Sony Xperia P Android 4.4.2 Firmware update – Guide

Here is good news for those who own Sony Xperia P and want to taste the latest Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Firmware on their device. The good news is that they can install Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Firmware on their device, all this is made possible by the Custom ROM makers, so let’s than them for this beautiful ROM. If you want to install the Custom ROM on your device to taste the latest Android 4.4.2 Kitkat OS then you can follow the below steps.

Quick Pre- Requisites:

  • Backup all of your data to a safe location, as we are installing custom ROM which will erase all the data on your device. Keep in mind don’t backup your data using any PC suite as it may not help you restore your data.
  • Enable USB Debugging from Developer Options in your device by following the appropriate steps.
  • Make sure your device is rooted, this is needed as we are going to install the Custom ROM. If you haven’t rooted your device then go here and get your device rooted.
  • Charge your device to at least 75%, to avoid bricking your device.

Disclaimer: we, the members of Gadgets Academy should not be held liable or responsible for any damage occurred to your device for not following the steps properly. Proceed at your own Risk!!!

How to Update Sony Xperia P to Android 4.4.2 Android Firmware:

1. Download the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat Firmware package and Google Apps package to your PC.

2. Copy both the packages to your device’s Sd card, make sure not to copy inside any folder just copy on the root of your sd card.

3. Enter into Recovery Mode by following suitable procedure, alternately you can do it using ROM manager app.

4. Now in recovery mode wipe your data and cache.

5. Now scroll down and select Install zip from sd card and select the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware package which you have downloaded earlier and copied and install it.

6. Now again select install zip from sd card and select Google Apps Package and install it.

7. Now go back and select “reboot system now” and let your device reboot. Make a note that first boot may take some time so be patience and let your device boot successfully.

NOTE: If your device gets into boot loop then you need to remove the battery and re-insert it and power your device. If your device still gets into boot loop then you have to follow the above steps again.