Root Xperia ZL C6502 / C6506 on Android 4.3 – Complete Tutorial

It’s now possible to easily root Xperia ZL C6502 / C6503 / C6506 on the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware — and that is exactly what we have explained in this guide. The Sony Xperia ZL is one of the best flagship phablets from Sony. It has already received the official update to Android Jelly 4.3 and is now in line for the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. The Sony Xperia ZL has a lot of multimedia and social features because of the modifications to vanilla Android by Sony, along with unique camera features. But you can do even more than […]

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Install Xperia ZL C6502 / C6506 PhilZ ClockworkMod Recovery 6

ClockworkMod Recovery can now be installed on the Sony Xperia ZL C6502 / C6503 / C6506. This is actually PhilZ ClockworkMod Recovery 6 (CWM) for the Xperia ZL. PhilZ Recovery is a custom version of ClockWorkMod recovery which has been modified to add a lot of extra features and options. With PhilZ, you can root and install custom ROMs on your phone, make modifications, make complete Nandroid backups, install system tweaks and more. You can update Xperia ZL C6502 / C6506 with PhilZ ClockworkMod Recovery 6 using the tutorial below. In this tutorial, we will give a break-down of all the steps […]

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Install Android 4.2.2 KitKat on Xperia ZL C6502 / C6506 CM11 Custom ROM

Android 4.4.2 KitKat can now be installed on the Sony Xperia ZL C6502 / C6503 / C6506 (odin) as CM11 — not with an official firmware, but a custom ROM that has been developed by the CyanogenMod team. CM11 is based off AOSP and stock Android 4.4.2 KitKat which has allowed them to bring this firmware to a number of Android phones and tablets. This ROM is still in active development, but is stable enough to be used as your daily driver. If interested in Android 4.4.2 for other phones, check out our new Custom ROMs section. You can update Xperia […]

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Install Sony Xperia ZL Android 4.3 CM10.2 Milestone 1 Jelly Bean Custom ROM

We just wrote on how to install Android 4.4. KitKat on Xperia Z, here we have CM10.2 Milestone 1 custom ROM with the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Sony Xperia ZL. This is a much stable build than what we shared a few weeks back because of the continued support and development work done by the CyanogenMod team. There are countless features and under-the-hood changes for this ROM to perform a lot better than a stock Sony firmware. You can update Xperia ZL to Android 4.3 CM10.2 Milestone 1 Jelly Bean custom firmware using the tutorial below. This […]

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How to Install CM10.2 Android 4.3 on Sony Xperia ZL Jelly Bean Custom Firmware

We just wrote how you can install CM10.2 Android 4.3 based custom ROM on the Sony Xperia Z, and the same can now be installed on the Xperia ZL as well. Official Android 4.3 for the Sony Xperia ZL still has to be announced by Sony, but the CyanogenMod 10.2 team has already made an early build available for everyone to try out. This is far from complete and most of the features won’t even work, but for those who do want to try out — check out the complete tutorial given below. You can update Xperia ZL to CM10.2 […]

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