Software update: Sony Xperia Z

Use this page to identify software versions for the Sony Xperia Z as well as details on recent software updates.

 

 

 

Identify the device's current software version

 

10.4.C.0.814

  1. From any Home screen, tap Applications.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap About phone.
  4. View the Build Number.
  5. Read the version on the phone.
  6. Review the information in the Review software version details section below.

 

 

Review software version details

 

VERSIONRELEASE DATEENHANCEMENTSSTATUS

10.4.C.0.814

Android version 4.3.0

Software version 10.4.C.0.814

June 2, 2014

  • Software stability improvements
  • Added master reset using the hardware keys
  • Moved the Music Unlimited app to the Walkman app
  • Moved the Play Memories app to the Album app

Available June 2, 2014

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

10.3.1.E.0.191

Android version 4.2.2

Software version 10.3.1.E.0.191

November 18, 2013

  • Adds camera access from Lock screen
  • Software stability improvements
  • Improves handset rebooting when dialing a call.

Available November 18, 2013

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

10.1.1.B.0.166

Android version 4.1.2

Software version 10.1.1.B.0.166

July 17, 2013

Launch software.

Available July 17, 2013

If customers' devices meet the update requirements below, they can upgrade to the most current software version.

 

 

Determine update requirements

Customers' devices must meet the following requirements to update their software to the most current version:

  • 50% or higher battery life
  • Data connection
  • 315 MB available memory (File size of update: 312 MB)

 

 

Update software versions

 

Update automatically over the air (OTA) for [Insert most recent software version]

  1. From the main Home screen, drag down the notification bar.

  2. Once connected to Wi-Fi, the download will begin.

  3. Tap on the download to open the Update Center.

  4. When the download has completed, tap Ok to begin the update.

  5. Device will reboot and install the latest update

 

Update from a computer

  1. Install the Sony PC Companion software from http://www.sonymobile.com/us/tools/pc-companion/.
  2. Connect your Xperia Z to the computer with the USB Cable.
  3. If it doesn't happen automatically, open the PC Companion software.
  4. Under Support Zone, click Start.
  5. Click Phone Software Update.
  6. The software update wizard opens and guides you through the update process.