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Download and Install Sony Xperia Apps on any Android Device

Download and Install Sony Xperia Apps on any Android Device: Sony Xperia series of devices are beautifully crafted. But moreover, the apps developed by Sony are one of most wanted apps on the Google Play Store. A lot of these apps are available for everyone, but some apps like Music, Albums, Xperia keyboard etc. are Xperia exclusive. Sony used to update apps on it’s devices via OTA, but it has started using Google Play Store lately. These apps do not run on other devices as they are incompatible.

This guide will tell you how to download and install the Xperia Exclusive apps to any Android device. This guide basically uses a flash file which tricks the Google Play Store into recognising your Android device as a Sony Xperia device which allows the users to download and update all the Xperia Specific Apps that are available on the Google Play Store.

A senior member at XDA forum named Zenith has developed a flash-able zip file named Sony Enabler. Sony Apps Enabler is a ported version of Sony devices’ framework files. This tricks Play Store into recognising your android as a Sony Xperia device. Therefore, you can install and update all Sony Xperia device specific apps directly from Play Store. Please follow the below steps to flash the zip file:

Steps for Installing Sony Xperia Apps on any Android Device

  1. Install TWRP recovery on your Android device. Check the below guide for instructions:

  2.  Download and flash Sony Enabler App 3.0.1 from here:

    Alternative link for App if the above doesn’t work:                                                                                   
  3. Reboot the device.
  4. Clear the data of the Play Store.
  5. Reboot your device.
  6. You can now open the Play Store to install your Apps.

Steps for Uninstallation:

  1. Download the Sony Apps diabler from here:                                                                                                     
  2. Reboot your device to recovery mode.
  3. Flash the Sony Apps Disabler zip file.
  4. Reboot your device.

The above guide completely describes the way one can download and install the Sony Xperia Exclusive Apps to any Android device. Let us know in the comments section if you face any problems.

Source:  XDA Forums.

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