If you are an Android user and you love to customise your phone using custom ROMs, then it is pretty safe to say you are aware of Resurrection Remix ROMs that have been around since the era of the original Galaxy S. Resurrection Remix is undoubtedly one of the most diverse ROM that is available. The support system is spanning across almost all the OEMs. The phone we are going to test Resurrection Remix on today is Sony’s Xperia Z2. The ROM is obviously based on an entirely different firmware. It is a perfect combination of several different ROMs such as AOKP, Paranoid Android, and Omni Slim and a handful of others.
Before you go on installing the ROM, you will have to take care of some preliminary steps. Take a look at them below.
- Enable USB Debugging by going to Settings > About Phone > Tapping the build number for at least 8 times > Going back to Settings > Developer Options.
- You’ll need to unlock bootloader. You can do that by following this guide; How To Unlock Bootloader
- Download USB drivers for Xperia Z2 from here.
- You’ll need root access and a custom recovery. Check the guide below and make sure to root it after you unlock the booloader.
How to Root Xperia Z2
How To Install Resurrection Remix on Xperia Z2
- First and foremost, you’ll need to download the Resurrection Remix ROM from here and Google GApps from here.
- Once downloaded, copy the files into your phone.
- Reboot your Xperia Z2 in recovery mode. You can do that by using turning off your phone and repeatedly pressing the volume up key when the Sony logo shows.
- Once in recovery, wipe data/factory reset, and wipe cache.
- Once you have done the above stops; simply select ‘install zip from sd card’.
- Choose the Resurrection Remix ROM and flash it.
- Repeat the same process for the GApps.zip you downloaded.
- Once both files are flashed, reboot your phone.
That’s all, you have successfully flashed Resurrection Remix on your Xperia Z2. Do keep in mind that the first boot takes at least 5-10 minutes. Let us know if you face any issues regarding the process or ROM.