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Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 series update hub! Here you’ll find all the latest information on software updates for Samsung’s latest clamshell foldable phone. We’ll tell you the current software versions for the device and give you a heads up when new updates are rolling out.
You can expect the Galaxy Z Flip 3 to get four major Android upgrades, including Android 12, Android 13, Android 14, and Android 15. Samsung also guarantees the Galaxy Z Flip 3 will receive at least five years of security updates.
- Current stable version: Android 13
- When will the Galaxy Z Flip 3 get Android 14? December 2023/January 2024 (estimated)
Latest Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 update
November 24, 2022: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 users will be glad to know that the stable One UI 5 update is rolling out now. SamMobile reports that the update has firmware version F711BXXU3DVK3 and is landing in Europe right now.
There’s no word on other regions just yet, but we expect an expanded launch in the coming days. You can manually check for the update by heading to Settings > Software update > Download and install on your phone.
- November 8, 2022: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 has received November’s security patch. Available for all US carrier networks, this month’s security patch brings firmware version F711U1TBS3EVJ2.
- October 17, 2022: First coming to devices on T-Mobile’s network, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 will be getting its October 2022 security patch, according to SamMobile. The Flip 3 is getting firmware version F711USQS3DVI5 and will arrive to devices on other carrier networks shortly after goes live for T-Mobile.
- September 15, 2022: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is now getting the September 2022 security patch, coming days after the Android 12L update hit the device. The new update has firmware version F711BXXS2CVHF, according to SamMobile, and is reportedly hitting Europe right now.
- September 6, 2022: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 received the Android 12L update, according to SammyFans. The firmware version was F711NKSU2DVH9 and was released in Korea first, weighing in at 1396.18MB.
- August 2, 2022: The Galaxy Z Flip 3 got the August 2022 security patch right on schedule, according to SamMobile. The update landed with firmware version number F711BXXU2CVG8.
- July 6, 2022: Samsung’s third-generation clamshell foldable received the July 2022 security patch (via SamMobile). This update bore firmware version F711U1TBS2DVEG and first hit unlocked US models.
- June 17, 2022: Only a week after its most recent update, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 is getting a second June 2022 update (via XDA-Developers). This new software lands as F711U1UEU2DVEE for the unlocked models and F711USQU2DVEE for the T-Mobile variant. Notably, this update includes eSIM support, a feature the phone did not have up until now.
- June 10, 2022: Samsung is now rolling out an update to the Galaxy Z Flip 3 that brings new camera features to the phone. The OTA is 1.1GB in size and comes with firmware version F711BXXU2CVEB. It adds an auto framing option for video calls, the ability to use Samsung’s optimizations and effects in social media apps, telephoto lens support in Pro mode, and more. Notably, all these features have been ported over from the Galaxy S22 series.
- May 3, 2022: Samsung rolled out the May 2022 update to the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 in the US (via SamMobile). The update addressed dozens of privacy and security issues, in addition to providing general bug fixes and stability improvements.
- April 11, 2022: Samsung is now pushing out the latest Android security patch to the Galaxy Z Flip 3 (via SamMobile). The April 2022 patch also has a fix for the “Dirty Pipe” exploit. Thankfully, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 was never susceptible to the exploit, but it’s nice to have the patch either way.
- October 20, 2021: Samsung is now pushing the latest Galaxy Z Flip update to markets beyond the US. According to SamMobile, the firmware version F711BXXU2AUJ7 brings the October 2021 security patch to the device, as well as a lengthy list of additional patches from Samsung itself.
- September 6, 2021: Firmware version F711BXXU2AUI1 brought the September 2021 Android security patch to Samsung’s new flip phone.
Let us know which Galaxy Z Flip 3 update you’re rocking in the comments. Also, feel free to tip us if you’ve spotted a recent update we’ve missed!