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Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

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Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

Does the Sony Xperia xz premium US certain have the hardware for the fingerprint sensor?

I've read that the older phones do but it's disabled through the software. I was wondering the same for the Xperia xz premium.

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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

@embr13

It's only disabled in US customized firmwares. Flashing another firmware from other customization versions than the US will make it work.



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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

@embr13

It's only disabled in US customized firmwares. Flashing another firmware from other customization versions than the US will make it work.



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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

Is there any downfalls to installing the UK version?

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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

@embr13

 

There shouldn't 




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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

Anybody know where I could get the UK firmware?

 

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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

@embr13

Try googling XperiFirm software for PC or visit Xpericheck.com.



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Adviser
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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

Your phone's warranty will be gone if you modify the firmware than it comes with.

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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

@Shanti016that's not necessarily true if you flash another variant of signed Sony software. doing that doesn't unlock the bootloader, nor does it give you root access.

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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

Ask sony mobile support before flashing to avoid void your warranty.

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Re: Fingerprint sensor on Sony xz premium US?

Warranty doesn't matter to me. I have protection through Best buy and they don't care if it's rooted