✏ FP3/FP3+ Fairphone OS updates - changelog & download links

Here you can find the official FP3(+). Fairphone OS release notes

Android 11 releases (FP3/FP3+):

8901.4.A.0017.3-gms-15368f27

  • Release Date : 2022.10.19

  • Security Patch Level: 5th October, 2022

  • Change log:

    • Fixed an issue that was causing, when upgrading from Android 9 directly to Android 11, some Bluetooth remote controls not working properly anymore.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the phone not to be able to communicate correctly with certain glucose monitoring devices via NFC.
    • The “Sound Recorder” app, which was erroneously removed from the previous software, has been restored.
    • The automatic ambient brightness behavior has now been properly integrated with Google’s Device Health service app.
    • The network compatibility for various carriers has been enhanced.
  • Forum Thread: Software Update: 8901.4.A.0017.3-gms-15368f27

8901.4.A.0016.6

  • Release Date : 2022.08.29

  • Security Patch Level: 5th August, 2022

  • Change log:

    • Fixed an issue that was causing, on certain networks, the mobile data to not be available at first bootup if the device was reset.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the VPN IKEv2 protocol, natively supported by Android 11, not to be available.
    • The network compatibility for various carriers has been enhanced.
  • Forum Thread: Software Update: 8901.4.A.0016.6 | FP3 Update 4.A.0016.6 without|with release note :)

8901.4.A.0013.4

  • Release Date : 2022.07.27
  • Security Patch Level: 5th June, 2022
  • Change log:
    • OS upgrade to Android™ 11
    • The automatic brightness adjustment feature has been changed, to allow lower brightness values, following the feedback provided by our community.
    • Fixed an issue that was preventing users from selecting the external storage as default storage for pictures and videos within the stock camera app.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing, under certain conditions, the Wi-Fi Calling icon to appear multiple times in the status bar.
    • Fixed a cosmetic issue that was leaving, when the carrier name was hidden in Settings, an empty space on the left side of the status bar.
    • Fixed a minor issue on the stock camera app that was causing, under certain conditions, to show a misleading warning of “Full SD card” while the actual storage was the internal storage.
    • The network compatibility for several carriers has been enhanced.
  • Forum Thread: Software Update: 8901.4.A.0013.4
  • Download : https://fairphone-android-builds.ams3.digitaloceanspaces.com/FP3/FP3-REL-8901.4.A.0013.4-gms-c1b5afb7-user-fastbootimage.zip

8901-4.A.0010 & 8901-4.A.0011


Android 10 releases (FP3/FP3+)

FP3 3.A.0136

FP3 3.A.0135.20211222

FP3 3.A.0134.20211116

  • Release Date : 2021.11.26
  • Security Patch Level: 6th of November, 2021
  • Change log:
    • Addressed CVE-2021-1048 security vulnerability.
    • The network compatibility for several carriers has been enhanced.
  • Forum Thread: Software Update: 3.A.0134.20211116
  • Download : -

FP3 3.A.0132.2021027

FP3 3.A.0130.20211029
Only reported in 🇫🇷 Nouvelle mise à jour – 3.A.0130.20211029, no changelog published yet.

FP3 3.A.0129.20210805 Update

FP3 3.A.0107.20210513 Update

FP3 3.A.0101.20210420 Update

  • Release Date: 2021.04.28
  • Security Patch Level: 5th of March, 2021
  • Changelog:
    • Fixed an issue that was causing, under certain conditions, the microphone and the speaker to lower the sensitivity on phone calls until the device was rebooted. This issue affected third-party VoIP apps (such as WhatsApp, Telegram, etc.) more frequently.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing some pictures to be saved with an unexpected yellow/blue tint filter.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing some notifications to not be shown correctly on the lockscreen anymore.
    • Fixed an issue that was preventing the user to change the Wi-Fi frequency band, when the manual choice was made and the phone rebooted afterward.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing some notification sounds to be recorded in video recording mode.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the suggestion banner within the Settings app to re-appear automatically after the user dismission.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing, in rare conditions, the device to automatically generate bug reports without any user interaction. Those reports were uniquely saved locally on the phone storage.
    • Fixed a minor issue that was causing, in rare conditions, the device to reboot when a corrupted microSD card was detected, instead of showing the correct error message.
    • The calling volume scale has been expanded from 4 to 7 steps, following the feedback provided by our customers.
    • The network compatibility for several carriers has been enhanced.
  • Forum Thread: Software update: 3.A.0101.20210420
  • Update size: 350 MB
  • Download : https://fileshare.fairphone.com/link/ur8b6DfHB6jnv1UQ6FIDnH/download/FP3-REL-Q-3.A.0101-20210420.163631-user-fastbootimage.7z

FP3 3.A.0084.20210204 Update

FP3 3.A.0077-20201221 Update

  • Release Date (approx.): 2021.01.11
  • Security Patch Level: 5th of December, 2020
  • Changelog:
    • Fixed an issue that was causing, under certain conditions, a device to reboot while calling or using specific Wi-Fi networks.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing, under certain conditions, the microphone to stop working until the device was rebooted.
    • Adjusted the sensitivity of the touchscreen component, to avoid potential “ghost touches” under certain circumstances.
    • The quality of slow-motion videos in low light conditions has been considerably improved.
    • The network compatibility for several carriers has been enhanced.
  • Forum Thread: Software update: 3.A.0077-20201221
  • Update size: 22.31 MB
  • Download : https://fileshare.fairphone.com/link/OMetPoYL6bKNe2qlEudo6K/download/FP3-REL-Q-3.A.0077-20201221.124002-user-fastbootimage.7z

FP3 3.A.0066.20201119 Update

  • Release Date (approx.): 2020.12.08
  • Security Patch Level: 5th of November, 2020
  • Changelog:
    • Fixed an issue that was causing users (under certain conditions), to experience more echo than normal on VoIP phone calls when in speaker mode
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the Google Search Bar not to be correctly displayed on the home screen when using Gestures.
    • Fixed an issue that was causing poor audio quality when using the in-app equalizers (mostly affecting audio reproducing apps like Spotify or YouTube Music).
    • Fixed a minor issue that was causing the Twitter app to stop working after a few minutes under certain conditions.
    • VoWiFi registration stability has been improved for the networks for which Fairphone 3 supports this feature.
    • The camera auto-focus feature for video recording has been improved.
    • Fixed a minor issue that was sometimes causing the device, powered off, showing 1% of the battery charge when being charged, regardless of the actual state of the battery charge.
    • The network compatibility for several carriers has been enhanced.
  • Forum Thread: Software update: 3.A.0066.20201119
  • Update size: --.-- MB
  • Download :

FP3 3.A.0054 Update

FP3 3.A.0045 Update

FP3 3.A.0033 Update


Android 9 releases (FP3):

FP3 A.0134 Update

FP3 A.0124 Update

FP3 A.0120 Update

FP3 A.0118 Update

FP3 A.0111 Update

FP3 A.0110 Update

FP3 A.0105 Update

FP3 A.0101 Update

FP3 A.0096 Update

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