How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0


Updating your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to the latest Android version is very recommended. Not only you are getting new features, but you are also making your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact secure by updating to the latest security patch. In this tutorial, we are going to show Step by Step Tutorial How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0.

How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0

Note and Disclaimer

There are 2 methods on How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0, the manual and the automatic method. The automatic method is using official OTA (over the air) from your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. Make sure to follow the step accordingly.

How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0

Pre-requirements

– Make sure to backup your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact before performing the backup
– Make sure your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is on Charge or have at least 60% battery power left

Step by step tutorial How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0 Automatically via OTA (Over the Air):

1. Go to Setting on your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
2. Click on About Menu
3. Go to Software Update Menu
4. Click on Check for Update
5. If the update is available, click Update Now and wait for the update to download and install (around 30 minutes)
How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0
6. If there is no update available, update your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact manually by following the tutorial below

Step by step tutorial How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0 Manually:

1. Download the latest Android firmware file for your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
Download Android Oreo 8.0 Image File for Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact (Link Updated June 13th, 2019)

2. Make sure you have Custom Recovery (TWRP) installed on your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact.
If not, follow tutorial on How to Install Custom Recovery on Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
3. Turn of your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
4. Press the Volume Up and Power key simultaneously to enter TWRP Custom Recovery
How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0
5. Go to Wipe, Advance Wipe, Check All the Boxes and press Wipe
6. Now transfer the file you just Downloaded for your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact from step 1 using Fastboot or ADB. Read Also: How to Setup ADB and Fastboot on your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

7. Go to Install tab on your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact, and browse for Firmware file, and press Install
8. Wait for process to Install (around 15 minutes)

Thats it the tutorial on How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0. Your Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact is now on the latest Android version. If you have any question regarding How to Upgrade Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact to Android Oreo 8.0, let us know in the discussion feed below.