If you’re an owner of a Moto E 2014 device, then you should know that a custom Android 6.0 Marshmallow has been released for your handset. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow CyanogenMod 13 custom ROM is based on the original AOSP source code that Google has released recently.
However, keep in mind that this custom ROM is still in alpha (experimental test build) and it might come with bugs and other issues such as broken features. According to ashwin007 from XDA Developers, here are the fully functional features and known bugs of this custom ROM.
Broken Features and Bugs:
2. Fully working features:
– SD Card
– Wi-Fi connection.
Installing Android 6.0 Marshmallow CyanogenMod 13 custom ROM on Your Moto E 2014
First of all, you will need to download to your computer the CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow custom ROM and Google Apps for CM13 ROM files, these files can be found with ease on the internet by doing a simple Google Search. You will also need to download and install TWRP recovery, so that you can backup all the data from your device.
Now, you will need to copy the CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow custom ROM and Google Apps for CM13 ROM zip files from your computer, connect the Moto E 2014 to your computer via the USB cable and copy the files to it.
HINT: Make sure that the device has over 60% battery left before you start installing the new ROM on your device.
Turn off the device and boot into TWRP Custom Recovery mode by pressing and holding the Power button+Volume down button. Once you see the TWRP logo, it means that your device has successfully booted into the recovery mode.
After you’ve performed a backup of the current ROM that your device is running on, you will need to return to the TWRP main menu, tap on the “wipe button->Advanced Swipe” and select System, Data, Cache and Dalvik Cache.
Finally, return to the TWRP main menu and tap the “Install” button, now, you will need to select the CyanogenMod 13 Marshmallow ROM to install the custom ROM on your Moto E 2014. Repeat the procedure for the Google Apps for CM13 ROM zip file and once the installation is complete, reboot your device and you’re done!
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