Posted on Feb 20 2015 - 10:38pm by Anurag Kumar

Xperia M2 Dual D2302 is getting a new 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware update globally now, which was released earlier to selective regions only. This Android 4.4.4 KitKat update is confirmed in regions like Algeria, India etc.

No major visible changes noticed except new Xperia Notes app was seen in some regions. Users are confirming better performance and battery life. 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware is available via PC Companion only and you need a computer to update it, no OTA seen yet.

Xperia M2 Dual 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware update

Check the 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware notification below.

Xperia M2 Dual 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware

Download Xperia M2 Dual 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware 

If you haven’t got the 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware update yet, download the 18.3.1.B.1.8 firmware ftf from below and flash it using flashtool.

For D2302

If you have already updated your Xperia M2, let us know if you spotted any major change. Drop your comments below.

Thanks for the tip, bachxperia ( Screenshot by Aman Khurana )!

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

  1. Alisha February 21, 2015 at 12:40 am - Reply

    Hi Anurag,
    I have already updated my Xperia M2 , but I didn’t find any big change.

  2. Akash February 21, 2015 at 1:55 pm - Reply

    plz release kitlat for sony xperia c too plz plz plz

    • Anurag Kumar February 21, 2015 at 2:36 pm - Reply

      suuport for xperia c has been stopped by sony last year. It will not get any more updates in future now.

  3. sameer February 21, 2015 at 6:49 pm - Reply

    Babes how can I upgrade to lollipop..un officially ..tell me the steps…
    I have got xperia m2 d2302..tell me pls…:'(

  4. sameer February 21, 2015 at 6:51 pm - Reply

    How to upgrade to lollipop tell me steps i have xperia m2duald2302

    • Anurag Kumar February 21, 2015 at 7:08 pm - Reply

      It is not available yet. SONY has not rolled lollipop udpate to any Xperia yet.

  5. Hasrh Soni February 23, 2015 at 7:05 pm - Reply

    i downloaded D2302_18.3.1.B.1.8_GNT Telecom DZ.ftf…..
    can u tell me how to update my xperia m2 with this…??
    Please explain briefly…!!!!

    thanX for update…!!!

  6. Arvind Kathait February 24, 2015 at 11:41 am - Reply

    I downloaded D2302_18.3.1.B.1.8_GNT Telecom DZ.ftf…..
    can u tell me how to update my sony xperia m2 with this…??
    Please explain briefly…!!!!
    thanX for update…!!!

    • Anurag Kumar February 24, 2015 at 11:55 am - Reply

      Here it is, follow the steps given here –

      But download the new version of Xperia Flashtool from official website of Flashtool, in the post you may find the link to old version.

  7. vinayak February 24, 2015 at 11:52 am - Reply

    What are the problems which will occur by upgrading to

    • Anurag Kumar February 24, 2015 at 11:56 am - Reply

      No major bugs seen yet. This doesn’t mean there are no bugs, as this is a minor update you can ignore updating it.

  8. romit February 24, 2015 at 12:06 pm - Reply

    when sony xperia will get update of lollipop

    • Anurag Kumar February 24, 2015 at 12:11 pm - Reply

      they said in Feb, but Feb is about to end, let’s see if it rolls for Z3 and Z2 this month or not.

    • ABHISHEK October 3, 2015 at 6:47 pm - Reply

      It has given the lollipop ? update… U can try now

  9. rohit February 26, 2015 at 12:10 am - Reply

    Gonna update now let’s see what’s up

  10. mayur parsadiya February 26, 2015 at 2:32 pm - Reply

    sony m2 dual lollipop avelable ?

  11. harman chauhan February 28, 2015 at 2:29 pm - Reply

    i want to upgrade my sony xperia m2 dual to lollipop when it will released??????

  12. Rahul Shah March 4, 2015 at 8:24 am - Reply

    Is there any kitkat or lollipop update available for Xperia M dual C2004????????

  13. Shad April 8, 2015 at 3:43 pm - Reply

    Hello my xperia m2dual is facing trouble with memory card. Says its damaged. But when I restart my device it detects the card. But later on after few hours It again goes undetected saying memory card is damaged.. Pls help..

  14. Samy May 12, 2015 at 6:07 pm - Reply

    Hi, I have sony xperia M2 dual. I want to upgrade to LTE. It is possible to upgrade? Some of them say cannot upgrade. My phone software version is 18.3.1.B.1.8. Is this version is included with LTE ?
    Pls reply, Thanks in advance.

    • Anurag Kumar May 12, 2015 at 6:22 pm - Reply

      No, Xperia M2 Dual don’t support LTE.

  15. Arpit Bhargava June 8, 2015 at 1:21 pm - Reply

    I had updated the New software in my SONY XPERIA M2 D2302, After updating my phone is getting a charging issues. It takes more time to charge and battery is draining so fast, so Please requesting you to reply me & help me out to resolve this issue.

  16. Tamil Selvam .P July 30, 2015 at 3:50 pm - Reply


    Am not able to update “18.3.1.B.1.8” it’s showing error “Could Not Verify”

  17. zubair August 15, 2015 at 9:09 am - Reply

    hyy my phone sony xperia m2 dual D2302 m install cyanagenmod …. how to remove it back to sony xpeia softerwer what i can do… plzz help

  18. ABHISHEK October 3, 2015 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    What are the drawbacks after upgrading the xperia m2 D2302????? Anyone reply

  19. Animesh November 18, 2015 at 10:46 pm - Reply

    I have updated my m2dual D2302 to.lolipop 5.1.1 and i have camer issue with this.

    Can u guys tell me a direct link to download kitkat 4.4.4 as it was best
    I have already downloaded flaahtool.

    I just need a direct link for kitkat 4.4.4 ftf file.

    Thnx in advance for the reply

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