Thursday, December 10, 2015

How to Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop eXistenZ Custom Firmware On Sony Xperia Z3

Sony Xperia Z3 eXistenZ custom ROM comes with tons of new features and is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. A quick list of the main features in eXistenZ is given below and we are sure you’d love to use this on your Xperia Z3:

•Various batteries status styles (Sony, Icon Landscape, Icon Portrait, Circle, Text).

•Clock (Color, Alignement, AM/PM indicator, …).

•Date (Style, Format, Color, …).

•Network Trafic Monitor (Color, Outgoing/Incoming, Display Unit, Update Interval, …).

•Mobile and Wifi network Icons (Colors).

•Notifications and System Icons (Colors).

•Notification Count (Display the number of pending notifications with supported apps).

•Notifications Ticker.

•Network trafic.

•Battery Bar.

•Double Tap to sleep. (Switch is also enabling Double tap anywhere to sleep on Lockscreen by Default).

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 ÷ Prerequisites:

•This tutorial is only for installing Android 5.1.1 eXistenZ ROM on Sony Xperia Z3.

•Please do not try on any other Xperia Z3 variants.

•Your phone should be rooted and have ClockworkMod recovery installed from before.

•This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Proceed at your own risk.

•Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the recovery mode.

•Sony PC Companion will NOT detect your phone after installing this ROM because it is a custom firmware.

•Bootloader should be unlocked or you will not be able to install this ROM.

•Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.


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* Important:

Backup important files stored on your device before proceeding with the steps below, so that in case something goes wrong you’ll have backup of all your important files.

÷ How to Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop eXistenZ Custom Firmware On Sony Xperia Z3

Step 1 – Download eXistenZ Android 5.1.1 ROM for Sony Xperia Z3 to your computer and extractboot.img from the zip file separately.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Sony Xperia Z3USB (mass) memory on your computer using theUSB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the downloaded Android 5.1.1 ROM zip file to your SD card. Make sure the fileis in the SD card root.

Step 4 – Copy/paste the boot.img file to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory.

Step 5 – Then turn OFF your phone.

Step 6 – Now to get into the Bootloader Mode. Press and hold the Volume Up button while connecting it again with the USB cable. Your phone LED will turn blue and it will get into the Bootloader Mode.

Step 7 – Once in the Fastboot mode (on your phone), navigate to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory (on your computer) and open Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt).

Step 8 – Type the following command and press Enter.

fastboot flash boot boot.img

Step 9 – Then, type the following command and press Enter.

fastboot reboot

Step 10 – Now to get in the Recovery Mode. Switch ON the phone while pressing the Volume Up or Volume Down buttons a few times when you see the LED light turn pink or any other colour.

Step 11 – Once you are in ClockworkMod Recovery, select perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset”. Use the Power button to select everything while in the RecoveryMode.

Step 12 – Then, perform a cache wipe by selecting “wipe cache partition”.

Step 13 – Now this is optional, but it is recommended to perform a wipe of your dalvik cache as well. You will not get into boot loops or any other errors. From CWM recovery, go to ‘advanced’ and then select “wipe dalvik cache”.

Step 14 – Then go back to the main recovery screen and select “install zip from SD card”.

Step 15 – Now select “choose zip from sdcard”. Using your volume keys, navigate to the Android 5.1.1 ROM zip file that you copied to your SD card and select it using the Power button. Confirm theinstallation on the next screen and the installationprocedure should start now.

Step 16 – After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back+++++” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the recoverymenu.

Your Xperia Z3 will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.

That’s it! Your Xperia Z3 should now have Android 5.1.1 eXistenZ Lollipop custom ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.

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