Best custom ROM for Sony Xperia ZL

By | May 28, 2014
Sony Xperia ZL custom ROM

Xperia is the only flagship for that Sony is known for these days in smartphone category, recently launched Xperia Z2. As we here to grab the best custom ROM for Sony Xperia ZL, we will discuss all about the ROM that will offer you a new way to experience your device with outstanding UI, ultra-fast performance and more.

Sony Xperia ZL custom ROM

Also we all know that with every Android smartphone Sony tries to make the UI better that create the difference of being other Android user and Xperia user. But after seeing the same UI for long time we people starts hating the same and that time we need another eye catching UI, device friendly themes or ROMs. However, to choose the best custom ROMs among thousands in not an easy task. If you are also getting confused after getting so much of ROMs for your device? Here I am to help you to choose the best custom ROM available for your Sony Xperia ZL.

To get the ROMs which I have listed here you must have rooted device and installed custom recovery on it. Before getting into the list first we will go through the tutorial to how to install any custom ROM on Android device.

Things to be done

  • First of all create a backup of all your saved data on your device and save it somewhere in your PC, so that after flashing any custom ROM you can get those data back.
  • Fully charge your device, before starting the process make sure that your batter have at least 70% charge.
  • Download the ROM from the link which I have given after every ROM below.

How to install any custom ROM on Android device

  1. Connect your device to your PC and copy the downloaded ROM to your device’s SD card.
  2. Reboot your device into recovery mode. (Volume Up+Home+Power Button).
  3. Among several option select Factory reset/Wipe Data followed by Wipe Dalvik cache from the advance recovery menu.
  4. Now your task is to return back to the recovery main menu and perform “install zip from SD card” option and browse the ROM file which you just copied into your device’s SD card.
  5. Wait for the process to complete.
  6. For the first time your device will take a little more time to start, so do not start using your device until it starts completely.

Best custom ROM for Sony Xperia ZL

Illusion ROM for Xperia ZL

This is one of the most downloaded custom ROM, most of the Android users reviewed with good ratings. Now this is your turn to grab this ROM and rate this ROM after exploring the main features. Also this ROM helps your device to manage your running apps along with offering a nice and decent UI. Here below are the main features of Illusion ROM.


  • Premissions Managements
  • Customizable Navbar & Lockscreen
  • Illusion Setting & ROM Control
  • PIE Controls
  • Pre rooted ROM

Download Illusion ROM

RomAur A7 ROM for Xperia ZL

This ROM is not much popular for this device but overall this is for those who are looking to optimize their device’s performance. This ROM doesn’t change much of your device’s UI. Download this ROM from the link below and let us know how you are feeling afer getting it on your device.


  • Aroma Installer
  • Fully De-Odexed
  • Really Fast
  • Enabled GPU UI Rendering
  • Super Smooth & Stable

Download RomAur A7

Avatar ROM for Xperia XL

Avatar Rom is a popular custom ROM available for Samsung and Sony devices. Avatar is developed by Bippi79 a senior member of XDA. The ROM is based on CM 10.1 and Android 4.2.2 jellybean. It offer you a very fast performance and superb stability in Sony Xperia ZL. It even offers Theme Chooser where you can choose more than 100 of good theme for your device. Avatar Rom come with their own preloaded Bazooka Launcher and Boot animation.


  • Bazooka Launcher
  • Theme Chooser
  • Theme Editor
  • Custom Lock Screens (Depend On Themes)
  • Custom Boot animation (Depend On Themes)

Download Avatar ROM

Existenz  Custom ROM for Xperia XL

Existenz is a different ROM available for Xperia ZL. It is available on two edition Black & Ultra. Here I have discussed about the Black edition but you can find the download link of both the edition. Both offer different looks and is developed by Niaboc79, he is also a recognized developer from XDA. After getting this ROM you will experience all Sony apps & features are themed in Black. Also some new features and tweaks added in this rom that will provide great stability & performance to your device.


  • New Status Bar
  • All Apps & Features are in Black Color
  • Overclocking Options
  • Slide Show For Multimedia Messages
  • Call Recording option added

Download Existenz ROM (Black Edition)

Download Existenz ROM (Ultra Edition)

That’s all for now, don’t forget to drop at least a comment which ROM you have selected and reason behind that. Keep Visiting for more ROMs and tutorials.