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Security patches. How? When? How often?

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Adept
Message 171 of 201
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Message 171 of 201

Re: Security patch update

Its a phased roll-out, not every device gets it immediately

 

It will come shortly - do not worry!

Visitor
Message 172 of 201
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Message 172 of 201

Re: Security patch update

I know that, but im wondering why i can't update when they others can do that, Especially im behind with two update im still stuck in 50.1.a.10.40 When they others with 50.1.a.10.51 more than month ago and now 50.1.a.13.83 rolling out 

That's weird and annoying

 

Message 173 of 201
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Message 173 of 201

End date for security updates?

Does anyone know how long the X Compact will continue to get security updates?

Pioneer
Message 174 of 201
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Message 174 of 201

Re: End date for security updates?

Face with rolling Eyes


who knows knows
who doesn't doesn't
Message 175 of 201
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Message 175 of 201

Re: End date for security updates?

Rather than pasting a rolling your eyes emoji, how about you take a stab at answering my question? I'm not complaining that I haven't gotten an update yet (which is what most of this thread is). I'm trying to find out if Sony has a policy for issuing security updates similar to their policy for software updates. From what I read in this thread, that question hasn't been asked or answered.

One time poster
Message 176 of 201
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Message 176 of 201

Security patch

wgi

y sony maufactured this xperia r1 without giving Security updates 

Rookie
Message 177 of 201
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Message 177 of 201

No more security patches for X Compact?

Xperia X Compact has reached its 2 years support lifetime in September. The last security patch received was in October and it has covered issues prior to September. Does it mean that we will not receive any further security patches for that mobile? If yes, then it's a pity because it is still working very well and to be honest I can't see any reason to upgrade.

Commissioner
Message 178 of 201
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Message 178 of 201

End of line for Xperia X Compact software (security) updates?

It would appear that, after about two years post-release, we may be at the end of software (security) updates for the Xperia X Compact.

If so, it would be in line with Sony's general practice.

Is it possible for anyone to confirm this?

One time poster
Message 179 of 201
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Message 179 of 201

Re: Security patches. How? When? How often?

so based from what have read and understood..."patches are ony sent when developers know when it is needed...."

Commissioner
Message 180 of 201
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Message 180 of 201

Re: End date for security updates?

It's likely that the X Compact will have seen its last update as of September 1st 2018. This is approximately two years after the phone was released, and is in agreement with what Sony has indicated in the past. More updates would be great, of course, but considering the phone was upgraded from Android 6 to 7 and finally 8, that's not bad.