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Downloading Sony Binary Image does not succeed on Mac

asked 2019-07-09 14:25:08 +0300

Kea gravatar image

After unlocking the XA2 I want to follow the flashing directory of Sailfish for MacOS. Step 5 is getting the Sony binary Images. However downloading this Sony file does not work on my MacBook. How to solve this?

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On Mac OSX 10.14.5 using Safari no issue with either download after accepting Sony terms and conditions and filling in "Captcha".

aspergerguy ( 2019-07-09 17:08:25 +0300 )edit

Do you by any chance have some kind of no-script installed?

Nerevareeeeeee ( 2019-07-09 18:58:21 +0300 )edit

Sorry, wrong place. My answer on your answer is below.

Kea ( 2019-07-09 22:52:56 +0300 )edit

Puzzled here as got SW_binaries_for_Xperia_Android_8.1.6.4_r1_v17B_nile.zip 92.1MB and SW_binaries_for_Xperia_Android_8.1.6.4_r1_v16_nile.zip 92.4MB from link text and link text)

aspergerguy ( 2019-07-10 15:19:31 +0300 )edit

Each time when I download this on my Mac, the wheel on Sony's download page keeps turning. The download succeeds, but it appears in Finder as a 'disk copy' , not as a zip file and I cannot open it. A pop up appears: 'not recognized' when I try to open it.

Kea ( 2019-07-10 16:22:02 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-07-09 22:51:10 +0300

Kea gravatar image

Thank you for reacting. Of course I first accepted Sony's terms and did ReCaptcha, , several times, so I have fed Google with some data. After removing material blocking for that website on my computer, a download came, but it is only a 'disc copy' and I cannot open it. Is it a Windows file? I haven't installed a no-script, not that I am aware of.

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