A build of LineageOS 7.1.1 which was formerly named CyanogenMod tailored for the 3rd generation of Moto G smartphones has recently surfaced which means the device is now upgradeable to Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The software is based on Android Open Source Project and the codenamed Osprey software makes Android 7.1.1 Nougat to Moto G 2015 devices. It comes up with a stable ROM with no major bugs to be encountered as most components such as call, SMS, data, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and camera are working like a charm.
If one desires to install the LineageOS 7.1.1 on his 3rd Generation Moto G, we’ve come up with a detailed guide that helps you make use of this amazing piece of software to enjoy features such as multi-window mode, battery life tweaks, smart notifications and the latest security patches.
Lineage OS has yet to release an official version of this ROM and the official build of this software is expected to be released somewhere around this month. In order to install LineageOS 7.1.1 on your device you must first download it along with Android 7.1.1 Gapps package which is available from Google Play services.
Secondly, you must place both ZIP files in your device’s SD card and boot your phone in TWRP recovery mode by simultaneously pressing the power and volume down buttons for about three seconds. When in TWRP choose the Backup option in order to create a backup of your system.
When the device ended its backup, wipe data/ factory reset as well as delete Dalvik cache. After that is finished, tap install and navigate to the ROM file. After the process has ended you’ll have to install and flash the Gapps package then reboot your device. You will now be able to enjoy all of Android 7.1.1 Nougat’s features on your Moto G3.