Moto G2 gets new Android 8.1 Oreo update via LineageOS 15.1 [How to install]

Moto G2 gets new Android 8.1 Oreo update via LineageOS 15.1 [How to install]


Now that Google has released the next version of Android, Android Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update first has already started. Motorola has already updated it's software support page with the list of its devices that will officially get the update and no shocker, the Moto G2 won't get Official Oreo.

Those readers who are hanging on to the Moto G2, we have good news to share. Reputed Developer LuK1337 has released the brand new LineageOS 15.1 Custom ROM based on latest Android 8.1 Oreo. It brings latest security updates, wallpapers, launcher and many more value-added features to the Moto G2.

Note: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently irreparable. TechDroider cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo LineageOS 15.1 ROM on Moto G 2nd Generation:

Step 1: Download LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM and Google Apps on to your Smartphone.

Step 2: Boot to TWRP Mode.

Step 3: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone's memory (full) by selecting 'Wipe' option. Once done, select 'Swipe to Factory Reset' perform factory reset.

Step 4: Return to TWRP settings and tap 'Install' by the selecting .Zip file in the phone's memory.

Step 5: Come back to TWRP menu setting to approve the installation by tapping 'Swipe to Confirm Flash'

Step 6: Flashing of the custom ROM begins and after few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, thus completing installation.



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