Samsung has released the August 2023 security update to various foldable phones, including the original Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G, and the Galaxy Z Fold 2. These foldable phones have started getting the new security update in a few countries, and more countries should get the update within the next few days.
Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Fold 2: How to install the August 2023 security update?
The original Galaxy Fold is getting updated with the August 2023 security patch via a firmware version F900FXXS7HWG1. This update is available in Brazil and France. The 5G version of the Galaxy Fold is getting the new software update with firmware version F907BXXS7HWG1 in the UK. The Galaxy Z Fold 2, which was launched next year, is getting the August 2023 security update in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay with firmware version F916BXXS4JWH3.
The new security update fixes over 70 security vulnerabilities. If you have any of these Galaxy Z Fold series phones and live in any of the respective countries mentioned above, you can install the new update on your device. To check for the new update, navigate to Settings » Software update and tap Download and install. You can also download the new firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.
For its recent phones, Samsung is promising four years of Android OS updates and five years of security updates. However, the Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G, and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 are older devices, and they have already received three Android OS updates. They won't get the Android 14-based One UI 6 update which is expected to be released later this year.