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Sony Xperia ZR, Xperia Z to receive Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

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SOny xperia lollipop update

Finally Sony has started rolling out the Android Lollipop update to its Xperia Z and Xperia ZR handsets, specifically Android 5.0.2. The Japanese tech conglomerate also announced it will be rolling out a firmware update for its Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact, and Xperia Z Ultra smartphones with several bug fixes.

The Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for Xperia Z and Xperia ZR handsets is currently said to be available over-the-air and is soon expected to reach the Sony PC companion software as well, reports XperiaBlog. The 694.8MB update brings the build version number to 10.6.A.0.454. Latest update includes some key features like Google’s Material Design UI and compatible app, support for multi-user profiles, updated interactive lock screen notifications with customizable settings, and guest mode, and the option to move apps into SD cards.

SOny xperia Lollipop udate

Users of Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZR would need to have at least keep 1.2GB storage free to install the update. A backup of handset data is recommended just in case the update fails mid-way. While writing this, the update is reportedly live in Bolivia,Taiwan, Bangladesh  and Hong Kong. Since the Android 5.0 Lollipop has reached two handsets in the Xperia Z series, it is expected it will soon reach Xperia Tablet Z and Xperia ZL as well.

SOny xperia lollipop update features

Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact and Xperia Z Ultra already received a firmware update that includes several bug fixes along with some new features. The update now would not show “no service” even if the device has no network coverage. Reports mention that new update will unblock devices with server policies (such as Exchange Active Sync for e-mail) to let users enable Lollipop-styled lock screen notifications.

The latest update also adds the “close-all-button” to close all the apps at once from the activity menu. The update would ensure that the handset LED light is lit across all the sound modes. Easy moving of content from phone storage to external storage and improved messaging functionality in Ultra Stamina Mode has also been made. The update should be available both OTA and via the Sony PC companion.

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