Google’s partner-up with Motorola was the best thing that happened to the latter. Motorola’s fan base grew, and soon it was the ‘chosen one’ by Google, and to all the manufactures, Motorola was seen as a fierce competitor. Soon enough, Google and Motorola split up, but in spite of this major break-through, Motorola flagships have been doing a lot better than ever. The new Motorola Moto X hit the market, and the whole industry has been shaken up.
So, with so much concentration on the latest flagships by Motorola, does that mean that the older generations like the Moto E and the Moto G are loosing support? By Motorola, they might be, but they both still remain the sole of the developers. CyanogenMod, one of the biggest ROM manufacturing series has been providing great news to the owners of Moto G (2014) by releasing an early version of their next big thing – CyanogenMod 13.
While the ROM is totally awesome to install on your Motorola Moto G (2014) LTE, and make the most out of it, it should still be understood that this is a very early build of CyanogenMod 13. The developer sure does claim that this is as stable as it gets, but some features are either missing or have been tampered with. Owners of this device claim that this ROM can be used on a daily basis without a hunch, so here we are with an in-depth tutorial on how to flash the latest Android Marshmallow For Moto G (2014) Via CyanogenMod.
What’s Not Working
- RIL(Calls,SMS,Data) on all Dual-Sim devices
- Selecting another language than English will cause a bootloop
- Stock browser can’t download files
- Stock file manager doesn’t work
- Root cannot be granted as of now
- Ensure that you have a Moto G (2014) which is already rooted, and with a Custom Recovery installed. If you don’t have root or recovery, follow our guide → Click here for Guide
- You need the ROM file in order to flash the latest Marshmallow on Moto G (2014) → Download.
- Make sure to take a nandroid backup of your device and a backup of internal memory too (just in case). Flashing this ROM on your Moto G (2014) will require you to wipe off everything from your device.
- In this case, you’ll also be needing an Android Marshmallow Gapps file in order to attain the Google Play Services package, alongside the other Google Applications → Download | Mirror.
Step-By-Step Installation Guide
- Download and transfer the Marshmallow ROM file with the Zip extension that you downloaded earlier, to your Moto G (2014).
- Boot your device into recovery mode. To do this:
- Switch off your Moto G (2014).
- Now press and hold the Power + Volume Down buttons simultaneously until you see the Recovery UI on your device.
- Once you see the Recovery UI, you can let go of the two buttons.
- Now we should do a full wipe on your device. To do this:
- In the recovery menu, tap on Wipe option and select Advanced wipe.
- Check the dalvik-cache, system, data and cache partitions from the list.
- Now swipe the “Swipe to wipe” bar to wipe the selected partitions.
- Navigate back to main menu and tap the Install button, and find and locate the ROM file that you’ve downloaded and transferred earlier on your Moto G (2014).
- Select it, and swipe to flash the ROM.
- Repeat the above steps to flash the Gapps package too.
- Wait for a moment until the flashing process is done.
- Once done, reboot your freshly flashed Moto G (2014). Note that the first boot might take up to 5 minutes.
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