Xperia Z2 mod brings stereo speaker support for calls and notifications

by XB on 23rd May 2014

in Tips & Tricks, Xperia Z2


Sony-Xperia-Z2-ShowcaseWe recently reported that despite the Xperia Z2 having stereo speakers, it does not take advantage of them when it comes to incoming calls, notifications or when using the speakerphone. Well thanks to a new mod by XDA member olokos, you can enable stereo speaker functionality for all of the above.

The mod also includes a headphone sound boost too. You can install the mod via recovery (your Xperia Z2 will need to be rooted). Sounds like a useful feature, however we wonder whether Sony plans to include something similar at some point down the line. The necessary downloads can be found over at XDA.

  • Daniel Dorestant

    Unrelated: My Xperia Z C6603 just found the kik kat update :DDDDDDD

  • yongt

    Mmm… But the Xperia ZR doesn’t have kitkat yet

  • JOHN DSOUZA

    wer the hell is kitkat for zr … still support page isnt update… fishy

  • Daniel Dorestant

    The media server thinking WiFi isn’t on glitch is finally gone. I’m a happy camper

  • Shreenit Shahapurkar

    I wish a similar mod comes for the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, its plagued by low sound issues!

  • Mac

    I need the last part for my unrooted z1 compact..

  • Ado Kanashii

    thanks for NOTHING …1. How the heck do i root my z2??? 2. How do i use this moods or even install them… not veryone is a pro with this terms… HELP!!!

  • Mateusz R Traczyk

    Stop being so helpless and useless and google a bit.

  • ???cz

    Dude … u din’t read edited 4.4 for Z Series Post?
    They said ZR and Z Tablet (Wifi) Should wait a little longer. Also the roll out has been started just 2 days ago… Schedule may variate depending your Country. I haven’t recive update yet on my xperia Z too and im from Costa Rica.

  • Ado Kanashii

    im trying now…

  • Tangent Lin

    People trying to help and you say thanks for nothing. You should learn how to talk and use your google.

  • Ado Kanashii

    got it… my bad. I apologize to you Xperiablog! still its a shame that this is only for root!

  • Ado Kanashii

    seems like its never gonna happen to me!

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  • Ado Kanashii

    ok its so frustrating… does anyone gave it a try???? why is everyone talking about everything except this post? i know why… cause including me NO ONE knows what is a recovery and a mod, cmon its a 700 USD phone who has already took the risk of ROOT it and then flash some shit! just like that, forgive me if im poor enough to worry about this but i mean cmon, who will trow to me the first STONE ??? i think this is what the Z2 needs to become the perfect phone for my taste!!

  • lolop

    Bloody hell, you’re the biggest cry baby i’ve seen on XperiaBlog! Most people here know what root and recovery are!

    You need to do some research. Start here:

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2440597

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2702001

    Instead of wasting your time writing useless, frustrated comments you could read up on it.

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  • Ado Kanashii

    And… Got the fist stone.. Thanks im hunger to learn!

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  • Just read the damn guideline and you’ll understand. Its not hard, you’re those kind of annoying people who wants help on XDA but never try to help yourselves first.

    edit: i read your other comments, kudos to you for trying to search and help yourself
    I was the same long ago, X10 era. The heart pumping rate while flashing is amazing and horrible at the same time

  • melogray

    Am I the only one NOT having this issue? My Z2 always uses both speakers.

  • Ado Kanashii

    At. Last I. Got. It done, let me tell u all this is a freacking difficult root for rookies like me, Hell Almost fu#;: it. Up!!! Flashing the wrong kernell whatever that is!!! Thank Jesús got it right At last…..that was close!!!!

  • Ado Kanashii

    Is done

  • Ado Kanashii

    Thanks got it done

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  • Ahmed Ahmadi

    i don’t know what to say , i don’t root my android anymore , i sold my Galaxy s5 just because of this phone , and now we have to wait for Sony to fix this with an update ! , please if there is anyway to boost without a root , let us to know , i tried many apps on play store but no use at all !

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