Here comes the latest update for SONY Xperia Play dubbed as the Official 4.0.2.E.0.57 Firmware and as it starts with 4.0.2, do not think that it’s an ICS update as this update is an official update pushed by OTA and it is not ICS but Gingerbread 2.3.4 version.
So, in this due course of article, we would be checking out a tutorial to apply this update on your SONY Xperia Play.
Pre-requisites to Update SONY Xperia PLAY with Official 4.0.2.E.0.57 Firmware Update
- The ROM we would see today is compatible only with SONY Xperia PLAY. So, make sure you try this ROM only on this device, not any other device by any company.
- You must take back-up of all the internal data present in your phone like Logs, Contacts, messages, etc. with the help of backup applications.
- Battery should be charged enough in order to apply this update. 60% minimum is recommended from our side otherwise your phone may get switched off while the update process.
- Disable all antivirus suites in your computer as well as mobile so that update process may not get interrupted.
- Make sure USB debugging is enabled in your mobile. If not, you can do it by following the path – “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” and after that USB debugging would be enabled in your phone.
- Now just make sure you follow the corresponding instructions properly.
How to Update SONY Xperia PLAY with Official 4.0.2.E.0.57 Firmware Update
- Well, this update can be applied easily by following manual steps.
- Just navigate to the path – Menu Key > tap Settings > Software Update > Update Now >Check for Updates and it will display an update notification on your device. Now in order to apply this update, you need to have an active GPRS or a Wi-Fi connection. Charges may be applied depending upon your service provider.
- Now the ROM file would start downloading and as soon it’s done, it would display a prompt and then you will have to tap on ‘Apply Update’ and then your phone would power OFF and back ON four times before displaying the Installation complete screen and as it will display the Installation of the ROM was successful, just Tap on OK button and you’re done.
Now when your Phone boots up, you would be running Official 4.0.2.E.0.57 ROM on your SONY Xperia PLAY Android device.