LineageOS 19 ROM for Xperia XZ3 is now available for download. In this guide we will guide you through out the tutorial to download and install the Lineage OS 16 Android 12 ROM on Xperia XZ3 code name akatsuki.
Device Name: Xperia XZ3 (akatsuki)
Model: h9436 and other
OS: Android 12.1
File Size: 450MB
Custom ROM: Lineage OS 19
Google has already released the official Android 13 update for it’s Pixel devices. Android 12 is the latest OS available at the moment, after multiple betas and Developer Previews the stable version of OS is already out for public. Developers have been provided with the kernel source code of official Android Pie to start their work on Android Pie based custom ROMs for multiple devices. One of such builds include, the Lineage OS 16 for Xperia XZ3. As mentioned above the ROM is pretty stable and working great on the device, just continue reading the guide to download install Lineage OS 16 for Xperia XZ3.
Features of the LineageOS 19.0 Android 12 ROM for Xperia XZ3
Once you install the Android 12 on your device, you’ll be able to access the system wide improved dark interface, better privacy control, new Gesture Navigation, rounded interface, Adaptive Battery with better backup improvements and Brightness, app actions based on the current context, redesigned volume adjust settings and a lot more. Google has worked a lot in bringing the all new user experience in the latest Android 12 OS. Multiple UX and UI improvements have been made and most prominent changes are the addition of new card interface and navigation gestures.
Major OEM’s including Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus, Sony, HTC and Motorola have put their flagships in the list of devices going to see the Android 12 OS but older devices are never going to see the update. Here comes the role of LineageOS ROMs, credit goes to developer at Lineage OS for bringing the all new OS to the device left by un-supported by the manufacturers. Another good thing about the Lineage OS 19 ROM is that the developers have put latest security patches in the firmware avoid Viruses and Exposures.
Here are a few screenshots from the ROM.
Download Lineage OS 19 Android 12 ROM for Xperia XZ3 ‘akatsuki’
- Bootloader on your device must be unlocked.
- Once done with the bootloader unlock, now you need to flash TWRP recovery on Xperia XZ3 follow instruction over here to install it.
- We recommend you to make a Nandroid back up before heading to the installation process. Here is the guide to make a nandroid backup it right away.
- Make sure your device battery is charged up to 60%.
Now it seems you are all set for the installation process. Make sure you have the same device as mentioned above, if you are using a different device don’t process it will result in a bricked device.
First download the LineageOS 19 ROM for Xperia XZ3.
Download Android Pie Google Apps (gapps)
Install Lineage OS 19 ROM on Xperia XZ3
Now here is the final most interesting and easy process, we have made each separate for your ease.
That’s it! Enjoy the latest OS update on your device. If you have any query feel free to contact us right away by just typing your comment in the section provided below.