Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, Sony Xperia Z (yuga) Lineage OS 14.1 has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. Sony Xperia Z smartphone was launched in January 2013. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels. The Sony Xperia Z is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, FM, 3G and 4G. The Sony Xperia Z is powered by 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm MDM9215M processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Sony Xperia Z packs a 13.1-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2.2-megapixel front camera. If you want some more Lineage ROMs or wanna taste the OFFICIAL Lineage build then stay tuned the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM collection page.
THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Installing a custom ROM on a Sony Xperia Z (yuga) requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the Sony Xperia Z (yuga) phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
TWRP recovery link for Xperia Z (yuga)
ROM Download link of Lineage 14.1 for Xperia Z (yuga)
Lineage Nougat GApps download link for LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM
· Make sure the device is rooted before going forward for custom ROM installation
· Make sure to back all the data by installing TWRP in the smartphone.
· Make sure to install USB drivers on the PC.
· Make sure the device has more than 80 percent battery.
· If you face force close, go to Settings >> Setupwizard >> Give permission
Step-by-step installation guide
Step 1: Download Sony Xperia Z (yuga) LineageOS [unofficial] 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps
Step 2: Place the Android Nougat ROM into the phone’s storage memory.
Step 3: Turn off device.
Step 4: Perform Recovery mode sorties by long pressing Volume (Down) + Power key Simultaneously
Step 5: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone’s memory (full) by selecting ‘Wipe’ option. Once done, select – ‘Swipe to Factory Reset’ perform factory reset
Step 6: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install‘ and Selecting Downloaded Lineage.Zip file.
Step 7: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 8: Flashing of the ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful‘ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
Step 9: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install’ Select Downloaded GApps.Zip file in the phone’s memory.
Step 10: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 11: Reboot your Mobile
Note:- If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select ‘Wipe cache/dalvik’. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation
That’s it! Your Sony Xperia Z (yuga) should now have Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.