Posted on Mar 26 2014 - 11:15pm by Anurag Kumar

A lot rumored Xperia M android 4.3 update is finally live, Sony Mobile has just started rolling android 4.3 15.4.A.0.23 firmware update for Xperia M C1904, C1905. In past we have seen evidence of 15.4.A.0.21 firmware for Xperia M and 15.5.A.0.16 firmware for Xperia M Dual getting certified on PTCRB. Sony has updated Xperia M android 15.4.A.0.23 firmware on it’s software support page while no android 4.3 update yet seen for Xperia M Dual but it should come sooner or later now.

Android 4.3 15.4.A.0.23 firmware for Xperia M is confirmed rolling in regions like Poland, Belgium, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Philippines. 15.4.A.0.23 firmware is confirmed getting via PC Companion and SUS, on OTA seen yet.

Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 firmware update

Look for a 15.4.A.0.23 firmware update notification on your PC Companion as shown below and proceed as per on screen instructions.

Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 firmware PC Companion update

Try visiting update center app to look for 15.4.A.0.23 firmware OTA notification.

Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 firmware Update

Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 firmware changelog

  • UI updated – White UI with project butter.
  • Battery Stamina Mode updated.
  • New Sony Social Smart Camera app with features like Superior auto mode, Burst Mode, Picture Effect etc.
  • Sony Media app viz Walkman, Album, Movies version updated.
  • Security enhancement patches.
  • Downloadable Xperia themes included.

Many other changes are under the hood. Below you can see some 15.4.A.0.23 firmware screenshots.

Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 firmware settings

 Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 Camera apps

Xperia M  15.4.A.0.23 Camera

Xperia M  15.4.A.0.23 Themes Download

Xperia M Movies 6.1.A.0.16 app

Download Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 firmware ftf

If you haven’t got 15.4.A.0.23 firmware update yet then you can manually download the 15.4.A.0.23 firmware ftf from below link and flash it using the Xperia Flash Tool.

Download C1905_15.4.A.0.23_Generic PL.ftf
[ via XDA user Diablo100 ]

To flash 15.4.A.0.23 firmware, download the latest version of FlashTool  v0.9.15.0

Download flashtool- 

How to flash manually Android 4.3 15.4.A.0.23 firmware ftf on Xperia M?

Download concerned ftf from above links.

Note :- No Root Needed. Warranty not void, safe. Works on both Locked/Unlocked bootloaders. Below mentioned guide is for Xperia Z1 and is similar for Xperia M .

Guide :- How to flash Android 4.3 Xperia M 15.4.A.0.23 firmware ftf using Flashtool manually ?

If you have already updated your Xperia M on 15.4.A.0.23 firmware, kindly share your views on Android 4.3 update. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Ash, Sudánec 🙂

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37 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. The Poteks March 27, 2014 at 3:38 am - Reply

    Finally there!

  2. saleem March 27, 2014 at 11:21 am - Reply

    Great xperia M

  3. piks March 27, 2014 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    can i flash c1905 firmware on c1904

    • sreenath March 28, 2014 at 5:26 pm - Reply

      yes u can. go ahead

  4. Anurag March 28, 2014 at 5:12 pm - Reply

    its running fine… smoother than ever.. can say best ever build for xperia m… one known bug is theme.apk is not getting installed from sony select

  5. sreenath March 28, 2014 at 7:34 pm - Reply

    @anurag u r from? ur phone model?

  6. Piereza March 28, 2014 at 8:27 pm - Reply

    @Anurag do you have the option to install/move apps to SD card?
    And do you have lesser internal storage & ram after the update?
    please answer this is really crucial..

    • Anurag Kumar March 28, 2014 at 9:43 pm - Reply

      no everything seems normal after this update, no such issues as you mentioned 🙂

  7. sreenath March 28, 2014 at 11:54 pm - Reply

    @anurag please check ur phone model… It is changes to c1905…

  8. sreenath March 29, 2014 at 12:01 pm - Reply

    yes i know. sony people told me that warranty not get. and also they told, change it to c1904 u will get the warranty.

