Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • PRS-T2

About this download

Thank you for your continued interest in Sony products.

This utility updates the Sony Reader PRS-T2 firmware to version 1.1.00.17210 and includes the following benefit:

  • Replacing “Reader Store” icon with “Kobo eBook Store” icon to enable direct access to Kobo Bookstore via Wi-Fi connection.
    Note: “Reader Store” and “Kobo eBook Store” are not applicable for New Zealand.
  • Disabling the following functionality linked to Reader Store:
       - Facebook sharing
       - Bookmarks and reading position sync
       - Annotations and highlights sync.
  • Removal of More Content page.

What products and operating systems does this apply to?
Operating Systems:

  • Mac OS X 10.8
    Mac OS X version 10.8 or later
  • Apple Macintosh (64 bit only)
    Mac OS X version 10.7 or later
  • Apple Macintosh (32/64 bit)
    Mac OS X version 10.6.6
  • Apple Macintosh (32 bit only)
    Mac OS X version 10.5.8

Important Notes:

  • The software update process takes about 6 to 8 minutes.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

File Info

File Name

  • PRS-T2Updater.dmg

File Version

  • 1.1.00.17210

File Size

  • 130.0MB

Release Date

  • 2014-07-01

System Requirements

  • Mac OS
  • OS X

Install

Details

Download and Installation Instructions:

WARNING!! The Sony Reader must be fully charged before installing this update. Failure to fully charge the Sony Reader before installing the firmware update may cause the Reader to be unresponsive or to require repair.

  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
    Please confirm again that your model is PRS-T2 before you start the download.
  2. Download the PRS-T2Updater.dmg file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  3. Connect the Sony Reader to the computer with the supplied USB cable.
  4. Wait until the USB connected screen is displayed on the Reader and then tap Yes.
  5. If the Reader for Mac software starts, close Reader for Mac before continuing.
  6. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the PRS-T2Updater.dmg file to begin the installation.
    WARNING!! : Do not disconnect the Sony Reader during the update process.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
    NOTE: The Sony Reader will automatically restart during the update process.
  8. After the software update is complete, an Update Completed message is displayed.
  9. Click the X to close the update utility.
    After the Sony Reader restarts, and the Sony Reader displays an update complete message, the installation of the Sony Reader Update is complete.

Alternate Installation Method Instructions:

  1. Within the Reader Library software, click the Help menu command.
  2. At the Help menu, click Check for Updates.
  3. Click OK to download the update.

Possible Errors During Update:

  • ERROR: "Please first quit Reader Library and try again." is displayed.
    RESOLUTION: Close Reader Library, close PRS-T2 Updater by X button and restart PRS-T2Updater.dmg.
  • ERROR: “Update isn’t complete. Please try again” is displayed.
    RESOLUTION: Close PRS-T2 Updater by X button and disconnect the USB cable from PRS-T2, and do Installation Instructions again.
  • ERROR: Update button of PRS-T2 Updater is not enabled even if PRS-T2 is connected to the computer.
    RESOLUTION: Close PRS-T2 Updater by X button, disconnect the USB cable from PRS-T2 and press reset button of PRS-T2 . Restart PRS-T2 by Power Key and do Installation Instructions again.

Installation Verification (optional):

  1. On the Sony Reader, press the Home button.
  2. At the Home screen, tap Application, and then tap Settings.
  3. At the Settings screen, select About and then Device Information.
  4. At the Device Information screen, version 1.1.00.17210 should be displayed.
    NOTE: If the version is not 1.1.00.17210, please re-download the update and then perform the software update again.