Sony is punctually rolling out the security patch for the February month for various of its devices. Among these devices, the Xperia L2 is also getting the step-up to the February 2019 security update. Though the security level is up-to-date, this software is based on a very outdated Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. It moves in anew build number 49.0.A.6.67. This update is out for various models of Xperia L2 which includes H3311, H3321, H4311, H4331.
This update is, of course, a maintenance update that aims to get the device protection from the security vulnerabilities.
How To Update to 49.0.A.6.67 OTA .?
If the automatic OTA update delays to drop into your device, then you can manually search for the OTA as well.
- Go to device Settings > System Updates
- Now Tap on Check for Updates.
- If the 49.0.A.6.67 update shows up all you have to do is tap on Download to begin.
Latest OTA update with February 2019 security patch weighs around 67.7 MB. So, we suggest you connect to a Wi-Fi connection to download it. Charge up the battery of your device over 50% to avoid any power related interruptions during update installation.
If you want to upgrade your Xperia L2 to latest February 2019 update, then you can manually download and install the FTF firmware file which bears the build number 49.0.A.6.67. You have to use the Sony Flash Tool to install the firmware. We have put up the firmware download link and the flashing guide with the flash tool download as well. So, check it out.
Download 49.0.A.6.67 Firmware for Xperia L2
Here is the firmware link for Xperia L2 family which comes with the February 2019 security update.
How to Install 49.0.A.6.67 February 2019 Software on Xperia L2
To install the new firmware, you’ve to follow some guidelines mentioned below. Also, you’ll require the flash tools and USB drivers exclusive to Sony. You can find that up below.
- Firmware files provided in this guide are device specific and supports Sony Xperia L2 family
- Take a complete backup before doing this procedure. If your device is rooted, then you can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup
- A PC/Laptop
- Make sure that you have Latest Sony USB drivers installed on your PC/Laptop
- Download Sony Flashtool and install on your PC.
- You’ve to enable USB debugging on your device.
- Make sure to charge your phone to at least 50% before upgrading.
FTF Firmware Installation Guide for 49.0.A.6.67 (Xperia L2)
Step-1 Download the firmware file and copy it to the device storage.
Step-2 Now open the Sony Flashtool on your PC/Laptop.
Step-3 Switch off your phone and hold Volume Down button. At the same time holding the Vol Down, connect the phone to the PC via USB Cable.
Step-4 Now on the PC your phone will be detected by the Sony Flashtool window.
Step-5 Now in the Flashtool, Tap on Flash device > Flash mode.
Step-6 Now browse and select the firmware file from the folder where you’ve moved it.
Step-7 We will follow a clean install. This means we have to wipe out data. To do it, select the Wipe, Userdata, and app_log options.
Step-8 Tap on OK button and wait for the firmware to load completely.
Step-9 Now the installation process will begin. So you should wait for a few minutes until the update completes and the device reboots.
So, that’s it, guys. In case OTA shows up in time, install it otherwise manually upgrade to the February software 49.0.A.6.67 by downloading and flashing the FTF firmware. Install and fortify your device.