TechDroider: Moto G 2nd Generation

[OTA][Download] Official Marshmallow for Moto G 2nd Gen XT1068

[OTA][Download] Official Marshmallow for Moto G 2nd Gen XT1069


Motorola has already Announced list of devices that are getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow update . 


Also Read -




Moto G 2nd Gen ( AKA Moto G 2014 ) is finally getting Official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update . If you are a Moto G 2nd Gen user and want to update to Marshmallow then you can follow below steps .

Screenshots -

Thanks Karan Master for sharing screenshots ( via facebook )





[OTA] How to update Moto G 2nd Gen XT1068 to Official  Marshmallow -

Note - This will only work on XT1068 1GB Indian Moto G2 !

Step 1. Download the OTA update zip from below

Step 2. Reboot your Smartphone .

Step 3. Go to Settings > About Phone > System updates .

Step 4. You will get a Notification of  " New System update available " .

Step 5. Select " I'm In " and download the update and Install it .

Or


Step 1. Download the OTA update zip from below

Step 2. Boot to Stock Recovery mode

Step 3. Go to apply update from Sdcard

Step 4. Select The zip .

Step 5. Install it .

Finally Your Moto G 2nd Gen is updated to official Marshmallow .

Downloads -

Marshmallow OTA File for XT1068 - Download Here

If you find any difficulty in updating your smartphone , feel free to comment below -


Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen Getting Official Marshmallow Update in India

Motorola has finally started Rolling Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Moto G 2nd Generation ( Indian Retail ) XT1068 . Moto G 2nd Generation comes with Android 4.4.4 KitKat and was updated to Android 5.0.2 Officially . 



This Time Moto G 2nd Generation skipped Android 5.1.1 and got Directly Updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow .

Some of the Highlighted Features of Android Marshmallow are - Doze , In App permission , SystemUI Tuner and more ...



Owners of Moto G 2nd Generation living in India can Download the update by Going to Settings > About Devices and Software update .


Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen Getting Official Marshmallow Update in India


Motorola has also released the Moto G2 Marshmallow Release Notes , So this is not Soak Test .

The Update is of 464.2 mb and is available for some users . The update is rolling out in phases , so it might haven't available for your Moto G 2nd Gen !




Moto G ( 1st and 2nd Gen ) Getting Marshmallow update via Official Cyanogenmod 13

Motorola Moto G 1st Generation ( 2013 ) and Moto G 2nd Generation ( 2014 ) can finally install Official Cyanogenmod 13 which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow .



Cyanogenmod 13 is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow , Cyanogenmod 13 has more features than official Marshmallow . In additional to Stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow , Cyanogenmod 13 comes with theme manager , and many Cyanogenmod tweaks .




Although Moto G 1st Generation will not get official Marshmallow update from Motorola . But Finally , Moto G 2013 today got this official nightly of Cyanogenmod 13 ( Marshmallow ) .



Moto G 2nd Generation will get Official Marshmallow from Motorola , but why to wait so long ? If Official Cm13 Marshmallow is also available for Moto G 2014 .

Sadly Moto G 2015 ( 3rd Generation ) has not got Official Cyanogenmod 13 at this time .

You can download Official Cyanogenmod 13 nightly -

Moto G 1st Gen ( falcon ) - Here

Moto G 2nd Gen ( titan ) - Here




[Deal] Moto G 2nd Generation Available in just 99.99$



Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation is now available for 99.99$ only ( 6680 INR ) on Amazon . This Moto G 2nd Generation will come with 8GB ROM and is already Unlocked .



Its a great deal to buy Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation just at 99.99$ . Although this deal will end on  December 1 , after that the price will go to its original price of $179.99 .



Buy - Amazon

Full Specifications of Moto G 2nd Gen -


The all new Moto G 2nd Generation comes with 5-inch Hd IPS display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass , It has two stereo speakers . The rear camera is of 8 mp and Front camera is of 2 mp , This time Moto G has been alloted A Micro-SD card slot that has capability to extend memory upto 32 Gb . How ever Moto G comes with 16GB / 32GB internal memory .

