pipe” exploit. However, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 shouldn’t have been vulnerable to this exploit in the first place, so it’s nice to know everything is safe.
- On the eve of the new month, Samsung is releasing yet another update for the Galaxy Z Fold 3. According to SamMobile, it’s also a big one, weighing in at over 1.1GB. In addition to “overall stability” improvements, firmware version F926BXXU1BVA9 includes a slew of stock app updates, ranging from Penup to Samsung Internet.
- The Galaxy Z Fold 3 received the January 2022 security update with firmware F926BXXS1BUL8 on January 14, 2022. The update addressed more than 60 security flaws reported by Samsung and Google.
- On December 7, 2021, Samsung released the foldable with the Android 12-based One UI 4. The patch’s distribution has begun in South Korea.
Samsung rolled out the November 2021 update to Galaxy Z Fold 3 devices in South Korea and some global markets on November 4, 2021. According to SamMobile, the update included firmware version F926BXXS1AUJB in Europe and F926NKSU1AUJ7 in South Korea. Despite the firmware naming differences, both patches included Google’s November security patch as well as a slew of additional Samsung security fixes.
- The Galaxy Z Fold 3 received an update on October 21, 2021, with firmware version F926BXXU1AUJ7. The October 2021 Android security patch, a list of Samsung-specific security patches, and a new portrait mode for pets feature were all included in the update.
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