Posted on Dec 5 2014 - 11:13pm by Anurag Kumar

A new version of Xperia Home is now available in form of 7.0.A.1.7. Xperia Home 7.0.A.1.7 seems a bit more fast and responsive than previous version. This version is not available via OTA instead extracted out from latest Xperia 4.4.4 KitKat update ( Xperia Z2 Tablet ).

You need rooted Xperia handset running android 4.4 KitKat to install Xperia Home 7.0.A.1.7 version. It is not working on non rooted Xperia handsets. Either go for a manual installation or push in system/app folder ( set permissions as rw- r– r– and reboot ).

Xperia Home 7.0.A.1.7

Download Xperia Home 7.0.A.1.7 apk from below.

Download Home.apk

Xperia Home 7.0.A.1.7

In the new Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for Xperia Z2, Sony introduced Xperia home launcher with somewhat big icons which looks kind of awkward.

Worked on your device, let us know. Drop your comments below.

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  1. Alfredo December 6, 2014 at 12:34 pm - Reply

    omg..i installed the new “home” and it’s a little more faster but i dont like the big icons…i hope they fix it quickly in the next update

    • BattlePizza December 16, 2014 at 4:56 pm - Reply

      It’s a near-AOSP feature. Google has icons of similar sizes for its AOSP Launcher3 and Google Now Launcher. Think Sony’s trying to make its apps AOSP-like.

  2. Boo December 6, 2014 at 3:58 pm - Reply

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    • Anurag Kumar December 6, 2014 at 4:04 pm - Reply

      Here is the profile of Ben – Ask him whether he sent this tip to us or not.

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  3. KonGaZ2 December 6, 2014 at 10:58 pm - Reply

    i have try port new home for jb 4.3 with rooted and have superuser mod
    Download link and screen shoot:

  4. Dev December 7, 2014 at 12:37 am - Reply

    Not work on xperia z no rooted.

    • Anurag Kumar December 7, 2014 at 12:38 am - Reply

      yes it is for only rooted devices.

  5. molham staif December 8, 2014 at 12:41 am - Reply

    Please help i have replaced the old home.apk and set permissions to rw-r-r and rebooted then xperia home hasn’t appeared and i lost my home

    • Anurag Kumar December 8, 2014 at 12:49 am - Reply

      Here is the latest Xperia Home apk from Xperia Z2 4.4.4 update –

      • molham staif December 8, 2014 at 12:56 am - Reply

        what i am supposed to do

  6. molham staif December 8, 2014 at 1:08 am - Reply

    It says unfortunately xperia home has stopped!!!???

    • molham staif December 8, 2014 at 1:09 am - Reply

      By the way my device is xperia z1 and it is rooted

      • Anurag Kumar December 8, 2014 at 1:11 am - Reply

        try to install any version of Home from here

    • Anurag Kumar December 8, 2014 at 1:10 am - Reply

      Try to push it in system/app

      • molham staif December 8, 2014 at 1:22 am - Reply

        Never worked on all versions

        • molham staif December 8, 2014 at 2:21 am - Reply

          Will it be solved in the next android update (lollipop)

  7. molham staif December 11, 2014 at 5:45 pm - Reply

    Can you give me xperia z1 home on android 4.4.4 (.157)

  8. Paul December 20, 2014 at 5:29 am - Reply

    Dude pls help i put that Xperia Home ver. 7.A.1.7 in my XPeria C what i did is move xperia home to system/app then when i turn my phone off then on again it stucks in bootloader 🙁 pls. hel asap.

  9. Molham staif December 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm - Reply

    Solved it gust pushed into system/priv_app and changed permissions to rw-r-r then rebooted

  10. Moshe Augustyn March 11, 2015 at 8:14 am - Reply

    hello, greetings, i have a rooted Sony Xperia C3 (19.2.1.A.0.72)
    i tried to instal this ‘home’ but it says “an existing package by the same name…. already installed”

    then, i tried to move it to system/app, change permission, then reboot. what i got, my home screen switched to simple screen… how to install it ? 🙁 thanks

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