Xperia Z2 Tablet unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.3 build coming

Previous week we saw official CyanogenMod 11 android 4.4.3 build hitting Xperia SP and Xperia Z2, now it seems soon Xperia Z2 Tablet will join the list. Renowned XDA dev Bin4ry has posted a few pics of Xperia Z2 Tablet running unofficial CyanogenMod 11 android 4.4.3 build on Xperia Z2 Tablet exclusively on his Google+ page.

Except two photos of Xperia Z2 Tablet with CyanogenMod 11 screen logo and the about phone details nothing else is posted. No info is there when the Xperia Z2 Tablet unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.3 build will be released from FreeXperiaTeam ( FXT ), looking at the pics it seems the build is ready and we expect it to hit very soon.

Xperia Z2 Tablet  CyanogenMod 11

Xperia Z2 Tablet  CyanogenMod 11

Xperia Z2 Tablet Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11

We will keep you updated as we get more info on Xperia Z2 Tablet unofficial or official CyanogenMod 11 android 4.4.3 build release. Drop your comments below if any doubts.

Official Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies rolled

A few days back CyanogenMod team rolled Android 4.4.3 CM11 build for Xperia SP officially and now Xperia Z2 has joined the list. Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies build have been uploaded on the CM official website. This is the very first build from CyanogenMod for Xperia Z2 and as expected it has many bugs so if you are looking for a stable build, better wait for future updates.

In any case you are keen to install Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 build on your device you need to unlock the bootloader. Unlocking bootloader voids warranty, backup your DRM keys before unlocking bootloader. Sony still has not mentioned its plan to roll android 4.4.3 update on Xperia devices.

Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11

As tested by some users, present CM11 build for Xperia Z2 contains bugs for touchscreen, camera etc.

Download Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 build from below link.

Download cm-11-20140611-NIGHTLY-sirius.zip 

If you are looking for a stable android build for your device, this nightly build is definitely not that ROM so you better wait for some stable release from CyanogenMod team in future.

Seeing android 4.4.3 getting released over Nexus handsets, Sony is expected to soon come out with the details of android 4.4.3 schedule for their devices.

If any Xperia Z2 user has tested above mentioned android 4.4.3 build on their device, let us know what bugs you noticed. Drop your comments below.

Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies rolled for Xperia SP

Sony Xperia SP ( huashan ), the forgotten handset from Sony which is still on android 4.3 and no confirmation is there yet from Sony when it will roll android 4.4.2 KitKat update for it. CyanogenMod team has come up with CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies android 4.4.3 build for Xperia SP officially, not the stable one but the first build from CM team.

CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies for Xperia SP allows you to install android 4.4.3 ROM on your Xperia SP after unlocking the bootloader of handset. Keep in mind unlocking bootloader voids warranty so make sure you backup your DRM keys before you do that. If you don’t want to wait for Sony’s official update to android 4.4.2 then you can go with CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies for the time being.

CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies for Xperia SP

Below you can see the android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies on Xperia SP in action.

Download Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies for Xperia SP

Check below link to download Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies package for Xperia SP from CyanogenMod website.

Download cm-11-20140607-NIGHTLY-huashan.zip 

Let us know if you have tried installing Android 4.4.3 CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies build on your Xperia SP, how stable it is. Drop your comments below.

Thanks Franki9 🙂

Xperia Z1 Compact CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies – 4.4.2 KitKat available

CyanogenMod 11 based on android 4.4.2 KitKat was already released for Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Z Ultra Google Play Edition a lot ago and now CyanogenMod 11 has hit Xperia Z1 Compact. Sony has already mentioned that they will be rolling android 4.4.2 KitKat for Xperia Z family and soon Xperia Z1 Compact will be getting it but if you are tired of waiting already and want to enjoy the stock android experience on your Xperia Z1 Compact here is your solution; CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies.

Xperia Z1 Compact CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies are available for download and you can test it on your device. As this is very early phase of CyanogenMod 11 ROM so experiencing bugs and other issues is natural. You need to unlock bootloader on your Xperia Z1 Compact before installing this.

We are including the latest Xperia Z1 Compact CyanogenMod 11 NightlyROM below, for other versions check the CyanogenMod 11 Amami download page. You need to flash Google Apps package separately after flashing the below mentioned ROM.

Download cm-11-20140317-NIGHTLY-amami.zip 

Other stable version of Xperia Z1 Compact CyanogenMod 11 will be released later, so keep on checking the download page if you are about to install the ROM till Sony rolls android 4.4.2 KitKat officially.

