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Install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact [Download FTF FIles]

Here you will learn How to download & Flash / Install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact.We are going to share direct links to download full FTF files.You can manually flash these FTF files via Flashtool to Update your Xperia z2,z3,z3 Compact to Official Android Marshmallow build number 23.5.A.0.570

This is a very great news for Xperia Z2 (D6503), Xperia Z3 (D6603) and Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803).The latest Official Android marshmallow 6.0.1 is now available for Sony Xperia Z2 (D6503), Xperia Z3 (D6603) and Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803) for the regions Ukraine, Philippines and Latin America.The Update comes with build number 23.5.A.0.570

The update comes with the some security patches from AOSP and all the Marshmallow features and goodies such as app permissions, doze mode, some Sony stability improvements for greater battery life.It also has enhanced home launcher.We highly recommend Installing Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact.

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The Update is available Via OTA.If your device is not rooted and it’s bootloader is locked then you will get the update via OTA.To Update via OTA , go to settings > about device > software update.If your device is rooted or bootloader is unlocked then you have to manually Flash / Install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact

The stock official firmware files come to Sony Xperia devices in the form of FTF files with .ftf extension.You can download the FTF Firmware file from the given link and then Flash it via Flashtool.Don’t worry we are sharing step by step guide to Install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact

 

Install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3

Important:

*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin.

How to Install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact

Warning:

rootmygalaxy.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Xperia while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

How to Update Xperia Z2,Z3,Z3 compact to Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Firmware

Before you begin the flashing process, first download Sony USB drivers on your computer, then enable USB debugging on your Xperia smartphone, go to settings >> developers option. If developer’s option isn’t visible on your galaxy device, simply go to about phoneunder settings and scroll down to build number, then tap build number up to 7 times to make developers option visible.

Downloads

Xperia Z3 (D6603) Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow FTF File:

→Xperia Z3_D6603_23.5.A.0.570_Ukraine_Generic 6.0.1

Xperia Z3 Compact (D5803) Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow FTF File:

→Xperia Z3 Compact_D5803_23.5.A.0.570_Latin America_Generic 6.0.1

Xperia Z2  Xperia Z2 (D6503) Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow FTF File:

→Xperia Z2_D6503_23.5.A.0.570_Philippines_Generic 6.0.1

Drivers & Tools

→ Xperia drivers for Windows

→ Sony Flashtool

→Install ADB & fastbooot On your Pc.Guide>Quickest Way To Install Android ADB and Fastboot (with drivers) on Windows

How to Install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow On Sony Xperia Z2, Z3, And Z3 Compact

Step By Step Guide

Before doing anything, we recommend you taking back up of your important data

  • Download and Install the Flashtool from the download section above.
  • After installing the flash tool, go to its location. For example, “C:\Flashtool\drivers” and install Flashmode and Fastboot drivers listed in the download section.

(Note: On Windows OS 8/8.1/10, you will need to disable driver signature verification.)

  • Download & move the firmware file to the flashtool folder (move the D6503_23.5.A.0.570_R2D.ftf to the location of Flashtool)
  • Now open Flashtool and click on Flash device->Flashmode. The D6503_23.5.A.0.570_R2D.ftfshould now appear on the list.
  • Then Check Wipe APPS_LOG and USERDATA (only if you want to perform a clean install if only want to upgrade then skip the step)
  • Now select Flash and follow the onscreen instructions. (If it asks to use a script, choose “No”)
  • Once the installation process is completed, reboot your phone and you should now be on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 firmware.

(The process may take upto 10-20minutes depending upon your PC so be patient)

If you have any question related to this post, feel free to leave that in the comment section below

Source: XperiaBlog

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