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By Falck, Junior Member on 30th March 2014, 01:25 AM
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Hi!

I was wondering, is it possible in some way to download the latest Android version from Google servers and somehow install the Nexus image on Z1?

I love my Z1, but I really, really, don't need the Sony stuff on it (Yeah, I'm a purist). All i need to function is the camera (and of course the necesseties like WLAN, BT, making a phonecall etc, but I assume these are "standard" drivers that will work?)
 
 
30th March 2014, 01:27 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by Falck

Hi!

I was wondering, is it possible in some way to download the latest Android version from Google servers and somehow install the Nexus image on Z1?

I love my Z1, but I really, really, don't need the Sony stuff on it (Yeah, I'm a purist). All i need to function is the camera (and of course the necesseties like WLAN, BT, making a phonecall etc, but I assume these are "standard" drivers that will work?)

I don't know where to begin with this,....

No, No and NO
30th March 2014, 01:57 AM |#3  
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There's no way to cross flash other devices firmware. What you can do is root your phone and just delete the sony stuff you don't need.
30th March 2014, 03:55 AM |#4  
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What you can do is root your phone and just delete the sony stuff you don't need.

Yep, the only way.
30th March 2014, 09:53 AM |#5  
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You could always flash Cyanogenmod or Omni Rom, they're both very close to stock Android

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30th March 2014, 01:55 PM |#6  
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You could always flash Cyanogenmod or Omni Rom, they're both very close to stock Android

To do that he have to Unlock Bootloader.
30th March 2014, 11:12 PM |#7  
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Ok!

Thanks for the replies!
31st March 2014, 07:55 AM |#8  
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And don't forget to backup your TA it could be usefull if you ever want back to stock rom or sell your device

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