Galaxy Z Fold 2 Starts Receiving Android 11 Stable Update With January 2021 Security Patch

Samsung announced its Galaxy Z Fold 2, an Android-based foldable smartphone, for the Galaxy Z series back in August 2020. Now, the good news is that the said smartphone has started receiving OneUI 3.0 stable update based on the latest Android OS โ€” the Android 11. According to a report from industry expert, Samsung has started rolling out the One UI 3.0 stable update for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 phone today.

As per the report, the One UI 3.0 stable update is currently rolling out for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 devices in Germany with firmware version F916BXXU1CTLL. The new software upgrade brings Android 11 with the latest Android security patch to January 2021. As expected, this update will bring all Android 11 features like chat bubbles, one-time permissions, a conversation section in the notifications area, and a dedicated media playback widget, along with the exclusive One UI 3.0 features. These include refreshed UI design, improved stock apps, and more โ€” all now coming to the foldable Galaxy Z Fold 2 phone.

One UI 3.0 for Galaxy Z Fold 2 Availability

Galaxy Z Fold 2 Starts Receiving Android 11 Stable Update With January 2021 Security Patch
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As said before, the new Android 11-based software update for Galaxy Z Fold 2 is currently being released in Germany. If you’re a user of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 phone in Germany, then you would have already received a notification for the One UI 3.0 update. In case you haven’t received any such update notification yet, you can manually check for it in the software update section in your device settings. To check, navigate to Settings ยป Software update and then tap on Download and install.

Galaxy Z Fold 2 Starts Receiving Android 11 Stable Update With January 2021 Security Patch
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As of now, there is no information on when the update will roll out for other markets. By looking at how and at what speed Samsung has been rolling out the updates over the past year, we expect the company to release it for other markets soon. If you don’t know, Samsung has already pushed the One UI 3.0 update to most of its high-end smartphones.

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