Software updates and improvements

Xperia ™ Companion offers an easy way to install new software updates, but also to make software improvements - a quick and easy way to solve performance problems.

Xperia ™ Companion is available for Windows and MAC OS. Click the link below to find the related installation instructions and system requirements.

Xperia Companion allows you to tinker with your Sony Xperia Android phone and tablet directly from your Windows or Mac computer. Sony has shifted its focus towards making Android smartphones and tablets. With a large portfolio of variants, Sony needs a method to keep all of them up to date seamlessly. For this purpose, you can download Sony Xperia Companion and install it on your computer. This companion software utilizes Sony’s software standards to push updates directly to your smartphone. Also, Sony Xperia Companion serves as an all in one tool that you can utilize to backup data and sync it with your phone. Read further to find direct download links to Sony Xperia Companion software.

You need to keep in mind that Sony Xperia Companion can serve more functions than just updating your phone. Although, many Android users stick to transferring data directly without any synchronizing software but with Xperia Companion you can make sure that all your data is backed up and up to date on your Sony device.

Sony Xperia Companion – Features

Below we have briefly listed some of the highlight features of Sony Xperia Companion software.
Runs directly on macOS / OS X
Sony Xperia Companion works directly with macOS which means no longer would you need to run a separate VM or instance of Windows just to sync or update your Sony device. All features supported by the Windows version have been carried over.
Multiple devices are supported
Whether you have an old tablet or the latest Sony flagship, chances are both would be supported by the Xperia Companion software. The software would automatically identify the device connected and show you the latest statistics.
Singular download
You only need to download a single package which will then get installed on your system. There would be no need to download separate accompanying utilities, rather it would work out of the box.
Includes latest USB drivers
Rather than having you search for USB drivers, you would be getting the latest ones installed with Sony Xperia Companion software. These drivers would also help other programs in identifying your Sony device.

Download Sony Xperia Companion Software:

We stated earlier that you can run Sony Xperia Companion software directly on your macOS machine, you just have to download the compatible version. Windows and macOS have separate download links mentioned below.
Download Sony Xperia Companion Suite for Windows:
Download Sony Xperia Companion Suite for Mac:

Sony Xperia Companion Software – More Information

Please make sure your computer meets the following requirements — both Mac and Windows:
For Windows:
  • Internet broadband connection
  • Intel® Pentium® 4, or equivalent AMD processor
  • 5 GB free hard disk space
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1 available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port and USB cable
  • Microsoft® Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10
For Mac:
  • Internet broadband connection
  • 2.0 GHz Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or better
  • 5 GB free hard disk space
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1 available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port and USB cable
  • Mac OS® version 10.8 or later
Sony USB Drivers: You wouldn’t be required to install separate USB drivers rather the Xperia Companion would do that for you.
Custom ROMs: Installing custom ROMs is not supported with Sony Xperia Companion, neither will you be able custom kernels or even recoveries. For AOSP based ROMs, please visit our Custom ROMs section.
Compatibility: Windows XP / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
Credits: Sony Corporation