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Security patches. How? When? How often?

JWJ
Learner
Message 121 of 201
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Message 121 of 201

Security patch

Hi, I am not receiving security updates. It states Android 8.0.0 + patch 1 october 2017. The support tool states there are no updates.

 

I want a secure phone, how do I get to update?

Forum Legend
Message 122 of 201
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Message 122 of 201

Re: Security patch

try to update using Xperia Companion



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JWJ
Learner
Message 123 of 201
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Message 123 of 201

Re: Security patch

I tried it, same response: your phone is up to date. And yes the firmware itself is up-to-date, but the security patches are not.

 

https://talk.sonymobile.com/t5/Xperia-XZ1-Compact/Firmware-Versions-and-Security-Patch-Levels-Refere...

 

I am stuck at 

47.1.A.2.3748.0.02017-10-01Fri Sep 29 04:06:03 JST 2017

while I should be at:

47.1.A.8.498.0.02017-12-01Thu Dec 7 04:00:27 JST 2017

 

Is there a way to force it?

Pioneer
Message 124 of 201
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Message 124 of 201

Re: Security patch

No, there is no way to force update within the same region to a firmware that has not been released. The moderators most likely will move this thread to common Security patches. How? When? How often? thread.

 

What is your region?


No longer using XZ1C
JWJ
Learner
Message 125 of 201
1,802 Views
Message 125 of 201

Re: Security patch

EU/NL. Vodafone. But my version is mentioned here https://xpericheck.com/cda/1310-8075

 

A handy site. 

JWJ
Learner
Message 126 of 201
1,738 Views
Message 126 of 201

Re: Security patch

It was updated this morning. I now have 47.1.A.8.49 which is the 1 december patch of 8.0.0.

Regular
Message 127 of 201
1,577 Views
Message 127 of 201

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Security Patch Question

Hi, 

 

I was wondering if the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium will get a security patch dated past September 1? October, December and Jan updates have been released for Android. A lot of people do require these security updates for various reasons. 

Visitor
Message 128 of 201
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Message 128 of 201

No updates....

I have an XZ Premium and I don't get new security updates... still stuck with the november patch... Clear phone without operator software...

 

 

FFS Sony..... 

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Sage
Message 129 of 201
1,610 Views
Message 129 of 201

Re: No updates....

Updates are released quite frequently from Google and Sony, but your region and carrier may require modifications that takes some time to accomplish.

 

You may use pages like these to look for available release for your phone:

https://xpericheck.com/device/G8141

https://xpericheck.com/device/G8142

 

Talent
Message 130 of 201
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Message 130 of 201

Re: No updates....

Vodafone Spain 2 months ago that does not update