How to Install Sony Xperia XZ2 Sound System on any Android Device

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Sony has launched its flagship Xperia XZ2 in February this year with specs to match its fame. Almost all Android smartphones are coming with more or less the same specs for a given price range. However, the most interesting feature that sets Xperia XZ2 apart is its powerful sound system. We all know that Sony is synonymous with music in the tech circle. The Xperia XZ2 Qualcomm HW Audio Processing improves music definition to Hi-Resolution Audio. A Senior XDA Member sirdoha,

 ported and perfected Sony’s Sound System features to work on all rooted Android devices. In this article, we’ll show you how to Install Sony Xperia XZ2 Sound System on any Android Device.

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Sound System includes sound enhancing technologies such as High-Resolution Audio, LDAC, and High-Resolution Audio with even compressed files sounding better, thanks to DSEE HX. The library files are ported directly from Sony Xperia XZ2’s latest firmware 51.1.A.3.159. This port is compatible with all Android devices running on Android version 5.0 or higher.

There is one catch though. The mod activation takes some time after every reboot. So, you’ll need to play music on the Sony Music app, lock your phone and wait for 5 seconds for the Sony Xperia XZ2 port to be activated. You need to do this after every reboot, but it’s worth to wait 5 seconds for the improved audio performance.

Features

  • DSEE HX working (The Slider is always OFF though; however, it does work)
  • ClearAudio+, S-Force, XLOUD, Clear Phase, Clear Stereo, Clear BASS, VPT, Headphone Automatic Optimization, LDAC
  • Super strong and deep Bass, Treble and Clarity.
  • Improve Music definition to nearly Hi-Res Audio
  • Xperia XZ2 Qualcomm HW Audio Processing
  • Directly integrate into your Walkman App Settings

Downloads

Based on various Stock ROMs, there are 3 different versions of the sound mod. So, choose the file as per your ROM.

  • Universal – Edition for All Android devices, except Sony Stock ROMs
  • SONY – Edition exclusively for Sony Stock ROMs
  • Magisk – Edition is a systemless module in Magisk

How to Install Sony Xperia XZ2 Sound System on any Android Device

  1. At first, Your device must have a custom recovery like TWRP preinstalled before going into this process.
  2. Uninstall AudioFX on your device (If present, and it will require root as it’s usually system app)
  3. If you chose to install Magisk Edition, you should Install Magisk Systemless Interface on your device.
  4. If you’re all set, boot to recovery mode, navigate to Install option, select the folder containing your desired ZIP and then swipe to flash it.
  5. Now navigate to Wipe option, tap the Advanced Wipe, select Cache and Dalvik Cache partitions and swipe to wipe them.
  6. Now Reboot your device.

Source: XDA

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