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By sofia-captivate, Senior Member on 28th July 2014, 07:13 AM
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29th July 2014, 03:17 AM |#11  
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so even im rooted right?

Should do it. Rooting should not prevent checking for updates/receiving OTA notifications
 
 
29th July 2014, 06:10 AM |#12  
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The answer is because Bell Canada's and a few other carrier branded phones is still on 17.1.A.2.55, so PC Companion for instance would say you are up to date. As other have mentioned, use the Flashtool and flash your phone with a generic ftf which has the latest version.

I would say flash Canada generic (which I uploaded which is in the firmware sticky) as I am using the Canada firmware, then you can have the latest update of 17.1.2.A.0.314.
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I have to add as well that when you flash the newest one you will gain crazy good battery life! I am on Bell Canada, and the newest firmware runs awesome!

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I have to add as well that when you flash the newest one you will gain crazy good battery life! I am on Bell Canada, and the newest firmware runs awesome!

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But is your phone from bell or the unlocked version from sony store?
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Bell and everything is working, not rooted at the moment, though I was before flashing. I have just never unlocked.

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Bell and everything is working, not rooted at the moment, though I was before flashing. I have just never unlocked.

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Can you please link which file from that firmware thread you used on your z2? Thanks

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The file ending in 314, and google flashing an ftf for the z2, that's all I did too

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3rd August 2014, 05:28 AM |#18  
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As I have recently found out.

The Canada Generic is actually a US Generic. Will probably have to start changing names soon to not confuse anything.
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