Install Xperia X Display Port on Marshmallow running Xperia devices

Sony Xperia apps, wallpapers, themes, etc. have been ported till now and now its display is also ported for marshmallow running Xperia devices. It is confirmed working on Xperia Z5, Z3, Z2.

You will notice better color calibration, faster image processing (album/movies) and brighter screen. You need rooted Xperia devices with custom recovery installed. Do backup your device ROM before installing this port.

Xperia X Display Port

Download Xperia X Display Port flashable zip file from the below link.

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Xperia X Display Port

Check out more Sony Xperia app updates here.

Let us know if it works on your device. Drop your comments below.

Source – XDA (By: dontbelive, Image shared by dihluan)

Sony stock weather widget in transparent mode ported

Sony’s stock weather widget has been ported to feature in a transparent mode. You need rooted Xperia device with recovery installed running stock Sony Lollipop or Marshmallow ROM to flash the port.

If stock weather widget is already active on your home screen, remove it first. Download the flashable zip file and flash it in recovery. Add the weather widget again on home screen.

Sony stock weather widget

Download the flashable zip file from the below link and flash it in recovery or manually push the zip file.

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Sony stock weather widget in Transparent Mode

Install Sony stock weather widget App

Check out more Sony Xperia apps here.

Let us know, if it works on your device. Drop your comments below.

via – XDA (shared by Alvian_P)

Install Xperia X LDAC & AHC Port – Get Hi-Res audio on Bluetooth

LDAC & AHC, new audio technology from Sony, featured in Sony Xperia X, is now available for other Xperia devices also as it has been ported for other handsets. LDAC allows highly quality wireless audio via Bluetooth with enhanced wireless experience.

For the time being, it only works with Marshmallow running Xperia devices (also supports Android N Developer Preview running devices, tested on Xperia Z3).

Xperia X LDAC & AHC Port

Download Xperia X LDAC & AHC Port flashable zip file from the link below.

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Xperia X LDAC & AHC Port

Check out more Sony Xperia app mods here.

Let us know if it worked on your device and you felt that quality of sound has improved. Drop your comments below.

Source – XDA (by androidexpert35, Great Work!)

Install Movies 6.1.A.0.18, Walkman 8.1.A.0.7, Album 5.4.A.0.24 app from Xperia Z2

Yesterday we posted Xperia Z2 D6503 17.1.A.2.36 firmware ftf and found that Sony has updated many apps in this firmware including the media and camera apps. Camera app AR Effect reads new 2.0.8 version and media apps read Movies 6.1.A.0.18, Walkman 8.1.A.0.7 and Album 5.4.A.0.24 app version on new Xperia Z2 android 4.4.2 firmware.

XDA user dvha79_ddt has ported new media apps for rooted Xperia handsets running android 4.1.2 later version. Download the concerned media app apk file and install it like a normal apk or push in system/app > set permissions rw- r– r– and reboot. Only for rooted handsets, will not work on non root handsets, confirmed working on Xperia Z1, Z, ZL, SP etc.

Download Movies 6.1.A.0.18 App

Download SemcVideo_6.1.A.0.18.apk

OR

Download SemcVideo_6.1.A.0.18_JellyBean.apk – For 4.1.2

Movies 6.1.A.0.18 App

Download Walkman 8.1.A.0.7 App

Download SemcMusic_8.1.A.0.7.apk

OR

Download SemcMusic_8.1.A.0.7_JellyBean.apk – For 4.1.2

Visualizes plugins apk below. Rename the below file after download to SemcMusicVisualizer.apk and push in systems/app > set permissions rw- r– r– and reboot.

Download SemcMusicVisualizer_v2.2.A.2.2.apk

Walkman 8.1.A.0.7 App

Download Album 5.4.A.0.24 App

Download SemcAlbum_5.4.A.0.24.apk

Album 5.4.A.0.24 App

Try the above new media apps on your Xperia handset, let us know they worked for you. Drop your comments below.




