SlimROMs has released Slim6 Alpha Marshmallow test build for the Motorola Moto E LTE 2nd-gen edition. Check the info in this post if you want to learn how to successfully flash this new custom ROM easily. The Slim6 Alpha releases are based on the AOSP Android 6.0.1 builds, but you will find tons of extra features and functions like the following ones: DPI changer, SLimLauncher, root access, Slim Doze / Ambient display, proximity wake and proximity speaker, layers support, advanced restart options, SlimActions / Shortcuts, AOSP Day Night theme, in-call vibration features, status bar clock and date customizations, SlimRecents, Slim NavBar, and more.
Slim6 custom ROM has been released for the Moto E LTE. Thanks to the popular SlimROMs team to unleash the test build of Slim6 Apha for Motorola Moto E LTE 2nd-gen edition which based on the latest AOSP Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow builds. Custom ROMs are popular for tons of extra features and functions. So if you want to taste these features that you can’t find in a stock ROM then go ahead and follow the given guide. Here we have given a list of main features which are available in Slim6 ROM.
Slim6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Custom ROM Features:
- DPI changer
- Root access
- Slim Doze / Ambient display
- Proximity wake and proximity speaker
- Layers support
- Advanced restart options
- SlimActions / Shortcuts
- AOSP Day Night theme
- In-call vibration features
- Status bar clock and date customizations
- Slim NavBar and much more.
Keep in mind that this is a custom ROM which is not officially released by Motorola thus you’ll be required to have a custom recovery like TWRP pre-installed on your device in order to flash this ROM and Google Apps .zip files. Please note that this ROM is currently in its testing stage, so you might face some not functioning features or a few bugs but it is expected that a stable version will arrive soon. If you are interested to get this latest Slim6 custom ROM based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow then proceed to the given guide.
This guide containing the Android 6.0.1 Slim6 ROM and instructions can be used only for the Moto E LTE handsets. Do not try to install this firmware on any other devices or incorrect variant.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held liable for any kind of damage occurred to your Moto E LTE during or after the installation of this Slim6 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow custom ROM. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your important data and setting on your phone before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Make sure that you have properly installed the correct Moto E LTE USB drivers on your PC.
- The latest version of a TWRP recovery should be already installed on the device.
- The battery level of your Moto E LTE should be at least about 70% before going ahead to the instructions.
- Download the Slim6 Alpha Marshmallow ROM zip from .
- Download Google Apps (For CM13 ROM)
Steps to Update Moto E to Android 6.0 Marshmallow via CyanogenMod 13 ROM:
Step No 1:- First, download the the Android 6.0 Marshmallow Slim6 ROM (Slim-surnia-6.0.1.alpha.0.7-WEEKLY-20160729-0655.zip) and Google Apps package zipped files from the above given links, on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2:- Connect the Moto E LTE with PC using its USB data cable and transfer the downloaded files to the root folder of internal phone’s storage.
Step No 3:- Disconnect the device and turn it off in order to boot into recovery mode (TWRP).
Step No 4:- Turn on the phone while pressing and holding Volume Down + Power keys at the same time. Once the TWRP logo appears, you have successfully booted into the recovery.
Step No 5:- As your Moto E LTE is in TWRP recovery, perform a nandroid backup and select the System, Data, Boot, Recovery, EFS options.
Step No 6:- Navigate to the main menu of TWRP recovery and tap on the install option. Locate the ROM .zip file that you have already transferred to the internal storage of your phone earlier. Select it.
Step No 7:- Proceed with the installation by swiping the confirmation button to install the ROM.
Step No 8:- Install Google Apps package on your phone by repeating the above steps.
Step No 9:- Once the flashing process is completed successfully, reboot system.
Done! You have successfully install Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based Slim6 custom ROM on Moto E LTE. If you have any issues or queries regarding above given guide then tell us in the comments section below.