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Anonymous(anon)
Posts: 0

How to update W8 Walkman Smartphone to Android 2.1 to further

hey i have bought W8 Walkman Smartphone may a week or two before.

it has android 2.1

now when i tried to update it with PC Companion and normal updation

it shows that it is up to date but there is android 4.0 even in the market.

i am very confused please help me.

thank you

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Johan
Posts: 8,364
Registered: ‎2010-11-12

Re: How to update W8 Walkman Smartphone to Android 2.1 to further

Walkman W8 won't be getting any more updates in Android OS version. The latest official Android OS version for W8 is Android 2.1.

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uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: How to update W8 Walkman Smartphone to Android 2.1 to further

your only option is a custom ROM :smileysad:

http://talk.sonyericsson.com/message/121814#121814

The real reason X8, x10 mini/pro, w8 won't get an update?

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uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: How to update W8 Walkman Smartphone to Android 2.1 to further

ROMs available for X8 and W8 users

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1379754

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=914513

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Anonymous(anon)
Posts: 0

Re: How to update W8 Walkman Smartphone to Android 2.1 to further

I was able to successfully upgrade my SE W8 from 2.1 Eclair to 2.3.7 Gingerbread using Ginger DX custom ROM. Its fully functional and looks awesome. Now i am able to install all the apps directly to SD card which was a drawback in 2.1 but i cannot find the market application in my updated mobile.

Please help me to instal the market application in my mobile.