Excited Xperia Z1 Compact users, let us know if you are about to test CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies on your handset. Drop your comments below




FreeXperia brings Xperia M CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 FXP309 build

Sony recently certified 15.4.A.0.21 firmware for Xperia M which is speculated as Android 4.3 update but the chances of getting official Sony Android 4.4.2 KitKat update on Xperia M is very less and in the meantime FreeXperia Team has decided to support Xperia M CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 development and first FXP309 build has come up now.

Xperia M  CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 FXP309 build is now available for download and Xperia M users can test it if they want to taste the android 4.4.2 KitKat flavor on their device. You need to unlock the bootloader to install CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 FXP309 build on Xperia M. Unlocking bootloader voids the warranty.

XDA Dev PecanCM started a lot ago on bringing CyanogenMod to Xperia M and now here it comes.

Xperia M FXP309 Build

Download Xperia M CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 FXP309 build from below. It is especially for Xperia M ( Nicki ) , not for Xperia M Dual.

Download FXP309-cm-11-20140302-UNOFFICIAL-nicki.zip

We hope to see some more low end Sony devices like Xperia E to get support from FreeXperia Team so that they can also enjoy the CyanogenMod on their devices.

Check the official thread by XDA dev here.

Let us know Xperia M users, if you have tried this CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 FXP309 build on your device. Drop your comments below.

Xperia L unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM available

Android 4.4.2 KitKat has not arrived on any Xperia handset yet officially but it is expected Sony will unveil the new Xperia KitKat UI at MWC 2014 press conference where it may launch Xperia Z2 Tablet and Sony D6503 hopefully as Xperia Z2. We have seen official CyanogenMod 11 for Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Z Ultra GPE already and some unofficial builds also for other Xperia smartphones. Just now from XDA dev # root, Xperia L unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM is available for installing.

Xperia L unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM is in alpha stage now and not much stable for full functioning, as per developer GPS, Bluetooth are not working and internal storage shows only 2 GB capacity. If you are still interested in trying it on your Xperia L, check below link.

To install Xperia L unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM, you need to have unlocked bootloader.

Download Xperia L Unofficial CM11 ROM

Download the below mentioned CM11 ROM package and follow the flashing instructions given from dev.

Download CM11-21FEB.7z

Flashing Instructions from XDA Dev # root

Google App Android 4.4.x package

Xperia L CyanogenMod 11 ROM

At present above ROM is in alpha 1 stage so you can wait for a bit later update so that it gets stable.

Do let us know if you are keen to try above ROM, drop your comments below, like it ?

Install Official CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightlies on Nexus 4,5,7,10 devices

Android 4.4.1 KitKat KOT49E build is already available on Google Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2013, Nexus 10 and Nexus 4 which has brought many bug fixes and special camera app update for Nexus 5, though users were unsatisfied. In the mean time CyanogenMod Team has come up with something more great as now Official CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightlies are available on Google Nexus 4, 5, 7, 10 variants as android 4.4 KitKat builds.

CyanogenMod team has updated the status as available on their blog and even for Galaxy Nexus S, CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightlies build are available. They have made a suggestion on their blog to use the CWM recovery while flashing the ROM as some users are having trouble via TWRP recovery.

Download CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly build for Nexus 7 2012 Wi-Fi Edition

Remember CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly builds are updated daily, check below mentioned links to access the full list of updated builds.

Download cm-11-20131209-NIGHTLY-grouper.zip | 174.66 MB

Download CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly build for Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi Edition

Download cm-11-20131209-NIGHTLY-flo.zip | 198.45 MB

Download CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly build for Nexus 7 2013 LTE Edition

Download cm-11-20131209-NIGHTLY-deb.zip  | 201 MB

Download CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly build for Galaxy Nexus S

Download cm-11-20131209-NIGHTLY-crespo.zip | 182 MB

Download CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly build for Galaxy Nexus 10

Download cm-11-20131208-NIGHTLY-manta.zip | 187 MB

Download CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly build for Galaxy Nexus 5

Download cm-11-20131209-NIGHTLY-hammerhead.zip | 197 MB

Download CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly build for Galaxy Nexus 4

Download cm-11-20131207-NIGHTLY-mako.zip | 196 MB

To access  CyanogenMod 11 M1 Nightly builds for Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 10 variants kindly visit the CyanogenMod download section whose link is available at the end of this post.

Let us know if you have installed any  CyanogenMod 11 M1 nightly build based on android 4.4 KitKat. Is it better than stock android 4.4 KitKat, we would love to hear, drop your comments below.