Moto G 2nd Generation has 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor and Has 1 gb of ram , which is quite good for Device performance . Moto G will come with android 4.4.4 Kitkat Out of the box and It will be updated to Android L as The new android version will be out . There will be many new features in the New Generation Moto G .


Root and Install TWRP recovery on Moto G 2nd Gen ( Marshmallow )

Recently Moto G 2nd Generation users got Marshmallow update via Soak test , Even Marshmallow soak test was captured for XT1069 and is now available for download , Even users can install this update on XT1068  .



Read Here - [OTA][Download] Official Marshmallow for Moto G 2nd Gen XT1069



Now users can root and install TWRP custom recovery on their Moto G 2nd Generation ( XT1069 ) and ( XT1068 - if running above Marshmallow firmware ) on Android 6.0 Marshmallow .







How to Install TWRP recovery on Moto G 2nd Generation ( Marshmallow ) -

Step 1. Download Root_titan_M zip from below .

Step 2. Go into bootloader mode (power off and hold power+vol down and release)

Step 3.Connect the phone to your PC

Step 4.Open the zip downloaded following step 1.

Step 5. Run the .bat file ( which you will get after extracting [Step 1 zip ] ) .


Downloads -

Download - Root_titan_M.zip ( .bat file inside )



How to Root Moto G 2nd Generation -

Step 1. Download Superuser zip  from below .

Step 2. Go to recovery by First going to fastboot and choosing recovery by first pressing down volume then up volume buttons .

Step 3. Select Install zip from Sdcard and select Superuser zip , you downloaded in Step 1.

Step 4. Reboot your Phone .

Downloads -

Download - Root Superuser zip 



via - Xda

[OTA][Download] Official Marshmallow for Moto G 2nd Gen XT1069

[OTA][Download] Official Marshmallow for Moto G 2nd Gen XT1069


Motorola has already Announced list of devices that are getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow update . 



Also Read -




Moto G 2nd Gen ( AKA Moto G 2014 ) is finally getting Official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update . If you are a Moto G 2nd Gen user and want to update to Marshmallow then you can follow below steps .




[OTA] How to update Moto G 2nd Gen XT1069 to Official  Marshmallow -

Note - This will only work on XT1069 !

Step 1. Download the OTA update zip from below

Step 2. Reboot your Smartphone .

Step 3. Go to Settings > About Phone > System updates .

Step 4. You will get a Notification of  " New System update available " .

Step 5. Select " I'm In " and download the update and Install it .

Finally Your Moto G 2nd Gen is updated to official Marshmallow .

Downloads -

Marshmallow OTA File for XT1069 - Download Here

If you find any difficulty in updating your smartphone , feel free to comment below -


Marshmallow update will make Moto G 2nd Generation infinitely better

Moto G 2nd Generation runs on Android 5.0.2 and will be directly updated to Android 6.0 MarshmallowRecently Motorola Started rolling Android 6.0 Marshmallow update ( Soak test ) for Moto G 2nd Generation .

Also read - Moto G 2nd Gen getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow via Soak Test


Many users have updated their Moto G 2nd Gen to marshmallow via soak test and users are experiencing tremendous improvement over Android 5.0.2 Lollipop .








  



According to users there are no bugs in Android Marshmallow soak test update , even every app and animations are working flawlessly . Moto G 2nd Gen battery backup has improved a lot with Marshmallow update .



Motorola will be soon going to roll official update to all Moto G 2nd Generation users .

Source - AndroidPit



Moto G 2nd Gen getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow via Soak Test


Recently Motorola announced the list of devices that are getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow . And Finally Motorola has started Soak Test update of Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Moto G 2nd Generation .



Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation users who have registered for Soak Test is now finally getting Official Android 6.0 Marshmallow updated . Some users of Moto G 2nd Gen have Got soak test update yesterday  .


via TuttoAndroid

via TuttoAndroid



Even a Reddit user has shared some battery life screenshots of Moto G 2nd Generation running on Official 6.0 Soak test update .


Moto G 2nd Gen Official Android 6.0 Marshmallow
via - reddit ( NooJoicey )


Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes with many new features and whole new Android experience over Android 5.0 Lollipop .





The New Soak Test update is of 461 mb .

via - 1,2 .



