Now you can Update Xperia Z1 to Android 7.0 Nougat by an unofficial AOSP 7.0 ROM. Recently Google released the official Android 7.0 Nougat for many Nexus Devices. Android 7.0 AOSP ROM for OnePlus One and Nexus 5are already available. And now AOSP 7.0 Nougat ROM for Xperia Z1 is available for download. XDA Senior Member SuperLamic released the initial build of Android 7.0 AOSP ROM for Xperia Z1. You need to be rooted, and TWRP installed on your device to use this ROM. Download and Install AOSP 7.0 Nougat ROM for Xperia Z1 from below.

The ROM is an initial nougat alpha build for Xperia Z1 and missing many features, but the developer still manages to make this ROM usable. This build contains bugs and it’s improved with time, but the good news is you can experience Android Nougat on Xperia Z1. The Android Nougat for Xperia Z1 brings Nougat features to your Xperia Z1. Download AOSP 7.0 Nougat ROM for Xperia Z1 from below.

Download and Install AOSP 7.0 Nougat ROM for Xperia Z1

Bugs – 

  • Camera is not working.
  • Touchscreen is sometimes irresponsible.
  • Charging using usb is slow (magnetic charger is ok)
  • Maybe it drains more power than stock
  • Bluetooth not working


  • This ROM is work on Xperia Z1 (Bootloader 236). Don’t try this on any other device.
  • The ROM is an initial nougat alpha build and contains bugs.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It will erase all your data, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Download AOSP 7.0 Nougat ROM for Xperia Z1

How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat ROM on Xperia Z1

1) First, download and install a custom recovery. If you already had a custom recovery installed on your device then skip this step.

2) Download the Android 7.0 ROM  and Gapps from above and save it on your device.

3) Now Boot your device into Recovery mode by press and hold “Volume Down+Power Button

4) Now you will enter into recovery mode. Now in TWRP, create a Nandroid backup (Recommended) of your device for safer side, if anything goes wrong.

5) Now do a Factory Reset by Goto Wipe>Advanced Wipe>Select Wipe cache, Dalvik cache, System, and data and swipe to confirm it. (It will wipe internal memory so save SuperSu and Gapps on SD card)

6) Now, Go to Install and locate the ROM zip file & swipe to Install the ROM file. After the process completes, Flash the GApps zip file.

7) Now wipe cache & Dalvik cache again and Reboot your device.

8) Done!

This is the complete guide to Download AOSP 7.0 Nougat ROM for Xperia Z1 and Update Xperia Z1 to Android 7.0 Nougat. Let us know if you have any questions via comments below.



Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

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