Carrier-locked Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 getting January 2024 security patch in the US


After introducing the January 2024 fifth-generation and fourth-generation foldable in the US, Samsung has released the same update to the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 devices. The update is spotted on the device, which is locked to some carriers, and soon it will also be available for the unlocked variants as well.

As of writing, the locked variants of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are spotted on T-Mobile and MetroPCS, carrying the firmware version numbers F926USQS4HWL7 and F711USQS5HWL7 respectively. The latest update only brings new security patches, which will improve the security and privacy of the devices.

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According to the official documentation, the January 2024 software includes a total of 80 fixes. Google has introduced 75 fixes, which are added by Google and address the issues found in the Android OS, while Samsung has included 5 more fixes that exclusively fix the bugs found in the Galaxy devices.

Moreover, with the latest update, the company wants to ensure that its users will get all-around security so they can enjoy all content without any issues regarding the safety of the device. If you also want to get protection, then you should always keep the device security patch up-to-date.

If you are also using locked Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 with the above-mentioned carriers, then you can install the latest update by following some simple steps. Just go to the system settings, tap on the software update option, touch the download and install button, and then wait until you finish searching.

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