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We have often observed that Sony Xperia users complaining about why Sony is not rolling regular firmware updates for their devices. Now this concern is natural with the arrival of Android 8.0 Oreo, the menace of Blueborne and need for regular system updates. Well, Xperia users will be excited that Sony has rolled out September 2017 Firmware Update for Xperia Z5 Series/Z3 Plus/Z4 Tablet. The update brings latest September security patch. So, there are high chances that it brings the fix for the Blueborne vulnerability. Sony put out no changelog this time. Yet, users report that screensavers and icons are being displayed bigger after installing the firmware.
This update brings the firmware build number 32.4.A.1.54 for Xperia Z5 Series/Z3 Plus/Xperia Z4 Tablet. The update is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The update will roll over as OTA. Alternatively, users can also download the firmware files directly by using the XperiFirm tool. We have explained the steps in detail later in this post to download and install the firmware.
How to download Xperia Z5 Series/Z3 Plus/Z4 Tablet September Firmware Update?
To manually download the firmware for Sony Xperia devices ie, the FTF firmware files, you have to use the tool XperiFirm.
How To Use XperiFirm
It is very simple to use.
- When You run it, it will display the available Sony Xperia devices.
- Select Your preferred device/region.
- Download Your required FTF firmware file.
Install the September 2017 Firmware Update for Xperia Z5 Series/Z3 Plus/Z4 Tablet
In the previous download section, You have to download the FTF firmware file. Then in this section, you have to use a software called FlashTool to install the aforementioned FTF firmware file.
We have explained the complete steps in details in the link below. Follow the link to install the latest September 2017 Firmware Update for Xperia Z5 Series/Z3 Plus/Z4 Tablet.
Thus, this firmware of September brings important fixes and updates for the mentioned devices. This includes the patch for Blueborne Vulnerability too. Since Sony irregularly rolls out the firmware for its devices, this update is worth capturing and updating your respective Xperia devices.