[ via CyanogenMod ]

Official CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies for Xperia Z,ZL,ZR,T,V,Tablet Z – Android 4.4 KitKat Build Available

December is approaching and here we wait for Android 4.3 to come out officially on Xperia devices and meanwhile a few days ago we posted unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat builds for 2011 Xperia devices from LegacyXperia Project team for Xperia Arc/Arc S, Neo, Neo V, Pro, Mini Pro, Active, Mini, Ray, Live with Walkman and before that for 2012-2013 Xperia Devices Xperia Z1, Z,  ZL, ZR, Z Ultra, T, V, Go, P, Sola, U, SP, Tablet Z. All those builds were unofficially by various developers but now for some devices official CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies build have come up from CM team itself.

Official CyanogenMod 11 Nightlies for Xperia Z, ZL, ZR, T, V, Tablet Z  (Wi-Fi + LTE version) is now available on CyanogenMod website. Keep in mind that “Nightlies” build is not a stable build and is updated very frequently so if you want to taste the flavor of android 4.4 KitKat on your above mentioned Xperia devices you can download the builds.

Installing such ROMs require you to unlock the bootloader of phone. Keep in mind to have  a backup of the DRM keys before unlocking the bootloader for safety.

Do let us know if you have downloaded and installed any of above nightly CM ROM on your device. How stable they are we would like to know, drop your comments below.

Xperia S Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat from HoloUI Team

As when many Xperia devices all from 2011 to 2013 lineup are getting unofficial CyanogenMod 11 android 4.4 KitKat builds from many Xperia developers, Xperia S users were asking when a ROM will come for their devices. Here it comes, HoloUI team has created an Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat for Xperia S exclusively though in alpha stage working smooth.

Previously we have seen Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat build coming for Xperia 2011 Devices from LegacyXperia Project and for Xperia Z1, Z,  ZL, ZR, Z Ultra, T, V, Go, P, Sola, U, SP, Tablet Z; many builds from which coming from FreeXperiaTeam. Now almost every Xperia device have got Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat build except for Xperia Ion.

As per HoloUI team, ROM is still in alpha stage, if you want to try it you can. Installing such ROMs require you to unlock the bootloader of phone. Keep in mind to have  a backup of the DRM keys before unlocking the bootloader for safety.

ROM Details

  • Android – 4.4 KitKat
  • Kernel – 3.4.0
  • Version Number – HoloUI-4.4-Alpha_1

Bugs

Video playback is still an issue and Force close error on many games.

What is working ?

Camera, Sound, Mobile Data, W-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Voice calls etc are working fine.

If you are interested in installing this ROM, have a look into developer thread for more details.

Xperia S Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat Dev Thread

Screenshots 

P.S. There is a slight dispute going on this ROM as it is built from RaymanFX 4.4 source so the XDA dev has asked Xperia S users to wait for a bit for his Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat build for Xperia S and consider this ROM as temporary OpenSEMC pre-pre-preview, it’s you wish to got with which dev.

If you have installed this ROM, let us know how was your experience…

Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 for Xperia 2011 Devices from LegacyXperia Project

Future of Android 4.4 KitKat firmware update on Xperia 2011 devices is totally dark officially and even on 2012 Xperia devices, it is in shadow so far. In the meantime developer community has been a lot friendly as recently we saw unofficial CyanogenMod 11 coming up for various  devices viz. Xperia Z1, Z,  ZL, ZR, Z Ultra, T, V, Go, P, Sola, U, SP, Tablet Z; many builds from which coming from FreeXperiaTeam.

For Xperia 2011 devices viz. Xperia Arc/Arc S, Neo, Neo V, Pro, Mini Pro, Active, Mini, Ray, Live with Walkman; LegacyXperia Project Team has come up with unofficial CyanogenMod 11 now. As tested by many users, ROMs are pretty much stable only a few things are not working.

If you want to try Android 4.4 KitKat CyanogenMod build on your above mentioned device then you should know that installing such ROMs require you to unlock the bootloader of phone. Keep in mind to have  a backup of the DRM keys before unlocking the bootloader for safety.

Click on below links to visit the ROMs development page from “LegacyXperia Project Team”.

Detailed instructions for installing the ROM and bugs tracking are mentioned on below development pages.

Check below screenshots from the ROM.

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As many of the ROMs are still in alpha stage but are working stable so you can try them, do read the development thread completely before flashing the ROM.

Let us know if you have tried any of above, drop your comments below.

Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 for Xperia Z1,Z, ZL,ZR,Z Ultra,T,V,Go,P,Sola,U, SP,Tablet Z Available – Android 4.4 KitKat Builds

Android 4.3 soon will be hitting the Xperia Z family along with Xperia SP, T, V, TX in December and android 4.4 KitKat update plans have already been mentioned by Sony but if you are unwilling to wait for so long you can have the unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat builds flavor on your Xperia ZL, ZR, Z Ultra, T, V, Go, P, Sola, U, SP, Tablet Z. They have already been rolled for Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 a few days back.

