Those who want to flash their Sony Xperia Z3 Compact D5803, D5833, SO-02G device with Android 10.0.0 Custom ROM, then here is a good news. Those who have been wondering to install the latest Stock ROM Firmware on your device, can now rejoice as they can flash the latest Android 10.0 LineageOS 17.0 Custom ROM software on their device.
So, if you own a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, you can install the latest update for your device, which comes with LineageOS 17.0, that is based on Android 10.0. The update often aims to increase system stability and increase the performance of the device, as well as incorporating new features.
Brief Intro to LineageOS
LineageOS is the successor of CyanogenMod Custom ROM firmware. It is widely available for almost 200 devices officially, whereas unofficial builds supports huge list of devices. LineageOS is based on AOSP source code, similar to the Resurrection Remix, SlimROM, Omni, AOKP, Paranoid etc. Though LineageOS comes with all the features provided by Stock Android, but also offers huge list of customization features. It comes with various pre-installed apps, which includes AudioFx, FlipFlap, and Trebuchet.
LineageOS 17.0 Features
- Button customization
- Custom Quick-Setting tiles
- Expanded Desktop
- Lock screen customization
- Styles and System Profiles
- Custom pattern sizes
- PIN scramble
- Privacy guard
- Protected Apps
- Trust – helps to keep the device secure and protects privacy.
In the below guide, step by step procedure to flash/ install newest LineageOS 17.0 Android 10.0 on Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. The download link for this Stock ROM has been added to the pre-requisite section. You can simply flash the Custom ROM Firmware .zip or .img file manually through the below guide.
Android Version: Android 10.0.0
UI Version: Stock UI
Firmware Versions: LineageOS 17.0
Model: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact D5803/ D5833
Release Date: September 2019
Android security patch level: August 2019
Disclaimer: AndroidWeblog.com covers although everything in a very neat and a processed manner so that our readers get exactly what they want, still there are meager chances of basic issues that may arise out of the listed steps here. Hence it is in sole interest of the user to follow the steps very cautiously so as to stay away from any mishappenings with your device.
Updating or flashing the Stock ROM firmware or Custom ROM firmware updates certainly without any doubt comes with risk to brick device. If you brick the device, while upgrading the firmware of your smartphone, then kindly be in touch with the Official Service center of Motorola near your location. AndroidWeblog.com in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.
Ensure to check your model number, which must be:
- Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.
- Phone Should be Charged
Your phone must be 70% charged atleast else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.
- Back Up
If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.
- Enable USB Debugging
You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.
Downloads For Updating Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Download platform-tools/ SDK Tools package from Android SDK on PC from here. (Android command line tools> SDK Tools package)
Download Latest Android 10.0.0 LineageOS 17.0 Custom ROM for Sony Xperia Z3 Compact from here
Download GApps from here
How to Manually Flash Sony Xperia Z3 Compact with Android 10.0 based LineageOS 17.0 Custom ROM
Note: Before you proceed with the below mentioned steps, your device must have TWRP flashed and rooted already.
Step 1: Transfer the downloaded lineage-xxxxxxxx.zip file to the internal storage / SD card of your Sony Xperia Z3 Compact smartphone.
Step 2: Now, just boot into the recovery. From the TWRP interface, you can optionally backup the Stock ROM. Though, I would recommend to backup the Stock ROM. Because if in case process gets failed, you can flash the Stock ROM.
Step 3: Tap on Install ‘, and then navigate to the file ‘lineage-xxxxxxxx.zip’ and swipe to confirm flash (located at the bottom of the screen). The flashing process of flashing the Mokee Custom ROM has been started and will take few seconds to complete.
Congratulations, you have successfully flashed LineageOS 17.0 Custom ROM based on Android 10.0 on your Sony Xperia Z3 Compact device. If you faced any issue while flashing, then do not hesitate to let’s know in the comments section below.