Thanks to the ResurrectionRemix to for releasing the new Custom ROM for Sony Xperia Z which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Being an advanced Xperia Z user, you can now test the latest Android OS and its outstanding features, enhancements, and improvements. This is a fully working Nougat custom ROM for Xperia Z without any bugs or errors. This ROM is not officially announced by Sony or Google but just a custom ROM. Your Xperia Z must be rooted and installed with the latest custom recovery like TWRP or CWM.
The ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom firmware is a combination of performance, customization, power and the newest features, brought directly to your device. By following this step by step detailed guide, you can flash ResurrectionRemix custom firmware on your Xperia Z. Also, you will get some aftermarket features to play with and modify your device. Before proceeding, keep in mind to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom firmware on your Xperia Z then go ahead and follow the given steps.
ResurrectionRemix ROM Features:
-Navbar Button Customization smart bar
-Double Tap To sleep navbar
-Enable/Disable Show Notification Count
-SuperUser Indicator Switch
-Double Tap To sleep Statusbar
-Carrier Label Switch
-Carrier Label Color
-Carrier Label Size
-Time & date
-Day & date Toogle
-Center/Right/Left Clock Choice
-Clock Font Styles
-Battery Bar customization
-Battery Icon Customization(circle/Landscape/Portrait and more)
-Battery % Text
-Network Traffic Indicator
-Network Traffic Arrows Switch
-Network traffic Color
-Statusbar RR Logo
-RR Logo Color
-Weather Font Style
-Ticker Text color
-Gestures Anywhere Feature
-3 Finger Swipe Screenshot Gesture
-App Circle Bar
-Choose apps in AppSidebar
-Choose apps in App circle
-Pie Trigger(left ,Right ,Bottom)
-More Pie Features
-Clear All button Switch
-Clear All Tasks Switch
-Clear All Button Location(Top right,Top Left,Top Center,Bottom Left,Bottom Right,Bottom Center)
-CLock And Alarm Customizations
-Weather Panel Customizations
-Lockscreen Bottom Shortcuts
-Lockscreen General Shortcuts
-100+ Icons for Shortcuts
-Double Tap to Sleep Lockscreen
-Lockscreen Media Art/Enable Disable
-Quick PIN/Patter Unlock
-Lockscreen Weather Widget
-Lockscreen Icons Color
This guide containing the Android 7.1.1 Nougat ResurrectionRemix custom ROM is working with the Sony Xperia Z. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Xperia Z during or after the installation of ResurrectionRemix Custom Firmware. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Make sure that the battery level of your Xperia Z is at least about 80% before moving on to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the Xperia Z on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on Xperia Z from Settings > Developer Options.
- How to Set Up ADB and Fastboot with Android SDK (How To?)
- The Xperia Z should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
Steps to Flash Android 7.1.1 Nougat ResurrectionRemix on Sony Xperia Z:
Step No 1: – First, downloadResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM (ResurrectionRemix-N-v5.8.0-20161212-yuga.zip) for Sony Xperia Z on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Extract the downloaded ROM .zip file to get the boot.img file separately.
Step No 3: – Connect your Xperia Z to the PC and mount USB (mass) memory using the USB cable.
Step No 4: – Transfer the Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM zip file to the root folder of your SD card.
Step No 5: – Now copy/paste the boot.img file to android-sdk-windows\platform-toolsdirectory.
Step No 6: – Next, power OFF your device to boot into Bootloader Mode.
Step No 7: – Power ON the phone while pressing and holding 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 No 8: – Once the Xperia Z enters into Fastboot mode, go to android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory on the PC and open Command Prompt within that folder.
Step No 9: – Type the given command and hit Enter.
fastboot flash boot boot.img
Step No 10: – Now give the following command and press Enter.
Step No 11: – Now, boot the device into Recovery Mode. Turn ON the phone while pressing the Volume Up or Volume Down buttons a few times till the LED light turn pink.
Step No 12: – Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik Cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.
Step No 13: – Go back the main Recovery menu and choose install zip from sdcard> choose zip from sd card.
Step No 14: – Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card. Select the ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.
Step No 15: – Once the ROM is successfully installed on your Xperia Z, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
Step No 16: – After the installation of ResurrectionRemix Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to restart the Xperia Z.
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
That’s All! You have successfully updated Xperia Z to the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat with ResurrectionRemix custom ROM.