crDroid Oreo ROM for Xperia ZL – Android Oreo Download and Install

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    Android Oreo crDroid 4.0 ROM for Xperia ZL (odin) is now available via a development version. This guide provides the download to crDroid Oreo ROM for Xperia ZL and guides through the installation process of Xperia ZL crDroid Oreo ROM. This Xperia ZL crDroid Android Oreo ROM is brought to you by David_76.

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    If you want Lineage OS ROM or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the LineageOS 15 Oreo ROM downloads list or the AOSP Android Oreo ROMs download list.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INTIAL BETA BUILD OF CRDROID ANDROID OREO, WHICH MAY HAVE FEW BUGS. BACKUP THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE INSTALLING THIS ONE. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
    Installing a custom ROM on a the Xperia ZL requires a custom recovery to be installed, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Status of crDroid 4.0 Android Oreo Download for Xperia ZL:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Unknown

     

    crDroid 4.0 Android Oreo Download for Xperia ZL

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR Xperia ZL crDroid 4.0 OREO ROM:

    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in Lineage OS ROM, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su (because crDroid ROM is based on LineageOS) binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is Lineage OS Rooting guide
    If there is no in-built ROOT or it does not work for some reason then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

    HOW TO INSTALL/DOWNLOAD/INSTALL/UPDATE THE Xperia ZL TO THE crDroid 4.0 ROM:

    Follow this if you are installing crDroid 4.0 on the Xperia ZL for the first time, or coming from another ROM:

    Points to NOTE:
    – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
    – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
    – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

    • Boot into Recovery.
      Make sure to have a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP or any other custom recovery. If not then download the recovery for Xperia ZL from above link and follow the Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as CWM recovery or any other recovery)
    • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM
      How to backup all data on your Android Device
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery

    • Download and Copy the Oreo GApps and the crDroid 4.0 Oreo ROM ZIP to the phone.
    • First install the Xperia ZL crDroid 4.0 Oreo ROM ZIP from device. Then install the GApps zip from your device memory.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install crDroid 4.0 Oreo ROM
    • Then reboot into recovery (don’t skip this) and install the Gapps for crDroid 4.0 package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
    • Reboot and Enjoy Android Oreo with crDroid 4.0 ROM on Xperia ZL.

    Upgrading from earlier version of crDroid Oreo ROM for Xperia ZL (odin):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Oreo 8.1 with crDroid 4.0 on the Xperia ZL (odin). After the installing the crDroid 4.0 ROM, you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT on crDroid 4.0 ROM.

     

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