ROM comes with tons of new features
and is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
A quick list of the main features in
MoonWalker is given below and we are
sure you’d love to use this on your
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Lots of customisation features.
Fast and Smooth.
•This tutorial is only for installing
Android 5.1.1 MoonWalker ROM on Sony
•Make sure you backup all your data in
your phone before proceeding.
•Your phone should be rooted and have
ClockworkMod recovery installed from
•This tutorial will wipe out all your data.
Proceed at your own risk.
•Perform a Dalvik Cache wipe before
proceeding from the recovery mode.
•Sony PC Companion will NOT detect
your phone after installing this ROM
because it is a custom Rom.
•Bootloader should be unlocked or you
will not be able to install this ROM.
How to Install Android 5.1.1 MoonWalker
on Xperia Z3 Lollipop Custom Rom
Step 1 – Download MoonWalker Android
5.1.1 ROM for Sony Xperia Z3 to your
computer and extract boot.img from the
zip file separately.
Step 2 – Connect and mount your Sony
Xperia Z3 USB (mass) memory on your
computer using the USB cable.
Step 3 – Now copy/paste the
downloadedAndroid 5.1.1 ROM zip file
to your SD card. Make sure the file is in
the SD card root.
Step 4 – Copy/paste the boot.img file to
Step 5 – Then turn OFF your phone.
Step 6 – Now to get into the Bootloader
Mode. Press and hold the Volume Up
button while connecting it again with the
USB cable. Your phone LED will turn blue
and it will get into the Bootloader Mode.
Step 7 – Once in the Fastboot mode (on
your phone), navigate to android-sdk-
windowsplatform-tools directory (on
your computer) and open Command
Prompt (Shift + Right-click & Open
Step 8 – Type the following command
and press Enter.
fastboot flash boot boot.img
Step 9 – Then, type the following
command and press Enter.
Step 10 – Now to get in the Recovery
Mode. Switch ON the phone while
pressing these Volume Up or Volume Down
buttons a few times when you see the
LED light turn pink or any other colour.
Step 11 – Once you are in ClockworkMod
Recovery , select perform a full data wipe
by selecting “wipe data/factory reset” .
Use the Power button to selecteverything
while in the Recovery Mode.
selecting “wipe cache partition” .
Step 13 – Now this is optional, but it is
recommended to perform a wipe of your
dalvik cache as well. You will not get into
boot loops or any other errors. From
CWM recovery, go to ‘advanced’ and
then select“wipe dalvik cache”.
Step 14 – Then go back to the main
recovery screen and select “install zip
from SD card”.
Step 15 – Now select “choose zip from
sdcard”. Using your volume keys,
navigate to the Android 5.1.1 ROM zip
file that you copied to your SD card and
select it using the Power button. Confirm
the installation on the next screen and
the installation procedure should start
Step 16 – After the installation completes,
go to “+++++Go Back+++++” and reboot
the phone by selecting “reboot system
now” from the recovery menu .
Your Xperia Z3 will boot now and it
might take about 5 minutes to boot on
your first time. So, please wait.
That’s it! Your Xperia Z3 should now
have Android 5.1.1 MoonWalker
Lollipop custom ROM installed on your
phone! Go to Settings > About phone to