The Sony Xperia V users can upgrade their smartphone to a brand new Android 4.4.4 KitKat version. Obviously, it’s not an official update, but still, the update is brought to you by the renowned “CyanogenMod” developers.
Now the users can ditch Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and can install Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Sony Xperia without any hassle. However, the installation process is quite different from the official one.
So, in this article, we are going to illustrate a quick guide on “How to Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Sony Xperia V with CyanogenMod 11 M9 ROM“.
Necessary Things to Perform:
- Your mobile should have 70 – 80% battery
- Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging. (All Apps > Settings > System > Developer Options and Android Debugging – check box).
- he phone must be unlocked, rooted and CWM Recover is installed.
- Ensure you have backed up your important data.
Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat on Sony Xperia V with CyanogenMod 11 M9 ROM
Step 1: Download above all the files on your PC and then copy it to your device memory.
Step 2: Switch off your phone.
Step 3: Boot your Sony Xperia V into CWM Recovery mode by pressing and holding “Power button and wait for the Sony logo to come up, then press the Volume Up button several times.”
Note: In the Recovery mode, use the Volume keys to move up/down and the Power key to select a highlighted item.
Step 4: Now, you have to delete all your current data to perform fresh installation.
- Select “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition“ and then go to advanced from there select “wipe Dalvik Cache“.
Step 5: Further, go to the main menu choose “install zip from SD card” > Select ROM File > give Yes for confirmation. The process will take 3-5 minutes to install the ROM so wait for the whole process to complete.
Step 6: To flash the Gapps package, you have to follow the same “Step 4”.
Step 7: Once you have flashed all the files successfully, go back to the main menu and select “reboot system” now.
Voila! Your Sony Xperia V is now successfully updated to latest Android 4.4.4 Kitkat version. Surely, you’ll enjoy the best experience with fast, smooth and updated Android version. Do share your reviews with us via the below comments section