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Xperia XA2 Plus H4493 device name changed after update via PC Companion

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Xperia XA2 Plus H4493 device name changed after update via PC Companion

Hi all,


My phone is Sony Xperia Plus H4493, and pre installed build number 50.1.A.11.40 (Oreo) Taiwan firmware. Recently I notified an update via PC Companion, to the version 50.1.A.13.123 and installed it via PC Companion. But after this update, PC Companion is detecting my phone as "Sony H34", instead of "Sony Xperia XA2 Plus". Before installing that update, PC Companion correctly detected it as "Sony Xperia XA2 Plus", but not anymore. I even did software repair via PC Companion but no help. It still detects as "Sony H34". Phone is on original settings with Locked Bootloader.

Capture.PNGScreenshot of PC Companion

Then, I investigated issue on the internet and build.prop file. I see some wrong entry under product name line on build.prop file, guessing it is causing to the wrong device name error. See below code.


##### Values from product package metadata #####

It should be as below, after I studied over some articles on internet. XA2 Plus

So, how can I fix my device name back to "Xperia XA2 Plus"? I cannot change build.prop because I'm not rooted. If my device remains as "Sony H34" will it cause to update issues or upgrade problem to newest sofware like Android Pie? I think newset update on December patch build 50.1.A.13.123 have wrongly edited build.prop file. Please fix it.


Please help me in this regard. Any suggestion will be highly appreciated.


Best regards,