Sony Xperia Mini, Mini Pro, Live with Walkman receives Android 4.0 ICS update

Sony after this discontinued relationship with Ericsson looks like its lucky charm turning the fortunes in their favor. After a dream run for Sony at Mobile World Congress announcing several of the Xperia devices, its time for the Sony devices as scheduled to be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.ICS Upgrade Sony devices
Its not too long that ICS update to Tablet S arrived in the US market last week along with the upgrade to Ericsson Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo V and Xperia Ray. The good news is that Sony has also started sending Android 4.0 ICS update to Xperia Mini, Mini Pro, Live with Walkman slowly in batches in various countries and if you posses any of these smartphones then please check for the same at your end. These upgrade are made available via the PC companion and the Bridge for MAC PC owner and they are available for download at Sony’s official site.

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Going through the features and improvements included in the update are the overall user interface and brings in the new features like data usage details and Android beam. So overall Ericsson Xperia Arc S, Xperia Neo V, Xperia Ray, Tablet S, Sony Xperia Mini, Mini Pro, Live with Walkman devices are available for upgrade to the latest and the good looking Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade. If you own any of these devices mentioned here then you can upgrade your devices and remaining devices which are eligible for ICS upgrade will soon get ICS update as well.

54 Comments
  1. Reply waqas khan October 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm

    I m waiting for live with walkman android updates when will it come???

  2. Reply harit saini September 16, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    My Sony Ericsson Mini Pro shows android version of 2.3.4
    I tried for software update and message shows that ‘ You have the latest software and applications….. etc…’. It’s not getting Updated …….having same problem like Baiju….
    Last week i updated my phone with the latest software from this site & it updated to 2.3.4 only….now it says it is up to date……plz help me friends…

  3. Reply jayachandran September 13, 2012 at 10:34 am

    Hello all,

    I own Sony Ericsson Walkman W8, with the below details in the “About Phone”

    Model number: E16i
    Firmware Version: 2.1-update 1
    Kernel version: 2.6.29
    is it possible for me to install ICS on this, if so, can anyone guide me with the files and procedures to do it on my own.

    Thanks in advance
    Jay

    • Reply Pradeep Neela September 13, 2012 at 5:35 pm

      yes you can install it, just check with PC COMPANION TOOL

      • Reply harit September 16, 2012 at 5:44 pm

        My Sony Ericsson Mini Pro shows android version of 2.3.4
        I tried for software update and message shows that ‘ You have the latest software and applications….. etc…’. It’s not getting Updated….:(
        what to do..i am getting the same problem as baiju was having….Last week i downloaded new pc companion from here & it just installed to 2.3.4 only …now it says it is up to date…

  4. Reply harit September 11, 2012 at 1:40 am

    hi….i updated my phone today….sony xperia mini pro sk17i…..& it updated only 2.3…..not ics 4.0……tell me how to update to 4.0

  5. Reply Harshavardhan0522 July 17, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    how can i update my live walkman to ics ???????

  6. Reply Karl Crampy July 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    What those countries available for the update?

  7. Reply Karl Crampy July 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    What those countries available for the update?

  8. Reply Shagan Murugan July 3, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    superb…lastly my Sony Ericsson live with Walkman updated to 4.0.4
    yahoo…..

    • Reply Fawadcutekhan July 17, 2012 at 11:20 pm

      plzz shagan cann u give me some information about this how to update plzzz help me as a friend nd reply must……i m waiting plzzzzz my name Fawad khan

    • Reply Fawadcutekhan July 17, 2012 at 11:26 pm

      respond plzz!!!!

    • Reply monank August 2, 2012 at 12:09 am

      How did u upgrade ur android version
      I am also a sony ericsson live user but I am confused

    • Reply brayokabbz September 16, 2012 at 3:13 am

      how did you update yours???

    • Reply waqas khan October 29, 2012 at 1:43 pm

      how did u do???
      please comment

  9. Reply Charis June 29, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    where can I find the SCREEN CAPTURE for mini pro updated 4.0? I can’t find any screen capture on the power button -.-

  10. Reply Sangeet June 29, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    mine still says ur phone is upto date :( how to upgrade to ICS.. plz help :(

  11. Reply nick June 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    i have a sony ericsson xperia mini android 2.3.4 and i want to update it but when i try to do this it shows that i have the latest software…. whats wrong??? HELP

    • Reply Pradeep Neela June 15, 2012 at 2:50 pm

      as of now it hasn’t been rolled out for all the devices

  12. Reply Meguz93 June 13, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    i cant upgrade my ics  
    because pc companion  said 
    “unable to download update componenets * 
    plss help me? i use ‘live with walkman’

  13. Reply Kevin Sanmiguel June 10, 2012 at 11:04 am

    same problem :( i cant upgrade my ics 
    because pc companion  said
    “unable to download update componenets *
    plss help me?

