How To Update Software - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

How To Update Software - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
How To Update Software - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Learn how to Update Software on your Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. You should update the software on your device to get the latest functionality, enhancements, and bug fixes in order to ensure optimal performance. When a software update is available, appears in the status bar. You can also check for new updates manually.

The easiest way to install a software update is to do it wirelessly from your device. However, some updates are not available for wireless download. You then need to use the PC Companion application on a PC or the Sony Bridge for Mac application on an Apple Mac computer to update your device.

To check for new software

  • From your Homescreen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Update Center.
  • To check that you have the latest system software installed, tap System. To check for updates to applications installed on your device, tap Updates.

Updating your device wirelessly

  • Use the Update Center application to update your device wirelessly. It handles both application updates and system updates and can also facilitate the download of new applications developed for your device.
  • The updates that you can download over a cellular network depend on your operator. It is recommended to use a Wi-Fi network instead of a cellular network to download new software so that you can avoid data traffic costs.

To download and install a system update

  • From your Homescreen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Update Center > System.
  • Select the desired system update, then tap Download icon.
  • When the download is finished, tap and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

To download and install application updates

  • From your Homescreen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Update Center > System.
  • To download a particular application update, select the update, then tap Download icon. To download all available application updates, tap Download icon. Updates install automatically after download.

Updating your device using a computer

  • You can download and install software updates on your device using a computer with an Internet connection. You need a USB cable and a PC running the PC Companion application or an Apple Mac computer running the Sony Bridge for Mac application.
  • If you dont have the PC Companion or the Sony Bridge for Mac application installed on the relevant computer, connect your device to the computer using a USB cable and follow the onscreen installation instructions.

To update your device using a computer

  • Be sure to have the PC Companion application installed on your PC or the Sony Bridge for Mac application installed on the Apple Mac computer.
  • Using a USB cable, connect your device to the computer.
  • Computer: Launch the PC Companion application or the Sony Bridge for Mac application. After a few moments, the computer detects your device and searches for new software.
  • Computer: If a new software update is detected, a popup window appears. Follow the on-screen instructions to run the relevant software updates.

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