Update Moto X (2013) to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with CM 12 ROM

Moto X, one of the most stylish smartphone of 2013 was released by Motorola to regain its smartphone share in market and the device didn’t disappoint them. Having 2GM of RAM, 1.7 GHz Dual core processor, 4.7” AMOLED display, 10 MP of camera and great 720p resolution, the device did pretty well both in term of sales and reputation.

Update Moto X 2013 to Android 5.0.2

Once eye-candy of all folks, this device hasn’t yet got official Android Lollipop update but thanks to developers, users can enjoy Lollipop experience on Moto X 2013 model. Our detailed tutorial will help you Install Cyanogen Mod (CM12) Android 5.0.2 Lollipop custom ROM on your Moto X (2013) model so you can have updated device.

Steps to Update Moto X (2013) to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with CM12 Custom ROM

Download the Cyanogen Mod (CM12) Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Custom ROM for your Moto X (2013) smartphone from here. When the downloading is completed, place the zip file on the desktop for convenience.

Now connect your Moto X to your computer via USB cable and transfer the downloaded zip file to your mobile. Once the transfer is successful, disconnect your device from your computer.

Turn Off your Moto X and boot it to recovery mode. There in recovery mode, first choose “wipe data factory reset” option followed by “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvik cache” partition options.

Done with above step? Alright, now its time to flash the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on your Moto X. For that select “install zip from SD card” option and then “choose zip from SD card”. Browse for the transferred zip file to start the installation process which will take few minutes.

Once installation is completed, your device will take 5-10 minutes to boot for the first time but don’t worry, that’s just for first time.

Congratulations, you have successfully updated your Moto X (2013) to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop using CM12 custom ROM. Do share your views about this ROM with us in comment section below. Please reach us in comments or refer to official XDA thread if you have any problem regarding installation of this CM12 ROM on your smartphone.