Sony is on roll! Oh yes, that’s actually good because we all want the Japanese giant to release lollipop firmware for our smartphones. Earlier, it has updated Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z3 and its Xperia C3 turn now.
Latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop 19.3.A.0.470 has been certified and released for Xperia C3 smartphone by Sony. If you haven’t got it through OTA, then its time to install this 19.3.A.0.470 firmware manually using .ftf file and flashtool.
- First of all ensure that you have Sony Xperia C3 Drivers installed on your computer.
- Your Xperia C3 should be unlocked.
- Make sure the battery is at least 80% charged.
- You need to have Flashtool installed on your computer. If not, follow –> Install Sony Flashtool in Windows
Please read each and every step carefully to 19.3.A.0.470 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware on your Sony Xperia C3. AndroidsDNA.com cannot be held responsible if you damage your phone because it will be entirely your fault.
- Download 19.3.A.0.470 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Firmware
Guide to Install 19.3.A.0.470 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OTA Firmware .ftf on Xperia C3
Step 1: When you are finished with firmware downloading, place the 19.3.A.0.470 .ftf file in the Firmware sub-folder in Flashtool folder.
Step 2: Open the Flashtool.exe and click on the lightening icon at top left.
Step 3: Select Flashmode and then choose the .ftf file you have just placed there.
Step 4: Look at right side window and select wipe data, apps log, cache etc (I recommend wipe all).
Step 5: Click on ok so the Flashtool start preparing the 19.3.A.0.470 .ftf firmware for flashing which will take few seconds.
Step 6: Once it is done, you will be asked to connect your Xperia C3 to your computer. Also you will be shown the instructions on how to connect your phone like turning it off and then pressing Volume Down button followed by connecting it to computer using USB cable.
Step 7: Once your phone is detected, flashtool will start flashing Android 5.0.2 19.3.A.0.470 .ftf Stock firmware on your Xperia C3.
When flashing is completed, your phone will reboot. Verify the latest firmware from Settings –> About phone.
If you encountered any issue or problem during installation of 19.3.A.0.470 .ftf firmware on your Xperia C3, don’t hesitate to reach us.