How to install PC companion for Xperia Z1 on your PC ?

PC Companion is Sony’s own computer application, helping you easily transfer music, video and pictures to and from your phone.

You can also use this software to download the latest firmware to your phone.

The installation files for PC Companion are saved on your phone, and the installation is launched from the device when you connect it to a computer via USB cable.

To install Sony PC Companion on your PC :

  1. Connect your phone to your PC using the provided USB data cable.
  2. On your phone, you’ll see the Install software prompt. Tap Install to start the installation of the PC Companion on your PC automatically.
    install software prompt
  3. If it doesn’t start automatically, use the Windows Explorer to access the Sony PC software drive. Here, you can double click the STARTME.exe file to begin the installation.
    pc software drive windows explorer
  4. Next, follow the on-screen instructions to install PC Companion.

Note: The steps here were written for Android 4.2.2 on a Sony Xperia Z1 (C6903). If you’re having a different model of Xperia Z1 or other version of Android, there’s a possibility that the steps and screenshots will be different.

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