Sony Xperia Z2 was released in the first half of year 2014. It has a 5.2″ IPS LCD display, with a resolution of 1920×1080. it’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, with 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a microSD slot. The Z2 has a 20.7MP camera, with 4K video recording at 60 frames/second. All this is powered by a 3200mAh battery.

A few days back we saw how to install official Android 5.1.1 on Sony Xperia Z3 manually. Now a .ftf file is available for Xperia Z2 which will enable you to manually install Android 5.1.1 on Sony Xperia Z2. A detailed guide to install it on Xperia Z2 is given below.


Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Xperia Z2:


Steps to install Android 5.1.1 on Xperia Z2:

  1. Download the Flash tool and extract it. Then install the Flash tool.
  2. Download the Xperia Z2 .ftf file.
  3. Copy the .ftf file to the Firmware folder which will be created when you extracted the Flash Tool.
  4. Switch off Xperia Z2 and connect it to the computer.
  5. Run FlashTool on your PC and click on Flash.
  6. Follow the onscreen instructions and wait for the process to complete.
  7. Once it is completed, phone will reboot. Done!

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