30 May 2015

Install Android lollipop 5.1 Cyanogenmod custom rom for motorola moto e condor

Motorola moto E is the low end offering from the tier brand and is a huge success in the mobile market.The device is the best that you can buy in its price range and has decent performance and great battery life.The biggest let down for the device is its camera and limited internal storage.Moto e has internal storage about 4 gb of which only 2.1gb is available for the user.Motorola rolled out android 5.0 through soak test but later they stopped it and promised to update moto e to android 5.1 directly.

There are lot of custom roms available for motorola moto e condor but most of them are kitkat.If you want to enjoy new material design ui then you have to install android lollipop 5.1 on your device. Cyanogenmod has updated mote e to lollipop and you can straight away flash it.If you don't know how to do it then we will guide you to install cyanogenmod 12.1 (Cm 12.1) rom on motorola moto e condor.
  • Charge your moto e to at least 80% for installing process to continue without any interruptions.
  • Backup all your apps and data on your tablet to external sdcard or computer as Cyanogenmod 12.1 custom rom will erase  data on your device including contacts.
  • Back Emi and modem partitions of your device.IF you loose signal you can easily restore them if you have those partition backups.
  • Enable usb debugging on your device.To do this go to setting and then to about device.You will find build number,tap on it continuously until you see a toast message "You are now a developer" . Go back and you will find developer options right above about device.Click on it and check on enable usb debugging.
  • You must have a Twrp recovery installed on your moto e condor.

Install Cyanogenmod cm 12.1 on moto e condor:

Android lollipop 5.1 Cyanogenmod custom rom for motorola moto e condor

Cyanogenmod rom :

Cyanogenmod is one of the best custom roms available in android development ecosystem.They support lot of devices.This rom is based on android open source project with lot of added features.
  • Theme engine: Theme engine is from the cyanogenmod custom rom which basically changes the look user interface from lock screen  to ring tones all the way up to boot animations.The speciality of the theme engine is the ability to choose individual elements of every theme you have installed.So you like the ring tons and wallpapers of one theme and icons of other theme then you can have them at a time.Just open the theme chooser and you will understand how to do it.
  • Performance control:A default cpu manager app to control frequencies and governors.You can adjust cpu frequencies and also set them on boot too.
  • Trebuchet: This is the default launcher that ships with cyanogenmod rom.But if you flash gapps then you might loose this.It doesn't have too many features like nova or other launchers but its simple and fast.
  • Software Updates: Cyanogenmod rom is usually available in three types one is nightlies which gets updated with new features every night and are quite stable for daily usage.second one is the snapchat which is monthly build version which will be stable version and other one is the release candidate.Some times nightlies are considered must stable than the snapshots. 
  • Status bar Tweaks:Status bar has lot of tweaks which include a brightness slider.Slide in status bar to adjust brightness of the screen.Double tap on status bar to sleep device and also network speed indicator for on going traffic info.
  • Quick updates: You will receive Latest android updates much quicker on cm than other roms.
Flash using Twrp Recovery:
  1. Download Cyanogenmod 12.1 for condor and google apps ,transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  2. Power of the device completely and wait for about 10 seconds to make sure that it is completely off.
  3. Press volume up and power button simultaneously and once you see bootloader screen release buttons.
  4. Using volume down as a navigation button move to recovery and click on volume up button to confirm action.
  5. Once you are in twrp recovery backup existing rom first.
  6. Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache.Wipe even system partition too.

  7. Flash rom and then gapps.
  8. Reboot to system.
Wait for at least 20 minutes for initial boot before confirming that its a boot loop. If you soft bricked it then press and hold power button for 150 seconds and device shuts down forcefully.Now using button combinations you can enter recovery and restore backup which you have made earlier.Now you have successfully installed android lollipop 5.1 on Motorola moto e condor with cyanogenmod custom rom. If you have any question you can contact us by commenting below.
Install Android lollipop 5.1 Cyanogenmod custom rom for motorola moto e condor Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 22:21 Rating: 5 Motorola moto E  is the low end offering from the tier brand and is a huge success in the mobile ma...

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