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Downgrading from 5.1 to 4.4.4

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sd_shadow

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Is it possible to downgrade the Android version from 5.1 to 4.4.4 on my Moto X Gen 2 (XT1097)? If so, what are the steps?
It should be possible if the bootloader is unlocked but see this thread.

Edit: If you are able to downgrade, do not allow OTA update,
that will brick the device.
Probably not much risk of an OTA anymore though.
Moto likely has turned removed any OTAs from update servers.
 

zuhyl

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It should be possible if the bootloader is unlocked but see this thread.

Edit: If you are able to downgrade, do not allow OTA update,
that will brick the device.
Probably not much risk of an OTA anymore though.
Moto likely has turned removed any OTAs from update servers.
I do not plan on updating it, so that's not a concern. But how can I downgrade it?