2nd Gen Moto G 2014 gets Lineage OS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo treatment [Tutorial to install]
2nd Gen Moto G 2014 gets Lineage OS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo treatment. Thanks to XDA developers for their work on 2014 Moto G 2nd gen, the device can now be updated on latest version of Android via unofficial Lineage OS 15.1 build. We try to be regular in writing tutorials on each new Lineage OS 15.1 ROM that is pushed out by the developers for various OEM devices (Motorola devices are also included as well).
Now developer “LuK1337” has successfully ported Android 8.1 Oreo build on Moto G 2014 2nd Gen, the same developer has released Lineage OS 15 for the same device a few months back. So if you own a Moto G 2014 2nd Gen and wish to install Oreo ROM on your device then in this guide we have mentioned the complete process to install Unofficial Lineage OS 15.1 on Moto G 2014 2nd Gen.
The Unofficial Lineage OS 15.1 for Moto G 2014 2nd Gen brings goodies of Android 8.1 Oreo on the device with latest features, redesigned interface and much more. The ROM is in the testing stage but most of the feature seem to be working fine so if you are getting impatient to see Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto G 2014 2nd Gen then go ahead and follow the install process below.
The ROM also latest popular Oreo features including the picture-in-picture mode, integrated doze mode, notification channels and a lot more. In this detailed tutorial we have mentioned each and every step to download and install Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM on Moto G 2014 2nd Gen.
Download install Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM for Moto G 2014 2nd Gen
Some pre-requisites before you begin:
Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.
Unlock bootloader on your device by following this guide.
A TWRP custom recovery must be installed on your device, if you haven’t then 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 your device on PC. Download latest Motorola USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Download Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM for Moto G 2014 2nd Gen. Download
Now transfer both file on your device storage.
Process to install Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM on Moto G 2014 2nd Gen
Turn off your device and boot into TWRP recovery or follow this guide to see how to do that.
Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM on your Moto G 2014 2nd Gen 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 have successfully installed Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM on your Moto G 2014 2nd Gen, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.