Update (Dec 16): We all know last week Samsung has delivered faulty firmware for its new foldable phones. The One UI 4 software brick many devices and also created many issues on the phones. After that, Samsung had suspended the official rollout and conduct another beta testing for Galaxy Z Fold 3 & Flip 3. Now, Samsung has fixed all those problems and resumed the stable One UI 4 update for these foldable phones. The users in South Korea are now seeing update notifications on their devices.
Surprisingly, the users which are running on the Android 11 version are getting updates for Android 12. The beta users may receive a stable version in the coming days. The other countries will get refreshed or fixed versions in the coming days or week.
Previous: This week, Samsung has officially started to distribute the official One UI 4 version for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 & Flip 3 devices. The rollout has been dispatched in South Korea for both foldable phones and many customers have downloaded it. Now, after installing a new major update, most of the customers are having major issues with their devices. It is stable rollout after testing it in beta, so it is supposed to run smoothly on the phones with all the functions, but that didn’t go well.
Many customers have complained their Galaxy Z Fold 3 & Flip 3 has bricked and caused issues like the phone entering into recovery mode. Further, some users faced issues like screen flickering, failed to take screenshots, apps like Netflix, Zoom, YouTube, and their functions are not working. A couple of users have also complained about the camera, dark mode, and sound quality. In the Camera section, users face captured photos deleting automatically from internal storage, and the screen goes black.
Other issues like dual apps not working, lowered refresh rate to 60Hz, and some apps are not loading are also there. After listening to all these complaints, Samsung has decided to stop the rollout. The stable Android 12-based One UI 4 version for Galaxy Z Fold 3 & Flip 3 has now been postponed to a later date. The company says the rollout will begin when all these issues have been solved.