How to update your Sony Xperia Z to the latest firmware version
The Xperia Z launched some time ago with Android Os version 4.1.3 on board. Sony has promised however that their new top of the line smart phone will get the 4.2 update soon.
Lets not get ahead of our self, to many times have we heard that an update will be here soon. Only to find out that the manufacturer thinks that 6 months or so is soon.
Before you start a word of advise.
To update your phone without connecting to a computer be aware that if you are not connected to a Wi-Fi network you will download the update through your carriers data network. Unless your phone is on a data plan this could get quite expensive depending on your cell phone carrier.
Another thing is that updating phones this way could if you are very unlucky cause your data to be wiped from your phone.
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How to update the Sony Xperia Z to the latest Android version.
- From your home screen tap the icon that takes you to where your apps are. ( that’s the icon that looks like four by four squares )
- Next you have to find and press the Update Center.
- Now select the application and system updates you want and press update, or simply press the update all to download and install all the available updates.
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Why update your Android phone to the latest version.
Android phones are constantly evolving. When you get a new phone these days it does not necessarily mean that the manufacturer is done with the software on your phone. Sometimes exploits can be found that the phone company may want to fix to keep your phone from harms way.
Another advantage of updating your phone is to get the latest and best features and improvements. This could mean that your phone could get useful new services and may even run smoother and faster after you have updated.