Monday, January 5, 2015

[ROM][5.0.2] CyanogenMod 12 for Sony Xperia U

CM12 Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) is also on our Sony Xperia U !
*It is still in early stages so a little slow and a little buggy. Not for daily usage*

XDA THREAD- Here [Thank the developers for their amazing work]

DOWNLOADS-

ROM- Download Here (Just download the latest- yyyymmdd)
Gapps*optional*(will make the phone slow)- Download Here
Flashtools (if you don't have it) - Here

TUTORIAL-

1. Extract the boot.img  from the custom rom.
2. Open flashtool.
3. Click on the flash icon.
4. Select  "Fastboot mode"...
5. A popup should appear ...
6. Enter FastBoot mode on your device...
 [Hold the Volume Up button and plug in the USB cable while holding the volume rocker.
 The Left Blue Led will turn on.]

7. On the popup screen...
Select " Select kernel to flash" and choose the boot.img from the location where you extracted it

8. After the flashing is done unplug the cable.
9. Now boot into TWRP recovery...
 Switch on the device and as soon as you see the Sony logo start pressing the volume up rocker *REPEATEDLY* ...

10. In the recovery menu...
  • Wipe data.
11. After that select Install option...
  • Choose Rom >>> Swipe to flash >>> Wait till installation finishes
12. Reboot and switch off the device...
13. Go to Recovery Mode again...
14. Select Install option...
  • Choose Gapps >>> Swipe to flash >>> Wait till installation finishes
15. Reboot...

That would be all! :D

ENJOY LOLLIPOP ^_^

*will update as the development proceeds*