Many users are eagerly waiting to use Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on Sony Xperia ZL, but it still has to be announced by the manufacturer (SONY). That’s why, today we have brought Android 4.3 Jelly Bean CyanogenMod 10.2 for Sony Xperia ZL. I must say this is the test build and most of the features even won’t work, but those users you really want to try out – Do follow the below tutorial to install Android 4.3 Jelly Bean CyanogenMod 10.2 on Sony Xperia ZL.
If you have rooted your device, then only you can install CyanogenMod 10.2. Today, in this article we will guide you on How to install Android 4.3 JB CyanogenMod 10.2 on Sony Xperia ZL. Before proceeding further, you have to read the disclaimer and prerequisite.
Disclaimer: We have not developed this ROM, so if anything happens to your phone or some functionality are not working then don’t blame us! As this is the latest build so it might happen that you face some problem, try at your own risk.
Prerequisite to install CM 10.2 on Sony Xperia ZL
1. Your mobile should have 70 – 80% battery
2. Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging.
For Android 4.1.2 version:
- All apps > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box
For Android 4.2.2 version:
- All Apps > Settings > About Phone > Navigate to Build number > Tap “Build number” 7 times and you’ll get pop-up as “You are now a developer”.
- All Apps > Settings > System > Developer Options and Android Debugging – check box
3. The phone must be unlocked, rooted and CWM Recover is installed.
4. Ensure you have backed up your important data.
Step by Step Guide on:
How to install CyanogenMod 10.2
Step 1: Download CyanogenMod 10.2 ROM & Google Apps, copy both the downloaded file into an external SD card.
Step 2: Switch off your phone and boot into CWM Recovery by “pressing and holding Power button, at the same time press the Volume Up button several times.” In the Recovery mode, use the Volume keys to move up/down and the Power key to select a highlighted item.
Step 3: Now, perform a full data wipe by selecting “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition“ and then go to advanced from there select “wipe Dalvik Cache“.
Step 4: Now, go to the main menu choose “install zip from SD card” > Select ROM File (Which you have downloaded and placed in SD card) > give Yes for confirmation. The process will take 3-5 minutes to install the ROM so wait for the whole process to complete.
Step 5: Repeat the above step again and now select “Google Apps” instead of ROM zip file.
Step 6: Finally, go back to the main menu and select “reboot system” now. The phone will take 10-15 minutes to start and initialize all the services & apps because this is the first time you are starting a phone after installing CyanogenMod 10.2 on Sony Xperia ZL. Don’t be hesitate and wait for complete process.
So, these all guide is about how to install Android 4.3 JB CyanogenMod 10.2 on Sony Xperia ZL. If you face any problem while installing CM 10.2 on Sony Xperia ZL then put your query or problem via comments below and we will solve it ASAP!