iQOO Z3 stable FuntouchOS 12 (Android 12) update in India

iQOO launched iQOO Z3 5G with Android 11 based FuntouchOS 11 back in July this year, and company may release Android 12 update early next year for the iQOO Z3 5G model. Now, smartphone started receiving FuntouchOS 12 stable update in India.

The new OTA for iQOO Z3 5G comes with a firmware version PD2073F_EX_A_6.72.7, the new FuntouchOS 12 brings the following changelog:

  • Recommended
    • With this update, your device will be updated to Funtouch OS 12 Global, which brings you a brand-new experience with various features, as well as improved system security and performance. Get ready for an all-new experience.
  • Widgets
    • Small but powerful widgets. We have reinterpreted and reorganized the information on different platforms, condensing core information into each widget. Now you can view important information and complete core actions on the home screen.
  • Nano Music Player
    • With just one tap on the home screen, you can enter a new world of music. Your listening experience will not be interrupted by repeatedly switching the sound source, making it incredibly simple and easy to enjoy music.
  • Stickers
    • We provide stickers with different features which allows you to change the text and image background and choose from a variety of colors so that you can match and express yourself as you wish. Make stickers as colorful as you like.
  • Small Windows
    • Small windows are simple to open. You can drag to resize them and change where they float, making multitasking easier.
  • System
    • Added the Unlock to power off feature. You need to unlock the phone to power it off.
    • Added the feature in which an “approximate location” is given to apps. Apps will only get an approximate location instead of a precise one.
    • Added the app hibernation feature. If you haven’t used an app for months, it will be denied access to all permissions by the system.

The update comes with a download size of 4GB. The update is currently rolling out in India. As usual, this is likely to be rolled out in stages, so it may take up to several weeks for the update to appear on your device. Android OEM follows a phased rollout to minimize the impact of critical errors that may affect the user experience.