- Android™ 11
- Android 10
- Android 9.0 Pie
The software update notification icon is designed to appear whenever there is a new system software available. You can hide the notification icon in the status bar on Xperia® devices running Android version 4.4.
In Android version 5.0 or higher it's not possible to permanently deactivate the system software update notification. However, you can deactivate it temporarily. The update notification will reappear after a restart of your Xperia device, or if you search for an update manually.
Temporarily remove the system software update notification icon
- Find and tap Settings → Apps & notifications → See all [number of apps] apps.
- Tap the menu icon (three vertical dots) → Show system.
- Find and tap Software update.
- Tap Storage → CLEAR DATA.