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2014-06-06 12:22 AM
2014-06-06 03:12 PM
2014-06-07 03:26 AM
A 3 network, UK user.
Can anyone explain why on earth we should upgrade from 4.1 to 4.3, when SO MANY on this forum have sever issues and bugs with version 4.3!!
I have 2 things to say: One is this upgrade and the other is, not getting 4G on 3's network, like they said i would.
Take my SP: C5303 bought from buymobiles.com (part of a setup of a few low-cost direct sales firms in the UK).
It came with a 3 'one plan' contract including 4G...but I have never been able to get 4G. 3 blame sony and sony blame buymobiles, who in turn blame 3!
One month ago, i met a Sony tech in a 3 store. He looked into the problem, and said, 'just wait 2 more weeks, 3 will send your phone a signal to receive 4G'. That was a month ago. Still Nothing.
When i phone Sony tech, all i got was 'Take it to the 3 shop', as he couldnt explain why i didnt have 4G option on my mobi.
Yesterday 3 tech guys say i need to upgrade to 4.3 but they dont know how to get it?? Sony PC Companion says i have the latest version at 4.1.2 and my phone is up to date. Also, Mobile Settings-About Mobile-Update Software- says I have the latest version too. All wrong. I have 4.1.2 and 12.0A.2.254.
Most interestingly, I read on this site ChrisG's comments that IF YOU TAKE THE 3 SIM CARD OUT, you get a 4G option in the Netwrok Mode. Great. That's true. But put the 3 Sim back in and it disapears! No 4G option, only WCDMA/GSM!
The 3 tech guys even made me backup on Sony PC Companion then RESET my phone back to factory settings, so when i turned it on 4G would be there. nope. That failed and i couldnt restore some of me data from Companion. Most annoying that software doesnt work properly either.
So with all the glitches and bugs in 4.3, who wants this update really? Why not just waot for 4.4 whenever that is due. And how can i overcome this 3 Sim problem, quickly and easily? For reference ive been waiting and paying for 4G for over 6 monthe now without the service.
Tell you what, when my contract is up, i am deffo leaving sony and 3, both have lied to me and i have received poor service.
2014-06-07 01:39 PM
2014-06-07 03:32 PM
2014-06-08 11:15 AM
Its 08/06/14 and i still havent received any form of update from Sony.
My Xperia SP is running 4.1.2.
I've plugged it into companion and SUS and nothing! It's becoming a bit of a joke really. No support or care for any of their customers unless you have bought a Z1,Z2 etc.
Can anyone give me ANY information regarding the update (even to 4.3)
Unbranded, Unlocked, UK,
2014-06-08 11:30 AM - edited 2014-06-08 11:31 AM
You dont want to update to 4.3 !!! Its full of bugs !
2014-06-08 11:36 AM
It is not though, The screen sometimes doesnt activate.
Walkman always force closes (especially linked with my external SD card)
switching between home screens often delays and the app icons have to load.
There are many more.
The main reason i want the update is to get apps like Dash clock that arent supported in the 4.1.2
Though i may try to unlock the bootloader and flash CM11 anyway