Software Upgrade Assistant / Xperia Companion (Sony) - Initial Setup

Note Notes:

  • This shows you how to install the Sony Xperia Companion on a PC, which updates and repairs the device software.
  • If the update fails to install, please refer to the Software Repair Assistant / Xperia Companion for further assistance.

Note Ensure the following system requirements are met prior to installation of the Sony Xperia Companion:

  • Windows XP (SP1, SP2 or SP3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, MAC OS 10.6 and later versions.
  • 512 MB of RAM or more
  • At least 3 GB of available hard drive space
  • USB cable
  • High-speed Internet connection

  1. If you have the original Software Upgrade software installed on your PC/Laptop, uninstall it before proceeding with the steps below as it is no longer supported.
  2. Download the Sony Xperia Companion software.
    1. Click "Download Xperia Companion".
    2. Save the download to your desktop.
    3. Double-click the download installer (located on the computer desktop).
  3. Review the License Agreement, check the "I agree to the license terms and conditions" box then click Install.
  4. When the installation is complete, click Launch to bring up the Options Menu.
    Click Activate

Related Topic: Software Update - Software Upgrade Assistant / Xperia Companion