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[D65XX] CWM-Based Recovery 6.0.4.7 + ROOT for Xperia Z2 [20141105]

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1st April 2014, 09:26 AM   |  #1  
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CWM-Based Recovery 6.0.4.7 Recovery for Xperia Z2!



Credits and special thanks to Koush and everyone else involved in Cyanogenmod project!






[ info ]

This Recovery is built from CWM 6.0.4.7 sources!



[ PROOF ]






[ credits / special thanks ]
  • Koush - for the brilliant work & coding on CWM recovery
  • CyanogenMod and FreeXperia Team (especially jerpelea) for too many things *
  • special thanks to @yeeson for helping out with testing and risking his devices for the sake of development!!! and NO, his phone was NOT damaged during testing
  • ME for creating this for u guys!



[ Requirements ]
  • Bootloader unlocked
  • working fastboot
  • STOCK ROM FW:
    • 4.4.4
      • 23.0.1.A.0.167 - v07
    • 4.4.2
      • 17.1.2.A.0.314 - v06
      • 17.1.1.A.0.438 - v05
      • 17.1.1.A.0.402 - v04
      • 17.1.A.2.69 - v03
      • 17.1.A.2.55 - v02
      • 17.1.A.2.36 - v01
    or ROMS BASED ON THAT FIRMWARE



[ features ]
  1. standard CWM recovery 6.0.4.7!
  2. kernel is insecure (ro.secure=0)
  3. disabled kernel level RIC
  4. adb debugging is enabled by default in OS
  5. TIP: if u are experiencing very slow backup in CWM do this




[ WARNING ]




ITS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO FIRST ROOT ON LOCKED BOOTLOADER AND TAKE TA BACKUP BEFORE BOOTLOADER UNLOCK!


for flashing this kernel you WILL NEED TO UNLOCK BOOTLOADER! Check this thread for more info (same steps as Xperia Z1 are used for Xperia Z2)


UNLOCKING BOOTLOADER WITHOUT TA BACKUP WILL LEAD TO IRREVERSIBLE LOSS OF DRM KEYS!!!


AND YES CAMERA STILL WORKS AFTER UNLOCKING BOOTLOADER!!!



[ known issues ]

  1. adb is not working in recovery (can be fixed later)





[ how to install my kernel ] (via recovery) [RECOMMENDED]
  1. download the kernel package
  2. save it to the sdcard
  3. reboot into recovery
  4. flash the kernel package using recovery
  5. reboot from recovery into system
  6. the device should now start booting
  7. enjoy the kernel



[ how to flash this kernel ] (via fastboot)
  1. download the kernel image
  2. save the boot.img to the folder containing fastboot binary
  3. flash the boot.img using fastboot:
    Code:
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
  4. reboot from fastboot
    Code:
    fastboot reboot
  5. the device should now start booting
  6. enjoy!



[ how to enter recovery ]

when you see the Sony logo and the LED light turns pink/amber/orange keep tapping/pressing VOLUME UP key





[ how to Root ]

for instructions on how to root please check this post



[ sources ]

https://github.com/DooMLoRD/android_device_sony_honami

for now recovery is same is same as honami


[ donations ]


Please do consider donating as I plan to get this device!

if u feel that this work has helped u OR u think that the work i put into making this is worthy of donations, then click on the following link for buying me some coffee/beer/etc

PAYPAL DONATION LINK

OR

you can buy one of my awesome apps from Play Store!






[ download links ]

PLEASE DO NOT MIRROR, REDISTRIBUTE, REPACK MY FILES


NEW:


Advance Stock Kernel with CWM Recovery v07 (FW: 23.0.1.A.0.167}
MD5HASH: ade2fd4d1edf9355089170ecfbf72d2d


OLD:




Advance Stock Kernel with CWM Recovery v06 (FW:17.1.2.A.0.314}
MD5HASH: 9dda203d813ac6ff7f2b80d85f4de2c5


Advance Stock Kernel with CWM Recovery v05 (FW:17.1.1.A.0.438}
MD5HASH: 1857871ed72fc5c2c665c24e30cfd2c4



Advance Stock Kernel with CWM Recovery v04 (FW:17.1.1.A.0.402}
MD5HASH: 629761c9b73cad8ae177b7ad9edcb196


Advance Stock Kernel with CWM Recovery v03 (FW:17.1.A.2.69}
MD5HASH: a0d584009b50b19b3b965ccf339f7d86


Advance Stock Kernel with CWM Recovery v02 (FW:17.1.A.2.55}
MD5HASH: a0d584009b50b19b3b965ccf339f7d86


Advance Stock Kernel with CWM Recovery v01 (FW:17.1.A.2.36}
MD5HASH: 6e0c418d299780bd0ac74e69ff46a199
...










enjoy!!!
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Rooting Instructions


[ proof ]






[ how to root ]
  • once you have flashed the kernel from the 1st post
  • download the latest SuperSU update.zip from: http://download.chainfire.eu/supersu
  • save it on sdcard of device
  • reboot into recovery
  • flash the supersu update.zip
  • reboot from recovery into OS
  • you should now get proper root access!


[ installing busybox ]

  • it is highly recommended to install busybox after rooting!
  • just go to andorid play store and download the busybox installer.
  • once the installer is downloaded, install busybox in /system/xbin
  • reboot device after install and thats it!


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Thank you very much @DooMLoRD
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Is it possible to do a TA backup of the Z2 yet since there is no root with a locked bootloader?
1st April 2014, 09:40 AM   |  #5  
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Is it possible to do a TA backup of the Z2 yet since there is no root with a locked bootloader?

not at the moment... we will have to wait for an exploit...
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Hi.

17.1.1.A.0.402 is beginning to roll out
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Hi.

17.1.1.A.0.402 is beginning to roll out

Post kernel.sin

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Originally Posted by DooMLoRD

not at the moment... we will have to wait for an exploit...

V6 in 17.1.2.A.314 ???
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Tutorial D6543 users
I ran into problems with WIFI in my Brazilian 2.55 version (DTV). Wifi MAC address desappeared,couldn't use it anymore. I'm writting just to help anyone whom have ranned into the same issue.

Using flashtool, start process to flash (choose Flashmode option) "D6543_17.1.A.2.55_Generic BR [1281-5466_R5A].ftf",using "flashtool-0.9.16.1-windows" but untick the following: WIPE APPSLOG, WIPE CACHE, WIPE DATA. You also need to tick Exclude: PARTITION, FOTA, SYSTEM, ELABEL. "No final verifications" and "Reset customizations" must also be unticked.

This is my contribution for those who want to keep root, dual recovery mode and no wifi issues in D6543.

Cheers from Brazil.
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Originally Posted by DooMLoRD

Rooting Instructions


[ proof ]






[ how to root ]

  • once you have flashed the kernel from the 1st post
  • download the latest SuperSU update.zip from: http://download.chainfire.eu/supersu
  • save it on sdcard of device
  • reboot into recovery
  • flash the supersu update.zip
  • reboot from recovery into OS
  • you should now get proper root access!


[ installing busybox ]

  • it is highly recommended to install busybox after rooting!
  • just go to andorid play store and download the busybox installer.
  • once the installer is downloaded, install busybox in /system/xbin
  • reboot device after install and thats it!


regards,

DooMLoRD

Its mandatory to use the custom kernel in order to root your phone? It would be nice on the 1st thread, to have all the problems the root can bring. Except the DRM Keys, what other apps doesn't work anymore.

Ty in advance!
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