How To Update (Install) Official Android 4.3 Jellybean In Sony Xperia SP

Sony Xperia SP is a mid range Android smartphone from Sony. The device has a 4.6-inch TFT display with HD (1280 x 720) screen resolution. Sony Xperia comer with 1.7 GHz Dual-core Processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and Adreno 320 GPU. Sony Xperia has 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and capable to record Full HD videos at 30 fps. The device also have a VGA front facing camera for video chats. Sony Xperia SP is packed with 8 GB internal storage with 1 GB RAM and external microSD card support. Sony rolled out Android 4.3 Jellybean update for Xperia SP. In this article you will find out how to update your device to Android 4.3 jellybean.


Improvements Packed In This Update:

  • Fixed LED Bug
  • Fixed RAM Bug
  • Overheating Issue Fixed.
  • Battery Usage Issue Fixed.
  • Touch Screen Response Issue Fixed.
  • Few others bugs have been fixed in this update as well, but Bravia Engine is not yet working.

Before You Begin:

  • This method is for Sony Xperia SP C5302 and C5303 only.
  • You device must be charged at least 50%.
  • Install & Setup Flashtool in your PC. Click Here for our installation and setup  guide.
  • Enable USB Debugging in your Xperia SP. Click Here for our guide on enabling USB Debugging.
  • Please backup all your important data first.

Download Required Files:

  • Download & Setup Flashtool from Here
  • Download Android 4.3 Stock Firmware For Xperia SP : C5302 and C5303

How To Update Sony Xperia SP:

  • Please follow all steps given above first.
  • Download and Place Stock Firmware files in C:/Flashtool>Firmwares folder (Read Our Installation & Setup guide first).
  • Now open flashtool.exe file in your PC.
  • In Flashtool click on the lightning button on the top left and select Flashmode.
  • flashtool_main1Now select the .ftf Firmware file and the options given in the image below and click on OK or Flash button (Depend on version of Flashtool).

    Flashtool 1

  • Now flashtool will load ftf file and you will see a log.
  • After loading of ftf firmware file a popup will appear prompting you to connect your device to the PC in Flashmode.LfLNW
  • Now, turn off your device, and connect to your PC using the original data cable while keeping the Volume down key pressed. You should see the Green LED on your device. This is for flashmode, As soon as the phone is detected in Flashmode, the firmware will start flashing, Do not leave the Volume Down key until the process is complete.
  • Flashing will take few minutes and you will see flashing done message in last of logs.
  • Now Disconnect your device and restart it.

That’s it, Your Sony Xperia SP is successfully updated to Android 4.3 Jellybean.

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