Fairphone 5 OS Release Notes

This is the full list of Fairphone OS releases for the Fairphone 5 up to now. Each one has its own release notes.

Here you will also find the updated list of new features, bug fixes, and security patches of each release. The date and availability of system updates may vary by network carriers or country.

To take advantage of the latest improvements and security fixes, make sure to update to the latest Fairphone OS.

 


List of Android 14 releases

Fairphone OS version B.041

Release date: 15th July 2024
Android version: 14
Software Version: FP5.UT20.B.041
Security Patch Level: 5th July 2024

Changes

 


List of Android 13 releases

Fairphone OS version A.162

Release date: 24th June 2024
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT4H.A.162
Security Patch Level: 5th June 2024

Changes

  • Security patch level.

 

Fairphone OS version A.157

Release date: 13th May 2024
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT4D.A.157
Security Patch Level: 5th April 2024

Resolved issues

  • An issue that was causing issues with connecting to certain PEAP protected Wi-Fi networks has been solved.

Other improvements

  • The adaptive brightness response of the display in low-light conditions has been improved.

 

Fairphone OS version A.154

Release date: 15th April 2024
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT4C.A.154
Security Patch Level: 5th March 2024

Resolved issues

  • An issue that was causing the microphone not to be accessible to third-party apps has been solved.
  • An issue that was causing the icon of the Calendar app not to update correctly and show the current date has been solved.
  • An issue that was causing the Settings to become unresponsive upon exiting from Guest mode has been solved.

 

Fairphone OS version A.144

Release date: 11th March 2024
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT46.A.144
Security Patch Level: 5th Feb 2024

Changes

  • Security patch level: 5th of February, 2024.

 

Fairphone OS version A.141

Release date: 5th Feb 2024
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT45.A.141
Security Patch Level: 5th Jan 2024

Resolved issues

  • An issue that was causing the phone to reboot when 5G was enabled on certain networks has been resolved.
  • An issue that was causing the face recognition not to be correctly disabled when Lockdown Mode was selected has been resolved.

Other improvements

  • A color picker for wallpapers on the home-screen has been introduced.
  • A Pocket Mode, to protect you from accidental touches when the phone is in your pocket, has been introduced. You can find it in Settings → Display → Pocket Mode.
  • Some typos and/or unclear wordings have been fixed or improved.

 

Fairphone OS version A.131

Release date: 29th Dec 2023
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT40.A.131
Security Patch Level: 5th Dec 2023

Changes

  • Security patch level: 5th of December, 2023.

 

Fairphone OS version A.127

Release date: 11th Dec 2023
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT3Y.A.127
Security Patch Level: 5th Nov 2023

Resolved issues

  • An issue that was causing media content to be played in low resolution for certain media streaming services has been fixed.
  • An issue that was causing the double-tap-to-wake function to reset its setting after a reboot has been solved.
  • Some issues with the home screen functions have been solved.
  • An issue causing an SMS not to be sent when using quick-answer has now been fixed.
  • An issue that was causing the preview of the just-taken picture in the Camera app not to appear correctly when an SD card was set as primary storage has now been solved.
  • An issue that was causing the double-tap-to-wake function not to work correctly when Always On Display was enabled has now been fixed.

Other improvements

  • The auto-focus for Portrait mode in certain conditions has been improved.
  • It is now possible to control the behavior of the fingerprint-unlocking feature in Settings → Security.

 

Fairphone OS version A.113

Release date: 6th Nov 2023
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT3P.A.112
Security Patch Level: 5th Oct 2023

Changes

  • DC Dimming has been added as an option to the Display settings. When enabled, this feature helps alleviate eye fatigue or headache for those that can see a flickering effect on the display while the brightness level is low.

 

Fairphone OS version A.106

Release date: 9th Oct 2023
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT3L.A.106
Security Patch Level: 5th Sept 2023

Changes

  • Charging modes: We've made the notification and settings clearer to read the difference between Fast and Eco charging modes.

 

Fairphone OS version A.094

Release date: 11th Sep 2023
Android version: 13
Software Version: FP5.TT3G.A.094
Security Patch Level: 5th Aug 2023

Changes

  • Improved Camera performance.
  • The network compatibility for several carriers has been enhanced.