Sony Xperia S Update to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Posted on 30 May 2013

Finally Sony has officially released a software update for Xperia S to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. This is a great day for the Xperia S users waiting for so long finally paid off, an official ROM of Sony Xperia S to Jelly Bean.

As Xperia users android phone, this would be the first piece of exciting news than the Xperia S, Sony also has plans to release Android Jelly Bean for the Xperia acro S and SL. In other words, what was promised by Sony is really paying off. For that survived for Sony.

To upgrade Xperia S to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is very easy. Simply connect the phone to the PC and run PC Companion and follow the instructions that appear on your PC screen. Just need to keep in mind, the upgrade through PC Companion means you need a good internet connection because the official ROM Android Jelly Bean will be directly downloaded from the server to the flash directly into the phone Xperia S.

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At the moment, the update is apparently hitting Xperia users in French as we mention on the previous post even though the Sony German denied it. The firmware build is version 6.2.B.0.200 and it comes with the 3.4 kernel. So, if you decide to get the update directly from Sony, than you have to wait until the software update notification coming to your phone before you plug-in your device to PC Companion or Bridge if you are Mac user. But if you have no patient to enjoy the Android Jelly Bean on Xperia S than you can download the FTF file to flash to your phone via Flash tool.

Since the update of Xperia S to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is starting from the central Europe, the availability firmware named as LT26i_6.2.B.0.200_Central Europe.ftf. You can download the firmware through download link. But please more patient to download the file, perhaps the server is busy to grant your request than you will receive message “Sorry, you can’t view or download this file at this time. Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently. Please try accessing the file again later. If the file you are trying to access is particularly large or is shared with many people, it may take up to 24 hours to be able to view or download the file. If you still can’t access a file after 24 hours, contact your domain administrator.

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If you receive the above message than you have to download the ftf file of Xperia S Jelly Bean from mirror link from Xperia S ftf android JB download link. Hopefully what is given by the Sony to the Xperia S user in accordance with the expectations that have been raised since the first time the news that Sony will launch the update to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for this phone.