FreeXperiaTeam is behind this unofficial CyanogenMod 11 KitKat 4.4 ROM for various Xperia devices.  Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP RevolutionROM for Xperia Z1 was released a lot ago from XDA recognized developer “krabappel2548″. You can check it out, it’s a stable ROM now.

Check below for Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat Build ROM for various devices. Installing such ROMs require you to unlock the bootloader of phone. Keep in mind to have  a backup of the DRM keys before unlocking the bootloader and if you are an Xperia Z1 user remember unlocking the bootloader you might loose the loose the camera functionality.

Click on below links to visit the ROMs development page from “FreeXperiaTeam”.

Check below ROM development page from XDA dev “uberlaggydarwin” for Xperia SP.

Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 KitKat 4.4.0 ROM for Xperia P, U, Go and Sola

Now let’s see what devs have got low end Xperia devices ( Novathor SoC powered ) viz. Xperia P, U, Sola and Go. They may not see android 4.4 hopefully but devs at XDA have done wonderful job for bringing it on these devices, unofficially though 🙂

XDA Dev “percy_g2” presents…

Check below screenshots from the ROM.

XDA Dev “Gava97” presents…

Check below screenshots from the ROM

XDA Dev “munjeni” presents…

XDA Dev “munjeni” presents…

Check below screenshots from the ROM

If you are willing to install above ROMs on your Xperia device then do check first the development page of concerned ROM, for what is working and what not. Do backup your current ROM before installing a new one. All credits goes to hardworking developers who made it possible 🙂 We hope the development soon kickstart for Xperia S, SL, Acro S and Ion also.

Let us know your experience on Android 4.4 KitKat ROMS if you have installed them, drop your comments.

Unofficial CyanogenMod 11 KitKat 4.4 ROM for Xperia Z1 from FreeXperia Team

Xperia Z1 users are still waiting for official 4.3 update from Sony as it is officially due in December as per Sony’s statement on this, users can still get a taste of Android 4.4 KitKat (Not the Chocolate) via some unofficial sources. Yes FreeXperia Team has released an unofficial CyanogenMod 11 KitKat 4.4 Build for Xperia Z1 exclusively.

We posted a while ago about the first AOSP 4.4 “Revolution ROM” for Xperia Z1 from from XDA recognized developer “krabappel2548″, now its time for CyanogenMod 11 ROM, not official though. Many brilliant minds behind the FreeXperiaProject (FXP) team, came up with unofficial CM11 build on the XDA community for Xperia Z1.

As you must be knowing that Xperia Z1 users are facing issues when unlocking bootloader, the same goes with this one as well. It won’t be fixed until Sony comes up with a firmware update fixing this issue. For flashing, check the link below officially from FXP team.

Flashing Instructions and Downloading Package from FXP Team

The CAMERA IS NOT WORKING because bootloader issue persists. And it is a pre-requisite for flashing any CM ROMS. So keep in mind if you are to unlock your device:

  • Do keep a backup of the DRM keys before unlocking the bootloader.
  • If you flash the ROM or rather even unlock the Bootloader you might loose the loose the camera functionality.

Above mentioned ROM is still in testing, so if you are not sure to flash it, don’t do it now; wait for a stable release or an official one from CyanogenMod Team soon ( may be ). All credits to FXP team for their hardwork 🙂

Xperia SP unofficial Android 4.4 KitKat CyanogenMod 11 Port available

Sony recently announced their roadmap of upgrading their Xperia smartphones to the android version 4.3 Jelly Bean and android 4.4 KitKat , Xperia SP will get the official android 4.3 Jelly Bean next month. But Sony didn’t mention the android4.4 KitKat for the Xperia SP in the first batch of devices getting it ,probably it will get it after the first raft of Xperia smartphones get the update.

So if you are keen to taste the love of android 4.4 KitKat on your Xperia SP, XDA developer “uberlaggydarwin” has created an unofficial android 4.4 KitKat CyanogenMod 11 port for Xperia SP, remember it is strictly unofficial so try at your own risk only.

Above mentioned unofficial CyanogenMod 11 port for Xperia SP ROM is in beta phase now you can say, so not for the daily users. If you are still keen to test it on your Xperia SP, check below how to.

How to Install unofficial  CyanogenMod 11 port for Xperia SP ?

Root and unlocked the bootloader of your Xperia SP first then proceed with the below mentioned steps on developer’s thread.

Installation Steps and Downloading Package from XDA dev uberlaggydarwin

Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 users can also see the below mentioned AOSP development going for them.

Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP RevolutionROM for Xperia Z1 Released – Install it

Install Android 4.4 KitKat AOSP KRT16M Stable ROM on Xperia Z “Yuga”

Do let us know in comments if you have tested this ROM on your Xperia SP, how things went actually ?

[ Credits – XDA Dev uberlaggydarwin ]