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Xperia P 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: 6.2.A.1.100

Release started: 2013-06-12

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:

  • Updated, more intuitive versions of Sony Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies
    Lets you view and access all your photos, videos and tunes in one place.
  • Increased options for personalization
    A revamped home screen experience for handling widgets, apps and shortcuts… With up to 7 desktop panes, widgets that auto-resize and actionable notifications, you have complete flexibility to create the interface you want / need with a few simple touches!
  • Improved app organization and search
    Application tray sorting is that bit breezier – just press and hold on any app – move it, add it to your desktop or create a folder within the tray by dropping it on top of another! We’ve also added a new search function within the application tray that makes it easy to locate your local apps
  • IBattery STAMINA mode
    Make your battery last longer with the new and improved Battery Stamina mode.
  • Google Now
    Combining the power of Google search and user profiling, Google Now helps you accomplish daily tasks more efficiently.
    Learn more about Google Now.

Xperia™ P Android version overview

Launch version

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)

2012-05

Released version

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

2012-08

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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