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INTRODUCTION


Here's the eXistenZ for the Xperia Z.

Two different editions will be done, the black and the white; This is the Black Edition.

All Sony's applications and features are (or will be) themed in black, everything have been redrawed (Background, Icons, Menus, ...) to show what Sony could have done


SCREENSHOTS & FEATURES
  • Phonebook



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - Speed Dial.

  • Phone & Dialer



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - Call recording.
    - Mobile Data notification when disable removed.
    - Answering Machine.
    - Speaker Voice Enhancement.
    - 2G only.
    - National Data roaming.

  • Calendar



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - Redrawed Widget.

  • Email



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - Redrawed Widget.

  • Conversations



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - Save Draft Dialog.
    - Real Timestamp.
    - Slide show editor.
    - MMS preview.

  • Home & Small Apps Launcher



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - Long press on Quick Settings to access related setting.
    - Status Bar Handle carrier label themed.
    - Status Bar Notification bar glow effect themed.
    - Selected recent app glow effect themed.
    - Serajr Clear All recent task button.
    - Navigation bar modded to allow any navigation bar size without layout problem.

  • Widgets



    Quote:

    New Feature:

    - eXistenZ Weather Widget.
    - eXistenZ Clock Widget.
    - All Sony Widgets redrawed.

  • Clocks & Calculator



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

  • Power Menu & Lockscreen



    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - Reboot options.
    - eXistenZ Icons changing according to theme accent.
    - eXistenZ small app Calculator.
    - Unlock Hint removed from Lockscreen.
    - All Home Widgets usable on Lockscreen.

  • Camera



    Quote:

    New Feature:

    - Working TimeShift with latest Honami libs.

  • Settings





    Quote:

    Visual Changes

    - Black themed.

    New Feature:

    - eXistenZ settings.
    - Performance control.
    - Xposed framework.
    - SeraJR restart systemUI.
    - Gravity Box.
    - Vibrator.
    - Starter.
    - App OPS.
    - All settings themed.


XDA:DevDB Information
eXistenZ Black Edition, ROM for the Sony Xperia Z

Contributors
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ROM OS Version: 4.3.x Jellybean

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 3
Stable Release Date: 2013-05-29

Created 2013-06-27
Last Updated 2014-08-06
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Install Instructions

Fresh installation:

From eXistenZ v5.x.x:
  • Backup your datas
  • Reboot in recovery, Wipe Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache
  • Flash the rom and SuperUser Fix.
  • Flash 10.4.1.B.0.101 kernel only with flashtool (see FAQ).
  • Restore your datas (It may cause problems!!!)

From an other Stock based rom (Leaked 10.4.B.0.569):
  • Reboot in recovery, Cache and Dalvik Cache
  • Flash the rom and SuperUser Fix.

From an other Stock based rom (10.3.1.A.2.74 or 10.3.1.A.2.67):
  • Do a fresh installation!

From anything else (CM10, PAC, ...):
  • Do a fresh installation!

Bugs
  • None


FAQ
  • How to flash a Kernel only with flashtool?

    1) Download any FTF of latest 10.4.B.0.569 firmware and place it in firmware folder of flashtool.
    2) Plug the USB.
    3) Open Flash tool and click on the lightning logo.
    4) Select Flashmode.
    5) Select 10.4.B.0.569 firmware on left side.
    6) Uncheck kernel, fota, data, cache & appslog on right side.



    7) Select Flash at bottom.
    8) When asked, unplug USB and turn off phone.
    9) Plug USB again while you are pressing volume down.

  • How to activate and use Flip SystemUI (Not yet in JB 4.3)

    To activate the Flip SystemUI you must:

    - Install Xposed framework (Settings/eXistenZ/Xposed Installer/Framework/Install)
    - Check Xperia Flip Settings and GravityBox modules (Settings/eXistenZ/Xposed Installer/Modules)
    - Reboot

    To apply theme accent:

    - When you are changing your theme, the theme accent is also changed for the Quick Settings Tiles but not automatically for all of them, you have two options:

    * Reboot the phone
    * Use Serajr Restart systemUI (Long Press settings Tile and select restart systemui service now)



    Some new fonctions:

    - Press Wifi to activate, Long press for settings
    - Press Data to activate (Data is on when provider name is colored), Long press for settings
    - Press Bluetooth to activate, Long press for settings
    - Press Alarm (When 1 alarm is on) to access Clock apps


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Add ons
  • Full Screen Caller



    1) Flash this in recovery: http://www.mediafire.com/download/r6...tenZ_Black.zip
    2) Set a new picture to all your contacts.

