Xperia Updatechecker tool helps you check on that firmware update

by XB on 20th February 2014

in Applications, Firmware


Xperia Update Checker XUCMacmol from XDA recently created a very handy tool that allows you to check whether a firmware update is available for your Sony Xperia handset. It allows you to check for updates across various regions and carriers. We already know a number of you already using it, so you may want to know that version 1.5.0 is now live and should be speedier than before. You will need to update your clients, as the older clients will not connect to the new database.

Hopefully, this should stop people asking us when the next update is coming, as you can check for yourself. New Xperia devices are being added all of the time, but the Xperia Update Checker already includes a lengthy list of models to check.

XUC also allows you to add your own customisation numbers to check whether an update is available for you particular handset without connecting it to your PC. The tool also allows you to add your own firmware links for each device. It’s an incredibly useful tool and if you want to download it for yourself click here.

Xperia Update Checker XUC

  • Mac

    Nice, and now we only need a app for it :-P

  • shony

    Bullshit, it doesn’t work.

  • dr1xer

    there’s a tool on Xperia device

  • ShinOrochiX

    Its not bullshit, I have been using it since he made it and it works 100%. Maybe the problem is on your side. He was saying that there will be maintenance on the servers-if so then try tomorrow.

  • Macmol

    Instead of talking about bullshit, it would be more constructive to tell me the problem you have. If i can fix i, i will do.
    Please use the thread on XDA.
    Macmol

  • amiine

    sorry but this tool is disabled by the developer ??? !!

  • Rene Pedroso

    Can you provide the steps to install on XZ1

  • xperiaz6603swe

    its not working for me , but is for sure a great program fot hem who works for:), can any check nordic generic for me wich software version there is :) please

  • Z1ZLIndia

    Why app Xperia Blog is enough for us :D

  • Macmol

    It’s windows program… You can’t install on your Z1

  • Macmol

    Can i help you? Do you get any errors?
    Please use the xda-thread to tell me.
    Macmol

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  • Dávid Vrabec

    Thank you Mackmol & Xperia Blog. Useful app! Everyone not able to get this to work, you should make sure you have .Net-Framework 3.5 installed.

  • najiy91

    macmol,can you somehow work with other devs to make an app for it.(‘~’)

  • Sumo

    When is 4.X.X.X coming????? Ok, that was a joke :P Nice software, but not really THAT useful if you ask me.

  • JTLtd

    Works perfect, Thanks Macmol

    Still no update for SP in UK tho D=

  • Macmol

    I have tried to fix the problem. Version 1.5.1 is online.
    Please download again.

  • greatutility

    very nice tool, thanks.

    PS: just one thing – could you update it every hour please ? i love downloading the tool over and over again. sorry for being an a$$h01e

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  • Macmol

    Without a$$h01es it would be boring.

  • Mac

    Good point!

  • greatutility

    haha, thanks for taking it sportingly. but seriously, why do you update it many times a day ?? probably have point releases ? but, I guess you want to give the best to the users, which is kinda cool! (who in the world would complain for updating software ? the irony here is that – here we are using an utility that helps us check a very slow sony :)

  • Mac

    can u please be a bit more specific?

  • Macmol

    I don’t like to upload the updates, but sometimes it’s neccesary.

    The revision releases (the 0.0.x) were bugfixes for some users, which complained about this or that.

    The minor releases (0.x.0) are releases with new features:

    1.2 added support for firmware download

    1.3 added auto update of data files (obsolete today)

    1.4 all data is stored online in a mysql database

    1.5 change of the database provider and the technique used to connect to the db

    And finally 1.5.1 was a bugfix for the connection desaster in 1.5.0.

    Thats it. You don’t have to install every update. Only if i set the “neccesary”-flag, the tool shuts down after the update message.

    I am not planning to do further updates in the near future (if we stay bugfree).

    New versions will be delivered only to a handfull of people to do beta-test (do you wanna join ;-)? )

    But feel free to give me some feedback, what can i code next :-)
    So i can dedicate the next update to you !

  • Vitali

    why did the Xperia Tablet Z SGP311 didn’t get android 4.3 in Israel?? Why?? I can’t update and this program shows too that my 4.2 is the latest.. WHY?

  • Vitali

    and nice program by the way. :)

  • Shantanu Mukhopadhyay

    Please add Xperia M dual for the country India in this app.

  • catmincer

    PEBKAC obviously

  • greatutility

    hey man, thanks for the detailed reply, wasn’t around for a couple of days. I did read what the updates were about each time. being a nerd, and I love the updates! unfortunately, i’m stuck in another loop of software release @ work, so i’m disappearing again :(

  • greatutility

    hey man, thanks for the detailed reply, wasn’t around for a couple of days. I did read what the updates were about each time. being a nerd, and I love the updates! unfortunately, i’m stuck in another loop of software release @ work, so i’m disappearing again :(

  • xperiaz6603swe

    yes many errors , cant find 1.5.1 on the first then i get the same window like many other this program would be so nice if i could see when update arrives , i give up:/ , thanx anyway:=)

  • Pascal Brax

    you can just use the mobile web site http://www.scavenger.ch/sonyupdate and save your bookmark on the homescreen. :)

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  • Divya Bharathi

    Very interesting thing I just come across at MyDeals247.com – I could choose any number of items (from the list) at very heavy discount rates (up to 75% off online) – more we buy more discount – I never seen this before.

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