Saturday, 24 August 2013

Update Sony Xperia Z to latest Official 10.3.1A.1.10 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Firmware

The new authorized firmware has been revolved out and is accessible by OTA with latest Jelly Bean 4.2.2 features, applications, optimization and customization capabilities. In added, it arrives along with significant bug repairs over the preceding firmware matters.

This present step by step instructional direct will teach you how manually install the new Android 4.2.2 JB 10.3.1A.1.10 firmware on the Sony Xperia Z devices.

The new firmware, as I notified you before is furthermore OTA accessible, but for some users aren’t available yet and for this reason they can use this present tutorial to install it in their apparatus.

This direct furthermore will help users who have a fixed Xperia Z device and want to establish an authorized issue, or if their device is running a made-to-order ROM and an authorized one is required.

Before starting the step by step setting up direct, some prerequisites and a groundwork direct is needed to be applied first. 

  • This Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean 10.3.1A.1.10 is the latest official Android Operating System released for Sony Xperia Z device, it can be utilize to restore the warranty for different rooted Xperia Z device’s or with custom ROM running and want to install  official firmware.
  • So, this step by step guide is compatible with both rooted and looked Xperia Z devices.
  • When  official firmware is installed into a rooted device then the root access is revoked, and all custom tools and specified customizations will be also replaced by the official Jelly Bean features, applications and default factory restrictions.
  •  As I previously mentioned, the warranty will not get void and furthermore it can be now restored if it has been previously voided.
  •  Backup all your data stored into device’s internal memory, this task is necessary because in some cases,  the data saved on the internal memory of the phone might corrupted or a wiped out task is necessary. So use backup and restore applications from Google Play Store for save your data and in additional save your entire phone’s configuration.
  •  If the Xperia Z smartphone is rooted and has installed a custom recovery image as CWM recovery, you can use it for getting a Nandroid backup for the device’s actual ROM.
  • A windows PC, the Xperia Z device and its USB cable will be used during the step by step guide.
  • Uninstall or temporally deactivate all the security tools installed, programs such as antivirus, firewalls or antimalware. These programs can interfere with step by step installation process and can interrupt the same.
  • On The Xperia Z device navigate to “Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging” and there make sure that the USB debugging option is enabled, then navigate to “Settings -> Xperia -> Connectivity -> USB Connection Mode” and from there enable the MSC Mode.
  • Make sure that the device’s battery is charged enough; level of the charge should be more that 70% power left
  • This step by step guide to install the latest 4.2.2 10.3.1A.1.10 firmware works only for the Sony Xperia Z devices.
  • Verify if the OTA firmware is available or not for Xperia Z device, go to “Settings>> About phone>> Software update>> OK”, if there the OTA is available download and install the same. If not, you should use the following step by step flashing guide from below.
  • All the instructios listed here are provided only for instructional and educational purpose, so do not blame us or respponsible if any data will be lost or your device will be bricked or damaged during or after the step by step flasing guide. Use this guide only in your own risk.

 How to Update Sony Xperia Z to Official10.3.1A.1.10  Android 4.2.2 JB Firmware

  1. Download the Android 4.2.2 JB 10.3.1A.1.10 firmware file on your PC; use the link from here and the one from here – you have to download both files on PC.
  2. Download the Flashtool app from here and save it in PC
  3. Now, install Flashtool on the computer and also the USB Sony Xperia Z drivers.
  4. Connect the Sony Xperia Z device with the PC via USB cable.
  5. Transfer (Copy and Paste) the downloaded files on the Flashtool folder such as (C:\flashtoolfirmwares).
  6. Next, open the Flashtool and click on the lighting icon followed by “flashmode” option; then select OK.
  7. Now, on the flashtool folder search for the .ftf firmware file and select it.
  8. Click on the “flash” button.
  9. The installation process will now start.
  10. Wait until the process will be completely done, don’t touch any button during the installation process, just wait until it’s done.
  11. When the installation process is finished, disconnect the USB cable from PC.
  12. Now, reboot the Xperia Z device.
To verify the new firmware version go to “Settings -> About phone -> Android & Baseband version”



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