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What's happening with SONY PC Companion

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What's happening with SONY PC Companion

Hello guys !

So here's my problem.

I would like to send my contact list from my Xperia Z3 to my newly purchased laptop.

I've tried to send it via bluetooth unsuccessfully so far so I resorted to use Sony PC Companion and its dedicated tool.

In order to do so, I tried to download the software from SonyMobile's site but everytime I press the "Download" button, it brings me to a page with several error codes.

So I chose to use to Sony PC Companion I still have installed on my former laptop, but when I run it, it launches then tells me it needs to be updated.

When I click "Update", the completion bar gets frozen on start and it says "Error in downloading".


So what exactly is the issue ?

I shall mention that I have already download Xperia Companion, my phone is a Z3 (for which I already know there'll be no update to Android 7), I live in France (if there's ever some restriction of some sort) and I'd like to avoid having to download the software with any third party intervention.

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Re: What's happening with SONY PC Companion



PC Companion has been discontinued and was replaced with Xperia Companion, there's no support for PC Companion at the moment (i.e. no updates, software repairs, support for newer devices, etc).

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Re: What's happening with SONY PC Companion

I need a (any) working "companion" that is running on win XP to make a system backup of my Z3 Compact.

Because of a failling touch screen (back and Home stopped working), I need to run a repair or a factor reset.

Where can I find a properly working software for win XP?