Download & Install CM13 On Sony Xperia Z Android Marshmallow 6.0 (Unofficial )

Here we will be sharing Full detailed Guide to Safely Download & Install / Flash CM13 On Sony Xperia Z Android Marshmallow 6.0 (Unofficial ).We will be sharing direct links to download unofficial CyanogenMod 13 (working) for Sony Xperia Z.So that you can easily download & flash the CM 13 ROM to get android marshmallow 6.0 On your Xperia Z device.

Sony has released the list of the devices which are getting official Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update.According to that list, Sony Xperia Z is not going to get the latest android Marshmallow 6.0 official Update.But don’t worry, you can still use marshmallow on your device by installing / flashing any third party Marshmallow 6.0 Custom ROM.

As I mentioned before, there is a homemade CyanogenMod 13 ROM a.k.a CM13 ROM available For Sony Xperia Z.This Unofficial CM 13 ROM is posted On Xda byOlivier.The ROM is functional and there will be few bugs present as it is in its alpha stage.Remember, this is the first release of this unofficial CM 13 ROM for Xperia ZR so there are few bugs present and we are sure in future update everything will be fixed.For Bugs list, check out this official Xda Post.So if you want to try out this Android 6.0 Marshmallow ROM on Your Sony Xperia Z then follow this step by step detailed Guide on How to safely Install CM13 On Sony Xperia Z Android Marshmallow 6.0 (Unofficial )

This ROM is not developed by team CM but based on their CM 13 source code and latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow.It is a very clean ROM with some extra useful features.You will also get the DOZE Mode resulting in good battery life.Below we will be sharing Full step by step guide to Flash / Install CM13 On Sony Xperia Z

Supported Devices: This guide is only for Sony Xperia Z

For Sony Xperia ZR Follow this guide > How To Install CM13 On Sony Xperia ZR Android Marshmallow 6.0

Important Read:

*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin.

→Take a proper Nandroid backup so that you can restore anytime you need. Guide > How To Create & Restore Nandroid Backup On Android Devices

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


  • Make sure your device’s bootloader is unlocked.
  • Make sure you have a custom recovery (TWRP/CWM) Install On your device.We recommend TWRP Recovery.
  • Now from TWRP Recovery Take a full backup of your current ROM and files.

→ Safely Flash Unofficial CM13 On Sony Xperia Z


CyanogenMod 13 For Sony Xperia Z→ Download Link | Development Page

└download the latest built according to date

How To Flash / Install CM13 On Sony Xperia Z Android Marshmallow 6.0 ROM

Step By Step Guide

Download & Install CM13 On Sony Xperia Z

*First read Pre-Requirement section carefully, then follow the given steps to Flash Unofficial CM13 On Sony Xperia Z

  • First thing to do, Download Both Un-Official CM13 For Xperia Z and Gapps Zip file from the download section above
  • Next Connect your Xperia Z to Your Pc via provided USB cable
  • Then Copy both downloaded files to the internal memory of your Xperia Z
  • Now reboot your device to Recovery mode
  • Now follow this guide to Flash The CM13 On Sony Xperia Z (Gapps too) –>>How to Install CM13 (CyanogenMod 13) Via TWRP Recovery

→ If you want to enable root access on CyanogenMod 13 then follow this guide–>>How to Enable Root Access on CM13

If you have any questions related to this post feel free to ask in the comment section.

→ Source pages are listed in the download section as development page

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
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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.

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