  9. The Poteks March 30, 2014 at 12:56 pm - Reply

    “its running fine… smoother than ever.. can say best ever build for xperia m… one known bug is theme.apk is not getting installed from sony select”

    Just simply push the apk to system/app

    and dont forget to change the permission to rw-r–r–

  10. Addy March 30, 2014 at 3:17 pm - Reply

    Can i install this rom on c2004

  11. Anurag Dutta Chowdhury March 30, 2014 at 4:06 pm - Reply

    No better ram
    Better graphics with open gl 3.0
    and you cannot move any apps to memory card .

    And i pushed the theme to system/app and working .. But better option this to install the theme install bugfix and replace home.apk with xperia z1 home.apk .And no matter what theme you install volume slider will be vanished when theme is applied ..

  12. sudhir March 31, 2014 at 4:12 pm - Reply

    firstly it change my c1904 model no to c1905
    secondly i cant able to root it again using frameroot, imactor, oneclick,evrything i tryed…:( . i searched in every form wesites but there no way even in xda i didnt find anything please
    get some way to root xperia m

  13. sudhir March 31, 2014 at 4:51 pm - Reply

    finally i got it here it was just go throught this video i have unloacked the boot loader it right now just it takes a second

  14. sudhir March 31, 2014 at 4:52 pm - Reply

    finally i got it here it was just go throught this video i have unloacked the boot loader it right now just it takes a second

  15. Kevin April 2, 2014 at 2:25 am - Reply

    This upgrade is for c1904?

    • kamlesh April 5, 2014 at 3:16 pm - Reply


  16. matt April 3, 2014 at 4:30 am - Reply

    Has anyone received 4.3 on m on EE or orange yet? Am desperately waiting!!

  17. maxthron April 3, 2014 at 9:02 am - Reply

    hi, can I use it in c1904? because c1904 and c1905 have different 3g frecuency

  18. piks619 April 4, 2014 at 8:43 am - Reply

    hey after you update the update center app and refresh it you will get 4.3 update ota in india just download the new version of update center install and refresh it.!!!!!!!!!!!

  19. kamlesh April 5, 2014 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    thank you very muchhhhhhhhhhhhhhh………

  20. shashank April 7, 2014 at 9:16 am - Reply

    can i flash C2005 firmware on C2004 (xperia m dual) ? does it effect 3g or network connectivity as Brazil and India have different network bands.

  21. faizal April 17, 2014 at 5:41 am - Reply

    That’s true xperia m c1904 get feature release 2??

  22. Indra April 19, 2014 at 6:50 am - Reply

    I found a mistake in the update xperia m, sometimes the home button does not work when rubbed and google does not appear

  23. Rati89 May 5, 2014 at 4:50 pm - Reply

    i cant move apps to sd card dont have that function on my xperia m dual c2005, does phone root helps it?

  24. meraj May 10, 2014 at 8:51 am - Reply

    Plz giv me a link for m c1904 for manually update.

  25. sasidaran May 13, 2014 at 6:42 pm - Reply

    Anybody help please!!!!
    I have updated my Sony Xperia M c1904 to jelly bean 4.3 as it is shown how to update manually(without root)…after update I come to know that the backup and restore app does not restore the apps….I’m in a great confusion.I don’t have any contacts….thanks in advance….

  26. Harish May 20, 2014 at 4:32 pm - Reply

    How to root Xperia M C1904 on 15.4.A.0.23 firmware Please tell me easy way ………

    before when my cell is not update version than i root my cell but now how can do

  27. Syed May 21, 2014 at 9:28 am - Reply

    Will this firmware work for C2004??

  28. Phil Gardner May 31, 2014 at 6:06 pm - Reply

    I assume the “PL” in C1905_15.4.A.0.23_Generic PL.ftf means it’s Polish. Is it safe to flash this to my English (UK) C1905?

    • Anurag Kumar May 31, 2014 at 6:08 pm - Reply

      Yes but you will get some regional PL apps then and next time update will be released for your device as when it comes for PL region..

  29. Phil Gardner May 31, 2014 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    Thank you.

  30. Marx August 10, 2014 at 3:01 am - Reply

    essa firmware pode ser instalado no xperia m dual C2004

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