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How to flash Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 Custom ROM on Sony Xperia SP

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Are you a proud owner of the Sony Xperia SP Smartphone with the model numbers C5306, C5302 and C5303? Then you should feel really happy. Now you have no more to get burdened with the existing firmware of your Sony Xperia SP Smartphone. So you don’t have to endure the loo-falls of your Smartphone now. No more to experience the boring and burdensome features. Then you must be wondering what to do? Very simple. Now a most recent Android Custom ROM named Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 is available for your device. So what you have to do is to flash this Custom ROM on your Smartphone by following the given procedure and enjoy the latest Nougat features on it. The ROM has been developed by the Cyanogenmod team for you.

Flashing the Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 ROM to your Sony Xperia SP is not that much difficult as it seems. But you have to read and understand the steps properly to make your Smartphone get flashed successfully. Among the important requirements, creating a Nandroid backup for your device, rooting it, installing a Recovery file, enabling the USB Debugging and disabling the Antivirus program from both your handset and PC is a must. Excluding any of the said necessities might end up with an unsuccessful tutorial.

Also Read: How to install Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 sltecan Custom ROM on Samsung Galaxy Alpha

During the update, your Smartphone might face certain issues, might get hard/soft bricked or even get cluttered with bug. Remember we at Blogamana will not remain responsible for that. So self taking the responsibility of this update will be highly appreciated. Post update, you will experience a number of new features in your device. So proceed with a positive mind.


  • Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 Custom ROM
  • Gapps (Search & Download from Google)

Steps to Update

  • First of all download the above mentioned files and then connect your Sony Xperia SP Smartphone to your PC via USB. Then move both the files to the SD Card of your Sony handset and then detach the USB.
  • After you have to move your Smartphone into recovery mode.
  • In that mode select “wipe data/factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvick cache” options from recovery mode menu to wipe data and clear cache from your device.
  • Next you have to flash the Custom ROM in your Smartphone. To do that click on install zip from SD card, select the files one after another that you moved to your SD Card in step 1 and flash respectively.
  • Wait still the update finishes. Once finished, return to the main menu in Recovery mode and click “Reboot System Now”. Now your Sony Xperia SP Smartphone will be rebooted into normal mode.
Also Read: Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 unofficial Custom ROM update for Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition XT1557

Wait still your Sony Xperia SP reboots. Once reboots, know that you are all done. Now it’s time to compare between the previous features and new ones, mark the bug fixes and see the improvements in the User Interface. Forget not to share the changes you mark in your Sony Xperia SP Smartphone post update. In case of face any problems, feel free to get back to us. We shall try to find out a solution for you.

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