The update to Android 5.1 Lollipop for the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z is now ready

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You already know that in recent weeks the update to Android 5.1 Lollipop has been launched for the Sony Xperia Z3 and Sony Xperia Z2 , including those located in Spain . But these will not be the only computers that are worthy of this version of Google's operating system . If you have a device signed by Sony Mobile , perhaps you should be aware of the update schedule that the firm has planned. At the moment, we have evidence that the next devices that will receive the update to Android 5.1 Lollipop will be the Sony Xperia Z Ultra , Sony Xperia Z1and Sony Xperia Z , so if you have any of these devices in your pocket, it would be interesting if you start preparing for an update. But these will not be the only ones.

Sony Mobile has already advanced that the following to receive the update to Android 5.1 Lollipop will be the owners of these devices : Sony Xperia C3, Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, Sony Xperia Z Touch, Sony Xperia Z, Sony Xperia ZL, Sony Xperia ZR, Sony Xperia Tablet Z, Sony Xperia M2 and Sony Xperia M2 AquaMarina . Be that as it may, you should know that all those devices that enter the standard life cycle provided by Sony Mobile, whose duration is 18 months , fall within the upgrade plans . It is not clear yet if other equipment such as the Sony Xperia E4 and Sony Xperia E4 Dualare candidates for upgrade. It would be interesting if this were the case, but the truth is that at this point Sony has not yet spoken.


The update to Android 5.1 Lollipop will add various changes and functional improvements to these devices . Some of the most important are the following: new customization options in the alerts, silent mode and volume controls sections. New controls are introduced for the configuration of Bluetooth and WiFi networks, adjustments that will make the main menu icons more accessible and absolute synchronization with the LinkedIN application . Significant improvements are added to the camera,which should offer better results when capturing. In general, they also expect general performance adjustments and the resolution of old bugs that could be affecting the safety of users.

And how will I know if my Sony Xperia Z is ready to update to Android 5.1 Lollipop ?

1) Well, in principle it will only be necessary to wait for a notification, but if you prefer, you can check the availability yourself by accessing the Settings> About device> Software update> Check for updates .

2) Before starting the update, make sure you have the device with a fully charged battery. At least up to 80% of its capacity .

3) Connect to a WiFi network so that the download is more stable and you can save on data. Bear in mind that these data packets are usually quite heavy.

4) Finally, make a backup of all your most important content and settings . The data can be stored in the cloud.