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Tutorial to Update Sony Xperia Z with Android 7.1.1 Nougat LineageOS ROM

Sony Xperia ZXperia Z experiences the Nougat LineageOS ROM based on Android 7.1.1. The update is developed for the Xperia Z but according to him, it has few bugs to steel. Because 0f bugs the Facebook Messenger and RGB slider doesn’t work. But overall the ROM seems to be working well in context of two bugs. Make sure that the ROM is unofficially released that requires CWM to flash the ROM.

The article provides you the tutorial on how to update Xperia z with LineageOS that is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Thanks to the developer for bringing up the ROM for the device but the risk if resent will be of user. The best part of the LineageOS has several features like Fingerprint, Pocket mode, vulkan support and more. Features like Bluetooth, GPS, audio, camera, call, power menu customization, reboot menu, Google play app installation, USB OTG,mobile data, mobile hotspot, booting, alert slider, live display all are working well. All other things are also working too.


  • Install Sony Xperia Z USB driver
  • Makes sure the battery is charged up to 70 percent.
  • Backup all the device data using back app.
  • For connection with personal computer one must enable the USB Debugging on Galaxy A5
  • Root the device before updating the ROM

Procedure to Update Sony Xperia Z with Android 7.1.1 Nougat LineageOS ROM

  1. First download the LineageOS ROM for Xperia Z and then Google Apps in your computer. Make sure you must not extract the files.
  2. Connect and mount the Xperia Z through USB cable.
  3. Copy paste both the files- Android 7.1.1 ROM zip file and Google Apps zip file to the device SD card. These files must not be saved in any sub folder because those will not get detected in recovery mode
  4. Now detach the cable and switch off the android smartphone.
  5. Take the phone in hand and press hold the Volume Up+ home+power button together. These will boot the device in recovery mode. If not then there is an app to set the device in recovery mode.
  6. When you are in clockworkmod recovery select the wipe data/factory reset to delete data with your device power button.
  7. After that perform the wipe cache partition cleaning by selecting the particular with power. Select options through the volume button.
  8. It is recommended to perform the wiping of dalvik cache because it helps to recover from boot loops error.
  9. In the recovery main screen select install zip SD card and select choose zip from sdcard. Choose one after another using the power button.
  10. Confirm the installation and after completing go to +++++Go Back+++++ and select reboot system now if the device do not boot automatically in normal mode. It will take around 5 minutes to start.

Voila! You have successfully learned the procedure to update Sony Xperia Z with Android 7.1.1 Nougat LineageOS ROM. If you found the ROM not working well, then update the device in official stock ROM and root it back if necessary. Few things are not working that doesn’t make the sense of not installing. For more information on Android, stay tuned to Blogzamana and comment below you ideal views.

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