Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua Available Now.

Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua Available Now.



Upgrade  Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia. If you are Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua owner, now you can upgrade your firmware to Lollipop 5.1.1 version. This Upgrade was released on September, 2015 over OTA. Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) is the first Lollipop experience for Xperia Handheld user that migrate from older firmware Android 4.4.4 Kitkat to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

This Upgrade has build number 18.6.A.0.175, so you must ensure this upgrade avalaible on your Sony Xperia notifications. This upgrade is avalaible for a few country accross all variants, but All Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua from few contry should be patient to waiting this upgrade. But Don’t worry it should be release on the next day soon.

When I write this post (october, 2015), This Upgrade is arrived Over the Air on my country (Indonesia) excatly on October 7, 2015. So, If you are handset user of Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua on the other country try to check this upgrade out to get new upgrade over the air for your firmware (Android 5.1.1 Lollipop).

On Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) upgrade you must have at least approximately 1,2 GB of free internal memory space. And this may take around 15 minutes. What new from Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) upgrade ?

  • A fresh look and feel, based on Google material design¬tm
  • Intelligent lock screen notifications and customizable settings.
  • All new LinkedIn integration
  • Be more productive with intuitive calendar sync
  • Now take picture from the camera using Sony Smart Watch 3

Check Your Older Firmware version.


This is very important thing you should do, before you upgrade your older firmware. Make sure you have know what is your older firmware version and build number. How to check it, you can follow this guide bellow.

  1. Go to Settings. Scroll down until the end of this menu and find About Phone.
    settings Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    settings - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  2. Tap About Phone.
    About Phone - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    About Phone - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  3. Scroll this screen down and find your Android version and Build number. Over there you can know what is your older version of your Sony Xperia Firmware, Model, and build number.
    About Phones - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    About Phones - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2

Check New Upgrade Sony Xperia OTA.

Every spare time you can check this upgrade to make sure your device is supported for Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175). Some times upgrade will appear automatically that tell you if your device is ready to upgrade on the notifications. If this notofication does not appear you can try check this manual. You can check this OTA upgrade by following this guide.
  1. Go to Settings. Scroll down until the end of this menu and find About Phone
  2. Tap About Phone.
  3. On the next screen you can select Software upgrade.
    Software Update - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    Software Update - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  4. If OTA upgrade is avalaible for your Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua you will see upgrade notification  on system tab at Upgrade Center that already download to your devices. 
    ready download - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    ready download - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2

Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175).


If your Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua device has automatically upgrade notifications. It mean your device is supported to upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop 18.6.A.0.175. And now it is time to upgrade your devices. Read this guide carefully how to upgrade your Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua. So you can get the best result for your OTA upgrade.

  1. Make sure you have backup all your important data that stored on your devices (File, Music, Video, SMS, Applications, Account, etc)
  2. Guide to backup for certainly data on your device, follow this guide :
  3. Make sure you have at least 80% of battery capacity, to avoid this upgrade stop at the middle of process.
  4. To avoid you lost many data cost, it’s better you find a Wi-Fi Connection near you stay.
  5. If everything ready, Now Go to Settings. Scroll down until the end of this menu and find About Phone
  6. Tap About Phone.
  7. On the next screen you can select Software upgrade.
  8. At Upgrade Center, select System tab
  9. Then you will see upgrade name (sometimes this name is like build number 18.6.A.0.175. and now you can tap it
    Update center - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    Update center - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  10. You can wait the download over the air process,
    Update center - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    Update center - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  11. When your download is finish, now we are ready to install new upgrade to our Sony Xperia
    Ready Install - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    Ready Install - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  12. When you tap install button, your sony xperia will show warning about Software update. To continoue this process you can tap Install, but to cancel this update select later.
    Ready Install - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    Ready Install - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  13. And now your device will reboot.
  14. This process will take approximately 40 Minutes to complete.
  15. When everything is completed, you will get message like this on the screen.
    Successfully - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    Successfully - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
  16. Please check your android version, build number on your system to make sure your upgrade process is successfully.
    Successfully - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2
    Successfully - Upgrade Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) For Sony Xperia M2

Upgrade Manualy Sony Xperia M2, M2 Dual, M2 Aqua.


If your device and country does not support for OTA upgrade, you can try to wait this Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175) upgrade untill comes to your country and devices. But If you don’t like to waiting this OTA upgrade you can try this manual upgrade by download firmware that fit with your device and country, for more information you can visit http://sonymobile.com/update.

Sony Xperia M2 FTF firmware files – Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175)

Xperia M2 Dual (D2302) 18.6.A.0.175 India Generic
http://www.xperiablog.net/forum/resources/xperia-m2-dual_d2302_18-6-a-0-175_india_generic.446/
Xperia M2 (D2303) 18.6.A.0.175 Central Europe 5 Generic
http://www.xperiablog.net/forum/resources/xperia-m2_d2303_18-6-a-0-175_central-europe-5_generic.456/

Xperia M2 (D2305) 18.6.A.0.175 Ukraine Generic
http://www.xperiablog.net/forum/resources/xperia-m2_d2305_18-6-a-0-175_ukraine_generic.441/
Xperia M2 (D2306) 18.6.A.0.175 Latin America Generic
http://www.xperiablog.net/forum/resources/xperia-m2_d2306_18-6-a-0-175_latin-america_generic.442/

Sony Xperia M2 Aqua FTF firmware files – Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (18.6.A.0.175)

Xperia M2 Aqua (D2403) 18.6.A.0.175 Russia Generic
http://www.xperiablog.net/forum/resources/xperia-m2-aqua_d2403_18-6-a-0-175_russia_generic.443/
Xperia M2 Aqua (D2406) 18.6.A.0.175 US Generic 
http://www.xperiablog.net/forum/resources/xperia-m2-aqua_d2406_18-6-a-0-175_us_generic.444/

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