Sony has started the Android 7.0 Nougat OTA roll out for it’s Xperia X and Xperia X Compact with build number 34.2.A.0.266. The 34.2.A.0.266 firmware update is rolling out via OTA and brought security patch for the month of December 2016. The update is packed with multiple new features, and the change log of this 34.2.A.0.266 update has mentioned improved security, redesigned camera interface, improved Xperia Messaging, Multi window and much more
The 34.2.A.0.266 Android 7.0 Nougat firmware for Xperia X and X Compact is rolling out via OTA at the moment but you will be able to flash it manually, just grab the firmware from the link provided below and flash it via LG flashtool. To check for the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware via OTA.
Install Android 7.0 Nougat 34.2.A.0.266 on Xperia X and X Compact via OTA
To update Xperia X and X Compact on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware you don’t need to download multiple file for it, just you need your device and the working internet connection. You must also remember that OTA process works only on Stock devices which means your device is no longer rooted while you searching for latest firmware via OTA. If you think your device is rooted then don’t waste your time switch to alternative firmware update processes or if possible un-root it and then give it a try. But we don’t recommend you to get stuck in such a long un-rooting process just manually if the download link is available. If you think you are all set to go, then
Go to device Settings >> tap on About device >> Software updates.
Now tap it to check the latest available firmware. Upon it’s availability you will be prompted about the update, now what just tap “Download Now” to instantly download the firmware or “Download later” if you wish to download later. Some times it depends on the region too for example, if the update is released for a specific region but you are not present there it will take some delay until firmware update reaches that region.
Download Android 7.0 Nougat 34.2.A.0.266 firmware for Xperia X and X Compact [Link will be back shortly]
Download flashtool from here or simply flash it using stock recovery.
Please let us know if you have successfully updated your Xperia X and X Compact to latest Android 7.0 Nougat 34.2.A.0.266 firmware.