Download 41.2.A.7.76 October Security Update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance


Updated on October 12, 2017: Added all the download link to download and install 41.2.A.7.76 October Security Update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance.

Download 41.2.A.7.76 October Security Update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance

Sony started rolling the new update OTA of Android Nougat which comes with October 2017 Security Update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance. This update carries a build number 41.2.A.7.76 which bumps the version from 41.2.A.7.65. The update comes via OTA and if you already have a Stock ROM running on Sony Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance then you can update your phone using 41.2.A.7.76 Nougat October 2017 Security update. The update has already started rolling out via OTA for some region and you may receive the October 2017 update anytime soon on your phone.

The update is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat which bumps the build version to 41.2.A.7.76. For Oreo Update, and see if your device support next Android update. If you didn’t receive the notification of the new update, then Go to Settings —> About phone —-> System updates. You may find the new update, but if you still not received the latest October 2017 Security update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance, then head down below and download the latest 41.2.A.7.76 FTF file for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance. After downloading the 41.2.A.7.76 FTF, you can install the OTA file manually on your Sony Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance.

Download 41.2.A.7.76 October Security Update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance

Flash 41.2.A.7.76 Nougat October 2017 Security Update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance

To update manually on Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance with FTF 41.2.A.7.76 Nougat update, you need Sony Flashtool. Download the Sony Flashtool on your computer and follow the guide below on How to Install 41.2.A.7.76 Nougat update on Sony Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance Manually.

What Is In Android 7.1.1 Nougat And Its Feature?

It’s been a while since Android 7.1.1 Nougat has released. As we know Google Pixel is the first smartphone by Google which debuts the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update which comes with a unique feature called Google Assistant, an AI bot which acts and talk like a human. With Android Beta Program, Google released the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for all Nexus device in the form of the developer preview. The update is pretty stable and Fair warning, though, that the developer preview isn’t free of bugs.

Android 7.1.1 Nougat comes with handful of features such as  App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.

Supported Device Model Number:

Xperia XZ – F8331

Xperia XZS – G8231 and G8232

X Performance – F8131


  1. This will work on Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance, Don’t Try this in Any other device.
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. You will lose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone before doing this step.
  4. You can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup
  5. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.
  6. Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed on your PC/Laptop.
  7. Download Sony Flashtool and install on your PC.


Xperia XZ FTF Download













Xperia XZs G8231 FTF Download




Xperia XZs G8232 FTF Download









X Performance F8131 FTF Download










Steps To Install 41.2.A.7.76 Nougat update on Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance

  1. First of all, Download Sony Flashtool and install on your PC/Laptop
  2. Download the FTF Files and move the firmware file to your Sony Flash Tool –> Firmware folder
  3. Make sure to install the Flash tool drivers on PC by finding the installed location of Sony Flashtool (C:Users–PC Name–flashtool.)
  4. Now download the Sony USB Drivers from the Pre-Requisite link and install it
  5. Now you need to enable USB Debugging on your smartphone. To Enable the USB Debugging, First you need to activate the Developer Option, Go to your Settings -> About -> Software Information -> More -> Now Tap on the Build Number 7-8 Times until you see a toast message “Developer option enabled“.tap build number
  6. Once your developer option is active, Go back to your settings -> Open developer option -> Enable USB Debugging. usb debug
  7. Now run the Sony Flashtool.exe on your Computer
  8. Power off your phone and now hold VOLUME DOWN button and connect the phone to computer using USB Cable.
  9. Once your phone detects on Sony Flashtool window
  10. Now in the Flashtool Window, Tap on Flash device –>> Flash mode and select the firmware from the firmware folder
  11. Recommended to clean install by selecting the Wipe, Userdata, and app_log (This will wipe your data and do a clean installation)
  12. Now tap on OK button and wait for the firmware to load completely.
  13. Your installation process will start, now wait for few minutes to complete the installation.
  14. have fun with the latest version of 41.2.A.7.76 Nougat update on Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance.

This Article is about installing latest October 2017 Security Update for Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance. Hope you found this article helpful. Let us know your feedback on 41.2.A.7.76 Nougat in the comment section below.

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