We have got some really good news for Sony Xperia Z2 users. The Xperia Z2 owners can have the taste of Xperia Z5 or Xperia X. The Mr.SL guys are back with a new Android Marshmallow based custom firmware ROM and Xperia Z2 is the lucky one who’s getting an update with Android 6.0.1 Mr.SL Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM.
The latest ROM is based Sony official firmware. Android 6.0.1 Mr.SL Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM is fully patched against stagefright. Although the ROM is full based on Sony Xperia stock firmware but it’s pre-rootied and has stereo mod added to it which normally doesn’t come with Sony Xperia stock fimrware. The even better news for Sony Xperia Z2 users is that by the end you finish this article, you will have the Android 6.0.1 Mr.SL Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM successfully installed and working on your Sony Xperia Z2. We exclusively bring you the Mr.SL Marshmallow ROM download file along with a detailed and comprehensive tutorial on how you can download and install it.
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So let’s get you started with some important things you need to keep in mind before the installation process.
- This update will delete all your data so make sure to back up.
- AndroidiOSpack will not be help responsible if something goes wrong with your device during or after the update.
Prerequisite to install Android 6.0.1 Mr.SL Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM:
- 1- Make sure you fully backup your data on your . As this update will wipe all your data from your device.
- 2- Download Sony USB Drivers.
- 3- Make sure you device has a custom recovery installed.
- 4- Your device’s bootloader has to be unlocked.
- 5- Dalvik Cache wipe is helpful for performing from the recovery mode.
- 6- You also have to have ADB and Fastboot downloaded on your personal computer.
How to update Xperia Z2 with Android 6.0.1 Mr.SL Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM:
Step 1- First of all download the file mentioned in essential download on to your personal computer.
Step 2- Extract zipped ROM file titled boot.img and save it separate on your person computer.
Step 3- Connect your device with your personal computer using a USB cable.
Step 4- Copy paste both the files you downloaded in first step onto your device’s SD card and not in any of your device’s folder.
Step 5- Copy the file you extracted in 2nd step titled boot.img and past it into directory of android-sdk-windows\platform-tools.
Step 6-Turn your mobile off.
Step 7- Next press and hold onto the Volume up button for enabling Bootloader mode which will turn your phone screen blue when enabled.
Step 8- Locate the directory of android-sdk-windows\platform-tools in your desktop and press Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt in which you should type ‘fastboot flash boot boot.img’ and press Enter.
Step 9- Next type this command and press Enter again. ‘fastboot reboot’.
Step 10- Lastly you should long press the Volume up/down key until the phone’s screen turns a color other than blue for entering into Recovery mode.
Step 11: Once in the Recovery mode, tap “wipe” button to erase all data from your device, then go down and tap “swipe to the factory reset” option.
Step 12: To flash the ROM, you have to head back to the main menu, tap on install option and then search for the ROM zip file that you have copied to your phone’s memory in step 2. Select it, tap on the confirmation button to proceed on with the installation process.
Step 13: Once the installation process is completed, you should go back to ‘+++++ Go Back +++++’ to reboot your phone.
That’s about it. You have downloaded Android 6.0.1 Mr.SL Marshmallow Custom Firmware ROM onto your Xperia Z2 smartphones.