Install AR Effect 2.0.8, Background Defocus 1.1.14, Movie Creator 1.1.A.0.4 app from Xperia Z2

Since we saw Xperia Z2 D6503 17.1.A.2.36 firmware ftf getting leaked and available for download, cross development of new Xperia Z2 apps and features have started. A moment ago we saw new media apps viz. Movies 6.1.A.0.18, Walkman 8.1.A.0.7 and Album 5.4.A.0.24 app getting ported on android 4.1.2+ running devices and now new camera apps have also been ported from this new Xperia Z2 firmware.

XDA dev xperiaz2 aka Ash has ported new AR Effect 2.0.8, Background Defocus 1.1.14 and Movie Creator 1.1.A.0.4 app from Xperia Z2 new firmware for devices running android 4.1.2+ versions. You need root to install the apps, extract the apk from below zip file link and push in system/app > set permissions rw- r– r– and reboot or just flash the zip file in recovery; confirmed working on Xperia Z1 and SP.

Download AR Effect 2.0.8, Background Defocus 1.1.14, Movie Creator 1.1.A.0.4 app

Download LatestXperiaZ2CameraAddons.zip

AR Effect 2.0.8 app details info below.

AR Effect 2.0.8 app version

Movie Creator app details below.

Xperia Z2 Movie Creator app

Install the new Xperia Z2 camera apps from KitKat on your device and let us know if they worked or not. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 Phone and Phonebook app KitKat port – ICE Feature spotted in call app

Sony Xperia cross development is on fire these days after we saw Xperia Z2 android 4.4.2 KitKat system dump getting leaked. XDA dev niaboc79 has ported the first fully working Xperia Z2 Phone and Phonebook app from android 4.4.2 KitKat which has got some nice improvements over previous old calling app in android 4.3 version.

We have seen so many ports related to Xperia Z2 so far 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,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, Xperia Z2 SystemUI Port – 2 tabs quick settings, notifications option enabled and Xperia Z2 black themed Calendar KitKat app port.

New Xperia Z2 Phone and Phonebook app has ICE feature where you can add your personal details to be accessed in case of emergency from lockscreen, even if the phone is locked.

You need a rooted Xperia handset, running android 4.3, Deodexed ROM and install SuperUser Mod if you can ( Xperia Z1 users see here ). It is confirmed working on Xperia Z1.

Download below mentioned file, flash in recovery and reboot.

#For Xperia Z1 users only for the time being or you will get errors on other devices.

Download Xperia_Z2_Phone_Phonebook_Z1 v1.1.zip

If any app ( SemcPhone and SemcPhonebook ) gives your force close error then move concerned apk from system/app > reboot > push the apk back in system/app > reboot.

Check the preview below.

Xperia Z2 ICE feature details can be seen below.

Xperia Z2 Phonebook KitKat App

Xperia Z2 Call app, Call recording option spotted.

Xperia Z2 Call Phone App

Xperia Z2 Greetings option in call app seen – Record your message.

Xperia Z2 Call Greetings option

As reported by many users, some are facing issues with listening to their own recorded message while answering machine option is working great 🙂 For more detailed info, check XDA thread by concerned dev.

Try it Xperia Z1 users and let us know, do you like the new call app and its awesome features. 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.

Xperia Z2 SystemUI Port – 2 tabs quick settings, notifications option enabled

Sony’s latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat UI on Xperia Z2 showed 2 tabs option which in notification panel, includes an easy switch between quick settings and notifications option. XDA dev jzqs who ported Xperia Z2 KitKat Home launcher app has now ported Xperia Z2 SystemUI app so that you can enjoy the new KitKat features exclusively on your Xperia smartphone.

So far following Xperia Z2 ports have surfaced up 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 black themed Message KitKat app port.

How to Install ? You must have rooted Xperia device with CWM recovery installed. Download below mentioned zip file and flash it in recovery, reboot. Kindly backup your original SystemUI.apk if anything goes wrong in case.!

Download z101.zip

Check the preview of Xperia Z2 SystemUI port.

Xperia Z2 SystemUI port

Xperia Z2 2 tabs quick settings and notifications option enabled.

Xperia Z2 2 Tabs options

By porting above Xperia Z2 SystemUI, you will also get a new navigation bar soft icons as shown below.

Xperia Z2 Navigation Keys

Follow the official thread by XDA dev here, if you have any query. All credits goes to developer for his great work 🙂

Let us know if above Xperia Z2 SystemUI Port works on your device. Drop your comments below.




Install Xperia Z2 black themed Message KitKat app port

Sony introduced new white UI in android 4.3 update on all Xperia smartphones and for many users white background UI was a bit disturbing as it gave rise to yellow hue issue on many phones so many users normally want a black themed UI. We have already shared Xperia Z2 Message, Clock, Email, Calendar app port which has white UI but now XDA dev Rajeev has ported Xperia Z2 black themed Message app on other rooted Xperia smartphones.

So far following Xperia Z2 ports have come up 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 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher 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 and Install Xperia Z2 KitKat themes and task killer app port.

To install Xperia Z2 black themed Message app port, you need root on android 4.3 or later versions, working on deodexed ROMS only ( install SuperUser Mod if you can, Xperia Z1 users see here. )

#For Android 4.3 Users Download the below zip file, flash it in recovery and reboot.

