Today Sony has started pushing out the latest security patch level for the Sony Xperia XA2 Series (Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra & XA2 Plus). For your info, the latest Android 9.0 Pie-based firmware update carries a build number of 50.2.A.3.22 for the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra & XA2 Plus models respectively. If you have not received the update, then here you can download the Sony Xperia XA2 November 2019 patch update from this article.
The new software update is making its way via over-the-air (OTA) for all the Sony Xperia XA2 Series models globally. As we all know that the latest November 2019 Android Security Patch brings enhanced system security and major vulnerability fixes. However, there is no additional improvements or features included in this update. It will take some time to hit all the regions. So, we will recommend you to check for OTA updates on your device.
Check Software update
In case you fail to receive the automatic OTA update, then you can manually search for the same instead of waiting.
Go to phone Settings –> About Phone –> Software Update. If you see the 50.2.A.3.22 update is available then follow the on-screen instructions and install it.
Try to use Wi-Fi to download the OTA updates. Also, have sufficient charge on the battery of the device as a low battery will not let you install the update.
How to Install 50.2.A.3.22: Sony Xperia XA2 November 2019 patch
Basically, the firmware we have put up for the mentioned Sony smartphones are FTF firmware files. So, to install these files you will need an exclusive flash tool called the Sony Flash tool. We have put up the download link for this tool in the Requirements section. Make sure to download it.
- This guide and the included firmware only supports Sony Xperia XA2 series.
- Maintain the battery charge on your phone to at least 50% before performing the manual installation
- Take a complete backup of your device data before updating the firmware. If your device has root access, then you can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup.
- Download the correct firmware file for the correct device.
- After downloading the firmware move it to the phone’s root of internal memory.
- It is important to download and install the latest Sony USB drivers on your PC.
- Most importantly, you have to download the Sony Flash tool and install it on your PC.
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- Sony Xperia XA2 Firmware
- Sony Xperia XA2 Dual Firmware
- Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Firmware
- Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Dual Firmware
Instructions to Install 50.2.A.3.22
Step-1 Download and install Sony Flashtool on your PC/Laptop
Step-2 Download the FTF firmware files and move them to the same folder where you have installed the Sony Flash Tool.
Step-3 Make sure that USB debugging is enabled on your phone. You can check it by going to Settings. For enabling the USB Debugging, you must enable 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“.
Step-4 Again under device Settings > Developer Options > Scroll for USB debugging. Tick the checkbox to enable it.
Step-5 Now open Sony Flash tool that you’ve installed
Step-6 Switch off your phone > Hold VOLUME DOWN button and at the same time connect the phone to the PC using USB Cable.
Step-7 Wait till your phone is detected on the Sony Flashtool window.
Step-8 Click on Flash device > Flash mode > select the firmware from the folder you moved it into.
Step-9 Select the Wipe, Userdata and app_log options. It is recommended for a clean installation.
Step-11 tap on the OK button. Now, wait till the firmware loads completely.
Step-12 Now your installation will begin and it will take some time to finish.
So, make sure to install the 50.2.A.3.22 update on your respective Sony Xperia XA2 device. We hope this guide was useful to you.