Sony Mobile has started seeding it’s products including Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance with the latest monthly update. The new update installs May 2018 security patch on the device along other minor improvements. The May 2018 security update for Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance is arriving as build 41.3.A.2.128 that is now available via OTA as we speak.
The May 2018 patch 41.3.A.2.128 doesn’t increments the OS that stays on Android 8.0 Oreo. If you own an Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs or X Performance, 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 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 May 2018 patch on Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance via Sony Flashtool.
Download May 2018 update 41.3.A.2.128 for Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance
Before you begin:
Download latest USB drivers for Sony. Grab them
Set up Adb and fastboot drivers. Follow this guide
Enable USB debugging. Settings > Developers options > USB Debugging
Process to install stock firmware on Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance via Sony Flashtool
Now follow this guide to install stock firmware ftf via Sony flashtool.
That’s it! Give us your feedback or feel free to contact us for any queries.
Download 41.3.A.2.128 ftf for Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance. [Link Expired]
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Source: Xperia Blog