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[MOD][4.4+] Sony Apps Enabler - Install Sony Apps from Playstore on any Android

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By Zenith, Senior Member on 16th April 2017, 02:33 PM
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/*
 * 
 * I am not responsible for bricked devices, corrupt sdcards,
 * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. 
 * Please do some research if you have any concerns about features 
 * included in this mod before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make 
 * these modifications, and if you point the finger at me for messing up 
 * your device, I will laugh at you.
 *
 */




  • What is Sony Apps Enabler?
    • Sony Apps Enabler is basically a ported version of Sony devices' framework files. This tricks playstore into recognizing your android as a Sony device. Therefore, you get to install and update all Sony device specific apps directly from playstore.





  • What you'll get:
    • Support for all Sony Apps that are on Playstore.
      • Music
      • Album
      • Xperia Keyboard
      • Calendar
      • Weather
      • Sketch, etc
    • Persistence. Backup scripts have been included in the zip. So you won't have to flash it every time you update your ROM.

  • What you won't get:
    • Support for Sony device specific stock apps that are not on Playstore.





  • Make sure your device is properly rooted and you have a functional TWRP recovery
  • Download and flash the "Sony Apps Enabler_3.0.1.zip"
  • Reboot
  • Clear Playstore's data
  • Reboot
  • Open Playstore and install your preferred Sony apps.

Upgrading from earlier release
  • Reboot to recovery
  • Flash latest zip
  • Reboot

Uninstalling
  • Reboot to recovery
  • Flash the "Sony Apps Disabler.zip"
  • Reboot






Uninstaller




APKMirror:


Playstore:





Bugs
  • Currently, none.

F.A.Q.
  • Why doesn't it work?
    => Try the alternate version. 3.0.1 doesn't work on some devices, eg. Kenzo.
  • Still doesn't work?
    => Make sure you cleared Playstore's data exactly as instructed. And Try going through the whole installation process a couple of times.
  • Why can't I install AR Effects and some other apps?
    => This mod lets you install Sony Apps from Playstore that are "Independent". AR Effect requires Sony Camera app to work, that's why AR Effect and few other apps of this sort won't work.
  • I can't find my desired Sony App on Playstore search results.
    => Direct Playstore links are already added on this thread. The Playstore links can also be found on the APKMirror pages.





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16th April 2017, 02:34 PM |#2  
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Awesome port bro ! Works like a charm on Lineage OS, AICP, RR and AOSP
I am sure it supports all roms out there too
Keep up the good work
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Fantastic work mate.
Worked like a charm. I've been using your old zip file got from a friend of yours @shavendum
What's the difference between the old and this new one? Any updated features?
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Originally Posted by ManikandanGuru

Fantastic work mate.
Worked like a charm. I've been using your old zip file got from a friend of yours @shavendum
What's the difference between the old and this new one? Any updated features?

Thank you!
And nothing much really, my old zip stopped working on some ROMs on kenzo. I fixed it in the new zip.
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Thank you!
And nothing much really, my old zip stopped working on some ROMs on kenzo. I fixed it in the new zip.

Great work.
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Amazing job, AR effect is working like a charm on my OnePlus 3t!
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Works like a charm. Thanks.

Really glad I can use the sketch app.
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Will it work in android 7.1.2
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Will it work in android 7.1.2

It's tested on quite a few 4.4 to 7.1.1 devices. I don't see any reason for it to not work on 7.1.2.
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