    • Reply Pradeep Neela June 10, 2012 at 11:27 am

      we will come up with a manual way, which is your phone?

  14. Reply bala pillai June 9, 2012 at 1:27 am

    hey friends …

    i have  upgraded my phone( wt19i live walkman)  thru below mentioned software as i also tried  thru pc campanian but shos errror message , please use the below one …:-)

    Update_Service_Setup-2.11.12.5

     

  15. Reply bala pillai June 9, 2012 at 1:27 am

    hey friends …

    i have  upgraded my phone( wt19i live walkman)  thru below mentioned software as i also tried  thru pc campanian but shos errror message , please use the below one …:-)

    Update_Service_Setup-2.11.12.5

     

  16. Reply Kishansugunakumar June 8, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    when i tried to update ma live music phone to ics its shows an error message saying that “unable to download update componenets ” can someone help me out with this 

  17. Reply Kishansugunakumar June 8, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    when i tried to update ma live music phone to ics its shows an error message saying that “unable to download update componenets ” can someone help me out with this 

  18. Reply Kishansugunakumar June 8, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    when i tried to update ma live music phone to ics its shows an error message saying that “unable to download update componenets ” can someone help me out with this 

  19. Reply Hassan_std June 6, 2012 at 12:59 am

    My Sony Ericsson Live Walkman WT19i shows android version of 2.3.4 
    I tried for software update and message shows that ‘ You have the latest software and applications….. etc…’. It’s not getting Updated :(

    • Reply Pradeep Neela June 6, 2012 at 2:25 pm

      as of now the latest update is not yet officially pushed!

    • Reply Pradeep Neela June 6, 2012 at 2:25 pm

      as of now the latest update is not yet officially pushed!

    • Reply Pradeep Neela June 6, 2012 at 2:25 pm

      as of now the latest update is not yet officially pushed!

    • Reply Shazee June 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm

      Connect it to the PC and then use PC Companion to update :)

    • Reply Triguncloud June 6, 2012 at 7:40 pm

      try update the phone via sony pc suite

    • Reply Mallariogo June 10, 2012 at 5:54 am

      me too :((

  20. Reply Goce Andonoski June 5, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    Use PC Companion. My phone shoes the same via update app. on the phone but via PC 

  21. Reply Goce Andonoski June 5, 2012 at 9:00 pm

    User PC Companion. My phone shoes the same thing via update app. in the phone

  22. Reply 09341a0274 June 5, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    got ics update for sony wt19i today at 5 pm

  23. Reply 09341a0274 June 5, 2012 at 7:37 pm

    got ics update for sony wt19i today at 5 pm

    • Reply Ishan Malik June 7, 2012 at 11:51 am

      Is ye walkman working as it was working earlier?

      What are ur reviews for ics?

    • Reply Ishan Malik June 7, 2012 at 11:51 am

      Is ye walkman working as it was working earlier?

      What are ur reviews for ics?

  24. Reply Ishan Malik June 5, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Anyone updated live with walkman…

  25. Reply Baiju M A June 4, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    My Sony Ericsson Mini Pro shows android version of 2.3.4
    I tried for software update and message shows that ‘ You have the latest software and applications….. etc…’. It’s not getting Updated :(

  26. Reply Baiju M A June 4, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    My Sony Ericsson Mini Pro shows android version of 2.3.4
    I tried for software update and message shows that ‘ You have the latest software and applications….. etc…’. It’s not getting Updated :(

    • Reply 09341a0274 June 5, 2012 at 7:46 pm

       got update today check pc companion

      • Reply Baiju M A June 7, 2012 at 12:55 pm

        Thanks to all..Finally today my phone got upgraded to version 4.1.B.0.431 by using PC companion. Feels happy to see all new Look. GREAT !!

        Cheers !!

        • afy June 30, 2012 at 2:04 pm

          hi,

          hows the battery life after upgrading?

    • Reply 09341a0274 June 5, 2012 at 7:46 pm

       got update today check pc companion

    • Reply Hi June 6, 2012 at 12:35 am

       hi

    • Reply mini June 6, 2012 at 10:51 am

      Don’t worry. Its coming for you, v sooon! :)

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