Recently, every manufacturer is releasing Android 4.4 KitKat updates for their specific Smartphones. It seems that, everyone is tasting the most sweetest Android KitKat version and enjoying it’s amazing features. While, the Sony Xperia L also gets an official Android 4.4 KitKat and users are very much glad to get that most awaited updates. Well, the fun doesn’t end here! If you have rooted your Sony Xperia L then you can install various Android 4.4 KitKat Custom ROMs and able to customize your device more efficiently.
Today, for those users, who have rooted their Sony Xperia L; we have brought a first ever Custom ROM for Sony Xperia L namely Omni ROM. This Custom ROM is quite well-known which supports a long-list of Android Smartphones and today, one more device is added to the list, i.e., Sony Xperia L. The Omni ROM is based on Android 4.4.1 KitKat and as this is the alpha build, it has some bugs like Bluetooth not working, proximity Sensor remains continuously on, and few more things. So, it’s strongly recommended that you must go with this Omni Custom ROM for Sony Xperia L at your own risk!
Finally, if you’re on the way to install Android 4.4 KitKat Omni Custom ROM for Sony Xperia L then below is the guide about it. It’s advisable that, first you read the whole post carefully and if you find any steps that are difficult to understand then please let us know using the comments section. Well, if you’re an expert then simply jump to the step-by-step guide.
- Be ready with Computer running on Windows/Linux Operating System, device and Original USB data cable.
- Make sure your Sony Xperia L is rooted and bootloader unlocked.
- ADB and Fastboot Drivers must be installed on your PC.
- Do Enable USB debugging mode (Menu (app drawer) > Settings > Manage Applications > Development > USB Debugging – check box).
- Ensure that you have backed up your all important data.
Note: From the above link you have to download “system.img“, “boot.img“, & “userdata.img” and place it into “Fastboot folder” (Example: C:Android).
Steps To Install Android 4.4 KitKat Omni Custom ROM for Sony Xperia L
Step 1: First, boot your Sony Xperia L in to bootloader mode.
Step 2: Connect your device with computer using original USB data cable.
Step 3: Now, navigate to the “fastboot folder” and from there open the command prompt. To do so,
- Press and hold “Shift Key” and press “Mouse Right-Click”, sub-menu will opens-up and from there, choose the option “Open command window here“.
Step 4: In the open command prompt, type the following commands one-by-one.
fastboot flash system system.img
fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot flash userdata userdata.img
Step 5: After executing last step, your all data will be deleted and your device will be rebooted automatically. That’s it! You’re done.
Note: Your device will take some more time to boot-up after installing any Custom ROM, so keep patience and wait for the device to be properly configured.
Once you get the screen; it means, you have successfully installed Android 4.4 KitKat Omni Custom ROM for Sony Xperia L. In case, any help needed then do share with us using the below comments section! Enjoy 😀