Posted on Apr 13 2015 - 7:14pm by Anurag Kumar

Sony has rolled Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact today along with Xperia Z Ultra in the form of 14.5.A.0.242 firmware build. Xperia Z3 Dual also got Android 5.0.2 Lollipop 23.1.1.E.0.1 build today, rolling worldwide; mentioned by Sony officially.

Android 5.0.2 14.5.A.0.242 Lollipop firmware is confirmed for Xperia Z1 Compact D5503  in regions like Malaysia, Israel, Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia, MENA Arabic, Germany, Austria. Update is not live in India yet.

Xperia Z1 Compact 14.5.A.0.242 Lollipop update

Check out the about phone screenshot of 14.5.A.0.242 firmware running on Xperia Z1 Compact.

Xperia Z1 Compact 14.5.A.0.242 screenshot

Download Xperia Z1 Compact 14.5.A.0.242 firmware ftf

If you haven’t got the update yet, use the below 14.5.A.0.242 firmware ftf/flashable zip to update your handset.

For D5503

Download D5503_14.5.A.0.242_Customized_MEA.ftf
[ by XDA user Haminjuri ]

For D5503 – For Malaysia region

Download D5503_14.5.A.0.242_R2D_Customized MY.ftf
[ by XDA user mercury_beta ]

How to Flash above ftf, see this tutorial.

NOTE14.5.A.0.242 firmware update is LIVE via XperiFirm tool also, so if you want to download it from there and flash it on your Xperia Z1 Compact, use the below links:

How to download Xperia Z1 Compact Lollipop firmware using XperiFirm tool?

How to flash Xperia Z1 Compact Lollipop firmware ftf using Flashtool?

UPDATE: Xperia Z1, Z Ultra users can update to 14.5.A.0.242 firmware by following below mentioned link:

Xperia Z1 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop 14.5.A.0.242 firmware rolling now – Update it!

Xperia Z ultra Android 5.0.2 Lollipop 14.5.A.0.242 firmware rolling now – Update it!

Xperia Z3 Dual Android 5.0.2 Lollipop 23.1.1.E.0.1 firmware rolling now – Update it!

Let us know your review on Lollipop update. Drop your comments below.

Image Credits: mercury_beta






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

  1. Santosh Aher April 14, 2015 at 10:21 am - Reply

    Today I got the lollipop update on Xperia Z1 C6902 in India.
    Excited to experience the new update …

  2. Fab April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm - Reply

    I updated my Xperia Z1 Compact to Android 5.0 Lollipop yesterday, April 13th. I had two issues with it. One I’ve solved, regarding how to switch off ringtone and let phone in vibration only mode. Another seems a bug to me: I can’t remove any app or widget icons, once they are on the desktop I tried to dropping them in the red X REMOVE bar above, but it doesn’t work. Any suggestions? Thank you.

    • ajay April 19, 2015 at 2:54 pm - Reply

      how did u solved vibration problem

    • IronMaiden Wee May 7, 2015 at 11:23 am - Reply

      To FAB, just press one of the volume buttons, then tap on the bell (left of sound slider) and it will switch to Vibrate mode.

      • jyq May 30, 2015 at 9:53 pm - Reply

        Thank you was looking for that 🙂

  3. chinesul April 15, 2015 at 6:02 pm - Reply

    i m from Romania, but not appeared yet… :((

  4. john April 17, 2015 at 5:37 pm - Reply

    I just updated my z2 , and to cure the no sound or vibration shortcut I downloaded an app for this and it works just as good .

  5. Bikash May 6, 2015 at 8:52 am - Reply

    I just upgraded to the 5.0.2 yesterday. I noticed that the ringer, wifi and mobile data widget are now missing from my desk top. I did some looking up but have not had any success finding and installing these widgets on my desk top. can anyone help?

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