Sony has come out with a new app called Xperia Privilege which is officially being seen with Xperia Z owners, getting an update for it, though the app is available for download for all users on Google Play. Well it’s a new marketing idea of Sony giving some promotional offers to it’s users. Currently only Xperia Z users are able to get the benefit of this promotion via their Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0.
Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0
Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0 is officially available at Google Play and currently in beta phase. The listing of app says that it is compatible with any Xperia smartphone over Android 2.1+. This app is currently offering some £20/€25 free vouchers to all Xperia Z owners which can be spent at apps like “Play Memories online, Music Unlimited, Play Now, PlayStation store etc. You can enter in various competitions making you eligible to win some goodies and discount on apps.
Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0 Details
- App Size – 717 KB
- Android Required – 2.1+
- Memory Consumed – 1.46 MB
- Version – 2.0
- Avg. Rating – 3.4 ( May be due to because this app lists only promotional offers and many users are getting black screen error).
How to Install Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0 on all Xperia Phones ?
As mentioned by Sony in the listing that Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0 is available for all Xperia users but when we tried this app on our Xperia SL we got a black screen only with no promotional offers listed.
This may be due to the limitation of app in only selected countries. If you want to use this app on your Xperia phones, follow the steps given below :-
Some popular supported Phones for Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0 :- Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia Tipo, Xperia Tipo Dual, Xperia V, Xperia E, Xperia E Dual, Xperia SL, Xperia S, Xperia Ion, Xperia P, Xperia U, Xperia J, Xperia Sola, Xperia Go, Xperia Neo L.
Download Xperia Privilege Apk Version 2.0 from Google Play officially, if you are not able to download from Google Play, use the given below manual download link.
Download com.sony.gsmguxmk.xperiaprivilege2012 I 717 KB
Download Xperia Privilege Apk Vserion 2.0 I 717 KB
[ UPDATE – 17/05/2013 ] Xperia Privilege app has been updated to Version 2.1 now, you can download the latest from given below link or from Google Play.
Xperia Privilege App Version 2.1 Details
- App Size – 1.17 MB
- Android Required – 2.1+
- Memory Consumed – 1.95 MB
- Version – 2.1
- Avg. Rating – 3.5 ( May be due to because this app lists only promotional offers and many users are getting black screen error).
Download com.sony.gsmguxmk.xperiaprivilege2012 Version 2.1 I 717 KB
Download Xperia Privilege Apk Version 2.1 I 717 KB
- Install the above downloaded Xperia Privilege Apk. Run it. ( You can download both Version 2.0 and 2.1 anyone you like ).
- As soon as you run it, it will ask you to accept TOS, do it and proceed further.
- If you see a black screen only like with no promotional offers listed, then it must be because it has no offers in your country. To see them go to “Settings > General Settings > Setting of Country/Language > Choose UK > English > Ok”. Now you will be able to see all promotional offers.
How to get Free £20/€25 Voucher on all Xperia Phones via Xperia Privilege App ?[quote_center]Install Xperia Privilege App Apk on any Phone like Samsung, HTC by making below changes. Only Rooted Phones.[/quote_center]
Supposing now you have successfully installed Xperia Privilege Apk on your phone, as the Xperia Privilege app is supported by every Xperia smartphone but the promotional offer is only limited to Xperia Z only. So in order to get the Free £20/€25 Voucher on your Xperia handset, we need to do some editing in the build.prop file.
- Device must be rooted, if it is then proceed further. With the help of your file manager, navigate to /system/ and open the build.prop file.
- Now we are going to edit the build.prop file. Navigate to ro.product.model=<value> and ro.product.board=<value> and in place of <value>, we will add the value of Xperia Z which is to be put like Product Model = Xperia Z = C6603/C6602/SO-02E and Product Board = MSM8960.
- Now your build.prop file must be showing ro.product.model=C6603 and ro.product.board=MSM8960.
- Reboot your phone and you are done.
- Open the Xperia Privilege app again and now you should see all promotional offers listed and your Free £20/€25 Voucher.
Say cheers on using the Free £20/€25 Voucher, now you are done with this, if you still are not able to see any promotions after doing above step then please wait, the Xperia Privilege App Version 2.0 will be unlocked with all promotional offers soon for all countries.
If you have been able to run this app do let us know does the free voucher offer worked on your phone also or not ? All comments are appreciated.