• Custom ROMs
  • [AOSP] Marshmallow ROM for Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra

    Sony may have dropped Xperia Z1 out of its Marshmallow update release plans, but the company will continue to support the device through its AOSP project, where they post binaries for the latest release of Android for various Xperia devices. This makes it easier for developers to build AOSP based ROMs. Sony released Android 6.0 Marshmallow binaries yesterday for all the supported […]

  • Recovery
  • How to Update Xperia Z Ultra to new pre-rooted Lollipop Firmware 14.5.A.0.270_R1D with TWRP recovery

    Xperia Z Ultra

    Sony Xperia Z Ultra (C6806) received a new firmware update recently, build no. being 14.5.A.0.270_R1D. In case you were wondering, it’s not Android 5.1 update Ultra users are waiting for, instead it’s Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. If you’ve updated your device via OTA, that means your device is already upgraded and there’s a great chance that […]

  • Tips
  • How to Boot Into Sony Xperia Z Ultra Fastboot Mode

    What is Fastboot? Fastboot allows you to re-flash partitions on your Android device. It works through PC command line and connects over a USB connection with your device. Not every Android device manufacturer allows Fastboot access to end-users, but thankfully Sony does allow it. On Sony Xperia devices you can unlock the bootloader using Fastboot […]

  • Tips
  • How to Boot Into Sony Xperia Z Ultra Recovery Mode

    A recovery is a separate bootable partition on your Android device that you can use to install system updates and repair (factory reset) your device. A lot more can be done using a custom recovery, but the stock recovery that comes pre-installed on Android devices is limited to these features only. And FYI, these features are […]