Updating the device using Xperia ™ Companion
A PC or Mac is required.
1.- Connect the device to the computer with a USB Type-C cable.
2.- The device screen must be unlocked and that the
USB connection mode on the device is set to Transfer
3.- Open Xperia Companion if it does not open automatically.
4.- Check that the computer has Internet access.
5.- On your PC or Mac: The software will detect if there is a new update, then
a pop-up window will appear. Follow the on-screen instructions to install
If Xperia Companion Software is not installed on your PC or Mac.
1.- Connect your device to the computer
2.- Follow the installation instructions that will appear on the screen.
Make sure you use the USB Type-C cable that comes with the device.
Requirements to install Xperia ™ Companion.
- Internet connection.
• Microsoft® Windows® 7 or later
• Mac OS® X 10.11 or later Sony Xperia Companion
For more information and to download Xperia Companion for Windows or Mac go to
the official SONY support page.