Forget Late October or early November as there’s a great news for all Sony Ericsson Neo phone users as in the due course of this article we will be seeing on how you can easily update the latest version of Gingerbread 2.3.4 on your Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo. Please note that the update which we will be discussing in the due course of the update is the global update and not the regional update. Though it’s not recommended for the users of Xperia Neo which are having the network locked devices, you can still proceed with the update as this update is already started to release and will be the more or less same patch file which is being pushed by Sony Ericsson. This update comes as a great respite for all those who were really fed up with some of the major bugs which now has been sorted out in this version of Gingerbread release from Sony Ericsson.
Please note that for your convenience we have distributed this article over few pages so that you can easily flip through the pages for referring every section separately. Just in case if you are worried about whether you will be losing the warranty then we would like to say that there is no way that you will be losing the warranty.
Disclaimer: We should not be held responsible in any manner in whole or in parts if any damage happens to your device which is very highly impossible if you follow each and every single instruction which is mentioned in this article. Often it has been found that users don’t follow the instructions and end up bricking up the phones for which we don’t take responsibility.
Note: Please note that you should only apply this update to Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo and to not any other phone, just in case if you still proceed then you will end up bricking up the phone which may be reversible or irreversible.
Just in case if your device is already rooted and is on any version of the custom ROMs then after applying this update, the root access will be revoked and after updating the firmware you need to again need to root the phone for getting the root access.
Updating with this Gingerbread 2.3.4 won’t in any manner means that you will be rooting the phone as this is the official firmware from the house of Sony Ericsson. Also, there are talks doing the rounds that many other outside mobile developers will soon also be coming out with the later versions of Gingerbread 2.3.5 for Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo and other Sony Ericsson family phones. Though there is no ETA on the same but as soon as it gets released or leaked, we will be among the first few at androidadvices.com who will be covering the same.
So, in the due course of the article we will see on what are the enhancements which come along with this phone and then followed by the Pre upgrade instructions and then the actual instructions on how you can apply this update manually / forcefully on your Xperia Neo handset.