Install Android 4.2.2 PAC-Man ROM on Xperia Z

Xperia Z can be installed with PAC-Man ROM based on the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. PAC-Man ROM is based on CM10.1 and latest AOKP MR1. PAC-Man ROM is a Custom ROM and not an official ROM, there may be bugs and issues. Guide to update HTC One S with Android 4.2.2 PAC-Man ROM.

Known bugs and fixes as per developer:

Known bugs:
[CM-BUG] For some people it says “Baseband unknown”.

Possible fixes

– Try to reboot at least 5 times
– When in airplane mode switch between 2G-3G-4G-2G then turn on airplane, turn off, reboot, turn on airplane.
– Switch ON airplane mode, reboot, switch airplane mode OFF, reboot
– If none of these options work, flash a new baseband with flashtool.

[CM-BUG] During call, put the call on speaker and the audio is on internal speaker is gone untill reboot.

The guide is only for Xperia Z and cannot be tried on any other device. You can find model of your device by going to Settings >> About Phone.

We cannot be held liable for any loss or damage done to your device while following the guide.


Install Android 4.2.2 PAC-Man ROM on Xperia Z

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

Bootloader on your device should be unlocked.

ClockworkMod recovery should be installed. Guide to install ClockworkMod Recovery on Xperia Z.

Download PAC-Man ROM for Xperia Z .

Copy the zip file to SD-Card of your device without extracting.

Download Fastboot file ((Filename: Rename folder to “fastboot”, you will get four files.

Unzip the ROM file to get “boot.img” file and copy the file in “fastboot” folder.

Switch off device and boot into Fastboot Mode. Hold power button and volume down button and enter Fastboot Mode.

Connect device to your computer via USB Cable.

Open Command Prompt and enter following commands ( press enter after typing each command) –

cd c:Fastboot – to go to Fastboot folder.

fastboot flash boot boot.img – to install boot.img

fastboot -i oxofoce flash boot boot.img – to flash kernel

When the boot.img is installed , a message saying finished/OKAY appears.

Remove device from your computer.

Select “wipe data/factory reset”, wipe cache partition” and in Advanced select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.

Select “install zip from sdcard” and then select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to the “PAC-Man ROM” file which you have downloaded and confirm to “install”. Wait for few minutes till installation gets complete.

Select “reboot system now”.

Android 4.2.2 PAC-Man ROM on Xperia Z is installed.

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