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Xperia J software updates

Make sure your device is always up to date with the latest software and new features.

Check for the latest updates

Wirelessly update your Android™ software on your Xperia™ smartphone.

Wirelessly from your device

To check for available updates wirelessly:
Go to Settings > About phone > Software updates > System updates.

We recommend using a Wi-Fi® connection to avoid data traffic.

Note: The availability of wireless updates depends on your country and/or operator.

With a cable using a computer

Download and install new software using a computer application and connect the device to your computer using a USB cable.

Latest available software

You may already have the latest software, depending on the date of purchase. Software updates are released at different times depending on operator and/or country. Therefore, we cannot give you an exact date for when a specific update will be available for your device.

Android version: Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

Latest available software: 11.2.A.0.31

Release started: 2013-05-29

To find your device’s current software version:
Settings > About phone > Build number / version

Included in this software

There are many new features in this upgrade for your Xperia™ smartphone, some examples are:

  • Extended Standby to improve battery time. (This feature saves battery by preventing data traffic when the screen is off)
  • Easier access to commonly used settings with Quick settings with notification bar
  • Sony Select is a new service (replacing “Recommender”) that recommends apps, games and music.

Xperia™ J Android version overview

Launch version

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

2012-10

Latest & final version

Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

2013-05

Note: The availability of software updates depends on your country and/or operator.

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