Sony Xperia Z2 Apps And Features Now Portable To Other Sony Xperia Running Android Jelly Bean

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By Ryan Inoyori | March 7, 2014 7:20 AM EST

Sony Xperia Z2 apps and features are now portable among several Xperia smartphones running Android Jelly Bean such as Xperia Z, ZL/ZR, Z1, Z Ultra, Z1S, Z1 Compact, SP, T, TX and V.

Portable apps include Timeshift video, 4K video, smart call handling, media, home launcher and more.

XDA developers have found the golden ways to port several exclusive apps and features in Sony Xperia Z2 to other Xperia smartphones running Android Jelly Bean firmware.

1. Smart Social Camera
Smart Social Camera from Xperia Z2 includes Timeshift video, 4K video recording, AR effect version 2.0.4, more creative effects and background defocus.

Compatibility: All Xperia smartphones running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean firmware

Requirements: Root access is necessary, except for the background defocus which can be normally installed.

2. Smart Call Handling
Smart call handling enables user to answer calls by bringing close to the ear, reject by shaking and turns off ringer by placing the device face down.

Compatibility: Sony Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact

Requirements: You need root access and custom recovery to flash the zip on the device.

3. Sony Media Apps
Get the latest version of Sony Media apps from Xperia Z2 - Album 5.4.A.0.10, Movies 6.1.A.0.4 and WALKMAN 8.1.A.0.4.

Compatibility: All Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Requirements: SuperUser mod and custom recovery are both required to flash the zip file.

4. Various Apps
Get the latest versions of several apps such as clock, calendar, email, messaging, notes and sketch. You may download from either niaboc79 or jjwrongjj.

Compatibility: All Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

Requirements: If you go with niaboc 79, you need SuperUser mod and custom recovery while jjwrongjj requires deodexed ROM in addition to the other two.

5. Xperia Z2 Home Launcher
A home launcher ported from Xperia Z2 running Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware.

Compatibility: All Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and later

Requirements: Root access is required to delete the home.apk in your device and get correct permissions for the installer.

6. Movie Creator, Simple Home, Answering Machine
A package of three apps: Movie Creator, Simple and Answering Machine.

Compatibility: All Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean or later

Requirements: SuperUser mod, root access and ClockworkMod recovery to install the apps.

7. Music Widget
Music widget version found on Sony Xperia Z2 to replace your current music widget.

Compatibility: All Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above

Requirements: Root access is needed to delete musicwidget.apk and set correct permissions.

8. Xperia Z2 Themes and Task Killer
Complete package for Xperia Z1 original themes and built-in Close All feature on the Task Manager.

Compatibility: All Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above

Requirements: Root access for the Close All feature while the themes are flashable from recovery mode.

9. Xperia Z2 Sounds
It includes all sounds files and camera clicking audio for Xperia Z2.

Compatibility: Xperia devices running Android 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3 Jelly Bean

Requirements: Root access and ClockworkMod recovery required for flashing the files.

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