Last year in 2018, Sony has launched a budget category smartphone called Sony Xperia L2 also known as Xperia L2 Dual (for dual-SIM slot). The device came with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Now, Sony has started rolling out the new software update for the Xperia L2 with a build number 49.0.A.6.102. It includes the November 2019 patch based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. If you’re using the Xperia L2 then you can Download 49.0.A.6.102: Sony Xperia L2 November 2019 patch from here.
The new software update is rolling out over-the-air, so you may have to wait for a few days to arrive on your handset. The November 2019 Android Security Patch brings a security vulnerability fix that could enable a remote attacker via a crafted file to execute arbitrary code in the System component on Android devices. So, it’s recommended to upgrade your device to this latest firmware version for safety reasons.
Sony Xperia L2 Specifications: Overview
The device has a 5.5-inches HD+ 720×1280 pixels resolution display, protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It’s powered by the quad-core MediaTek MT6737T SoC, paired with Mali-T720MP2 GPU. While the handset has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage option (expandable up to 256GB via a MicroSD card).
It packs a 13MP rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture lens along with HDR and an LED flash. On the front side, the device packs an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.4 aperture lens. The device has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, a 3.5mm audio jack, Type-C port, FM Radio, etc. It’s backed by a 3,300 mAh battery and features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, proximity, compass sensor, etc.
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 49.0.A.6.102 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 49.0.A.6.102: Sony Xperia L2 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 L2.
- 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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Instructions to Install 49.0.A.6.102 on Xperia L2
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 the 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 49.0.A.6.102 update on your respective Xperia L2 device. We hope this guide was useful to you.