How To Install CM13 On Sony Xperia ZR Android Marshmallow 6.0 (Unofficial )

In this guide, you will learn How to Safely Download & Install CM13 On Sony Xperia ZR Marshmallow 6.0 (Unofficial ).We will be sharing direct links to download unofficial CyanogenMod 13 (working) for Sony Xperia ZR.So that you can easily download & flash the CM 13 ROM to get android marshmallow 6.0 On your Xperia ZR.

Sony has released the list of the devices which are getting official Android Marshmallow 6.0 Update and Both Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZR are not included which means these devices are not going to get any further updates from Sony, but still Xperia ZR user’s have options.They can install any custom ROM of your choice to get Android Marshmallow On their device.

There is an unofficial (working) CyanogenMod 13 a.k.a CM13 ROM available for Xperia ZR.This Unofficial CM 13 ROM is posted On Xda by Chippa_a.The ROM is functional and only have one issue Camera.You can use this ROM as a daily driver.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.So if you want to try out this Android 6.0 Marshmallow ROM on Your Sony Xperia ZR then follow the detailed Guide on How to safely Download & Install CM13 On Sony Xperia ZR 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 ZR

Supported Devices: This guide is only for Sony Xperia ZR

→For Sony Xperia Z Follow this guide > How To Install CM13 On Sony Xperia Z 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 ZR 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 ZR


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

└download the latest built according to date

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

Step By Step Guide

Install CM13 On Sony Xperia ZR

*First Read the Pre-Requirement Section carefully.

  • Download Both Un-Official CM13 and Gapps Zip file from the download section above
  • Next Connect your Xperia ZR to Your Pc via USB cable provided
  • Then Copy both downloaded files to the internal memory of your Xperia ZR
  • Now reboot your device to Recovery mode
  • Now follow this guide to Flash The CM13 On Sony Xperia ZR (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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