The floodgates open: Most Xperia Z2 apps/features get ported

by XB on 05/03/2014

in Applications, Featured Content, Tips & Tricks, Xperia Z2


CalendarThe Sony Xperia Z2’s system dump was leaked over the weekend, which meant that developers were free to try and extract some of the phones best features. Well it has only been a few days and pretty much all of the key features have already been ported.

Rather than spam the blog, with every new Xperia Z2 port, we have rounded them all up in one post below. You will find a quick summary below and links to XDA, from where you’ll find more information and the download links too. In almost all cases you’ll need to have a rooted phone if you want to try these mods.

Xperia Z2 app/feature ports

Xperia Z2 Smart Social Camera

Information: Includes a number of Sony Social Camera apps including Creative Effects, Timeshift Video, 4K Video, Background Defocus 1.1.7 and AR Effect 2.0.4.
For: Sony Xperia phones running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean [AR Effect requires Android 4.1 Jelly bean and above]
Further information: XDA (from xperiaz2)

Creative effects

Smart Call handling

Information: Smart Call Handling uses motion gestures to answer and reject calls or turns your ringer off.
For: Sony Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z1 Compact
Further information: XDA (from RyokoN)

Smart Call handling

Media apps (Walkman, Movies, Album)

Information: Download the latest versions of Sony’s media apps including WALKMAN 8.1.A.0.4, Album 5.4.A.0.10 and Movies 6.1.A.0.4
For: Sony Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Further information: XDA (from niaboc79)

Sirius_Medias_Apps

Other Xperia Z2 apps (Clock, Calendar and more)

Information: Download Xperia Z2 ports of the Clock, Calendar, Email, Messaging, Notes and Sketch apps.
For: Sony Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Further information: XDA (from niaboc79) or XDA (from jjwrongjj)

Calendar

Xperia Z2 home launcher

Information: Install the Xperia Z2 home launcher
For: Sony Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above
Further information: XDA (from jzqs)

Sirius Home launcher

Xperia Z2 Movie Creator app, Simple Home launcher and Answering Machine

Information: Install the Xperia Z2 Movie Creator app (allows you to edit video), Simple Home launcher (created for the elderly with simple UI and large fonts) and Answering Machine
For: Sony Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above
Further information: XDA (from Levered)

Simple Home

Xperia Z2 Music widget

Information: Download the music widget from the Xperia Z2, that allows you to scroll through parts of a song whilst in the lock screen.
For: Sony Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above
Further information: XDA (from jzqs)

Music Widget

Xperia Z2 Themes and Task killer

Information: Download a number of Xperia Z2 themes as well as a “Close all” task killer.
For: Sony Xperia devices running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above
Further information: XDA (from FateNozomi)

Task killer

Xperia Z2 media sounds

Information: Install the Xperia Z2 media sounds and camera click sounds.
For: Sony Xperia devices running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and above
Further information: XDA (from Pandemic)

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