Carrier-locked Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 receiving May 2023 security update in the US

Samsung has introduced Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 back in 2021. These devices were the third generation of foldable smartphones. The company has introduced both of the devices with Android 11 preinstalled. Gradually these devices got new updates and are currently running on Android 13. And continuing it, Samsung has rolled out a new security update for these devices.

Currently, the May 2023 security update is rolling out for the Carrier locked variant of Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. Users can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers F926USQS3FWE3 and F711USQS4FWE3, respectively. 

The latest May 2023 security update is available on some networks in the US, including T-Mobile and MetroPCS. It is expected that the update could be available on other networks in the coming days. While Unlock variants of Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 have already got the update.

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The latest security update doesn’t come with any novelty, but it includes several new fixes that bring improvements for the Galaxy devices; mainly, it is focused on strengthening the security of the devices.

Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 devices are flagship devices, so they will get new software updates every month for up to five years from the launch. It is also worth noticing that both of the devices are still eligible for one more Android update. It is all possible because of the policy change which happened last year.

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