Sony Xperia E1 is the entry level Android Smartphone, which runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware. Sony has recently rolled out the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat update for Xperia E1 SS D2005, D2004. So if you own this device and facing issues updating it to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat, then follow this guide and manually update Xperia E1 SS D2005, D2004 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat firmware. This update can be installed on both locked and unlocked bootloader and installing this update un-roots your device.
- Download and install USB drivers for Galaxy Note 3 in your computer.
- Make sure to take backup of any important files on your smartphone.
- Enable USB debugging option by pressing Menu > Settings > Applications. Navigate and tap on Developer Options to ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
- Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 carries more than 70% of charge.
How to update Xperia E1 SS D2005, D2004 to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat 20.1.A.0.47 firmware:
1. Download and install the Flashtool on your PC from here.
2. Download the 20.1.A.0.47 ftf firmware files suitable for your device from the below links:
3. After installing flashtool and downloading firmware, copy downloaded .ftf file into (C:Flashtool/firmwares) folder
4. Now start flashtool as an administrator
5. Click on lightning icon on top left corner of flashtool
6. Now click on “Flashmode”
7. Be careful to choose the right firmware for your device, if you have other firmwares stored too
8. Now click on “Flash”
9. After clicking on “Flash”, wait for a new screen to appear
10. Turn off your device
11. Hold the “VOLUME DOWN” button while connecting your device via usb cable to PC
12. Flashtool will detect it automatically and start flashing
13. Do not leave the button until flashing is completed
14. Hold button in good position because it will take up to 4 minutes
15. If you leave button in mid, flashing might stop and soft-brick your device
16. You do not need to worry as it is not something serious. You can again flash firmware e easily
17. Do not unplug the device during flashing
18. Do not unplug until Flashing is 100% completed
19. When it is done, unplug the device and power it on
20. First boot may take longer than usual
21. Now navigate to Settings > About Phone and check you android version