If you are a Sony Xperia X user and want to enjoy its high-end features. For that you will need to put your phone in fastboot mode. However, getting a flash update in the phone is not very easy as the process is quite complicated.
In this article we will present a detailed process about all of these opeartions. However, it is important to understand that these steps are not for primary Android users, but for advanced level users. In case, the phone is damaged during the process, our team will not be held responsible for the damage caused.
What if OTA update is released
If you have not received the OTA update, you cannot enjoy the various improvements such as bug fixes, security patches and a more secured Android system. But the problem is that OTA are rolled out in phases. You can carry out the update, but your phone warranty will be lost and you should not forget to take the backup of your phone data before carrying out the process.
Here is how you can try to force down the Android OTA notification:
Complete charge your Xperia X.
Enable WiFi connection properly.
Tap on Menu > go to Settings > select About device > go towards software version > check for new Android updates > Perform the checking operation.
You will be prompted with a new notification.
Just follow the screen prompts, and you’re done.
How You Can Manually Update Or Downgrade Your Sony Xperia X With The Stock / Official Android OS
Download the .ftf file on your computer desktop from the official Sony website and save this firmware file.
Now download and install Flashtool on your computer.
Put the .ftf file in the Flashtool folder in ‘firmwares’.
You should not also forget to install proper drivers in your device.
Now From Flashtool, click on the Black Lightning thunder icon and select ‘flashmode’
Choose the firmware you want to flash on your Xperia X from the Flashtool window.
Pick all three options under the Wipe tag and click on the Flash button when ready.
Keep your Sony Xperia X into fastboot mode and connect it with your
Installation process will automatically start and complete.
Remove the USB cord and reboot your phone when the process is over.