Google has released the latest version of Android 8.0 Oreo which comes as the successor to the Android Nougat. Now, the newly released version of Android after the Android 8.0 Oreo update is the Android 8.1 Oreo which comes as an upgrade to the initial version of Android Oreo. So if you want to upgrade your Motorola Moto G3 Turbo to Android 8.1 Oreo then all thanks to the Lineage OS, as they have announced Android 8.1 Oreo-based on Lineage OS 15.1 custom firmware. This latest custom firmware comes with all the features from Android 8.1 which includes New Notification UI, Settings Overhaul changes, Picture in picture mode, Auto Fill Password, New Android O Emoji style, Advanced Doze Mode and much more. Also, the Lineage OS 15.1 ROM brings some unique features and customizations through which you can easily root and customize your phone. This ROM is not officially announced by Motorola but just a custom ROM. Your device must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) in order to flash this AOSP ROM on your Huawei Honor 8.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily and quickly update your Motorola Moto G3 Turbo to Android 8.1 Oreo via Lineage OS 15.1 custom ROM. The Android 8.1 Oreo ROM is light, fast, stable and smoothly run on your device without any problem. You can use this ROM as a daily driver. The ROM is still under development so you may face some minor bugs but don’t worry they will be fixed in the next update. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Lineage OS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM on Motorola Moto G3 Turbo then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM and instructions can be used only for the Moto G3 Turbo handsets. Do not try to install this firmware on anyone other devices or incorrect variant.
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Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your valuable data and setting on your phone before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Make sure that you have correctly installed the correct Moto G3 Turbo 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 G3 Turbo should be at least about 70% before going ahead with the instructions.
Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM on Moto G3 Turbo:
Step No 1: – First, download the Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 ROM, and Google Apps package zipped files from the above-given links, on the desktop of your PC.
Step No 2: – Connect the Moto G3 Turbo 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 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 G3 Turbo 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 installed Android 8.1 Oreo-based Lineage OS 15.1 custom ROM on Moto G3 Turbo. If you have any issues or queries regarding above-given guide, then tell us in the comments section below.