Updating your device using a computer

  1. Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable.
  2. Drag down the status bar, and then tap [Android System] next to (USB icon).
  3. Tap [Tap for more options.], and then tap [File Transfer].
  4. Computer: Open Xperia Companion, if it is not automatically launched.
    Make sure that the computer can access the internet.
    If a new software update is detected, a pop-up window appears.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to run the relevant software updates.


  • If you do not have the Xperia Companion software installed on the relevant computer, search for Xperia Companion on the Sony customer support website and download it.