Finally after a long wait Sony Mobile has finally released official Android 7.0 Nougat update for Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia XA Ultra Dual. The OTA update has first landed in Turkey with firmware number 36.1.A.0.179, the full roll out for all the Xperia XA Ultra will begin shortly. Currently two variants of Xperia XA Ultra F3211 and F3212 are reported about getting the update. If you are owner of one of them, then give a try to capture the OTA manually, go to Settings > About phone > System updates.
If this process didn’t helped you then you can grab the 36.1.A.0.179 firmware ftf file from the link below and install it manually using Sony flashtool. The whole process is mentioned below just follow the steps in sequence to flash the Nougat based 36.1.A.0.179 firmware on Xperia XA Ultra via Sony Flashtool.
How to install 36.1.A.0.179 ftf update on Xperia XA Ultra
Before you begin:
Download latest USB drivers for Sony. Click here
Enable USB debugging. Settings > Developers options > USB Debugging
Process to install the Nougat based 36.1.A.0.179 firmware on Xperia XA Ultra via Sony Flashtool
Now follow this guide to install stock Nougat 36.1.A.0.179 firmware ftf via Sony flashtool.
Download 36.1.A.0.179 ftf for Xperia XA Ultra F3211. Download
Download 36.1.A.0.179 ftf for Xperia XA Ultra F3212. Download
Download 36.1.A.0.179 ftf for Xperia XA Ultra F3213. Download
Download 36.1.A.0.179 ftf for Xperia XA Ultra F3215. Download
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