Update Android 7.1.1 Nougat 41.2.A.2.199 on Xperia XZ/Xperia X Performance

Sony rolled out Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware update for Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance. The update has landed via OTA for these devices carrying build 41.2.A.2.199, if you own an Xperia X performance or Xperia XZ then you are going to receive the OTA anytime soon. The update also brings tons of new features along security patch for the month of April, the OTA may take some time hitting your device so give a try to update manually, go to Settings > About phone > System updates.

If this process didn’t helped you then you can grab the 41.2.A.2.199 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 41.2.A.2.199 firmware  on Xperia XZ and X performance via Sony Flashtool.

How to install 41.2.A.2.199 Nougat based update on Xperia X and X Compact

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 41.2.A.2.199 firmware on Xperia XZ and X Performance via Sony Flashtool

Xperia X Performance (F8131) 41.2.A.2.199 Switzerland Generic

Xperia X Performance Dual (F8132) 41.2.A.2.199 Russia Generic

Xperia XZ (F8331) 41.2.A.2.199 Central Europe 1 Generic

Xperia XZ Dual (F8332) 41.2.A.2.199 India Generic

Now follow this guide to install stock Nougat 41.2.A.2.199 firmware ftf via Sony flashtool.

That’s it! Give us your feedback or feel free to contact us for any queries.

Source: XperiaBlog