Sonim XP5 Software Update

Verizon Wireless is pleased to announce a software update for your device. This software update has been tested toprovide 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

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