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Install Android 7.1 Nougat on Xperia ZR – LineageOS 14.1

If your device already old and does not get an official update from the manufacturer, or you want to Get The Latest Version of Android. in this article, will explain how to Install Android 7.1 Nougat on Xperia ZR – LineageOS 14.1.

Android is open source can be modified by the developers of the world, these developers develop LineageOS 14.1 ROM to replace the pre-installed version of Android on your Xperia ZR.

Custom ROM is just a modified version of stock ROM which developed by professional developers in the field of android, ROM is completely changing the system of the Xperia ZR with the addition of more features such as the improved battery, better performance, Add Additional Features and System Tweaks, Eliminate Bloatware, faster smartphone, and updates to the latest Android versions on your Xperia ZR

Sony Xperia ZR was launched in May 2013. The phone CPU powered by Quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, and it comes with 2 GB RAM and 8 GB ROM, up to 64 GB via a microSD, XPERIA ZR comes with Primary camera 13.1 MP and VGA camera  in front, and powered by removable Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery

LineageOS is an open-source system based on Android. First seen in 2009 on HTC Dream (T-Mobile G1)It offers features and advanced options on Android versions that are not included on the Officiel ROM such as an integrated theme editor or additional interface options, the ability to overclock the processor or root Xperia ZR, Custom ROMs are available for phones, tablets, media players, smart watches and almost any type of device running Android.


Install LineageOS 14.1 on Xperia ZR

1- Copy the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM & GApps ZIP files for Xperia ZR to your phone.

2- Restart your Xperia ZR into the custom recovery

  • Turn off your Xperia mobile.
  • Press & hold the Power button until you see Sony Logo
  • Then tap VOLUME UP button  or VOLUME DOWN button until you are in recovery

3- Click Wipe and scroll down and choose Advanced wipe and swipe to confirm Wipe.

4- Click Install and scroll down and choose LineageOS 14.1 ROM ZIP and swipe to confirm flash.

5- Click Install and scroll down and choose GApps package and swipe to confirm flash.

6- Once the installation is finished, click on “Reboot System” to reboot your phone.

5- That’s it ! you have successfully Install Android 7.1 Nougat on Xperia ZR – LineageOS 14.1.

Read also: How To Update Sony Xperia ZR C5503 to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop


Joe abouza

abouza Youssef, tech blogger, Nationality Moroccan, I am 29 years old. I live and work in france. I love blogging and i am interested in everything new in the world of technology.

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