Sony pc companion not updating phone
If you run into this error while trying to update your Xperia device using "Sony PC Companion", then PC companion is really having issues starting the Sony Mobile Update engine.
Sony Mobile recently launched “Xperia Companion”, which is a new program for your PC to help manage your Sony Xperia device.
This will open File Explorer showing the storage content of your device and lastly 3) There is a “Software repair” function allowing you to wipe your phone to do a clean install.
The Settings menu includes a variety of proxy settings and includes an option to start the program automatically once your Sony Xperia device is connected via USB.
In terms of functionality, Xperia Companion does three main things: 1) It will let you know if there is a software update for your Sony Xperia device.
2) You can also browse your device by clicking “Browse Xperia”.
The software repair feature will erase all data on your device and reinstall the system software.
For now, we found most of the recent models to be compatible including the Z5 series, Z3+/Z4 Tablet and Z3 series.
If you want to give it a try, the download link can be found below. It is compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10.
If you are still running Windows XP you will need to keep using PC Companion.
The installation process is straightforward, allowing you to choose from a variety of languages.
It appears to offer the same functionality as PC Companion with a different user interface.
So far, not every Sony Xperia device is compatible with Xperia Companion, but we imagine will over time move this new program completely.