  • Rajeev Add ons Packs

    • 5 BUTTON NAVIGATION BAR MOD WITH STOCK ANDROID SOFTKEYS
    • 5 BUTTON NAVIGATION BAR MOD WITH SONY SOFTKEYS
    • FULLY BLACK 5 BUTTON NAVIGATION BAR AND SYSTEMUI
    • FULLY TRANSPARENT NAVIGATION BAR AND SYSTEMUI
    • FULLY TRANSPARENT NAVIGATION BAR AND SYSTEMUI STOCK 3 BUTTONS
    • FULLY BLACK NAVIGATION BAR AND SYSTEMUI STOCK 3 BUTTONS
    • FULLY BLACK 5 BUTTON NAVIGATION BAR AND SYSTEMUI WITH FACEBOOK HOME SOFTKEYS
    • FULLY TRANSPARENT HOME DOCK
    • 7 DOCK AND 5 X 4 APP DRAWER HOME MOD
    • TRANSPARENT 7 DOCK AND 5 X 4 APP DRAWER HOME MOD

    Follow this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2580372

  • ArchEnemy' Add ons



    Follow this: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=3753

  • 48 DPI Navigation Bar (Stock size)



    - Remove android-res.apk in system/vendor/overlay

  • Transparent Home mod (by Metallijim)


    • Lighter 'add to home' section
    • Lighter home panes whilst in 'Add to home'
    • Very nearly fully transparent App drawer panes
    • Transparent(ish) App drawer List view (Sort, Uninstall etc..)
    • Completely removes stage glow

    - Flash this: http://www.mediafire.com/download/yh...Metallijim.zip
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DOWNLOAD

IF YOU DOWNLOAD MY ROM, PLEASE BE KIND AND PRESS THE DIFFERENTS BUTTON

V1: http://www.4shared.com/zip/9B2P9LrQ/...ck_editio.html
V1 mirror: http://www.nirvana-records.be/xda/xp..._Edition_1.zip
V1 second mirror: https://mega.co.nz/#!lpBnBb5A!dAb35y...Yq_oEICRY2fKp8

V2: http://www.nirvana-records.be/xda/xp..._Edition_2.zip
V2 mirror: http://tinyw.in/We8d
V2 mirror 2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=41625761

V3: http://goo.im/devs/Niaboc79/Xperia_Z..._Edition_3.zip
V3 mirror: https://mega.co.nz/#!zM1xlQ4B!AyrL4g...E56zP6IrGl7vq0
V3 mirror 2: http://www.4shared.com/zip/jFUZfCDl/...ck_Editio.html

V4: http://goo.im/devs/Niaboc79/Xperia_Z..._Edition_4.zip

V4 mirror: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=42999298

V4 mirror 2: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=43024955

V5: https://mega.co.nz/#!wBshCDrC!GEAdby...LJMo_liOfhHQ6o

V6: https://mega.co.nz/#!9dUkDAyb!99pb1E...TRTu33mKhlPSjs

CHANGELOG
  • eXistenZ Black v1

    - Based on Sony C6603 10.1.A.1.434 Generic NL
    - Deodexed with latest DSIXDA's Android Kitchen
    - Zipaligned
    - UTF 8 Support
    - Wifi Dual Band Support
    - Dual Shock 3
    - SForce Surround 3D
    - Landscape LockScreen
    - DoCoMo SO-02 White Balance
    - DoCoMo SO-02 Status Bar
    - DoCoMo SO-02 Task Manager
    - Overclocking Option
    - Reboot Option
    - Dock Settings
    - Messaging app themed
    - Email app themed
    - Phonebook themed
    - Dialer themed
    - Calendar app themed
    - Home launcher themed
    - Socialife Widget themed

  • eXistenZ Black v2

    - Based on Sony C6603 10.1.A.1.1.253
    - All bugs in settings fixed.
    - PS3 controler not working with Bluetooth fixed.
    - Removed Screen Saver setting.
    - Stock browser added.


