Finally after so much anticipation, Sony’s flagship, Xperia 10 IV started receiving Android 13 update from it’s Japanese manufacturer. The firmware was first reported by a user on XDA, and now it’s finally here. The update has landed in the Southeast Asia region and will be available for more wide spectrum sequentially. Other OEM’s have mostly delivered the update for their devices earlier then expected, others are receiving it now. The Android 13 update for Xperia 10 IV is rolling out at the time we are writing this post. Talking about the firmware, the stock Android 13 update for Xperia 10 IV can downloaded as build 65.1.A.4.8 further comes with December 2022 security patch and goodies of Android 13.
If you are already running Android 12 firmware then you will be getting the new update via OTA anytime soon. We have also posted the manual update process to install the Android 13 with 65.1.A.4.8 FTF for Xperia 10 IV via Sony flashtool and Xperifirm.
Android 13 for Xperia 10 IV: Firmware details!
Supported devices: Xperia 10 IV
Android Version: Android 13
Build Number: 65.1.A.4.8
Android Security Patch level: December 2022
Update size: 2.5GB
Android 13 update for Xperia 10 IV: Firmware details
This is a stable Android 13 build which is rolling out for all devices around the Globe, the update brings system wide improved dark interface, better privacy control, new Gesture Navigation, rounded interface, Adaptive Battery and Brightness, app actions based on the current context, redesigned volume adjust settings and a lot more. As it is a major jump from Android 12 to Android 13, the update weighs around 2.5 GB in size. If you are getting impatient to install the update on your device just head to the flashing process below.
Download 65.1.A.4.8 FTF Android 13 for Xperia 10 IV
Before you begin the installation process, your phone’s battery should be charged up to 60% minimum.
Create a safe backup of your data.
Process to install Android 13 update on Xperia 10 IV via OTA
Currently the update is rolling out via OTA so we recommend you to get it on your device via manually check for the OTA.
Tap the Settings icon in the apps drawer.
In the Setting menu, head to the “About phone” section.
Now select tap on “System updates” and check for the available system updates.
Tap on Download if it notifies you of the update, and let it install automatically.
Note: If you get OTA update right on your device, then before installing the update it is mandatory to charge your device minimum at 60% to avoid shut down.
If you are unable to receive the OTA switch to method 2 below to manually update your device on Android 13 using Xperifirm tool.
Method 2: Process to install manually Android 13 update on Xperia 10 IV via Xperifirm
Download the Android 13 FTF firmware file from the links below and then you need to install the Xperifirm tool for installing on your device.
Here is our complete guide to Xperiafirm tool along proper instruction to install the firmware manually on your device.
Download Xperia 10 IV Android 13 file
That’s it! We hope you have successfully updated your device on the latest firmware. If you are facing any difficulty during the process, let us know because we are here for you.