Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware update rolling

17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware rolled on Xperia Z2 a few days back ( android 4.4.2 ) and now the same build has hit Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE version. 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware brings performance enhancement, bug fixes, improved voice quality and faster battery charging time.

17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware update is only available for Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE SGP521 while nothing is spotted for Wi-Fi variants SGP511, SGP512 yet. Both Xperia Z2 Tablet and phone is on android 4.4.2 for the time being.

17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware is available over PC Companion only, confirmed in Brazil, UK and other parts of Europe. Remember you can’t use SUS now for updating your device.

Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE 17.1.2.A.0.314

Download 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware ftf

Download 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware ftf from below and flash it using flahtool.

Download SGP521_17.1.2.A.0.314_Generic.ftf

17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware ftf

Found any improvements in the update, drop your comments below.

via – XDA

How to Root Xperia Z2 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware ?

Sony recently updated Xperia Z2 on 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware unexpectedly which brought changes like improved call voice quality, faster battery charging. Earlier root method was not available for 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware but now you can root your Xperia Z2 on 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware via rootkitXperia developed by @cubeundcube.

XDA user RyokoN mentions that above mentioned root tool kit uses two exploits i.e. ‘master key exploit‘ (bug 9950697) and CVE-2013-6282 on an older version but now it uses CVE-2014-3153 (towelroot exploit).

Confirmed devices working on this kit are Xperia Z2 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware, Xperia Z1 14.3.B.0.288, Xperia SP 12.1.A.1.205 etc.

Download rootkitXperia tool


Download rootkitXperia tool

How to Root ?

  • Set up adb ( path ). How to do steps here.
  • Go to settings on your phone and enable unknown sources and USB Debugging option.
  • Download the above zip, extract it.
  • Click on Install.bat.
  • Follow the on screen instructions.
  • Your device will reboot and CMD will show “完了しました” or “— all finished —“, consider rooting done then.

Try the above method if you want root on Xperia Z2 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware.. Let us know if it works. Drop your comments below.

Source – XDA

Xperia Z2 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware update rolling

Sony is rolling a minor update in form of 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware on Xperia Z2 D6503 LTE. 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware keeps Xperia Z2 on Android 4.4.2 only ( Android 4.4.4 update is still missing ), confirmed rolling via PC Companion in regions like Russia, Iran, Korea.

No major changes spotted in this 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware update, it seems a security patch fixing update as Towel Root exploit fails to root this firmware for the time being. Connect your device to PC Companion and look for an update notification to update.

17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware

About phone details of 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware below.

Xperia Z2 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware

Download 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware ftf

If you haven’t got the 17.1.2.A.0.314 firmware update yet, download the ftf from below link and flash it using Flash Tool.

Download D6503_17.1.2.A.0.314_Generic Thailand.rar

Let us know if you spot any noticeable changes in this update. We found that apps to SD card feature is not spotted in this update which is seen in Xperia T2 Ultra’s android 4.4.2 19.1.A.0.473 firmware update. Drop your comments below.

via – XDA