Here are First Snapshots of Cyanogenmod 13 on Moto G 2nd Gen

Previously We spotted Cyanogenmod 13 Source code on github and now Cyanogenmod 13 is almost here . Snapshots / Screenshots of Cyanogenmod 13 which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow are here now . 




Cyanogenmod 13 is in testing phase for Moto G 2nd Generation LTE ( thea ) . A Xda developer luca020400 has successfully booted Cyanogenmod 13 on the device .




Here are the Screenshots of Cyanogenmod 13 on Moto G 2nd Gen LTE -




Here are First Snapshots / Screenshots of Cyanogenmod 13



All we know was Cyanogenmod 13 sources are going to be officially released soon . But Cyanogenmod 13 Its Already there for Moto G 2nd Generation . 

Here is the Official Thread where the developer Posted the Snaps . According to developer Moto G 2nd Gen is going to get Cyanogenmod 13 Android 6.0 marshmallow in few days .




How to Install Sailfish Os on Moto G 2nd Generation


Recently we posted that Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation Got Unofficial Sailfish OS port , and now its available for Download .


Jolla’s Sailfish OS is available for many Smartphones and is a beautiful OS . The Sailfish OS is finally ported for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation .


Developer from XDA ( Mister_Magister )  has managed to port this beautiful OS to Moto G 2nd Generation . Hence there are still many bugs , but he is trying to fix it .

Screenshots -

Moto G 2nd Generation gets an unofficial Sailfish OS port




Also see - 

Motorola Moto G ( 2nd Gen ) will get Android M : Comfirmed

Sailfish OS is different from Android , Apart from Sailfish apps users can also install GNU/Linux and Android Apps too . You will surely enjoy something different on your Devices .



The version Ported for Moto G 2nd Generation is v1.1.6.27 ( Aaslakkajärvi ) .


How to Install Sailfish Os on Moto G 2nd Gen XT1068 -


Step 1.Install custom recovery -

Use this guide - How To Install Official TWRP ( Touch Recovery ) On Moto G 2014 [ Lollipop Compatible ] 

Step 2. Download and Install Cm11 [ You must be on Cm11 to Install Sailfish os ]

Use this guide - Cyanogenmod 11 For Motorola Moto G 2014

Step 3. Download Sailfish os from below !

Step 4.Copy the rom to your external SD

Step 5.Boot into recovery mode 


Step 6.wipe davlik cache,data 

Step 7.Select Install zip from Sdcard and select Sailfish os zip



Also see Installation video ( Every Installation video is same for AOSP , Cm , Sailfish os etc ) -

                                                   


Source - XDA


Moto G 2nd Generation gets an unofficial Sailfish OS port

Jolla’s Sailfish OS is available for many Smartphones and is a beautiful OS . The Sailfish OS is finally ported for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation .



Developer from XDA ( Mister_Magister )  has managed to port this beautiful OS to Moto G 2nd Generation . Hence there are still many bugs , but he is trying to fix it .


Moto G 2nd Generation gets an unofficial Sailfish OS port


Sailfish OS is different from Android , Apart from Sailfish apps users can also install GNU/Linux and Android Apps too . You will surely enjoy something different on your Devices .



The version Ported for Moto G 2nd Generation is v1.1.6.27 ( Aaslakkajärvi ) .

You can check the XDA post . The Sailfish os for Moto G 2nd Generation hasn't released yet , but will be going to soon to be available in few days .



Moto G 2nd Generation Getting Android 5.1.1 Update This Month

Motorola is now updating Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop . Previously Motorola released Android 5.1.1 for Moto X ( 1st and 2nd Gen ) and Moto E ( 1st Gen ) . 



Newly launched Motorola Devices are already coming up with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop , Now Motorola is ready to roll Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation .

Also Read - 








Motorola will release Soak Test update this Month , for the users who are signed for Soak test . After Soak Test , Original update will be released for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation .


Moto G 2nd Generation Getting Android 5.1.1 Update This Month
Image Credits - Reddit

Users must be on Stock Android 5.0.2 Lollipop firmware , To get the official update . 



