25 May 2015

Install Squid Custom Kernel For Motorola Moto E 2015 lte (Surnia)

Custom kernel plays a vital role in performance of any device.Motorola moto e 2015 is quite new to android development community and there is not much development except few custom roms and kernels.Motorola Moto e 2015 lte  is  snapdragon 410 chipset clocked at 1.2Ghz with adreno 306 GPu.It has 1gb of ram with 8gb internal storage and has an expandable slot up to 32gb.Display has a resolution of 540x960 which is protected by corning gorilla glass 3 layer.Finally battery on this device is anon removable 2390mah.

If you searching for kernels that can be flashed on moto e but could not find one then don't worry you are on right place in this post we will teach you how to flash a Squid custom kernel on Moto E 2015 lte variant.

This Squid kernel is specific to moto e lte variant so make sure that you the lte variant not the 3g version of this model.Also check your device model number.Go to setting and then head over to about device and you will device information.
  1.  Backup all your data on device to system or cloud storage though you will not loose data by flashing kernel.Just to be on safer side.
  2. Charge your device to at least 50% so that flashing continues with out any problem.
  3. Enable usb debugging on your device.Go to about device and you will find build number,tap on it continuously until you see the message you are now a developer.Go back and you find developer options.Click on it and check "enable usb debugging".

  4. You must be rooted and must have installed twrp recovery.
  5. Download sqid kernel on your computer and transfer it to internal storage or sdcard.

Install Squid Kernel on moto e 2015 (Surnia):

Squid Custom Kernel Moto E 2015 lte (Surnia)

This kernel is developed by the developer "Squid2" of xda developers community.This is based on stock kernel with added features and has improved performance and battery life too.
Features of Squid:

  • Under volted a bit so you might get extra juice from battery.
  • Permissive semilinux.
  • Compiled with linaro GCC 4.9.3 and has optimisations for cortex A53.
  • Kernel is updated to 3.10.75.
  • Has latest cloud aurora changes.
  • Has updated f2fs file system
  • and lot more....

Flash kernel using twrp recovery:

  1. Download the kernel and transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  2. Power of the device completely.
  3. Press volume up and power button simultaneously and once you see boot loader 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 boot partition or do a nandroid backup.
  6. Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache.
  7. Flash kernel and wipe cache and dalvik cache..
  8. Reboot

Final words on Squid kernel for moto e surnia:
 This is a simple tutorial explaining you hoe to install squid kernel on Motorola moto e 2015 aka surnia.Don't flash this kernel on 3g variant you might end up bricking the device for sure as it has a different chip set.If the device fails to boot after flashing the kernel then just restore nandroid backup or boot image which you have and it should be fine. Since this kernel is in testing phase you may find bug.If you smart enough to captures those bugs through log cat or any other methods submit them to developer.

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Install Squid Custom Kernel For Motorola Moto E 2015 lte (Surnia) Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 18:18 Rating: 5 Custom kernel plays a vital role in performance of any device.Motorola moto e 2015 is quite new to ...

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