How To Install AOSP Android 7.0 Nougat For Xperia ZR

Recently Google released the official version of Android 7.0 Nougat for the Nexus Lineup device. Google also released the Android 7.0 Nougat Source code officially to the public and developers. As we know android is open source project, we can expect Android’s latest iteration Android N on our device anytime soon with a Custom ROM or CyanogenMod 14 for our device. Today a member of XDA forum has built AOSP Android 7.0 for Xperia ZR. So Now you can install the latest released Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia ZR by following the below steps. Last few days back we have updated many smartphones unofficial support of Android Nougat and Even we shared Cyanogenmod 14 Aka CM14 for OnePlus X, OnePlus 3 and Android One. This is a full guide on How to Install AOSP Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia ZR. This is an Unofficial AOSP Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia ZR which is built by an XDA Senior member Chippa_a in XDA Forum. As we have seen many developers are building Android 7.0 Nougat for their device from the Google Android 7.0 Source code, today we have a stable version of Android 7.0 for Sony Xperia ZR smartphone.

Known issues:

  • Camcorder (Front & Rear)
  • … something else? Reports please.

This is an Alpha build of AOSP Android 7.0 built from the newly released Google Android Source Code by XDA senior member Chippa_a. This is stable enough to use it has a daily drive. There are few bugs which will be taken care of soon, But right now you can enjoy the alpha build of AOSP Android 7.0 for Sony Xperia ZR. If you want to try this ROM, then please download and follow the guide on How to Install AOSP Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia ZR. By using TWRP Recovery, you can install the Android 7.0 Nougat on Sony Xperia ZR. Follow the steps below.

What is in Android 7.0 Nougat ?

Android 7.0 Nougat was another codename for the new version of Android after Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It was unveiled on Google I/O 2016. This is the seventh major version of the Android operating system. Google first released Android 7.0 Nougat has a beta build on March 9, 2016 and it was officially released on August 22, 2016. This has a huge incremental and feature on this new update. Android Nougat comes with features such as Quick Switching between recent apps, Split Screen Mode, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.



  1. This will work on Sony Xperia ZR only, Don’t Try this in Any other device.
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. You will loose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone before doing this step using TWRP or CWM or any Custom Recovery.
  4. You must install TWRP or any Custom Recovery on your phone.
  5. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.

Steps for How to Install AOSP Android 7.0 Nougat for Xperia ZR

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  1. First of all, you need to boot into Recovery – Turn your phone off ->Hold Volume Down and Power button simultaneously for few seconds -> You will see the recovery 
  2. Before installing the custom ROM, it’s better if you Wipe all the data by Clicking the Wipe button and Select Advanced Wipe – Tick all except Internal Storage CM13 ROM for Xiaomi Mi Max
  3. Swipe to WIPE
  4. Now Click the Install Button to install the AOSP ANDROID 7.0 Nougat Install CM13 ROM on Micromax A120
  5. Now Browse through the files of Internal memory where you have uploaded the Zip file of Custom Rom (better move the custom ROM zip into root of your internal memory)
  6. Select the Custom Rom Zip File and Swipe to confirm the installation. Then reboot.
  7. Now follow the same steps from Step one to install Kernel and Gapps
  8. That’s it ! Now reboot your phone. You have Install Android 7.0 Nougat for XPeria ZR Successfully.

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