Today we will give you guide on Sony Xperia M (nicki). Official LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. You can install the Custom ROM without having need of Google Application Installed. Official LineageOS does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.
First Check Sony Xperia M Specification.
The Smartphone carried out with an IPS LCD of 4.0-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 pixels by 854 pixels. However, it has a PPI of ~245 pixels density per inch.
The Sony Xperia M comes along with 1.0GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Plus processor and with 1GB of RAM with 4GB internal memory. However, you can upgrade via a microSD card up to 32GB. Sony Xperia M packs a 5–Megapixel primary camera on the rear and a VGA front shooter for selfies.
The Xperia M runs on Android 4.3(Jellybean). The device comes with 1750mAh power removable battery. The Smartphone covers 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm dimensions (height x width x thickness) and weight 115.00 grams.
The Sony Xperia M is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Micro-SIM. Wi-Fi, GPS, OTG, Bluetooth, 3G these all are a lot of Connectivity options. The Sony Xperia M sensors include Compass, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer. The Smartphones carries Scratch Resistant Glass.
DISCLAIMER: THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. YOU MUST FIRST BACKUP YOUR FULL DATA BEFORE FLASHING YOUR ANDROID DEVICE. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THEREFORE, I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOUR DEVICE GET DAMAGED OR BRICK.
Installing a custom ROM on a Sony Xperia M (nicki) requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the Sony Xperia M (nicki) phone, which may VOID your warranty. However, it may delete all your data also. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone. Hence, we cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
Official Lineage OS ROM Status for Sony Xperia M (nicki) Nougat 7.1 Custom ROM:
– Not Distinguished
Before getting started you must take care of the following task. Thus, it will help you flash your device without any interruption.
Step 1: Install USB drivers for your device on your PC.
Step 2: Be sure to backup your data including Contacts, SMS / MMS, APN & MMS Settings as well as photos and videos stored on your device’s internal or external storage.
Step 3: Make sure that your device must well charge. Ideally, the battery level should be around 60-80%. The more the better.
Step 4: USB Debugging should enable on your device.
Important: Most of the custom ROM will not have Google APPS in them. So, you will have to download and install GAPPS manually. Also, you must take the backup of nandroid before installing custom ROM. Done with preliminary precautionary steps? So, here’s the guide:
TWRP Recovery allows you to do a plenty of cool stuff. But the point of having any custom recovery is to be capable of flashing unsigned .zip files. These .zip files could be anything from a custom kernel, boot, recovery, MODs or full custom ROMs.
So, now let’s see how to flash a LineageOS ROM on Sony Xperia M (nicki) using TWRP recovery.
How to Install an official LineageOS on Sony Xperia M (nicki) Android 7.1.1
1. Download and transfer the official LineageOS ROM and GAPPS for Lineage os you wish to flash to your device’s storage.
2.Now boot your Android device into TWRP recovery.
3. Select “Wipe” from the TWRP main menu and do a “Swipe to Factory Reset” on the bottom of the screen.└ Note: This will factory resets your device. Simply Skip the step if your ROM does not need a factory reset.
4. Now, go back to TWRP main menu, tap on “Install” and select the official Lineage os ROM .zip file and gapps for lineage os that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
- After selecting the .zip file, do “Swipe to Confirm Flash” on the bottom of the screen to begin the custom ROM installation process. This may take some time.
- So, finally, when your ROM successfully flashed, you’ll see “Wipe cache/dalvik” option. Thus, select it and then do “Swipe to wipe” on the bottom of the screen.
- Hit the “Back” button once cache & dalvik wipe completes. Also, hit the “Back” button on-screen and then select “Reboot System” button.
Feedback from our Team & Users
So, many of you guys are waiting for the Official Lineage OS for Sony Xperia M(Nicki). As, we are looking for constantly searching for “Nicki” (basically a codename for Sony Xperia M). So, after hearing from the users the first official build is however, as good as the MIUI 8.2 developer. The users also confirms that MIUI 8.2 almost has no lag or boot loops. As, we are happy to tell you that now you can download and install MIUI 9 on your devices.
Feedback from our team is that some of us are not happy with the performance of the smartphone as well as main cameras. Since, users are quite happy with performance of Lineage OS. Also, our team expect that LineageOS soon give update of LineageOS 15.0 oreo for Sony Xperia M. Some users tweeted us that Volte is not working and some issues are coming with Network setting. So, Volte is not woking propely. Now talking about the Fingerprint sensors the Fingerprint is also, not working in some of the device.
So, what’s your decision of installin LineageOS ROM? Did you guys have used the LineageOS ROM if yes than do comment in the comment box for any Assistance. If you have some more cooler things to share it with us then let us know? Feedbacks of users is very much important before installing any ROM. So, these are Feedback from team and hope you guys enjoyed and excited to install LineageOS ROM.