Posted on Mar 5 2014 - 2:49pm by Anurag Kumar

Almost all apps and features of Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat have now been ported on other Xperia smartphones and latest in addition is new  Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher. In a few days span we have seen Xperia Z2 Smart call handling feature port, Xperia Z2 Camera apps Addons port – Creative Effects, AR Effect 2.0.4 , Background Defocus 1.1.7, TimeShift Video port and Xperia Z2 KitKat Media apps viz. Movies 6.1.A.0.4 and Walkman 8.1.A.0.4 app port,  Xperia Z2 Phone Answering Machine port and Xperia Z2 What’s New, Movie Creator, Sony Podcast, Simple Home apps port, Xperia Z2 Message, Clock, Email, Calendar app port and Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget port.

At present Home 6.1.2.A.0.1 version is available on Android 4.3 Xperia Z1. You need root on your device to install Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher and better have SuperUserMod installed in order to avoid any issues with higher version android apps. Let’ see how to install this app port from XDA dev jzqs.

Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1

Download the Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 from below, and push the apk in system/app, set permissions rw- r– r– and reboot. 3 Home apks are provided if one doesn’t work for you try the other ones, as for some users one worked but for others not.

Download Home.Apk


Download Home.apk


Download signedHome.apk – Confirmed working on Xperia Z1

Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1

For some users Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 launcher gave force close error sometimes, try clearing the app data after installing. Soon the new Xperia Z2 quick settings options port will be available, stay tuned…

Let us know if Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 worked on your device or not. Drop your comments below.

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  1. soleheen March 5, 2014 at 3:40 pm - Reply

    it doesn’t work on my nexus 5, sensonic hd rom rc-01.

    • Anurag Kumar March 5, 2014 at 3:55 pm - Reply

      Can’t say about this, may be some odexed and deodexed issue but it worked on my Nexus 7 2013

  2. SaitG March 5, 2014 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    Didn’t work.Signed apk didn’t install. (Z1)

  3. czaw March 5, 2014 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    does it work in XC?

  4. Mohan March 5, 2014 at 6:03 pm - Reply

    Not working both Home and Signed Home in Z1. Conflict in Signature.

  5. charbel aoun March 5, 2014 at 6:51 pm - Reply

    Not working on not rooted devices. Anurag please help me. How to root xperia V and install what’s New and launcher

    • Anurag Kumar March 5, 2014 at 6:55 pm - Reply

      XDA is the best place to look for answer to that question 🙂

  6. ramon March 5, 2014 at 7:51 pm - Reply

    Working on my non-rooted nexus 5 😀

  7. dinesh March 5, 2014 at 9:29 pm - Reply

    NOT WORKONG on non-rooted xperia zr

  8. ghh March 5, 2014 at 10:43 pm - Reply

    Is this for locked bl purestockdeodexed v2?

    • Anurag Kumar March 5, 2014 at 11:47 pm - Reply

      no these worked on both type of roms and both type of bootloader status.!

  9. Vikas March 6, 2014 at 2:40 pm - Reply

    I wanted to know can this home app be installed in android 4.1 jb with root access without unlocking the bootloader and flashing the Rom..?
    I have xperia j and I want to install it, will it create any problem to the phone. incase it do how can I restores my previous home..
    if possible kindly provide the album widget apk also

    • Anurag Kumar March 6, 2014 at 2:44 pm - Reply

      for some 4.1 users it worked, try and let us know…back up your home apk and install it back if anything goes wrong.

  10. Emil Rober March 9, 2014 at 3:29 pm - Reply

    The 2nd and the 3rd links are dead and it doesnt work for me on my ZL 4.3 deodexed rooted… When i rebooted i had no more home launcher and i followed every step, i put in system/app set permission,etc..? HELP ME!

    • Anurag Kumar March 9, 2014 at 4:42 pm - Reply

      restore the home launcher as like normal apk which you backed up.

  11. eineb March 13, 2014 at 6:25 am - Reply

    its not working on my xperia c

  12. Mj March 21, 2014 at 12:45 pm - Reply

    It is not working on my sony xperia J non rooted can someone help me plz

  13. Hamza Salam March 23, 2014 at 2:30 am - Reply

    signedHome.apk working on my nexus 4 perfectly
    thank you very match

  14. joy March 27, 2014 at 2:51 am - Reply

    works on sxs kitkat custom rom 🙂 thnaks

  15. Osiris0111 April 3, 2014 at 1:34 am - Reply

    Tried versions from XDA withous any sucess, so I went with the signed version and it actually did work, so thank you guys a lot !
    Nexus 5 running latest Paranoid Android beta

  16. Heaton April 22, 2014 at 12:36 am - Reply

    hi i have xperia sola and i want to install xperia z2 launcher please help i like its animation opening app drawer

  17. Heaton April 22, 2014 at 12:37 am - Reply

    hi i have xperia sola and i want to install xperia z2 launcher please help i like its animation opening app drawer (Jb 4.1 unoficial)

  18. lunkhoo May 16, 2014 at 4:25 pm - Reply

    bootloop after replace home.apk!!!
    please help…!!!

  19. Denis May 26, 2014 at 12:25 am - Reply

    WORK on Nexus 5 KK 🙂
    Where to find the weather and time widgets?

  20. saikumar June 10, 2014 at 10:10 am - Reply

    did it works in xperia c

  21. Marvin July 6, 2014 at 8:50 pm - Reply

    signed apk working on galaxy nexus with PA withous pushing to system

  22. bukhari May 26, 2015 at 2:35 am - Reply

    Why i can’t install home.signed apk on my xperia m?

  23. Aman gupta June 1, 2015 at 3:02 pm - Reply

    It doesn’t work on my sony xperia E4

  24. Ahmad Khan February 4, 2016 at 12:44 am - Reply

    Works on lg f180

  25. Erin Hurrigan February 10, 2016 at 11:09 am - Reply

    Thank you for great article of android launcher.

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