[Updated ]Moto G 2nd Generation getting Android 5.1 Update

Update - David Schuster says that The Update was for Moto X 2nd Generation and it was his mistake that he called it Moto G 2nd Generation . 





However Currently There are no chances of Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation to Get Android 5.1 Lollipop , This Month .

You can still update it Using a custom Rom - Download Here


Motorola has finally started updating 2nd Generation Motorola Moto G to Android 5.1 Lollipop . Motorola has already updated Moto E , Moto X and few more devices to Android 5.1 Lollipop .






Also Read -



Currently China users are getting Android 5.1 Lollipop update for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation , Hence it will be rolling to more countries withing few days . 


Moto G 2nd Generation getting Android 5.1 Update


The System version after update will be - 22.46.7 . All issues has been fixed , that users were facing in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop .

      
             

Users who are running on Android 5.0.2 can update their Moto G 2nd Generation by just following below steps -

Step 1. You should be on Unlocked Bootloader and Stock Official 5.0.2 firmware to receive the update .

Step 2. Reboot your Moto G 2nd Generation .



Step 3. Go to Settings > About device and Software update .

Step 4. Now follow the steps and Install Android 5.1 OTA update .



MIUI 6 for Moto G 2nd Generation

MIUI 6 , the latest version of MIUI that is based on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat is finally available for Moto G 2nd Generation . MIUI 6 is one of the most themed and advance custom Rom available after Cyanogenmod .



Hence Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is officially announced for Moto G 2nd Generation but MIUI 6 Rom seems has different taste , More over it is based on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat .

MIUI 6 is the most themed custom rom available and is loved by Most of the users . Currently the Rom is for Moto G 2nd Generation xt1063 and Xt1068 ( sims not work in Xt1068 ) .

ScreenShots -



How to Install MIUI 6 Rom on Moto G 2nd Gen -


Step 1.Install custom recovery -

Use this guide - How To Install Official TWRP ( Touch Recovery ) On Moto G 2014 [ Lollipop Compatible ] 

Step 2.Copy the rom to your external sd 

Step 3.Boot into recovery mode 


Step 4.wipe davlik cache,data 

Step 5.Select Install zip from Sdcard and select cm12 zip

Downloads - 

MIUI 6 Moto G 2nd Gen - Download Here





List of All Custom Roms for Moto G 2nd Generation

Moto G 2nd Generation comes with Android 4.4.4 Kitkat os and is upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop . Further on It is confirmed that Moto G 2nd Generation will get Android M official Update by Motorola

Also Read - Motorola Moto G ( 2nd Gen ) will get Android M : Comfirmed

Moto G 2nd Generation has tons of developer support and has got every possible Custom Rom . Thanks to all the developers for supporting this Awesome device . 


List of All Custom Roms for Moto G 2nd Generation


Here is the List of All Custom Roms for Moto G 2nd Generation -

You need to be rooted first in order to install any Custom rom given below . If you are not rooted , Then follow this -

How to Root Moto G 2nd Generation

How to Install TWRP on Moto G 2nd Generation


Android 4.4.4 KitKat Based Custom Roms -


Video Review -

                     

2. FIUI Rom for Moto G 2nd Generation -

Video Review -

      

3. MIUI V5 Rom for Moto G 2nd Generation -

Video Review -


      

4. Paranoid Android 4.6 Rom for Moto G 2nd Generation -


              Android 5.0 Lollipop Based Custom Roms -



Video Review -

Android 5.1.1 AOSP Rom for Moto G 2nd Generation : How to install


And finally Motorola Moto G 2nd generation users can Install AOSP Android 5.1.1 on their Smartphone . AOSP Rom is made from google official source without any modification . It provides pure Android Experience .

Hence Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is officially announced for Moto G 2nd Generation but AOSP Rom seems to be best among all the official builds , More over it is based on Android 5.1.1 which will solve all the existing bugs of Android 5.0.2 .




Also see - Android 5.0 Lollipop Now Available For Moto G 2014 [XT1068] ( Flashable Zip )

Motorola Moto G ( 2nd Gen ) will get Android M : Comfirmed

The official Lollipop update will be soon launching in other countries but AOSP Rom lovers are waiting for AOSP apart from waiting for Official update . 


