US Z Fold 3 BETA Update Links and more

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I posted this as a response to a thread and thought it needed it’s own.

1. Please don’t quote this post, I will be updating it a lot and quotes don’t update
2. Keep checking this OP, I am editing and updating as I get new information
3. Tag me if something is not updated and you have new information in a response so people can have it and I will TRY and update this OP as much as I can. I do have a job, so that comes first, but I will keep an eye here and other places for updates.

Here is the link for the US Beta users (US ONLY)…

This is for Android 12 (NOT 12L) and OneUI 4.0 Beta

Be warned:

1. There are some issues with installation that SOME users have had (stops at 47% and will not continue): This does NOT brick your phone, reboot and you will remain on Android 11, there is no fix at this time for it.
Update: Looks like this happens when you have a US Phone/Firmware but a NON-US SIM – Still gathering details on this one
2. Users have reported that 120Hz refresh on OUTER screen is broken, some others state they are okay, so keep an eye on this.
Update: Looks like clearing PHONE CACHE (via bootloader) a couple times fixes this issue for some people (at least, those that have reported back)
3. Some users state that once you flash the beta, revert back to 11 and then open Samsung Members App, you will see a proper invite to the Beta.

http://fota-secure-dn.ospserver.net/…jbmFcvWGxLEA==

To Sideload:

  • Setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC.
    https://www.stechguide.com/how-to-in….%20See%20More.
  • Download the OTA update .zip file on your PC and rename it to update.zip.
  • Enable USB debugging:
    └ Go to your phone’s settings » About phone » and tap “Build number” Seven times. This will enable Developer options on your phone.
    └ Now go to Settings » Developer options » and tick the USB debugging check box.
  • Connect your phone to PC.
  • Now open the folder where you downloaded the update.zip file and then open a command window inside the folder. To do that, do a “Shift + Right click” on any empty white space inside the folder and select “Open command window here” from the context menu.
  • Now issue the following command into the command window to reboot your device into recovery mode: adb reboot recovery
    └ Check your phone’s screen, if it asks for “Allow USB debugging”, accept it by selecting OK/Yes.
  • Once in recovery mode, use Volume buttons to navigate up and down between options and Power button to select an option.
  • Select the “Apply update from ADB” option.
  • Now issue the following command to finally begin installing the OTA: adb sideload update.zip
    └ This will begin the OTA installation.
  • Once the OTA zip is installed, the phone will auto reboot..it will take a little while for it to boot do not worry it is normal.

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