[How To] Install AOKP (Android 4.3) ROM on Sony Xperia Z

The Android Open Kang Project (AOKP) ROMs offer the most number of customizing options to its users than any other ROM. This range from changing the height, amount of transparency of the navigation bar, adding shortcuts of your favorite apps to it, applying images to the notification bar, creating your own custom vibrations for notifications from different apps and much more. These features are what make the AOKP standout among other ROMs and makes it popular among the Android community.

The Sony Xperia Z was launched earlier this year and was highly promoted for being a waterproof and dustproof Android smartphone. It had 5″ 1080p LCD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, 13 MP rear camera and Android 4.1.2 upgradable to 4.2.2. We will now install Android 4.3 in it through this ROM. We have already seen how to install the Google Play Edition ROM (Android 4.3) on it. Let us now see how to install the AOKP ROM on it.

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Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 JellyBean features demonstrated in Video

The water- resistant Xperia Z Smartphone is yet to receive an official update for the upcoming Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean by Sony; However, according to several tidings it has been reported that several users have managed to download unofficial leaked version of Android 4.2.2 on the Xperia Z. As a result, these specific users are able to run the latest available version of the Android software on their devices.
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Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 JellyBean update unofficially available

So far the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update to Xperia Z hasn’t been released out officially, however users can avail the benefit of this facilitation by installing a leaked version of the OS.xperia-z-android-4.2.2-jelly-bean-unofficial
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[How To] Get Sony Xperia Z home launcher and widgets on your device

Xperia Z is announced to be the latest addition to the Xperia 2013 line up. It’s been only half a month in the year and we already have the leaked and ported Xperia Home launcher ready to be installed on any device. Sony’s Xperia Line up is well known for it’s stylized home launcher. Sony has come up with a new interface for it’s new 2013 Xperia Lineup. Xperia Z being the first in line among many others expected to follow.

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Even before it’s launch the Home Launcher of Xperia Z has been leaked. And thanks to ThilinaC @ XDA Developers for porting the same to a generic form that can be used on any device. The New Interface has resemblance to the older Xperia Lineup home launcher, but still you can sense an added freshness that makes it a treat for the eyes. Here is the tutorial to get the new Xperia Z home launcher on your device.

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