How To Update Sony Xperia Z2 To Android 7.0 Nougat

Those of you who own a Xperia Z2 then here is your good news, because now you can update your Sony Xperia Z2 to Android 7.0 Nougat. As we know, that the said smartphone is not yet receiving any update except Lollipop. Albeit Sony itself had promised to pour the Android Marshmallow to the phone. But if you want to have the Nougat running on your device. Then you can flash a custom ROM brought by Brandon Nel, an XDA senior member.

The ROM is reported to support several devices, one of which is Sony Xperia Z2, therefore you should not let this chance get away from your sight. You are welcomed to flash it on your device.


And try yourself whether the ROM works nearly good for you. Who knows you might end up making this ROM as your daily driver guys.

And remember one thing, Sony Xperia Z2 is a good phone, but making the phone better is your job and one of the ways to do so is installing Android 7.0 Nougat based ROM.

And the post you are reading now containing all the needed steps to flash Android 7.0 Nougat custom ROM on you Sony Xperia Z2 phone.

How To Update Sony Xperia Z2 To Android 7.0 Nougat


How to update Sony Xperia Z2 to Android 7.0 Nougat unofficially

Follow the guides from this post at your choice, blame none but yourself, if you brick or damage your device..

  1. Now you must download Android 7.1 ROM and Gapps to the computer of yours.
  2. Now you need to use your USB cable to connect your device to PC. Once they’re connected then transfer all the zip files to your device’s SD card.
  3. Now power off your Sony Xperia Z2 then unplug it from USB cable.
  4. Now enter to the Recovery Mode / TWRP mode.
  5. Inside the TWRP mode, perform the following action full data wipe by choosing the Wipe button -> Swipe to Factory Reset button.
    Wipe Data TWRP Recovery Android
    Wipe TWRP Recovery
  6. Now back to the TWRP main menu then you need to tap the Install button. And then choose the Android 7.0 Nougat ROM zip file you previously transferred to your device’s storage on step 2.
    Install Button TWRP Recovery Android
    Choose Zip File TWRP Recovery
  7. Now confirm the installation by simply swiping the Swipe to Confirm Flash option. You will see the installation will begin.
    Swipe To Confirm
  8. Once the installation has been completed then repeat the above action to flash the Gapps.
    TWRP Finished Install
  9. Now you need to tap Wipe cache/dalvik button in case you experience bootloop or other technical problem.
  10. Now you need to tap the Reboot System button.
    TWRP Reboot System
  11. Done.

Well done my friend because you have done everything needed to update your Sony Xperia Z2 to Android 7.0 Nougat and you can verify it by going to Settings -> About phone and to check what is ROM running on your beloved device guys.

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