The August 2022 Android security patch is now available for the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the most recent smartphone from Samsung. The most recent security update for the foldable is currently being downloaded in Europe. A worldwide deployment ought to come in the next several days.
The Galaxy Z Fold 3’s European variant, SM-F926B, has an August SMR (Security Maintenance Release) that is rolling out with firmware version F926BXXU1CVG8. The over-the-air (OTA) package has a size of 437.62MB. Despite the size of the download, there aren’t many changes that will be visible to users.
With this update, the foldable is receiving the customary performance tweaks, according to the official changelog provided by Samsung. Additionally, the most recent version of a few first-party Samsung applications, including Smart Switch, Galaxy Wearable, Samsung Members, SmartThings, Samsung Health, and Samsung Internet, may also be installed.
Advertisement Regarding the SMR’s content, Samsung recently said that it has patched more than 60 vulnerabilities in this month’s security update. 31 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items and more than thirty Android OS flaws are among them. The former concerns solely the products of the Korean companies, whereas the latter concerns the entire Android ecosystem. Components like NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Samsung DeX, App Lock, and Knox VPN were impacted by SVEs fixed this month.
THE AUGUST SECURITY UPDATE IS APPLIED TO GALAXY Z FOLD 3 Even though there may not be any new features in this update, you should still apply it as soon as you can to safeguard your Galaxy Z Fold 3 from a number of security flaws. But there should also be a significant feature update coming soon. No, we are not referring to One UI 5.0, which is based on Android 13. There is still time to do it. But One UI 4.1.1, which is based on Android 12, is almost here.
The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 will make their debuts next week along with the most recent version of Samsung’s proprietary software. It ought to provide its foldables a ton of new features. It will likely arrive a few weeks later for devices like the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. We’ll keep you informed.
Advertisement If you’re using one of Samsung’s 2021 foldables and haven’t installed the August security update yet, you should do so right away. The update will be distributed to your phone over the air, as usual. You’ll be made aware of it. The Settings app’s Software update section also allows you to manually check for updates.