Download Z2_Black_Themed_Apks.zip

Original Xperia Z2 Message app here, in case you need it.

Xperia Z2 black themed Message app

#For Android 4.1.2 Users

First you need to install the new Xperia Z2 Message app for android 4.1.2 by XDA dev jjwrongjj. Flash the below zip file in recovery. It has new Xperia Z2 Message and Calendar app. ( White theme )

Download Xperia_Z2_M_C_4.1.2.zip

Now after installing above zip file, flash back the below given zip file. ( Black theme )

Download Z2_Black_Themed_Apks.zip

Xperia Z2 Black themed calendar app will be available soon. Let us know guys if it worked on your Xperia handsets running android 4.1.2 and later versions. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 KitKat themes and task killer app port

As soon as Xperia Z2 system dump was uploaded on web, cross development process for Sony Xperia smartphones kick started and we have seen so many Xperia Z2 ports for other Xperia phones 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, Xperia Z2 Message, Clock, Email, Calendar app portXperia Z2 Walkman Music Widget port, Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher 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 and Xperia Z2 4K video cam app and TimeShift Video app port.

XDA Dev FateNozomi has ported Xperia Z2 KitKat themes and new task killer app which appears in recent app section. Xperia Z2 features 6 new KitKat themes on android 4.4.2 firmware viz. Air, Earth, Silk, Vintage, Heat and Sunny. Let’s see how to install them on your  rooted Xperia device.

Xperia Z2 KitKat themes

Download the below mentioned flashable zip file and flash it in recovery, reboot. New Xperia Z2 Experience flow live wallpaper is also included in the package.

Note :- They are tested working on deodexed stock ROM, so you can try it on other ROMS also but not tested yet.

Download Xperia Z2 4.4 Themes V2.zip

Xperia Z2 KitKat themes

Xperia Z2 Task Killer app

Download the apk from below link and push it system/app, set permissions rw- r– r– and reboot.

Download TaskKiller.apk

Enjoy the new Xperia Z2 KitKat themes and task killer app until Sony officially rolls out these new features in official KitKat update.

Let us know if above apps port worked for you. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 4K video cam app and TimeShift Video app port

As you all know Xperia Z2 apps and features have been ported to many Xperia Smartphones so far and now comes the most interesting port in form of Xperia Z2 4K video cam app and TimeShift video app. Xperia Z2 TimeShift Video app allows you to record video at 120 fps and then you can slow any part of video and Xperia Z2 4K video cam app allows you to record videos at 4K resolution exclusively.

Till now these ports have been successful 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, Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher port, Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1 and Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App port and Xperia Z2 Media Sounds and Camera Click Sounds from KitKat port.

Xperia Z2 4K Cam app and TimeShift Video port

XDA dev xperiaz2 ( Ash Cyrus ) has successfully ported 4K video cam and TimeShift Video app. You must have Sony Social Camera app installed on your Xperia smartphones, must be rooted and must have CWM recovery installed.

[ UPDATE – 13 MarchCreative Effect 1.0, Timeshift Video from 17.1.A.1.2 firmware, Install it.

UPDATE :-  Just Install below mentioned two files and all should work fine 🙂 Confirmed working on Xperia ZR, Xperia Z1 Compact and Xperia Z1.

All below apks and files have been successfully working on “DeOdexed ROMS”. So Deodex your ROM before trying them.

Download newSuperVideoCamera.apk 

After downloading above Xperia SuperVideoCamera apk, push in system/app folder, set permissions and reboot.

Copy the libs file from below zip file to system/lib

Download SuperVideoCameraLibs.zip 

For Xperia Z / ZL users – Copy libtimeshiftnative.so in system/lib folder and install below SomcMovieCreator.apk

Download xperiaz2SomcMovieCreator.apk

Xperia Z2 TimeShift Video app port

Below you can see screenshot from Xperia Z2 using 4K cam video app.

Xperia ZR 4K Video cam app port

You can also install Xperia Z2 new Camera widget app. Download the below apk and push in system/app, set permissions rw- r– r– and reboot.

Download SomcCameraWidget.apk

Do let us know if TimeShift Video app and 4K app is working for you or not. Drop your comments below.

Install Xperia Z2 Media Sounds and Camera Click Sounds from KitKat

It’s Xperia Z2 ports and apps everywhere right now when cross device development of Sony smartphones comes in. Till now 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, Xperia Z2 Home 6.2.1.A.0.1 Android 4.4.2 KitKat launcher port and Xperia Z2 KitKat Notes 1.0.4.A.1 and Sketch 1.0.A.4.2 App port have appeared.

Just now XDA dev Pandemic has ported Xperia Z2 Media Sounds and Camera Click Sounds from Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware for all Xperia smartphones running android 4.1 version and later ones, therefore it will work on wide range of devices like Xperia Z1, Z, Z Ultra, ZL , ZR, SP, T, TX, V ,S, SL, Acro S, J, P, C, L, M etc.

Xperia Z2 Media Sounds

Download the below mentioned flashable zip file and flash it in CWM recovery.

Download Xperia Z2 Media Sounds.zip

Xperia Z2 KitKat Ringtone

Above file includes new ringtone and alarm app, though message tone seems the same old android 4.3 one.

Let us know  if  Xperia Z2 Media Sounds works on your device. 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.