Carrier-locked Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3 grab November 2023 patch in the USA

Samsung has already rolled out the November 2023 patch update to the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3 in Europe, and now it is expanding the same update to more units. The Korean giant has given the update to several carriers, and as a result, these devices are now getting the same update in the US as well.

Notably, the November 2023 update for these devices is now available for both locked and unlocked variants of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3. Users who own the locked variants can identify the latest update by the firmware version numbers F711USQS5GWK2 and F926USQS4GWK2, respectively, are currently spotted on some carriers, including Verizon, MetroPCS, and T-Mobile, and are expected to be available to more carriers in the coming days. While the unlocked variants are getting the same update with different firmware version numbers (F711U1UES5GWK1 and F926U1UES4GWK1, respectively).

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The November 2023 update is one of the common security updates that comes with some security-related enhancements. The latest update comes with a lot of new bug fixes. According to the official changelog, the latest security patch includes more than 60 fixes, which are included by Google and Samsung. In particular, Google has included 49 fixes that improve the security of the Android OS, while Samsung has also added 15 more fixes that will strengthen the security of Galaxy devices exclusively.

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Moreover, when you keep your device up to date with the latest security patch, it gives you an extra level of security that protects your data and privacy from external threats in the form of malware, which may be harmful to your device. In other words, with every new patch update, the device gets new security codes, which help it identify the latest types of malware present on the internet.

To download the latest update on your Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 in the US, just go to the system settings, then select the software update option, then click on the download and install option. Now wait for some time until it finishes searching. If the new update is available, then tap on the download button.

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