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Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

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Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

Hi,

How do I make my phone update to 10.3.A.0.423 ?

I don't have a PC (only mac); both the upgrade functionality on the phone and mac software are saying I have the latest version.

I live in the UK and am on GiffGaff (PAYG).

Couldn't find a related thread to help on this.

Thanks for any help!

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

Try this brand new belgian rom but it's good with no bloatware. i'm running it. It's better than .423

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2385520

there is a guide too just follow the link

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

Here is the thread.

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/142470?tstart=0

UK unlocked devices are 4 updates behind. Sony takes a dump on anyone who does not buy a branded device.

Go moan on their Facebook.page.

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

Thanks for the quick reply.

This is SO RUBBISH!!!!

What's the general strategy? Like spencer1620 is suggesting DIY updates?

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

It sucks that you have to go down that route but it is quite easy but if you wait for Sony to release it you could be waiting along time

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

I come from Apple (and might go back to it soon!)... is it as simple as updating and that's it? Will I require to install all the apps and data (photos, music, contacts, etc etc )?

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

No you should retain all your bits if you follow the instructions but do make a backup before you go ahead

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

Thanks for the answer.

What does belgian rom mean? I live in the UK should I instead download the uk version found in the middle of the page here?

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2240614

What does this mean as well?

Other brandings:

Generic BE

Generic ES

Thanks again !

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Re: Sony Xperia Z stuck on 10.1.A.1.434

Hi, Belgian Rom is just the firmware from a Belgian carrier, There is no carrier branding it is going to be the same as a UK firmware when/if it's ever released.

as for the Generic BE/ES they are the unbranded/sim free firmware from Belgium and Spain they should both run very well and there will be very little difference between them.

The only other advice I can give is read the tutorial then read it again just to understand what you are doing before you do it.