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4.4.2 and 4.4.4 problems for xperia Z,ZL and ZR

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Re: 4.4.2 problems for xperia z zl and zr

Sony says to wait for Google to release a fixed version of Google Play Services. Sony blames Google but after 2 months it's obvious that Google is in no hurry to fix it. Both Sony and Google have abandoned us. I feel that the most blame should go to Sony because they supplied the phone, the Kitkat update that caused the issues, and the PC Companion software that delivered the update. Many other devices work fine with the current version of Google Play Services therefore the update provided by Sony must be at least partly to blame.

 

For 2 months we have had to either accept the excessive overheating and extreme battery drain, or apply the so-called work-around and put up with increasingly severe lag, numerous error messages, and a growing number of apps that don't work. For example, the Gmail app was updated yesterday and is now giving me the dreaded "This app won't run unless you update Google Play services" message. The situation will only get worse with each passing day.

 

I could have become a life-long loyal Sony customer but instead I am now completely done with the Sony brand. I will make sure that my family, friends and colleagues all hear about how Sony treats their customers. I will do everything I can to ensure that nobody I know ever buys a Sony product ever again.

 

Goodbye Sony.

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U ruined my xperia. What can i do?

Hello
I was very happy with my Z but after last update (4.4.2) this phone is s**t :/
all is lagging, app R shutting down, sometimes phone stop working and i have to use emergency shut down..
Chinese phone that i bought to my mom is faster that this...
Can I recover somehow to 4.3? I will loose warranty if i do that?
Can i just go Sony Center, give them phone and after half hour i will get my working phone without losing my files?

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Re: U ruined my xperia. What can i do?

To get back to 4.3 you will need to manually downgrade using Flashtools in conjunction with a .ftf firmware file

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.   Richard P. Feynman



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Re: U ruined my xperia. What can i do?

Take a look at this here as a guide

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.   Richard P. Feynman



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Re: U ruined my xperia. What can i do?

I won't loose my warranty?

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Forum Legend
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Re: U ruined my xperia. What can i do?

I can't say for sure but you aren't unlocking your bootloader or rooting you will be simply downgrading using stock roms

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.   Richard P. Feynman



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Issues after updating to 4.4.2

Voice dialer just stopped working after update.
Loading the keypad takes a lot of time
Google now voice output seems to be broken too.
Enthusiast
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after update to 4.4.2 bug show up

hi after updating i face problem in recording videos without sound and i lose some of good videos i had record it.

 

please help.

 

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Xperia Z C 6602 Problems after updating to Android 4.4.2

Unfortunately updated my Sony Xperia Z to Android 4.4.2 and after the update my phone started lagging a lot.

The problems are 

1. Lock Screen doesn't come up 

2. Applications not responding very often 

3.Phone heating up very quickly 

4. Touch Problems 

Please provide support to fix the issues 

 

Screenshot of " About Phone" enclosed herewith. Screenshot_2014-07-29-13-20-04.png

 

With regards

DIPANKAR CHATTERJEE 

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Re: Xperia Z C 6602 Problems after updating to Android 4.4.2

They dont care you wasting time...