Hi - I've noticed via XperiFirm (yes, and checking with PC Companion) that in the UK, Vodafone, Virgin and EE have already upgraded XZ phones to android 7.1.1. Is there a specific reason O2 are lagging behind? Three haven't done it yet, but I don't even think they've even pushed out the security update which the rest of us got about a month ago.
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I read those "reports" too. They're surely either lying (or staging it somehow, like running a benchmark app at full-pelt), or there's something very seriously wrong with their phone which doesn't have anything to do with Android.
It would be interesting to know something about what is unique about the O2 network that is slowing the release of the upgrade, though. As I said, every other UK operator has done it now... apart from Three, who have a history of being slow for reasons I've not seen an explanation for. Their latest build is 39.2.A.0.361.
Just very intriguing.
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I'm essentially posting for the same reason. Last month I think all UK networks got the August Android security update right away, but this time around only EE (of the UK operators, that is) have got it.
If you prefer numbers to words (or prefer both):
The August Android security update changed the XZ's build to 41.2.A.7.53
The September Android security update changes it to 41.2.A.7.65
The numbering makes it sound like an absolutely tiny update, but it is an official Android security update we're talking about.
Also, it's simply "an update", so selfishly, of course I want it as soon as possible.
If you want a source for the facts about the build change see here. I'm saying that UK EE users have already got it because that's what XperiFirm tells me.
Think that wraps everything up - so come on O2, let's have the new update please. Cheers.
Virgin Mobile UK have got it now. Vodafone still haven't got August's security updates, so presumably they aren't bothering any more.
I'm not going to shut up about it because O2 are the only people in the supply chain left to "remind" now that Google have updated Android, and Sony have approved/adapted/issued the updates for the XZ.
Google messed up badly last week by breaking the Play Store completely I think, and also now there's an additional exploit which only Oreo users are immune to. Sony will be updating the XZ to Oreo, by the way, they've officially announced it. So you're officially not allowed to forget about XZ users yet :silly winky face: