Update Your Sony Xperia Z with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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By Precious Silva | December 27, 2013 12:54 PM EST

Owners of Sony Xperia Z can now update their devices to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. According to KYMI, users can now enjoy the features of Android 4.3 should they install the firmware. Xperia Z owners need to fulfill several requirements and follow specific instructions to make sure everything goes smoothly. 

Sony has begun rolling out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to its newer set of devices including the Xperia Z1 flagship and the Xperia Z ultra phablet. According to experts, with the news of Sony rolling out the update to its flagship devices, it should be just a matter of time before Xperia Z users can upgrade their devices. 

Updating the Xperia Z smartphone to Android 4.3 is easy. The process requires a number of steps that users must stick to. The update should be ready for the device OTA. Once users have access to such, they can begin the process. It is advised to check notifications from time to time.

Users must make sure their handsets are fully charged or at least 80 per cent charged before doing the update. A lesser battery level can lead to power interruptions and problems with the update. 

Some users reported their devices dying out before they can finish installation. Avoid this by following the battery level requirement. 

To proceed with the update, follow the instructions below:

  • Access the Applications section in the Home screen of the Sony Xperia Z. Tap on the Update Center. Proceed to the System Tab.
  • Update the software. Wait until the process is completed before turning off the phone.
  • Wait for a few seconds before turning on the phone.
  • Once the phone is switched on, go to Settings. Choose About Device. Make sure the label says that the device is running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. This should confirm the update is running.

The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update offers a range of functionalities to the Xperia Z line. These include enhanced convenience and improved intuitiveness.

Sony has been active in rolling out updates to its series of flagship devices. The improving ecosystem between Android and Sony devices has been helping the company. It is one of the main reasons why the brand remains popular. 

People should expect more Android updates from Sony in the future.

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