F916BXXU1ATHE: August 2020 patch for Galaxy Z Fold 5G


In this article, we have shared the August 2020 security patch update for Galaxy Z Fold 5G with build number F916BXXU1ATHE. The update is based on Android 10 and brings no major changes except security patch and bug fixes. This update is now live in Russia, Kazakhstan, and the Asian region.

It is started rolling via OTA (Over the air) in a phase-wise manner and may soon available in other regions as well. If you have a Galaxy Z Fold 5G with variant SM-F916B, then you may receive the notification to upgrade your security patch to August 2020 with build number F916BXXU1ATHE.

F916BXXU1ATHE: August 2020 patch for Galaxy Z Fold 5G

Check Software Update on Galaxy Z Fold 5G:

If you have not received the notification to upgrade your firmware to F916BXXU1ATHE, then check for the OTA update manually by going into Settings –> System > System Updates. In case if you see any new update, you can hit the download now button to start upgrading your device.


Before upgrading, make sure you have enough juice (battery backup) on your Galaxy Z Fold 5G and connected to a good WiFi network. If there is no new update, then follow this guide to manually install the firmware on your Galaxy Z Fold 5G.

Firmware Info:

  • Device Name: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5G (SM-F916B)
  • Region: Russia, Kazakhstan, Asia
  • Build Number: F916BXXU1ATHE
  • Android OS Version: Android 10
  • Software Supported: ODIN Tool
  • Android Security Patch Level: 2020-08-01 

How to Install August 2020 Patch on Galaxy Z Fold 5G

In order to flash the firmware manually on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5G device, then you need to download the ODIN flash tool, firmware file, and drivers.


  • This firmware (F916BXXU1ATHE) is only supported for Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5G.
  • Charge your device to 50% in order to avoid power-related interruptions during the installation process.
  • You need a PC and USB Cables.
  • Take a backup before flashing the software on your device.


GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any kind of hardware or software damage to your device while or after you follow this guide. Install non-official firmware on your device at your own risk.

Download Links:

Firmware Installation Guide:

For the installation process, you can follow the guides given below. It includes a video tutorial as well as a practical approach to the installation process.

How to install stock firmware on Galaxy Z Fold 5G using ODIN tool

So, make sure to download the August 2020 Security patch for your Galaxy Z Fold 5G model with build number F916BXXU1ATHE. We hope that this guide was helpful to you.

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