21 Jul 2015

Resurrection remix Custom rom for Sony Xperia Z3 compact aries

Install resurrection remix custom rom on your Sony xperia z3 compact aries.It has received lollipop 5.0 update recently and is yet to receive 5.1.1 update.This snapdragon 801 chipset paced device is a beast when it comes to performance.But Sony loves open source nature of android and lets you play with custom roms but you will void warranty if install one.

If you can't wait for official update to come for this device you can go for custom lollipop 5.1.1 based roms and see if it fits for you.Resurrection remix is one of those roms which packs lot of features and also has better performance.

Xperia Z3 compact or z3c comes in two variants.One ha a model number as D5803 while other has a model number as "D5833" while it has device specific code name as "aries".

Prerequisites:
  • Root:You must have root access on your Sony Xperia Z3 compact aries.
  • Battery: Charge your Xperia Z3 compact to at least 90% so that you wont encounter any battery related problems while flashing this rom.
  • Backup Efs partitions: Backup all your efs partition of your sony xperia Z3 compact on current Rom or firmware.Just in case if you loose signal you can just restore it back.
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes contacts,apps,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud networks as flashing resurrection remix rom on Sony Xperia Z3 compact will will wipe all your data.
  • Custom recovery: You need a custom recovery(Twrp or cwm) installed on your Xperia Z3 compact.Without it you can not flash roms at all.
  • Lock Gps:Lock your gps position on your current rom.If you use this a lot then you have to lock it so that it could work even after flashing other roms.Its easy to lock gps .Turn on gps in settings and find your current location in google maps and now now have locked on to gps.
  • You must have a unlocked bootloader.
  • Downloads: Resurrection remix rom for xperia Z3 compact aries (androidfilehost mirror) and google apps and transfer them to internal storage.

Must read: Crdroid rom for xperia z3 compact D5803/D5833

Resurrection remix rom xperia z3 compact aries (z3c):

Resurrection remix rom xperia z3 compact d5833 d5803
About resurrection remix rom:
This Resurrection remix  which your are about to install  on xperia Z3 compact is based on android 5.1.1 lollipop and which is in turn based on cyanogenmod,slim,omni and original remix roms.So you can all the best features of other roms are included in this too along with performance and a decent battery life.

This is official remix firmware which means you will have less bugs and frequent updates.This is compiled by a xda senior member "Nelvinchi",a big thanks to him for bringing this amazing rom for xperia Z3 compact.
Features of this rom:
  • Theme enigne: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tones and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
  • Navigation bar tweaks: You can enable disable or navigation bar and also you can adjust the size of navigation bar.Navigation ring included toggles to in case of quick access just swipe from bottom of screen and you can access apps which you have set.
  • Gesture anywhere: This basically lets to open any app at any time(while using other apps) with just a gesture.You have to set the gestures and use them.Though you get any floating  type apps so that they can be used over other apps as multitasking its still a nice feature to have.
  • Status bar tweaks: Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Various tweaks are available to carrier label too like color and switch.Quick and smart pull down are also present.Battery icon too has tweaks.
  • Network speed: On going network speed is displayed on status bar.Both upload and download speed are displayed and you can adjust time interval.
  • Lock screen mods: This includes placing of 5 shortcuts on lock screen and also set targets for the slider.
  • App circle Bar:Swiping from the left or right edges of the screen an app bar pops up and you can choose what app you want to launch.This is great way of multitasking.
  • Recent panel mods: Stock recent panel do not have an option to clear all the apps at once.In this rom you a button to clear apps and can even set the position of the button.
These are some of the features of the resurrection remix rom and you can explore more features by flashing this custom firmware on your Sony xperia Z3 compact aries.

Must read: Cyanogenmod 12.1 rom for sony xperia z3 compact

Disclaimer:
We all are aware that it is a risky process and we take not responsibly for all volcanic eruptions that arise in your heart if it fails to boot after flashing and if you hard brick it even light from pluto cannot save you.So be careful while flashing.

Flash resurrection remix on Xperia Z3c using Twrp recovery:

  • Download resurrection remix  rom for xperia Z3 compact or z3c and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of your device.
  • Power of  device completely and wait for few seconds to confirm that it is off completely.
  • Press power button and when device boots up leave power button.
  • While your Xperia Z3 compact is powering up you you will notice led light blinks.When this happens you have to press either volume up or down continuously until it boots into recovery mode.
  • Sony xperia Z3 compact boots into twrp recovery.
  • Once you are in  twrp click on  backup and select all partitions which you want to backup. It might take about 5 minutes for backup to complete. Don't interrupt backup process.
  • Once backup of your existing rom is completed click on back button.Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache and wipe system partition too.
  • Now select Install and navigate to location where you have placed your Rom and gapps zip files.
  • Flashing this might take about 5 minutes or so.Once flashing is complete do a factory reset again.
  • Now reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore its features.
By following the above procedure you will be able to install resurrection remix custom rom on your sony xperia z3 compact aka aries.You can flash this rom on both  D5803 and D5833 models.If you have any other queries just leave a comment below or contact us.
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