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It seems that launch of Android 8.0 Oreo had really a great impact on user communities of Android. As of now, Android 8.0 Oreo has been rolled out to Nexus and Pixel devices. But we mentioned in our previous posts that there has been a great increasing demand of 8.0 oreo for all the other major devices out there. With that kind of surge in demand, we did mention about custom ROMs being rolled out for some popular devices. Custom ROM developers are hard at work and are rolling out 8.0 for different devices as we speak. And here we are again adding one more device to the list which is Sony Xperia SP. Yes, AOSP ROM based on Android 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP has been rolled out. It is a custom ROM and is now available for download.
Like we mentioned it is a custom and unofficial build, so few features are still under development and might not work currently. But stay assured that there are hoards of other features working perfectly fine. And developers are working on the bugs and it should be fixed soon. We have detailed the working features and bugs in details in this post. And we have put out the simple-to-follow guide for You to easily download and install the Android 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP.
Working features: 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP
Let’s see which are the features working perfectly fine with Android 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP.
- GApps (unofficial)
- 3D Rendering
- Offline charging
Non-Working Features/under development
There are some features that are not working as of now. And it is still under development. Also, 8.0 is fairly new OS. So, it might take a while to get certain features working.
- Bluetooth Audio
Screenshots of 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP
Download: 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP
And all the amazing and hard work to bring the 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP was done by developer AdrianDC. We are also providing the direct link for You to download the 8.0 Oreo ROM for Your Sony Xperia SP.
Android 8.0 Oreo ROM for Sony Xperia SP | Download
GApps | Download
Install Android 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP
Before installing note down these few points.
- Be sure that the Bootloader is unlocked on your device.
- Make sure to flash the latest TWRP recovery.
- Take a full Nandroid backup from TWRP.
- Keep the device at full battery charge.
- Warranty of Your device may be void.
Let’s look at the steps of installation of the Oreo 8.0 for Xperia SP custom ROM.
Android 8.0 Oreo ROM for Xperia SP is a custom ROM, so You will need to flash it via latest TWRP recovery. And also, the bootloader of Your device must be unlocked.
So, For Bootloader unlocking and flashing the TWRP follow this tutorial.
Steps of Installation of Android 8.0 Oreo for Xperia SP
Step-1 Download the ROM and GApps and transfer them from PC to Your device.
Step-2 Install the latest TWRP on your device and then reboot to TWRP.
Step-3 Perform a full wipe i.e wipe out Cache, Dalvik cache, and system.
Step-4 Flash the 8.0 Oreo ROM zip file from the Recovery.
Step-5 Then flash the GApps.
Step-6 Finally reboot to the system.
Therefore, You are finally done installing the latest Android 8.0 oreo ROM for Your Sony Xperia SP. Stay connected with us on our social media hangouts.