Other than Google, None of the companies didn’t provide proper firmware flash methods or tools. Since Mobile companies don’t want to risk their mobile with regular users, improper handling may brick the device. But various reasons, we must go through Troubleshoot methods on our mobiles. In those situations, we may need to flash the full firmware to recover our mobile. Even though companies didn’t support those methods, Third-Party tools helped do the task. For Downloading Sony firmware, Xperifirm has helped us for years. It needs additional Wrap up and modifications to make the flashable firmware. But to download the RAW firmware file, We can use Xperifirm. Here we listed all Xperifirm Versions.
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How to Download and Flash Sony Xperia Official Firmware?
1: Download RAW firmware using Xperifirm
Extract the XperiFirm zip files on your PC and install the application file. Launch/open the app after installation to continue
Choose your Sony Xperia device model to download its firmware files based on your region/country. When you have seen the different firmware for your device based on your region, go ahead to download it.
After the download, locate and delete any file with the following name – fwinfo.xml in the downloaded files. The data is not necessary, so don’t panic about exercising your delete button on it.
After the steps above, move on to Androxyde FlashTool steps.
2: Creating a .ftf file Using Androxyde FlashTool
Navigate to Tools > Bundles > FILESET Decrypt >Select files from Folder (Select whole folder).
Select all the firmware files downloaded from Xperifirm; select the right arrow in the flash tool. It will move all of your data into “Firmware Content.” Now tap on “Create / Convert.” Give Device Name, Branding, and Version From the Xperifirm Tool (You can also give your Details, But to avoid confusion, follow the correct details).
Wait for the process complete. After the entire process, you can find the .ftf file in the log.
Now, you got the .ftf file needed for flashing Sony Xperia devices. You can flash the .ftf file using Androxyde FlashTool.
3: Flash a new firmware in your Sony Xperia Devices
Soon you have a .ftf file from the above steps. Since you have downloaded the Androxyde FlashTool, continue below
By default, the downloaded file will be in the Flashtool subfolder. If you installed other than C:/ in Windows, Copy the downloaded firmware files (with .ftf extension) to this folder C: Flashtool/firmware/Downloads.
Connect your Xperia mobile device via USB Data Cable
Ignore the Fastboot mode steps; instead, select the flash button with an electric symbol. It would help if you chose Flashmode too.
Select the folder like C: Flashtool/firmware. You will find the created .ftf file with the version. Select the file.
- In the device Filter option, Select your device.
On the right side, you will find “Wipe.” Tick the “Wipe data” and “Wipe Cache” options.
Also, tick no “Final Verification” and tap ok.
Follow the onscreen instructions that will appear to keep going
Then, wait for the process to be complete.
Once the process is complete, You will get the message “Flashing Finished.” Turn on your Sony Xperia mobile device; you have just flashed new firmware into it.
To download official RAW firmware files, Xperifirm is the only option now. Other third-party sites and options may not work and are incompatible with your mobile. Since it is a RAW file, you must pack and modify the files using Androxyde FlashTool. Using this tool, you can change the firmware files and flash the firmware into your Sony Xperia mobile. If you need other versions, Comment below; we will try our best to update the mirror.
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