14 Jun 2015

Install Cyanogenmod (cm 12.1) custom rom on Motorola moto g 2014 titan

Motorola moto g 2014 titan has official support form cyanogenmod custom rom team and you can now flash it on your moto g and update it latest version of android.There are very less lollipop custom roms available for motorola moto g 2014 2nd gen aka titan.

About Motorola Moto g 2014:  It comes with a 5 inch  hd display with corning gorilla glass 3 protection layer.Under the hood there is a snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2ghz which is supported by 1 gb of ram with 16 gb internal storage.This time Motorola also provided microsd extension slot too which its predecessor lacked.Primary camera on this device has a 8mp sensors  while secondary camera has a 2mp sensor.Finally it is powered by a non removable 2070 mah battery . Though Motorola update this device to android lollipop you still have to wait for android 5.1.

Install cyanogenmod cm 12.1 custom rom on motorola moto g 2014 titan:

cyanogenmod cm 12.1 custom rom on motorola moto g 2014 titan
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.Motorola moto e 2014 titan is officially supported so you can flash this right away with out any hesitation.
Cyanogenmod custom rom on Motorola moto g 2014
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.
These are some of the features of cyanogenmod and you explore rest of the features by flashing this custom rom on your motorola moto g 2nd gen aka titan.
prerequisites:
  • Backup:Backup all your data which includes apps,contacts,photos videos etc everything to computer or any cloud storage as flashing Cyanogenmod Cm 12.1 custom ROM on Motorola moto G 2014 aka titan will erase all your data.
  • Battery: Charge your Mote G 2014 titan to at least 90% so that you wont encounter any battery related issues while flashing this.
  • Backup Efs partitions: Backup all your efs partition of your Moto G on current ROM.If you loose signal you can just restore it back.
  • Lock Gps:Lock your gps position on your current rom.If you use this a lot then you have to lock it so that it could work even after flashing other roms. It's easy to lock gps .Turn on gps in settings and find your current location in google maps and now now have locked on to gps.
  • Custom recovery: You need a custom recovery like twrp installed on your Moto G 2014 .Without it you can not flash Roms at all.
  • Downloadsofficial Cyanogenmod Cm 12.1 rom titan and google apps.Transfer them to internal storage of your device. 

Flash Cyanogenmod Cm 12.1 rom using Twrp recovery: 

  • Download Cyanogenmod Cm 12.1 custom rom and Gapps transfer it to sdcard or internal storage of device.
  • Power of the device completely and wait for few seconds to confirm that it is off completely.
  • Press volume up,power button and Volume down simultaneously and once you see boot loader screen release buttons.
  • Using volume down as a navigation button move to recovery and click on Volume up to confirm action.
  • Moto G boots into Twrp recovery.
  • Once you are in twrp click on  backup and select all the partitions which you want to backup. . It might take about 5 minutes for backup to complete. Don't interrupt backup process.
  • Once backup of your existing rom is completed click on back button.Wipe data,cache and dalvik cache and wipe system parition too.
  • Now select Install and navigate to location where you have placed your Cyanogenmod Cm 12.1 Rom and gapps zip files.
  • Flashing rom might take about 5 minutes or so.Once flashing is complete do a factory reset again.
  • Now reboot to system.Wait at least 15 minutes for initial boot to complete and once done you can explore ROM features.
Since battery is non removable if you experience boot loop or soft bricked it then press and hold power button for about 15 seconds device force shutdowns.Now Using volume button combinations boot into recovery and restore backup which you have made earlier.

By following above procedure you will be enjoying android lollipop based Cyanogenmod Cm 12.1 custom Rom on Motorola Moto G 2014 titan.Since Rom is officially supported by Cyanogenmod Cm 12.1 team you will get latest updates and bug fixes quickly.
Install Cyanogenmod (cm 12.1) custom rom on Motorola moto g 2014 titan Reviewed by Radha Krishna on 20:58 Rating: 5 Motorola moto g 2014 titan has official support form cyanogenmod custom rom team and you can now ...

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