Download Android 8.0.0 Pixel Experience Oreo ROM for Moto G5 Plus (Potter)

If you own the mid ranger Moto G5 Plus and searching for stable Android 7.0 Nougat ROMs than you will be more happy to know that Android 8.0 Oreo ROM is now available for Moto G5 Plus. Thanks to Pixel Experience ROM, the Pixel Experience Oreo ROM for Moto G5 Plus is pretty stable and can be used as daily driver. We have also share the status of working/not working features below. Motorola has released a list of devices getting official Oreo update btut still there is no exact time frame given for Moto G5 Plus Oreo released. So this is great chance to run Oreo ROM on your device via Pixel Experience ROM without waiting for the official roll out.

The process to flash Android 8.0.0 Pixel Experience ROM on Moto G5 Plus is not very difficult task infact you need to pay attentions on the instructions below. If you have a custom recovery like TWRP recovery installed on your device already then all you need to do is just flash the ROM zip from recovery along latest Lineage OS gapps and that’s it. For your ease we also mentioned the guide to install TWRP recovery on your device as well.

Note: If you are new to process then we recommend you to carefully follow the whole process in sequence.

You can also: Download the last CyanogenMod 11 upto 14.1 builds from this guide.

Process to install Android 8.0.0 Oreo Pixel Experience ROM on Moto G5 Plus

Some pre-requisites before you begin:

Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.

Bootloader on your Moto G5 Plus should be unlocked or follow this guide to unlock it.

After bootloader unlocking you need to install TWRP custom recovery on your device, if you haven’t, download the TWRP recovery from here and 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].

Downloads section:

Download Android 8.0.0 Pixel Experience ROM for Moto G5 Plus. Here [Pick up the latest build]

Download Android 8.0.x Google Apps

Now transfer both file on your device storage.

What’s working?

Whats working?


RIL(some carriers)

Mobile data







Fingerprint reader (gestures working too)

Moto Actions



Sound / vibration


Safetynet (Use magisk v14.2 to bypass)

Known issues

RIL(some carriers)

“Ok google” hotword

DTV (XT1683 model, still WIP)

Process to install Android 8.0.0 Pixel Experience Oreo ROM on Moto G5 Plus

Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Android 8.0.0 Pixel Experience ROM on your Moto G5 Plus 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]

Also see: How to Enable root access for Apps on Pixel Experience ROM

That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about Android 8.0.0 Pixel Experience Oreo ROM on your Moto G5 Plus and stay tuned for more updates.

via XDA

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