Posted on Jan 29 2015 - 3:22pm by Anurag Kumar

Sony has updated its Walkman app to 8.5.A.2.7 version ( over previous 8.5.A.0.6 version ) which officially brings new material design UI to the app and compatibility with Android Lollipop version. Update also enables you now to use any sound equaliser from Play Store along with usual bug fixes and performance enhancement. Walkman app icon has also been modified as per new material design.

Sony Walkman 8.5.A.2.7 update is confirmed rolling on Xperia Z2. Official screenshots of Walkman 8.5.A.2.7 app confirms the new Sony Android Lollipop update soft navigation keys like we saw in previous Movie Creator 2.3.A.0.3 app update.

Walkman 8.5.A.2.7 app

Download Walkman 8.5.A.2.7 apk from below if you haven’t got the update yet ( we have extracted the apk from our Xperia Z2 ), working on non rooted Android 4.4 running Xperia devices ( compatibility with Android 4.3 unknown ). Update is 14 MB in size, rolled OTA via Sony Update Center app. Below posted apk is confirmed working on Nexus 7 2013, Xperia M2.

Download Walkman8.5.A.2.7.apk

Walkman 8.5.A.2.7 app

Download Walkman 8.5.A.2.7 apk

Walkman 8.5.A.2.7

Sony Walkman 8.5.A.2.7 app update

Sony Android Lollipop update soft navigation keys

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Thanks for the tip, Ben!

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  1. gurubharathi January 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm - Reply

    working on Xperia m with 4.3 jb.. thks

  2. Adrian January 29, 2015 at 5:27 pm - Reply

    Working on my rooted Xperia ZR 4.4.4

  3. tochi January 29, 2015 at 8:26 pm - Reply

    thank you a lot for the information…. about your theme and soft keys how would I get it?

    • Mario January 30, 2015 at 8:14 am - Reply

      I think that the softkeys are from the Xposed Module “SoftkeyZ”

  4. tochi January 30, 2015 at 11:40 am - Reply

    thank you…but I just found it…its a theme that would only affect your soft key

  5. Cyphr January 30, 2015 at 4:23 pm - Reply

    It is ugly as fcuk!! The last version was so much better!

  6. Abhinav Anand January 30, 2015 at 6:13 pm - Reply

    The update is too bad.. it spoiled all the look and feel of the walkman app. its flat and ugly..
    Xperia Sp user. stay away.. the illumination bar doesn’t blink on beats of the song after the update..

  7. titok January 30, 2015 at 6:42 pm - Reply

    Fix bug again??

  8. Alexandra January 31, 2015 at 6:43 pm - Reply

    Just got the update… And I allready regret it. It’s okay but the lightbar in Xperia SP doesn’t blink

  9. zimbo February 2, 2015 at 1:10 pm - Reply

    previous version was better looks ugly

  10. Akash February 3, 2015 at 1:27 am - Reply

    Got it on my SP from update centre. Previous version was way better in terms of design & look. And SP users stay away from this update. Illumination bar doesn’t works now.

  11. vijay February 5, 2015 at 11:18 am - Reply

    Working on MOTO G2 Lollipop OS

  12. ehron February 20, 2015 at 12:09 pm - Reply

    So disappointed in the icon.. looks really bad.. Please bring back the last one before the update..

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