Xperia SP CyanogenMod 12.1 Lollipop 5.1.1 ROM is an unofficial build brought to you by developer Mrcl1450. As this is an unofficial build you may not expect periodic releases and may expect some bugs present as of compiling the page. But you have almost everything working on this build and ready for day to day usage at least.
Also understand that YOU are the only person making changes to your phone and neither the developer nor we can be held responsible for YOUR MISTAKES.
If you are interested try a Nougat ROM then here is Xperia SP Nouagt 7.0 ROM.
You need an unlocked bootloader.
If you don’t have an unlock bootloader then you can unlock from here:
Xperia bootloader unlocking link
Philz recovery download link
ROM download link
Lollipop 5.1.1 Google Apps download link
This step may delete all your data. Consider backup your all data out of your phone.
Data Backup guide
– Flash the philz_touch_6.59.0-huashan.img recovery image (Downloaded from the download link)
– Reboot to recovery
– Go to “wipe and format options”
– then go to “custom format options”
– “toggle f2fs <-> ext4 migration”
– “format /cache” with f2fs
– “format /data and /data/media (/sdcard)”
Copy the ROM and Gapps zip file to your SD card or internal memory(By using a USB cable or via adb push command).
Reboot into recovery by pressing key combination or type the following command if you are on a PC:
$ adb reboot recovery
Wipe Data / Factory Reset
Format /system, clean Dalvik Cache (If you are coming from KitKat ROM)
This step may delete all your data. Make sure that you have a backup of your data. If not then follow the below link:
Data Backup guide
Select the Install Zip from SDcard option.
Select the ROM zip file where you have kept in the SD card and do the same for GApps also.
After this CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM installation you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
How to Enable ROOT Access on CyanogenMod 12/12.1
That’s all guys. Have fun and just stay tuned with us for more of such updates and we are always here to listen you concerns.