Install Xperia Z2 black themed Calendar KitKat app

A few days back we posted Xperia Z2 black themed Message KitKat app and now the same XDA dev Rajeev has ported the Xperia Z2 black themed Calendar KitKat app for all those users who don’t like the white background UI of Sony on android 4.3 firmware. Black theme on both calendar and message app looks very good, colored text looks good on it, gives the feel of Sony’s black UI on android 4.1.2+.

Till now we have seen these ports for other Xperia smartphones viz. 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 Walkman Music Widget port, Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1 and Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App port, Xperia Z2 Media Sounds and Camera Click Sounds from KitKat port, Xperia Z2 4K video cam app and TimeShift Video app port, Install Xperia Z2 KitKat themes and task killer app port and Xperia Z2 SystemUI Port – 2 tabs quick settings, notifications option enabled.

Make sure you have rooted Xperia handset with CWM recovery installed and deodexed ROM, confirmed working on android 4.3 and later version. ( install SuperUser Mod if you can, Xperia Z1 users see here. )

#For Android 4.3 users

Download below mentioned file and flash it in recovery, reboot.

Download Z2_Black_Themed_Apks_Calendar.zip

White Themed Xperia Z2 Calendar app here.

Xperia Z2 Black Theme Calendar app

Xperia Z2 Black Calendar App

Xperia Z2 Calendar Black Themed

#For Android 4.1.2 Users

Install Xperia Z2 Message and Calendar app for android 4.1.2 firmware by XDA dev jjwrongjj. Flash zip in recovery.

Download Xperia_Z2_M_C_4.1.2.zip

After done with above zip file, flash back the below given zip file. ( Black theme Calendar app )

Download Z2_Black_Themed_Apks_Calendar.zip

Let us know guys if it worked on your conerned Xperia handsets running android 4.1.2 and later versions. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1, Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App

All apps and features of Xperia Z2 KitKat firmware have been ported by the developers now except the full Camera UI. We have posted so far 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 portXperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget port and Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher port.

XDA Dev niaboc79 has ported new Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1 and Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App on rooted Xperia smartphones running android 4.3 or later versions. At present on Android 4.3 Xperia Z1, Notes  1.0.A.2.5 and Sketch 1.0.A.2.6 app version is available. Let’s see how to install them.

Download Xperia Z2 Notes 1.0.4.A.1 app

Push the given below SomcNotes.apk and SomcSketch.apk in system/app and set correct permissions rw- r– r– and reboot. Do backup your current apks before replacing them. As per visual changes nothing is new is spotted.

Download SomcNotes.apk

Download Xperia Z2 Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App

Download SomcSketch.apk

Try clearing the app data if you are facing force close error.

Let us know if above apps worked on your Xperia handset or not. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher

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

OR

Download Home.apk

OR

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.

Install Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget – Music Scrubber Option in LockScreen

If you are following us you must knew that we have shared so many Xperia Z2 KitKat app related ports till now like 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 and Xperia Z2 Message, Clock, Email, Calendar app port.

XDA Dev jzqs has made Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget KitKat port for rooted Xperia handsets which will enable music scrubber option in lockscreen so that you can listen any part of song, lets see how to install it. It is confirmed working on Xperia Z1 ( Android 4.3 ), Xperia TX ( Jelly Bean 4.1.2 ).

Download Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget

Take a backup of your MusicWidget.apk and then download below mentioned apk and push it in system/app, set permissions rw- r– r– and reboot. It should work, works more smoothly on deodex roms.

Download MusicWidget.apk

Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget

If the above Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget didn’t work for you then probably you need the latest Xperia Z2 Home launcher app, well we will post it very soon.

Let us know if above Xperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget worked for you or not. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 Message, Clock, Email, Calendar app Android 4.4.2 KitKat port

We have seen so many Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat apps and features ports till now viz. 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 and now comes more stock Xperia Z2 KitKat apps.

XDA Dev niaboc79 has again done wonder by porting Xperia Z2 D6503 Sirius Android 4.4.2 KitKat Message, Clock, Email, Clock app on rooted Xperia smartphones running android 4.3 or higher version so they should work well on Xperia Z1, Z Ultra, Z, ZL, ZR, SP, T, TX, V etc. To install those apps, follow the instructions from below.

