Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Xperia M [AOSP]

Safely Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Xperia M  [AOSP]

Easy and simple step by step Guide to Update Xperia M To Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Sony Xperia M is one of the well-known midrange phone which released in 2013.As it is a 2 years old phone most of you guys surely known that it will not get official Marshmallow Android 6.0 update from Sony.But there is a good news.Developer PecanCM over at Xda has just released an AOSP based The Xperia M Marshmallow ROM has most things working, the only major things that are broken on the ROM are NFC, GPS, MTP and Dual SIM (on Xperia M Dual). Other than that, it’s a pretty good ROMAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow ROM for Xperia M.Follow this guide to Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Xperia M.

Official CyanogenMod 13 (CM13) is available For Xperia M.Linked Below↓

→ Download & Install Official CM13 ROM On Xperia M

The ROM uses baseband from Android 4.3 update for Xperia M, so if you’re running 4.1 or 4.2, make sure you first update to Android 4.3

What’s working:

  • RIL (Calls, SMS, Mobile Data)
  • Display
  • Camera (photos, camcorder)
  • Audio and video
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth
  • OpenGL rendering
  • Sensors (accelerometer,compass,light,proximity)
  • Sdcard
  • auto brightness
  • notification led
  • Wifi,Bluetooth and USB tethering
  • NFC
  • GPS

Not working/Tested:

  • Adopting external sdcard as internal is broken – to get it working flash boot.img from this post
  • Mtp/ptp
  • accelerometer stops working after some time – reboot your phone
  • Dual sim on M dual

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Xperia M while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

How to Safely Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Xperia M

Pre-Requirements: (Important)

  • Make sure your phone has TWRP FOTA recovery
  • Take a proper backup of all your important data and settings on your phone

Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Xperia M


Download Xperia M AOSP Marshmallow ROM

Google Apps(Gapps)-Link

Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Xperia M  [AOSP]

Step By Step Guide

Download & Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Xperia M

  • Make sure you have TWRP FOTA recovery On your Xperia
  • boot into recovery
  • Wipe data and cache
  • Flash the rom and gapps zip
  • Reboot
  • DONE!!!

For More visit Official XDA Thread here

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

Comments (2)

  1. I followed all the steps, I did everything right but I got SIM card issue again. The phone keeps asking to insert a SIM card. Only works when I go back to stock rom. How to make it work on custom rom?


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