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Sony Xperia Z2 Firmware D6502, D6503, D6543

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Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone was launched in February 2014. The phone comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 424 pixels per inch.

The Sony Xperia Z2 is powered by 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia Z2 packs a 20.7-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2.2-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Sony Xperia Z2 is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer.

The Sony Xperia Z2 runs Android 4.4 and is powered by a 3200mAh non removable battery. It measures 146.80 x 73.30 x 8.20 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 163.00 grams.

See all the benefits for installing Firmware of your phone

Flashing firmware’s or custom rom’s to sony devices is as easy as updating your device to latest version of android. Also it’s pretty easy to flash rom’s to sony phones compared to other devices. All you need is your phone’s firmware file (.FTF file) and the popular FlashTool. From here you can download the latest firmware for your Sony Xperia Z2 D6502, D6503 & D6543.

Custom Roms

If you want to try other custom rom‘s in your device you can download the available roms or recoveries for your Sony Xperia Z2 and flash it using guides provided in this website. Inorder to install any roms other than stock you have to root your phone and then need to flash custom recoveries like CWM (clock work mode) or TWRP on your phone. Usually we flash stock rom’s if something wrong with the software side. So, after firmware flash your Sony Xperia Z2 phone will be in a factory reset condition.

Back to topic

So welcome to the Central place where you can download the latest version of Xperia Z2 firmware for all variants across all regions. We are sharing the firmwares which have fast and uncapped download speeds and I will try to add more stock firmwares once they become available.

Note: If you find any new stock firmwares that you want added to this list please comment below or contact me.

Download links provided below are from third party websites and please note that techbiriyani.com is not hosted any roms in our website, if any of the below links is dead pls inform me.

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Sony Xperia Z2 Firmware [D6502, D6503 & D6543]

From below, you can download the latest firmware for your phone. Please make sure that you are downloading the correct build for your phone. You can either seek help from us or from google.

Check your device model number from Settings > About device, then download the specific firmware for your device.

One saddest fact is Sony has not yet provided the stock Marshmallow firmware for Xperia Z2 devices, it seems like they have discontinued the support for future updates for this phone. Anyway Change.org have filed a petition to sony about device update, hope sony will provide updates soon if any.

D6502

Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Xperia Z2 [D6502]

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – Latin America Generic | Size – 1.54 GB

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – India Generic | Size – 1.65 GB

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – India Generic | Size – 1.37 GB

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – Ukraine | Size – 1.56 GB

D6503

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Xperia Z2 [D6503]

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – Philippines Generic | Size – 1.52 GB

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – SA Generic | Size – 1.50 GB

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – SA Generic | Size – 1.52 GB

D6543

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Xperia Z2 [D6543]

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – Generic | Size – 1.80 GB

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – Generic | Size – 1.80 GB

Android Version – 6.0.1 | Region – Generic | Size – 1.80 GB

How to Install Firmware file

Requirements

  • Firmware file for your device (.FTF)
  • Flashtool
  • USB cable

Flashing Guide

Please note that i wrote this tutorial for flashtool version (0.9.23.2). If you are using other versions there may be some difference for flashing the same file. So i request you to download the same version mentioned here or do it with your own risk.

Download Flashtool version (0.9.23.2)

Make sure to Enable “USB debugging” and “Unknown sources” on your Sony Xperia device, click here for help.

Part 1

  1. Download and install the Flashtool package from official website.
  2. Now go to your installed directory (usually – ‘C:\Flashtool\drivers’) and install Flashtool drivers
  3. Tick the “Flashmode Drivers” and “Fastboot Drivers” to install (see below image)

xperia flashtool guide

Note: To install the Flashtool drivers for Windows 8/8.1/10, please click here.

Part 2

  1. Here we finished installing Flashtool now Open It.
  2. Click on the lightning bolt in the top left of Flashtool as highlighted below.

flashtool guide

Select, ‘Flashmode’ and click OK
flashtool install

You should already be in the source folder where the FTF firmware files are located. If not, navigate to: “C:\Users\[Your PC Name]\.flashTool\firmwaresIf you still not able to find the path check this too, C:\Flashtool\firmwares\now you should get it.

Select the firmware build version that you want to flash from the “Firmware” pane. Ensure the device variant is the same as the model number of your Sony Xperia device.

A clean install is the way to go

So tick all options under the “Wipe” pane. This will wipe all of your data though including your photos and videos, so please ensure you have these backed up somewhere else.

install ftf using flashtool

Leave all others unchanged

Click on “Flash“. Flashtool will then indicate that it is “preparing files for flashing”.

install firmware with flashtool

Sometimes, you may have to wait around 60 seconds for the pop-up below to appear. Once it does, make sure that the device is powered off and then hold the ‘volume down’ button and connect the usb cable. Once the pop-up disappears and flashing has started, you can let go of the ‘volume down’ button.

flashtool rom flash

Flashtool will then start flashing your Xperia device.

install ftf file

Once you see “Flashing finished” as indicated below, your Sony Xperia has been successfully flashed.

flashtool tutorial

Hurray 🙂 you have just installed stock firmware! Now disconnect your Xperia device and power on the handset.

It will take some time for the first boot so, don’t worry if it takes a while, this is to be expected.

Firmware Benefits

You can use the firmware for variety of purposes, which includes:

  • Fix your Sony Xperia Z2 if it’s giving you force closes errors and restarts randomly.
  • Unbrick your Sony Xperia Z2 if it’s bootlooping and stuck at logo when restarting.
  • Go Back to Stock on your Sony Xperia Z2 — helps when looking to sell the device, or fix installing OTA updates if broken.
  • Restore Sony Xperia Z2 to factory state i.e original state when you bought.
  • Upgrade your Sony Xperia Z2 to newer Android version.
  • Downgrade your Sony Xperia Z2 to lower build no. at same Android version.
  • Unroot your Sony Xperia Z2.
  • Remove custom recovery like TWRP and CWM, if installed, on your Sony Xperia Z2.

To perform any of the above, simply install the firmware meant for your device, as per its model no. in Settings > About device.

Need help? Let us know if you need any help regarding this via comments below.

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