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Default [STOCK][C66XX][4.4] Update to 10.5.A.0.230 [Root & XZDR]


Requirements:
Special features:
In the following guide I suggest you use an external SDCard but that's just good practice, you can use your internal storage or even an USB OTG storage device in TWRP if you like to install, that's no problem!... If you are modding and the likes, best is to have an external sdcard, just for safeties sake.

If you are unable to download torrent files directly, have http://zbigz.com/ do it for you!

How to update to 10.5.A.0.230:
  1. Files:Save them somewhere you remember;
  2. Put 'C66XX_10.5.A.0.230.flashable.zip' on (the external) SDcard1;
  3. Put 'C66XX_10.5.A.0.230_Stripped.ftf' inside the Flashtool/firmwares folder;
  4. Create a backup of your phone in TWRP and don't forget to backup the contents of 'SDCard' (the internal storage!);
  5. Flash 'C66XX_10.5.A.0.230.flashable.zip' in TWRP (if you notice your phone reboot during the update process, update to the latest XZDualRecovery and try again);
    NOTE: do not reboot but go back to the main menu, then go to reboot->power off;
  6. Flash everything in 'C66XX_10.5.A.0.230_Stripped.ftf' using flashtool;
  7. Reboot to system.

The first boot will be slow and after some time at the boot animation you will see Android start optimizing the apps on your phone.

Enjoy!

Known XZDualRecovery Issues:
Busybox Updater/Installer: If you have XZDualRecovery installed, un-install any Busybox updating app/tool as most if not all of them will install a version of busybox which does not support the lzma compression applets XZDualRecovery depends on. The version installed together with XZDualRecovery is very stable and I have yet to hear anyone complain about it's stability.

How to report errors:
Please, before shouting out "It doesn't work!!1!" or "I lost root!" or even "My phone reboots when remounting /system RW!!" try the following:
  • Restore any JB 4.2.2 FTF using any means you are familiar with so you can try again.
  • Root it using any means you are familiar with.
  • Install XZDualRecovery;
  • Update to 10.4.1.B.0.101;
  • Then try to update again using TWRP.
  • If it still fails something from there on: LOGS!!.
    NOTE: The important ones can be found in /cache/recovery and in /sdcard1/XZDualRecovery, pack them up and send them to me or attach them to your bug report.

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[STOCK][C66XX][4.4] Update to 10.5.A.0.230 [Root & XZDR], ROM for the Sony Xperia Z

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ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
Based On: STOCK

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Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 10.5.A.0.230
Stable Release Date: 2014-05-24

Created 2014-05-24
Last Updated 2014-05-24
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Is your ROM lag free in the settings ?
 
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Is your ROM lag free in the settings ?
I have never noticed any lag after 2 reboots on @DooMLoRD's leak, this one does not either... I have no idea where that 'lag' comes from...



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Ok good, I did not try yet any 4.4 ROM but I read that there were lags and battery drain, that's why I asked you. I'll try your ROM tonight and give you feedbacks
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can i try that into a tablet xperia z ? they got the same chipset Processeur: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A
Adaptateur graphique: Qualcomm Adreno 320 ?
 
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can i try that into a tablet xperia z ? they got the same chipset Processeur: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A
Adaptateur graphique: Qualcomm Adreno 320 ?
No you cannot as this is meant only for xperia z
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Is the SD Card fix already included?
 
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Thanks.
Which version is this ROM based on. Commercial & Journalist?
 
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It's the Commercial version. No SDfix included. And yes, it has lags in the settings menu

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Thank you Nut.
Ive no Problems at all. Everything works fine.
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