Motorola Moto Maxx code name ‘quark’ can now be update on Android 7.1.1 Nougat via Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM. This is the first Lineage OS 14.1 for Moto Maxx, the device already tasted the official Android 7.0 Nougat update released by Motorola. The stock Nougat firmware is not as much customizable as Nougat custom ROM so if you are interested in tweaking your device then we recommend you try the Lineage OS 14.1 on your device.
The Lineage OS 14.1 on your device not only provides the latest version of Android but you can also experience the tweaking stuff that you would love to see on your device. Lineage OS 14.1 is not much different then CyanogenMod 14.1 ROMs because Lineage OS 14.1 runs on the CM source code. We have already posted several Lineage OS guides for other device as well and here we are following the same process.
This is the unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 build and as an initial roll out you will experience some bugs but most of the feature should work fine. The official Lineage OS build will be started rolling out soon and you can visit the Lineage OS website to keep an eye on the official roll out.
How to flash Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Moto Maxx
Pre-requisites before you begin:
- Your device battery should be in good health to avoid issue while flashing process.
- A TWRP custom recovery must be installed on your device, if you haven’t, follow this guide to install it.
- Create a Nandroid back up of important data including complete System with all apps and messages, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.
- Upgrade latest USB drivers for Motorola on PC. Download here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Now follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your Moto Maxx via TWRP recovery.
Solution to a failed boot issue.
Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]
That’s it! If you are enjoying the latest firmware on your device. Give us your feedback about Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Moto Maxx and stay tuned for more updates.
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