[How to] Install LinuXRom (Android 6.0) on Sony Xperia Z3

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

A new custom ROM is available for Xperia Z3 – LinuXRom. It offers new short-cuts, performance tweaks, extended battery life and numerous value-added features to enhance user experience. If you are bored of the stock ROM and want to try out LinuXRom, follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Sony Xperia Z3

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

Sony announced Marshmallow for Xperia Z3 almost 3 months ago. Yet there is no word from Sony on the exact date of the rollout. According to sources, it is still in testing phase and it might take a few more weeks. If you are tired of waiting for the official update, you can try crDroid custom ROM. It will update Xperia Z3 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. A detailed guide on how to install this ROM is given below.

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[How to] Install CM 13 (Android 6.0) on Sony Xperia Z3

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

Sony devices are yet to receive official Android Marshmallow support. However custom ROM developers are working on the same and they have come up with unofficial nightly of CM 13. This ROM will update Xperia Z3 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. If you are interested, a detailed guide is given below.

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[How to] Root Sony Xperia Z3 running on Android 5.1.1

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

Sony has rolled out official Android 5.1.1 update for Xperia Z3. Good news for Xperia Z3 users is they can install a pre-rooted stock Android 5.1.1 ROM on their Z3. Rooting the devices will give you a number of privileges. Interested users can follow the guide below.

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[How to] Install Official CM 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) on Sony Xperia Z3

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

Sony devices are a bit slow to get the custom ROMs but CyanogenMod team have finally developed an official CM 12.1 nightly for the Xperia Z3. It will improve the performance of Z3 and also remove the bloat. Follow this guide if you are interested in installing CM 12.1 ROM on Xperia Z3.

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[How to] Update Xperia Z3 to official Android 5.1.1

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

Sony have rolled out official Android 5.1.1 update for Xperia Z3. Not all the users will get it together as it is rolled out in batches. If you are too impatient to wait for the update, you can install it manually. Follow the guide below.

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[How to] Root Sony Xperia Z3 on Android 5.0.2

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

Sony rolled out the official Android 5.0.2 update for Xperia Z3 in May. Now a root package is available for Z3 which will help you gain root access. Rooting the device has many benefits but it will void your warranty. In spite of that, if you want to root Xperia Z3 on Android 5.0.2 build 23.1.A.28, you can follow the tutorial below.

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[How to] Update Sony Xperia Z3 to Android 5.1.1

Xperia Z3 was the flagship device of second half of 2014. Xperia Z3 runs on a 2.5Ghz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage and a 3100mAh battery. The 5.2″ IPS LCD display has a 1080p resolution and utilises Sony’s Triluminuous backlighting technology. The Xperia Z3 is also IP65 and IP68 compliant, meaning it’s good for those dusty or wet environments. Z3 also has a new impressive camera, featuring a 20.7MP.

Sony Xperia Z3 has not received the official Android 5.1.1 update. Android 5.1.1 update is a bug fix which tries to solve critical problems plaguing Android Lollipop. You can install it on Xperia Z3 via custom Carbon ROM. This ROM is based on CM ROMs and offers very good features. Follow the guide below.

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