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How to Update Xperia X and X Compact to Android Nougat Manually

How to Update Xperia X and X Compact to Android Nougat Manually - Android- OTA update has been released across select regions for most of the Xperia X

Recently, sony starts rolling out the Nougat update for Xperia X and X Compact. The OTA update has been released across select regions for most of the Xperia X and X Compact variants. The update is an Official stable build which rolled out in phase wise manner. The update is rolling out through OTA (Over the Air). We can manually update Xperia X and X Compact to Android Nougat or wait for the OTA update. The Xperia X and X Compact Nougat is available for both the single and dual-SIM variants of the device. The update version build number is 39.2. A.0.327. Here provides the Full FTF files for Xperia X and X Compact with that we can manually update Xperia X and X Compact to Android Nougat. Download 34.2.A.0.266 FTF For Xperia X and X Compact.

Already the latest Android Nougat update is available for many devices including Moto G4 Plus, Huawei Mate 8, and Galaxy S7 Edge. Now available Android Nougat update for Xperia X and X Compact. Here provide the Nougat FTF file for Xperia X and X Compact with that we can manually update Xperia X and X Compact to Nougat. Download Nougat FTF For Xperia X and X Compact.

The new Nougat update for Xperia X and X Compact packed with all features such as New Messaging Apps, Seamless update, Vulkan API, Multiwindow, Doze, Improved Notifications and many more. Additionally, we can check the infographics of best Android Nougat Features. The update version of Xperia X and X Compact Nougat is available through OTA (over-the-air) and it is about 2.57GB in size. Here provide the FTF files for Xperia X and X Compact with that we can manually update Xperia X and X Compact to Android Nougat 7.0

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Download Nougat FTF files for Xperia X and X Compact

Note:

The Xperia X FTF file is only for Xperia X and X Compact variants.

It may format your data, so it is advisable to take a complete backup of your phone for safer side and then proceed.

Make sure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the unexpected shutdown in-between the process.

How to Update Xperia X and X Compact to Android Nougat Manually:

First enable USB debugging from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

Now download FlashTool from above and install Flashtool drivers. Go to Flashtool>Drivers>Flashtool-drivers.exe and install the Flashtool, Fastboot & Xperia drivers.

Now Download Nougat update File for Xperia X and X Compact from above and save it on Flashtool>Firmwares folder.

Now Open the Flashtool.exe

Now click on click on Flash device->Flashmode and Select the FTF firmware file that you placed in the Firmware folder.

Check Wipe cache, data, APPS_LOG and USERDATA if you want to perform a clean install. If you are just looking forward to the upgrade, then do not check any options.

Now click on OK, and it will start preparing the firmware file for flashing. This may take a little while to load.

As soon as the firmware is loaded, connect your phone via data cable. It will prompt you to attach the phone by turn off the phone and keep Volume Down key pressed and plug in the data cable.

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As soon as the phone detected in Flashmode, the firmware will start flashing, Do not leave the Volume Down key until the process is complete.

Once the installation completes, leave the Volume Down key and boot your phone normally. You should now be on the latest Android Nougat firmware 34.2.A.0.266. Now you successfully Update Xperia X and X Compact to Android Nougat.

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Venkatesan Prabu

Venkatesan Prabu

Wikitechy Founder, Author, International Speaker, and Job Consultant. My role as the CEO of Wikitechy, I help businesses build their next generation digital platforms and help with their product innovation and growth strategy. I'm a frequent speaker at tech conferences and events.

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