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    Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    My newly bought Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is currently running on firmware version 1.6. How can I upgrade it to 2.1 firmware version?

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    Nebula Nebula is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    New Android versions are coming every 6 months and to be frank, even 2.3 Gingerbread is out of date as version 4.0 is available in India. I would advice you to get the latest mobile which runs on version 4.0. This will also be out dated in few years.

    Nevertheless you can upgrade your Mobile from 1.6 to higher versions manually, you need to update manually and you should be having some Linux knowledge in case if any thing goes wrong. Follow the links provided, this will help.

    Links:http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/software/

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    pankaj26 pankaj26 is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    just update it form the server .only use the official update provided by sony.never use any third part ROM's.

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    tyson tyson is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    Use official version...
    You can update your phone to latest firmware by sony customer care...
    Or another way...
    -go to settings
    -about phone
    -software updates...!!
    Install latest firmware...
    By updatimg you will loose all you data of phone memory..
    Do it after taking backup of your current data...!!

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    ShahzadImam ShahzadImam is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    If your phone is compatible for upgradation then you can upgrade the handset with latest firmware

    Enter in Settings from menu.

    Now click on About Phone

    You will get various options.

    Among them tap on software updates...if your phone is compatible to ,you will get the option of update..

    Now update it ...thats the easy way to upgrade your phone

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    Re: Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    To upgrade the phone, Do the following--->


    1. Go to Settings.

    2. Navigate to About Phone.

    3. Tap on Software Update.

    4. Select Update.

    The phone will download the updates from the server.

    After the download is completed, Apply the updates to complete the process.


    Make sure you Back up all your important data from the internal memory.

    Make sure your mobile has a battery-level of 70%.



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    rockindeepak rockindeepak is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    Hello

    Sony ericsson xperia arc was launched with android 2.3 so i dont know how you got android 1.6

    still if you want to update go to settings-->>about phone-->>software update

    its will be a over the air update and you need to have a wifi connection. After that if it has any update for the phone it will automatically update the system

    Thanks

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    arunwillbe1 arunwillbe1 is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Upgrading firmware version 1.6 to 2.1 on Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

    Hi friend,

    It is very easy to upgrade the android ios from 1.6 to 2.1.

    Follow the below instructions for upgrading the firmware of android.

    +++ Steps to upgrade from 1.6 to 2.1 on sony ericsson xperia ;

    1. Connect the 1.6 android mobile to PC using the USB cable.

    2. Now tap the iTunes and tap the android device under devices option.

    3. Now tap the right click on the device.

    4. You will see the update option.

    5. Tap the update and leave it for some time until the update completion.

    6. After upgrading once restart the device and disconnect it.

    Thank you...............

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