  • eXistenZ Black v3

    - Based on Sony C6603 10.1.A.1.1.253.
    - Prerooted without any bugs.
    - Dual Recovery installed (CWM version 6.0.3.2 and TWRP 2.5.0.0)
    - New 10.1.A.1.1.253 Messaging app themed.
    - New 10.1.A.1.1.253 Email app themed.
    - New 10.1.A.1.1.253 Phonebook themed.
    - New 10.1.A.1.1.253 SemcPhone themed.
    - New 10.1.A.1.1.253 Calendar app themed.
    - New 10.1.A.1.1.253 Home launcher themed.
    - Fully working AOSP Browser and Chrome together.
    - Serajr Small App Power Toggles integrated.
    - New reboot menu.
    - PureXAudio v15 removed.
    - Latest PlayStore.
    - Talk replaced by Hangouts.
    - More Bloatwares removed.


  • eXistenZ Black v4

    - Based on Sony C6603 4.2.2 10.3.A.0.423
    - Prerooted without any bugs.
    - New 10.3.A.0.423 Messaging app themed.
    - New 10.3.A.0.423 Email app themed.
    - New 10.3.A.0.423 Phonebook themed.
    - New 10.3.A.0.423 SemcPhone themed.
    - New 10.3.A.0.423 Calendar app themed.
    - New 10.3.A.0.423 Home launcher themed.
    - New 10.3.A.0.423 Small App Launcher themed.
    - Fully working AOSP Browser and Chrome together.
    - New reboot menu.
    - Sony Toggles with long press option.
    - Clear all recent app option.
    - Bloatwares removed.
    - Slider control Small app.
    - Some more I can't remenber...

  • eXistenZ Black V5
    Quote:

    - Based on latest Xperia Z Sony Build 10.4.B.0.569
    - Based on latest Xperia Z1 Sony Build 14.2.A.0.290
    - Deodexed with DSIXDA's kitchen
    - BusyBox integrated
    - Zipaligned
    - Xperia Z1 Conversation

    • Save Draft Dialog added
    • Real Timestamp
    • Slide show editor added
    - Xperia Z1 AR Effects Camera
    - Xperia Z1 Art Filter Camera
    - Xperia Z1 Camera
    - Xperia Z1 TimeShift Camera
    - Xperia Z1 InfoEye
    - Xperia Z1 Bluetooth
    - AOSP Browser with working synch
    - Call Vibrator
    - eXistenZ Clock Widget
    • Different Clocks and colors
    • Weather
    • Calendar
    - Xperia Z Clock Widget
    • New backgrounds for Digital Clocks
    - All Google apps updated to latest version
    - Gravity Box 2.8.3
    - Latest Liveware manager
    - Xperia Z On/Off tools Widget
    • Resized to have exact same size as Clock widget
    - OTA updater
    - Xperia Z1 Package Installer
    • Wrong layout fixed
    • Wrong background color fixed
    • Look & Feel added
    - Performance Control 2.1.8
    - Xperia Z Phonebook
    • Speed Dial added
    - Xperia Z1 SemcPhone
    • Data Connection message when turn off disabled
    • National Data Roaming
    • Speaker voice enhancement
    • Call Recording
    • Answering Machine
    • 2g only added
    - Latest Sony Album 5.3.A.0.22
    - Xperia Z Calendar
    • Widget redrawed for eXistenZ
    - Xperia Z Email
    • Widget redrawed for eXistenZ
    - Latest Sony Walkman 8.1.A.0.3
    • Modded to allow any Navigation Bar size without layout problem
    - Xperia Z Video
    • Modded to allow any Navigation Bar size without layout problem
    - Xperia Z Settings
    • eXistenZ settings section added
    • Xposed framework shortcut
    • Gravity Box shortcut
    • Power Toggle shortcut
    • eXistenZ Clock Widget shortcut
    • Performance control shortcut
    • App OPS added
    • Starter added
    • Seamless Tethering added
    - eXistenZ Small App calculator
    - Xperia Z Small App Launcher
    • Favorite bar layout modded to 5 shortcuts
    - Slider Control Small App
    - Xperia Z1 Camera Widget
    • Redrawed background
    - Xperia Z1 Note
    - Xperia Z1 Sketch
    - Xperia Z Sound Enhancement
    - Xperia Z1 X-Reality
    - Xperia Z SystemUI
    • Long press on Quick Settings to access related setting
    • Status Bar Handle carrier label themed
    • Status Bar Notification bar glow effect themed
    • Selected recent app glow effect themed
    • Serajr Clear All recent task button added
    • Navigation bar modded to allow any navigation bar size without layout problem
    - eXistenZ Weather Widget
    - Triflat and Wood themes
    - Xperia Z1 Super Stamina
    • Queue background datas added
    - Xperia Z Lockscreen
    • Unlock hint message removed
    - Service.jar patched to remove signature comparaison.
    - Xperia Z Power menu
    • Reboot options
    • eXistenZ Icons changing according to theme accent
    - Advanced volume control
    - Xperia Z1 Wallpapers
    - eXistenZ Wallpapers
    - Optimized backlight integrated
    - 36 DPI Navigation bar as default size.
    - Bluetooth Black themed
    - Calculator Black themed
    - Call Vibrator Black themed
    - Conversations Black themed
    - USB settings Black themed
    - HotSpot settings Black themed
    - Location Based settings Black themed
    - My Xperia Black themed
    - Apps Installer Black themed
    - Phonebook Black themed
    - Phone & Dialer Black themed
    - Calendar Black themed
    - Clocks Black themed
    - Dlna Black themed
    - Email Black themed
    - All Settings Black themed
    - Theme Chooser Black themed
    - Small Apps Launcher Black themed
    - Camera Widgets redrawed
    - Mirror Link Black themed
    - Notes Black themed
    - Sketch Black themed
    - Sound Picker Black themed
    - Quick Settings Black themed
    - Keyboard Black themed
    - Updater Center Black themed
    - White Balance Black themed
    - PS3 Controller Black themed
    - Some framework bugs fixed
    - Swipe and Pin/Pattern in same time.
    - Scrolling Cache disabled.
    - ...

