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How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP for Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Looking For Android Oreo Update for Sony Xperia XZ Premium G8141 and G8142? Then you are the right place. Finally, we have the first Custom AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP for Sony Xperia XZ Premium (Maple). A few days back, Google unwrapped the latest Android O known as Android 8.0 Oreo. We have already listed the supported device to receive the Android 8.0 Oreo. After the release of Android Oreo AOSP Source code, we always expect some developer in the community to develop the unofficial build to our release before the manufacturer does. Download Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP for Sony Xperia XZ Premium G8141 and G8142 (AOSP Custom ROM)

Today I will share the link to download the Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP for Sony Xperia XZ Premium (Maple). This ROM is an unofficial version of Android 8.0 Oreo built from the scratch by XDA Senior member Dutchdeveloper. Full Credits to him for developing Android Oreo for Xperia XZ. This ROM is under development. So in case if you find any bugs you can report to the source. This is not yet ready for daily use. You can just try this ROM on your Xperia XZ by following the below guide.

Recommended: Make sure to take full backup of your ROM using TWRP Recovery.

Remember this is in a development stage and may find some bugs, you can report it here so that developer can see the problem and fix it. Hope this will become more stable as day pass with the development.

How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP for Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Guide to Install Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP for Sony Xperia XZ Premium (AOSP Custom ROM)

Now the good news is you can experience the real baked Oreo on Xperia XZ (Maple). As we know, Xperia XZ will not get the official Android 8.0 Oreo update, so they have to stay with Android Marshmallow.

Download now and enjoy the latest build of Android 8.0 Oreo on Xperia XZ. To install this ROM on Xperia XZ, First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on your device, and then Install TWRP Recovery. If you already have TWRP, then you can simply follow the below guide to Install TWRP Recovery. We also shared officially Supported device list of Android Oreo and also Supported device list of LineageOS 15.0.

What’s in Android 8.0 Oreo?

Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest released sweet from Google. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.

New features for Android Oreo:

  • Notifications Channels
  • Picture In A Picture
  • Multi-Display Support
  • Keyboard Navigation
  • Background Limits
  • New Wi-Fi Features
  • Better Icons
  • Autofill

Also Check: Top 10 Features of Android 8.0 Oreo

What’s Working and What’s Not

Booting
Sound
Fingerprint sensor
Wifi
Bluetooth
GPS(?)
Data (LTE/3g/2g)
Phone calls
Texting
Camera

Not working:

Gapps

Most likely more, please report!

Please report bugs, i will make a list of them and try to repair it. When reporting a bug, please include a logcat

PRE-REQUISITE 

How to take complete backup using TWRP Recovery?

Here Is The Full Guide On How To Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Sony Xperia XZ Premium:

  1. First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on Sony Xperia XZ Premium
  2. Now install TWRP Recovery using this full guide.
  3. Now clear the cache data using either TWRP or official Sony recovery
  4. Download ADB and fastboot on your computer and Install it. (For Mac)
  5. Download the below Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP for Sony Xperia XZ and move it to the ADB and Fastboot folder.
  6. Now boot into fastboot mode.
  7. Now connect your phone to PC using USB Cable
  8. In ADB Fastboot folder, open CMD window by pressing and holding SHIFT Key + Right Mouse.
  9. Now enter the following command:
    Fastboot -S 256M flash system System.img
    Fastboot -S 256M flash boot Boot.img
    Fastboot -S 256M flash userdata Userdata.img
  10. Unplug the USB cable, and boot into recovery.
  11. flash Gapps, download below.
  12. now boot your phone and enjoy oreo.

DOWNLOAD FILES

Download OS (Link Broken)

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Android Oreo Gapps

Download SuperSU Zip File

Guide to Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery

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That’s it! I hope you have installed the Android 8.0 Oreo on your smartphone. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

Source: Development Page

Comments

  1. Hi! Great stuff! But it looks like the boot.img file is missing. The system.img link is broken and the boot.img link has the system.img file.

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