Tips and Tricks: Updating your Sony Ericsson Xperia Smartphone to the latest version of Android
Tips and Tricks: Updating your SonyEricsson Xperia Smartphone to the latest version of Android
Sony Ericsson has just announced that theAndroid 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) is available now and here is how you going to update your Xperia smartphone.
Before you proceed, backup all your precious data stored in yourXperia smartphone. The Xperia smartphones which are applicable to this update are:● Xperia arc● Xperia PLAY● Xperia neo● Xperia mini● Xperia mini pro● Xperia pro● Xperia ray● Xperia active● Xperia neo V● Xperia arc S● Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman
The prerequisites for the update are:● PC Companion● USB Cable● Xperia smartphone● Internet connection (Note: Broadband connection isrecommended)
Steps:1. Choose your phone model and download the PC Companion here 2. Install the PC Companion3. Run the PC Companion and connect your Xperia smartphone via the USB cable 4. Under Support Zone, click Start
8. The software will then automatically download and install the update toyour Xperia smartphone (Note: This process may take some time, depending on the speed of your Internet connection) WARNING: Do NOT unplug the USB cable at this moment
9. Once the update installation is done, the software will prompt you to disconnect the USB cable and restart your Xperia smartphone (Note: Restarting after update may take longer than usual. This is normal.) WARNING: Do NOT remove the battery
10. Congratulations. You have successfully update your Xperia smartphone.