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How do I re-update my walkman app?

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How do I re-update my walkman app?

In the app setting screen there is an option of deleting the walkman app's update.

After deleting that update, I am now stuck with the older version of the app. Is there a way for me to re-update to the 

newest version? Repairing my phone through the companion software on pc does not seem to help.

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Re: How do I re-update my walkman app?

My walkman app currently is version 8.4.A.4.4

Also, my album app's version is 6.3.A.0.10

I am pretty sure these are outdated, and I can no longer find the  

new apps update in the xperia update center like I could before I uninstalled the updates.

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Re: How do I re-update my walkman app?

restart your phone > settings > about phone > software update 




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Re: How do I re-update my walkman app?

I did that, but still nothing. Note I have already installed the newest walkman update previously but uninstalled it. Its my attempt at re-updating to the newest version that doesn't work. I read somewhere that the updates are rolled out gradually. So does that mean I only get one chance at updating and I have used up my one chance?

 

Anyway, this sweeping mechanics of updating is really awkward, why can't Sony just put the update files on server and enable us to update them anytime we want instead of doing a single sweep across all device once every update. 

 

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I have tried clearing data for the update center app after and before restarting my phone. Makes no difference.

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How do I re-update my album app?

In the app setting screen there is an option of deleting the album app's update.

After deleting that update, I am now stuck with the older version of the app. Is there a way for me to re-update to the 

newest version? Repairing my phone through the companion software on pc does not seem to help.

 

Also, my album app's version is 6.3.A.0.10 I am pretty sure this is outdated, and I can no longer find the new apps update in the xperia update center like I could before I uninstalled the updates.

 

I read somewhere that the updates are rolled out gradually. So does that mean I only get one chance at updating and I have used up my one chance? The sweeping mechanics of updating is really awkward, why can't Sony just put the update files on server and enable us to update them anytime we want instead of doing a single sweep across all device once every update. 

 

P.S.

I have tried clearing data for the update center app after and before restarting my phone. Makes no difference.

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Re: How do I re-update my album app?

@91067 Contact your local Xperia Care regarding both apps

 

http://support.sonymobile.com/global-en/contactUs/




"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Re: How do I re-update my walkman app?

Did anyone try uliwooly's suggestion? I have exactly the same problem.

Thx
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Re: How do I re-update my walkman app?

OK now I tried myself and contacted local (German) support.

 

Described the problem (deinstalled update of Walkman, also outdated versions of Album and Movies, for all of them Update Center not showing the latest versions).

 

First instruction to solve was to stop the Update Center app and remove data and cache then reboot the phone. I did that already twice but for the sake of doing it I did it again and of course it did not help Face with rolling Eyes. Which I told the guy from support.

 

He then told me he was sorry but I had to download the apk files from the internet and install them myself. I asked if I should share this recommendation as support solution and he agreed to that. So here you are (strange they don't even offer to send or download the apk files...)

 

Finally I asked if I would be receiving incremental update notifications via Update Center which he confirmed. I will come back on that once we know there are newer versions we don't get notified about...

 

Cheers