  • eXistenZ Black v 6.0.0
    Quote:

    - Based on latest Xperia Z Sony Build 10.4.1.B.0.101.
    - Based on latest Xperia Z1 Sony Build 14.2.A.1.136.
    - Based on latest Xperia Z1S Sony Build 14.2.C.0.159.
    - Deodexed with latest DSIXDA's Kitchen.
    - Zipaligned.
    - All Applications modded with previous eXistenZ Mods.
    - All Applications updated to their latest build.
    - Reworked Reboot Options to fix bugs and new feature(Soft Reboot by long pressing Power Off).
    - Working X-Reality for Unlocked Bootloader.
    - Background Defocus Camera Add On.
    - AR Effect for Line Camera Add On.
    - AR Effect for eXistenZ.
    - Calculator with adapted layout for all Navigation Bar size.
    - Conversations app adapted for eXistenZ (Support for new themes).
    - Home Launcher adapted for eXistenZ (Support for new themes).
    - No more Warning Cost popup while activating Datas.
    - eXistenZ settings updated.
    - SomcTasks added.
    - New Sound Enhancement redrawed for eXistenZ.
    - Latest Stamina Optimizations.
    - Keyboard with emoji support.
    - 12 Quick Settings available in Status Bar expanded.
    - New eXistenZ Boot Animation.
    - New eXistenZ On/Off Tools Widget.

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CREDITS
  • [NUT] for Dual Recovery and Root patch.
  • Serajr for Power Tools small apps.
  • Bin4ry & Goroh_kun for rooting.
  • Monx for his smali skills
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Thanks a lot looks nice in black plus the improvements. I will have to try. Is it possible to restore backup once installed? With the app that comes with the stock rom?

Sent from my C6603 using xda premium
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Quote:
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Thanks a lot looks nice in black plus the improvements. I will have to try. Is it possible to restore backup once installed? With the app that comes with the stock rom?

Sent from my C6603 using xda premium

Yes you can restore the apps after installations but better with Titanium Backup
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When i come from another custom rom version .434 on unlocked bootloader, is it necessary to do like you wrote? or can i just do factory reset and wipe cache and dalvik cache and then install the rom?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by schorschl

When i come from another custom rom version .434 on unlocked bootloader, is it necessary to do like you wrote? or can i just do factory reset and wipe cache and dalvik cache and then install the rom?

If your bootloader is unlocked, just install the rom

My install instructions are for fresh install

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