Stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Xperia Z5 Compact with model E5823 is now available. The Marshmallow update is officially released by Sony contains build number 32.1.A.1.163 and is being seeded globally. Users in different countries reported the Android 6.0 Marshmallow 32.1.A.1.163 firmware arrived at their devices and they have updated successfully. We have already posted guide for Xperia Z5 premium along other Z5 variants, you can check them as reference.
The update is packed with multiple new features, and the change log of this 32.1.A.1.163 update has mentioned improved security, redesigned camera interface, improved Xperia Messaging and much more. The 32.1.A.1.163 Marshmallow firmware for Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 is rolling out via PC Companion but you can also flash it manually as the firmware file is available. You can also check for the Marshmallow firmware via OTA.
Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 via OTA
To update Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow 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 6.0 Marshmallow FTF file for Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 [E5823_32.0.A.6.200_SG.ftf]
Now download flashtool from here to flash the latest Marshmallow update.
Please let us know if you have successfully updated your Xperia Z5 Compact E5823 to latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow 32.1.A.1.163 firmware.