Install 36.1.A.0.179 Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Updated on June 18, 2017 : Today we added all the links to download 36.1.A.0.179 Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android 7.0 Nougat Update. Enjoy the update Android 7.0 Nougat f0r Sony Xperia XA Ultra.

Finally Sony started sending a new firmware update for Sony Xperia XA Ultra. Sony Xperia XA Ultra came out of the box with Android Marshmallow and this update is one of the major update. The update brings couple of new features such as Multi Tasking, Advanced Doze mode, notification shade changes, and also other many features. The Update comes with build number 36.1.A.0.179 based on Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia XA Ultra.  The new Stock Android Nougat weighs about 1.55GB which comes with all Android Nougat features.

The update comes via OTA and if you already have a Stock ROM running on Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3212, F3216) then you can update your phone using this new update to 36.1.A.0.179 Nougat update. The update has already started rolling out via OTA for some region and you may receive the update anytime soon on your phone.

Install 36.1.A.0.179 Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Install 36.1.A.0.179 Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android 7.0 Nougat Update

If you didn’t receive the notification of the new update, then Go to Settings —> About phone —-> System updates. You may find the new update, but if you still not received the latest update of Android Nougat update for Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3212, F3216), then head down below and download the latest 36.1.A.0.179 FTF file for Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3212, F3216). After downloading the 36.1.A.0.179 FTF, you can install the OTA file manually on your Sony Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3212, F3216).

To update manually on Sony Xperia XA Ultra with FTF 36.1.A.0.179 Nougat update, you need Sony Flashtool. Download the Sony Flashtool on your computer and follow the guide below on How to Install 36.1.A.0.179 Nougat update on Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3212, F3216) Manually .


What Is In Android 7.0 Nougat And Its Feature?

Android 7.0 Nougat is the new iteration of Google’s new Android Operating System after Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Thew new OS Android 7.0 has started rolling out from many smartphone manufacturers lately. It is loaded with many features which are not in Android 6.0. This release is Google’s 7th major version of the Android operating system. Google released the Android Nougat first in Beta build to all Nexus and Pixel device. It came out officially on August 22, 2016.

Android 7.0 Nougat comes with handful of features such as  App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.


  1. This will work on Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3212, F3216), Don’t Try this in Any other device.
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. You will loose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone before doing this step.
  4. You can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup
  5. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.
  6. Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed on your PC/Laptop.
  7. Download Sony Flashtool and install on your PC.


Model Name Nougat FTF File Build Number Download
F3211 BE F3211_1305-3172_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_BE.ftf Download
TR F3211_1303-8321_36.1.A.0.179-R3B_Customized_TR.ftf Download
GR F3211_1302-4774_36.1.A.0.179-R2B_Customized_GR.ftf Download
NL F3211_1303-2243_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_NL.ftf Download
F3212 MAA F3212_1302-4435_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_MAA.ftf Download
AE F3212_1308-1045_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_AE.ftf Download
SA F3212_1302-4438_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_SA.ftf Download
GR F3212_1306-7473_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_GR.ftf Download
MEA F3212_1302-4436_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_MEA.ftf Download
F3213 US F3213_1302-3554_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_US.ftf Download
GEL F3213_1302-9695_36.1.A.0.179-R2B_Customized_GEL.ftf Download
CL F3213_1306-2487_36.0.A.2.160-R3A_Customized_CL.ftf Download
F3215 AU F3215_1302-9720_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_AU.ftf Download
F3216 TH F3216_1302-9698_36.1.A.0.179-R2B_Customized_TH.ftf Download
MY F3216_1302-7642_36.1.A.0.179-R3B_Customized_MY.ftf Download
VN F3216_1302-9701_36.1.A.0.179-R2B_Customized_VN.ftf Download
BR F3216_1302-4358_36.1.A.0.179-R1B_Customized_BR.ftf Download
PH F3216_1302-9699_36.1.A.0.179-R2B_Customized_PH.ftf Download

Steps To Install 36.1.A.0.179 Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android 7.0 Nougat Update (F3212, F3216)

  1. First of all, Download Sony Flashtool and install on your PC/Laptop
  2. Download the FTF Files and move the firmware file to your Sony Flash Tool –> Firmware folder
  3. Make sure to install the Flash tool drivers on PC by finding the installed location of Sony Flashtool (C:\Users\–PC Name–\flashtool.)
  4. Now download the Sony USB Drivers from the Pre-Requisite link and install it
  5. Now you need to enable USB Debugging on your smartphone. To Enable the USB Debugging, First you need to activate the Developer Option, Go to your Settings -> About -> Software Information -> More -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled“.How to Unlock Bootloader on
  6. Once your developer option is active, Go back to your settings -> Open developer option -> Enable USB Debugging. developer option
  7. Now run the Sony Flashtool.exe on your Computer
  8. Power off your phone and now hold VOLUME DOWN button and connect the phone to computer using USB Cable.
  9. Once your phone detects on Sony Flashtool window
  10. Now in the Flashtool Window, Tap on Flash device –>> Flash mode and select the firmware from the firmware folder
  11. Recommended to clean install by selecting the Wipe, Userdata, and app_log (This will wipe your data and do a clean installation)
  12. Now tap on OK button and wait for the firmware to load completely.
  13. Your installation process will start, now wait for few minutes to complete the installation.
  14. have fun with the latest version of 36.1.A.0.179 Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android 7.0 Nougat Update (F3212, F3216).

This Article is about installing latest 36.1.A.0.179 Sony Xperia XA Ultra Android 7.0 Nougat Update (F3212, F3216). Hope you found this article helpful. Let us know your feedback on 36.1.A.0.179 Nougat in the comment section below.




  1. I have download nougat with xperifirm and I put it to flagpole I stuck with message error says those data are not in fact script they will be skipped reset kernel and boot so it got flag but doesn’t start it’s keep stuck on Sony so will you help me or send me links to download directly my Sony xa ultra is f3212

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