[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0) on Sony Xperia V

Sony Xperia V features a powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor backed by 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, and a whopping 13 MP camera. The 4.55″ LCD is also noteworthy, featuring a high 720p resolution and the proprietary BRAVIA engine.

Xperia V is a mid-range device so it wont be getting any official Android Lollipop updates. There are several custom ROMs which will let you install Lollipop on Xperia V. We saw how to install OmniROM on Xperia V a few weeks back. Now the official CM 12 build is also available. This is the best custom ROM out there and it will update Xperia V to Android 5.0. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install OmniROM (Android 5.1.1) on Sony Xperia V

Sony Xperia V features a powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor backed by 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, and a whopping 13 MP camera. The 4.55″ LCD is also noteworthy, featuring a high 720p resolution and the proprietary BRAVIA engine.

Sony revealed that only the flagship Xperia Z series will be getting the Android Lollipop update. However users of other Xperia devices should not be upset. There are plenty of custom ROMs available. Sony Xperia V has received an OmniROM nightly which will update the device to Android 5.1.1. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install CM 12 (Android 5.0.2) on Sony Xperia V

Sony Xperia V features a powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor backed by 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, and a whopping 13 MP camera. The 4.55″ LCD is also noteworthy, featuring a high 720p resolution and the proprietary BRAVIA engine.

Sony Xperia V ran on Android Jelly Bean. It did not get the KitKat update so Lollipop update is too far a thought. One way to install the Android Lollipop on the Xperia V is use of the custom ROM. The CM 12 custom ROM, developed by the CyanogenMod team, is now available for the Sony Xperia V. Follow the guide given below.

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[How to] Install CM 11 (Android 4.4.4) on Sony Xperia V

Sony Xperia V features a powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor backed by 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of storage, and a whopping 13 MP camera. The 4.55″ LCD is also noteworthy, featuring a high 720p resolution and the proprietary BRAVIA engine.

Sony Xperia V is upgradable till Android 4.3. Sadly Android KitKat is not officially available for this device. However custom ROMs enables the users of Xperia V to get the taste of KitKat on their devices. CM 11 custom ROM is available for this device. Follow the guide given below.

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[MOD] Customize the Status Bar of Sony Xperia V

Sony Xperia V was released in December 2012. The device features a powerful 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor backed by 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of storage, and a whopping 13 MP camera. The 4.3″ LCD is also noteworthy, featuring a high 720p resolution and the proprietary BRAVIA engine. The Xperia V follows in the footsteps of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus by offering on-screen Android navigation keys. Xperia V came with the Ice Cream Sandwich OS but it was upgradable to the Jelly Bean OS.

Previously, we saw a mod that will customize the status bar of Sony Xperia T. A similar mod is also available for the Xperia V. This mod will help you to change the appearance of the status bar and also give you more options. There are about 24 different toggles to choose from. The mod also brings slider controls for brightness and volume settings in a separate pane, as well as a handy navigation bar softkey editor. So if you want to try out this mod, follow the instructions given below.

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