Download CM14 Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Moto G 1st Gen [falcon]


Moto G 1st Gen code name falcon is an older device released back in 2013, i purchased this at that time and now it become obsolete but still i love it. If you are the one who is still using this device then here we have brought an amazing news for you, the CyanogenMod 14 based Android 7.0 Nougat is successfully booted on Moto G 1st Gen by a developer at XDA. You can also download and install on Android 7.0 Nougat CM14 ROM on your Moto G 1st Gen by following the guide below.

Google’s devices already tasted the Official Android 7.0 Nougat as final stock builds. We are here at to help you install Android 7.0 Nougat via CM14 ROM on your device in the same way you installed it on Nexus 5 and Canvas A1.

Note: The Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Moto G 1st Gen is currently in the testing stages and you may experience some bugs but most of the features may not work well. You can visit the XDA page for more information about the ROM but if you are interested to install Android 7.0 Nougat ROM on your Moto G 1st Gen then just go ahead and follow the below description.

How to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Moto G 1st Gen via CM14 ROM

Before you Begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom, custom recovery etc. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.


  • Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
  • Download Motorola USB drivers
  • Your device should have a working TWRP or visit  on your device or visit our recovery section and choose your device.

Process to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Moto G 1st Gen

Connect your device to your PC and copy the both ROM and google apps zip files onto your device storage.

Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).

Once your device enters into TWRP recovery, create a Nandroid backup of your device or follow our guide to create a Nandroid backup (this will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware) if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware.

Once the Nandroid process completes, tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)

Now it’s the time to flash the Android Nougat firmware on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the Nougat zip file

Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.

Once done with the above step, now apply the same process with the installation of gapps.

Wait for the installation process to complete.

Once completed Reboot your device.

If your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue


That’s it! You have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat via CM14 ROM on Moto G 1st Gen. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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