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[Guide] [Video] How To Flash and Root Cyanogenmod 12.1 on Moto G [Noob Friendly]

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Here's a complete step-by-step guide to Install the NEW Cyanogenmod 12.1 on Motorola Moto G 1st Gen XT1033, XT1032, XT1031, XT1034 and XT1032 GPe Variants.

Backup your phone before following the procedure as you may loose all your data.

Prerequisites for your Moto G :-
1. Unlocked Bootloader
2. Custom Recovery

Prerequisites for your PC (Doesn't work on MAC) :-
1. Motorola Device Manager (Motorola Drivers)

Downloads :-
1. Cyanogenmod 12.1 :- https://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=falcon
2. GApps 5.1 :- https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=96039337900114916
3. Motorola Device Manager (Motorola Drivers) :- http://goo.gl/7GLlMo



Youtube Video :- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOMkKEDad-A

Complete Guide (In case, you didn't Understand something in the Video)

1. First download the two files a) Cyanogenmod 12.1 zip file for Moto G 1st/2nd Gen and b) GApps 5.1 zip file
2.Transfer both the files to your Moto G.
3.Power Off! your phone and boot into bootloader mode by pressing Volume Down Key and Power button simultaneously.
4. Press the Volume Down Button followed by Volume UP button to select Recovery.
5. When in the recovery, follow these steps :-
a) Click WIPE.Then Click on Advanced Wipe and select (i)Dalvik Cache (ii)Data (iii)Cache (iv)System. Now Swipe to Wipe these things.
(DO NOT CHECK INTERNAL STORAGE.IF YOU DO SO, YOU WON"T BE ABLE TO INSTALL ANY ROM.)
(b) Now click on BACK and again click on Arrow key to go back.
(c) Click INSTALL and select CM 12.1 zip file that you downloaded and then SWIPE to flash it.
(d) After it's installed, click on WIPE CACHE/DALVIK and then click on BACK to go back.
(e) Again click INSTALL and this time select GApps 5.1 zip file that you downloaded and then SWIPE to flash it.
After it's installed, click on WIPE CACHE/DALVIK and then click on BACK to go back.
(f) Click on REBOOT SYSTEM and let it reboot.


You have successfully Installed CYANOGENMOD 12.1 on your MOTO G.

That's it..
Enjoy your smooth and fast new LOLLIPOP 5.1.1 with Tons of Customization Features....


"Setup Wizard Has Stopped" FIX :-
1. After the flashing is complete and Moto G boots into the Cyanogenmod 12.1 Welcome screen , just POWER OFF the device.
2. Now remove the sim card/ both the sim cards and Reboot it.
3. Complete the setup wizard normally.
4. When you get into the home screen, insert your sim card/sim cards.

How to Root Cyanogenmod 12.1 on Moto G?



Downloads :-
1. Root (Supersu/Super User) zip file - http://download.chainfire.eu/696/Sup...erSU-v2.46.zip

Instructions :-
1. Download the super user(root) zip file and transfer it to your Moto G.
2. Power Off! your phone and boot into bootloader mode by pressing Volume Down Key and Power button simultaneously.
3. Press the Volume Down Button followed by Volume UP button to select Recovery.
4. When in the recovery, Click INSTALL and select supersu(root) zip file that you downloaded and then SWIPE to flash it.
5. Click on REBOOT SYSTEM to reboot your Moto G.


That's it..
Enjoy your smooth and fast new LOLLIPOP 5.1.1 with Tons of Customization Features....
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Guides belong in the general section, not the dev section, let alone the original dev section.

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