Below mentioned file has Xperia Z2 Conversations.apk, SemcCalendar.apk, SemcClock,apk, SemcEmail.apk in a zip flashable, meant to be flashed in recovery on rooted Xperia handsets.

Download Xperia_Z2_Various_apps_1.zip

After flashing the above zip file if you get any force close ( FC ) error then try moving the all 4 apps apks manually in system/app, set permissions rw-r-r and reboot.

Below you can see preview the Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Message app.

Xperia Z2 Message app apk

Below you can see preview the Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.2 Clock app.

Xperia Z2 Clock App apk

Below you can see preview the Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.2 Calendar app.

Xperia Z2 Calendar App apk

Below you can see preview the Xperia Z2 Android 4.4.2 Email app.

Xperia Z2 Email App apk

If you facing any issues in installation, feel free to ask the developer here at this thread.

Do let us know if above mentioned apps worked on your Xperia handset, like them. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 Movies 6.1.A.0.4, Walkman 8.1.A.0.4 app on Rooted Devices

Process of porting apps from Xperia Z2 has already begun and it started with Xperia Z2 Smart call handling feature getting ported for Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact. A moment ago we saw Xperia Z2 Camera apps Addons port – Creative Effects, AR Effect 2.0.4 , Background Defocus 1.1.7 on various rooted Xperia smartphones. TimeShift Video and 4K Camera app port is not yet available for the time being.

We shared a lot before Xperia Z2 Movies 6.1.A.0.4 and Walkman 8.1.A.0.4 app but it didn’t work on any devices and now XDA dev niaboc79 has made possible installation of Xperia Z2 Movies 6.1.A.0.4 and Walkman 8.1.A.0.4 app on any rooted Xperia Smartphone.

Xperia Z2 Movies 6.1.A.0.4 app / Walkman 8.1.A.0.4

You need android 4.3 jelly bean to install them. It may work on lower version but not tested yet and may have an issue with resolution. It should worked perfect on Xperia Z1, Z, ZL, ZR, Z Ultra, SP, L, M, C.

Download below mentioned zip file,  it has old Album version also; no need to install it. Either flash the whole zip in recovery of extract it and push each apk manually in System/App, set permissions rw-r-r and reboot.

Download Xperia_Z2_Medias_Apps.zip

Flash Media apps libraries in recovery [ via XDA dev Levered ]

Download Media Apps Lib v2.zip

Xperia Z2 Movies 6.1.A.0.4 app

Xperia Z2 Walkman 8.1.A.0.4 app

We also have Walkman 8.1.A.0.6 app working, will share it soon.

Download Latest Walkman 8.1.A.0.6, Photo Editor

Let us know if above Xperia Z2 Media apps worked on your Xperia smartphone. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 Smart call handling port on Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact

A few moments ago we shared Xperia Z2 System Dump from Android 4.4.2 KitKat 17.1.A.0.289 firmware and the development process has begun already. XDA Dev RyokoN has ported Xperia Z2 Smart call handling feature on Xperia Z1 and it works fine. Your Xperia Z1 needs to have root in order to install this port.

Xperia Z2 Smart call handling features lets users answer the calls without touching the screen, to answer the calls bring the phone near to ear, to reject the calls just shake the device and silent the phone by just placing it face-down. Check the Xperia Z2 Smart call handling port installation steps from below.

How to install Xperia Z2 Smart call handling port

Note :- Confirmed working on Xperia Z1, Xperia Z and Xperia Z1 Compact.

Download below mentioned both files.

Download Intelli_signed.zip – Flashable Zip

Download Gesture.2.apk – Installable App

  • Flash the Intelli_signed.zip file on your device in recovery.
  • Install the Gesture.2.apk.
  • Open the Gesture app and enable it.

Xperia Z2 Smart call handling port

It’s done now you are ready to use Xperia Z2 Smart call handling port on your Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact.

Let us know if the above Xperia Z2 Smart call handling port worked on your Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact. Drop your comments below.