Xperia Z3 Keyboard
Sony Xperia Z3 keyboard with emojis. XDA

Xperia users have already experienced the goodies from the new Xperia Z3, thanks to the developer community which shared the features via the system dump of the handset.

The new keyboard from Sony Xperia Z3 with emojis is now available for Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) or higher. This is a port which has been released by senior XDA member Vipuldj. The port has been successfully tested on a number of Android devices including Nexus 5, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2.

Xperia Z3 Keyboard tested on following devices

  • Lava Iris 405 with 4.1.2 JB and 4.2.2 JB
  • Micromax A110 with 4.1.x and 4.2.2 JB
  • GiONEE P3 with 4.2.2 JB
  • Galaxy S3
  • Nexus 5
  • Lg Optimus G
  • GiONEE M2
  • LG G2
  • Note 2
  • Xiaomi NOTE
  • Galaxy S4 with Stock TouchWiz ROM
  • OnePlus One
  • Moto G with Stock 4.4.4 Odex
Xperia Z3 Keyboard

Along with the download links for the Xperia Z3 keyboard, the member has shared an installation guide. Head over to the development thread to know more about the port.


  • The Android device should be rooted
  • It should be running a Deodexed/Odexed ROM (Deodexed is recommended)
  • The smartphone should have recovery such as CWM, TWRP or, PhilZ Touch
  • The Android devices must have free 20 MB of free system memory
  • The handset will be running ROM based on ICS, Jelly bean 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.3.x and KitKat 4.4.2 like AOSP, CM10.2, CM11, PA, AOKP, MIUI, and Liquid smooth.

Download links

Xperia Z3 keyboard/ Mirror link 1/ Mirror link 2

How to install Xperia Z3 keyboard

  • Copy the downloaded file to the internal/external SD card of your device
  • Reboot the phone into recovery mode
  • Perform Wipe cache and dalvik cache
  • Install the keyboard
  • Perform Wipe cache and dalvik cache
  • Reboot the phone

When the device reboots successfully, it should have the Xperia Z3 keyboard.

Note: After installing the keyboard, navigate to Settings>> Language & Input, from there select Default Keyboard to Xperia.

If the keyboard force closes, then go to Settings>> Apps and clear data of Xperia keyboard.

[Source: Android Soul]