Sonim XP5 Software Update

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device. This software update has been tested to provide a better user experience. For example, Flip Open will allow you to answer or ignore incoming calls.

Before you download:

  • Connect your device to a Wi-Fi network, or make sure it has a strong Verizon Wireless network connection.
  • Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update.

XP5 VZW SU1: Procedure to update the FOTA & Client SU1 FOTA Release

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a new software update for your Sonim XP5, with improvements to incoming calls, and a few bug fixes.

The first step is to update your device operating system software.

Connect to Wi-Fi Network

  1. From Home screen, select Menu > Settings.
  2. Select Wi-Fi settings and turn Wi-Fi on.
  3. Select Wi-Fi for the list of accessible Wi-Fi networks.
  4. Select your preferred network. Enter the WEP/WPS/ WPA password if necessary, and select Connect.

Wi-Fi software update

  1. From Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Select Applications > App Updates.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Steps Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Steps
  1. Press the Options key on your device keypad and select Settings.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Steps
  1. Select Wi-Fi only.
  1. From Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Select Applications > App Updates.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Steps Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Steps
  1. Select Check for updates, which starts the software update.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Steps

Software update installation instructions on a cellular network

  1. From Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Select Applications > App Updates.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Installation Instructions on a Cellular Network Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Installation Instructions on a Cellular Network
  1. Press the Options key on your keypad and select Settings.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Installation Instructions on a Cellular Network
  1. Select Wi-Fi and Mobile Data.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Installation Instructions on a Cellular Network
  1. From Home screen, select Menu.
  2. Select Applications > App Updates.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Installation Instructions on a Cellular Network Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Installation Instructions on a Cellular Network
  1. Select Check for updates, which starts the software update.
Sonim XP5 Wi-Fi Software Update Installation Instructions on a Cellular Network

Mobile Hotspot

Your Sonim XP5 now supports Mobile Hotspot (if you're subscribed to the feature, or have a plan that includes Mobile Hotspot, such as the new Verizon Plan).

To use Mobile Hotspot on your Sonim XP5:

Setting Up Wi-Fi Hotspot

  1. From Home screen, select Menu >Settings.
  2. In "Wireless & networks" select More…

Sonim XP5 Setting up Wi-Fi Hotspot
  1. Select Tethering & portable hotspot.
Sonim XP5 Setting up Wi-Fi Hotspot
  1. Select Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
Sonim XP5 Setting up Wi-Fi Hotspot
  1. Enter network name, security details and password, then select Save.
Sonim XP5 Setting up Wi-Fi Hotspot

Activating Wi-Fi Hotspot

  1. From Home screen, select Menu >Settings.
  2. In "Wireless & networks" select More…
  3. Select Tethering & portable hotspot.
  4. Select Portable Wi-Fi hotspot.
Sonim XP5 Activating Wi-Fi Hotspot

Android™ security updates

This software updates provides the Blueborne and Krack security updates.



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