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Disclaimer: Please read the following instructions thoroughly before attempting to flash your phone. Droidphoria.com absolves itself from any responsibility should something go wrong. Please proceed with caution and at your own risk.
NOTE: Make sure your Android device is charged up to 80-85% battery level. Why? Because, if your phone goes off suddenly while installing a custom ROM, flashing an official firmware update or installing mods, etc. — your phone might get bricked or go dead permanently. No one wants that, right?
- This tutorial is only for rooting Sony Xperia Z2. Please do not try on any other Sony variants.
- Your phone should have a custom recovery installed from before.
- We will be using TWRP Recovery for this tutorial.
- Your Xperia Z2 bootloader should be unlocked.
- This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Proceed at your own risk.
- Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before proceeding from the Recovery Mode.
- Make sure you back up all your important data before proceding the tutorial.
HOW TO: Install Android 7.0 on Xperia Z2 AOSP Nougat Custom FirmwareWe have put together a detailed step-by-step installation instruction so that the first time users doesn't face any problem on installing Android 7.0 on Xperia Z2 Nougat Custom Firmware
Please make sure your phone fulfils all the requirements and we recommend you to read this tutorial once before actually performing it on your device.
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Step 2: Enable USB Debugging mode in your Nexus 5X.
Step 3: Download Fastboot from the following links depending on your OS and extract it in android-sdk-windows\platform-tools directory. Create directory if not already there.
Windows: Download here!
Mac: Download here!
Linux: Download here!
Step 14 : Once you are in TWRP Recovery, perform a full data wipe by tapping on the ‘Wipe’ button. Then swipe on the “Swipe to Factory Reset” option at the bottom.
Step 15: Now tap on the ‘Install’ button. From the list, choose the Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM zip file that you copied to your phone memory.
Step 16: Confirm installation on the next screen by swiping on the "Swipe to Confirm Flash" option. The installation procedure should start now.
Step 17: After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back+++++” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the Recovery menu. The phone will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.
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