Lineage OS 14.1 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat is now available for 2nd Gen Moto G 2014. The unofficial Lineage OS brought the latest version of Android to Moto G 2nd Gen and most of the features in the ROM are working fine. Lineage OS replaced the CyanogenMod ROM, soon we will see the official Lineage OS 14.1 builds for multiple device but it will take some time as they are setting up their infrastructure. The Lineage OS 14.1 runs on the same code as CyanogenMod ROMs so you can say that Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat ROM is almost same CyanogenMod 14.1.
The LineageOS 14.1 Nougat ROM for Moto G 2014 has all the latest features of stock Nougat firmware including the security patch for the Dec 2016, the process to install the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM is almost the same as any CyanogenMod ROM. In this guide you’ll find every thing regarding flashing TWRP on Moto G 2nd Gen to installation of ROM on your device as well, one more thing keep in mind it’s a third party custom ROM but not an official firmware update by Moto G 2014 and follow the tutorial carefully.
How to update Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat ROM on 2nd Gen Moto G 2014
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device.
Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
Install latest USB drivers for your device necessary for PC-Android connection (if your device is not detected by the computer)
Download and install latest TWRP on device or visit our recovery section and choose Moto G 2014
Backup your important data by creating a Nandroid back up or follow this guide to create a Nandroid Backup of your device.
This will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware, if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware
How to install Android 7.1 Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on 2nd Gen Moto G 2014
Step-1: Download the ROM file along Google Apps from the link provided below.
Step-2: Connect your device to your PC and transfer the ROM and gapps files on your device storage.
Step-3: If you have download the ROM using your phone then skip step 2.
Step-4: Now turn off your device and boot into recovery mode (Use hardware keys combination or using any third party app, mostly found in Play store).
Step-5: Tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)
Step-6: Now it’s the time to flash the ROM on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the ROM file
Step-7: Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.
Step-8: Now repeat step 7 for the installation of Google Apps.
Step-9: Once done with the installation process, reboot your device.
Note: If your device stuck at boot logo or taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to fix the bootloop issue
That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 7.1.1 Nougat Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on 2nd Gen Moto G 2014 let us know by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.