Here are some ScreenShots of AOSP for Moto G2 XT1068 -



Android 5.1.1 AOSP Rom for Moto G 2nd Generation : How to install




How to Install AOSP Rom on Moto G 2nd Gen XT1068 -


Step 1.Install custom recovery -

Use this guide - How To Install Official TWRP ( Touch Recovery ) On Moto G 2014 [ Lollipop Compatible ] 

Step 2.Copy the rom to your external sd

Step 3.Boot into recovery mode 


Step 4.wipe davlik cache,data 

Step 5.Select Install zip from Sdcard and select cm12 zip

Step 6.Install gapps



Also see Installation video ( Every Installation video is same for AOSP , Cm etc ) -

                                                   


Source - XDA

Downloads -





Motorola Moto G ( 2nd Gen ) will get Android M : Confirmed





Few weeks back Google revealed Next Android Version , that is Android M . Android M is currently available as developer preview only . It will be officially rolled out in November 2015 .

Motorola Devices will be first after Nexus series to get official Roll out of Android M . 



Also read -
Today only a Moto G 2nd Generation user got confirmed that Moto G 2nd Generation is official eligible to get Android M and will get Android M after the official sources are available .



Moto G2 Android M

                                                        

Moto G 2nd Generation was already confirmed to get Android M and even got further confirmation by Motorola Agent . Further Motorola Moto G ( 1st Generation ) might not get Android M .



Official Cm12.1 available for Moto G 2nd Generation

Cyanogenmod has finally started building Official Android 5.1 based Cm12.1 for several devices . Recently only Cyanogenmod has taken votes for devices which will get Cm12.1 and Moto G 2nd Generation got the highest votes .





Cyanogenmod 12.1 is based on Android 5.1 lollipop , which comes with many bug fixes and many new changes .

You can download latest nightly from - Cyanogen's website

Nameless rom Available for Moto G 2nd Generation

Nameless ( A popular rom ) is finally available for Motorola Moto  G 2nd Generation . Nameless roms are based on Cyanogenmod , but it features some new Features along with it .

Thanks to koradiavatsal for making Nameless rom for Moto G 2nd Generation . It is based on Android 5.0.2 .


Some of the features of Nameless rom includes -


  • NamelessROM Setup Wizard (replaces Google SetupWizard) (WIP)
  • DeviceControl App - Allows for device-specific customizations
  • NamelessROM OTA Update Center (WIP)
  • Screencast (very versatile screenrecording app)
  • On-the-go mode (WIP)
  • Modified Launcher
Here are ScreenShots of Nameless rom -


How to Install Nameless Rom on Moto G 2nd Generation -

You must have Unlocked boot loader and Must be Rooted .

You must have TWRP recovery Installed .


Step 1. Download 
Nameless rom from Below .

Step 2. Boot To TWRP recovery mode by Pressing Volume Down + Power button > After that press Volume Down > Volume Up .

Step 3. Wipe your Data and Cache




Step 4. Install Nameless rom from Sdcard

Step 5. Reboot your Phone .


Downloads -

Download - here


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Best Android 5.1 rom for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation : Ressurrection Remix

Recently Google launched Android 5.1 and Cyanogen also launched Cm12.1 ( which is based on Android 5.1 lollipop ) . Cm12.1 is available for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation - Get it here .

I have tested all Android 5.1 based rom for Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation and found RESURRECTION REMIX the best rom so far . Many thanks to varund7726 for making such an great rom .


Here are some screenshots of Ressurrection Remix rom , which is based on Android 5.1 Cm12.1 - 




Although it is based on Cm12.1 , but it has many many additional features with tons of performance tweaks . 

You can Install it directly by following normal Installation method , Given Below -


Prerequisites -

You must have Unlocked boot loader and Must be Rooted .

You must have TWRP recovery Installed .


Step 1. Download Android 5.1 
Ressurrection Remix rom from Below .

Step 2. Boot To TWRP recovery mode by Pressing Volume Down + Power button > After that press Volume Down > Volume Up .

Step 3. Wipe your Data and Cache




Step 4. Install Ressurrection Remix from Sdcard

Step 5. Reboot your Phone .


Downloads -

Download - here


Must Give your Reviews below -





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