Moto G3 Nougat Update – How to Install Android 7.0 Nougat CyanogenMod 14 ROM

Get your hands on Android 7.0 Nougat version right on your Moto G3. Finally, you can update your Moto G3 to the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS with the help of Custom ROM. Here is Moto G3 Nougat Update and steps to install Android 7.0 Nougat Custom ROM on it.

Everyone is waiting to have latest Android Nougat official update for Moto G3 from Motorola. However, it has been confirmed that the company will not be releasing any Moto G3 Nougat update. There are rumors that the Motorola will make Android 7.0 Nougat update available for Moto G3, but that’s not true! Nevertheless, we have found out some way to update Moto G3 to Android 7.0 Nougat, i.e. via installing Custom ROM. So, if you are waiting for the official release of Nougat update for Moto G3, then you must stop waiting and check out below way to do it so.

moto g3 nougat update

The unofficial CyanogenMod ROM comes with the official Android 7.0 update for Moto G 3rd Generation. Those who don’t know about CyanogenMod – It’s one of the best Custom ROMs available for almost every Android smartphones which comes with lots of features, customization options, and updates. So, here we are going to show you a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Moto g 3rd Generation using CyanogenMod Custom ROM.

Disclaimer: We have not developed this Nougat Custom ROM for Moto G3, so we are not responsible for any of the problems that you face after installing it. Make sure; you follow this post at your risk only.

Prerequisites:

  • You do have to charge your device battery up to 70 – 80%.
  • Moto G3 bootloader must be in an unlocked state.
  • Make sure it is rooted and possess any Custom Recovery.
  • Take a backup of your important stuff.

Moto G3 Nougat Update – Steps to Download and Install via CyanogenMod 14 Custom ROM

Step 1: The below link will traverse you to download page and from there, you need to download all the packages (.zip) on your computer.

Step 2: Connect your Moto G3 smartphone with your computer via official USB data cable. (Note: Make sure your system must possess all the needed drivers to detect your device.)

Step 3: Copy all the downloaded files to the root directory of your smartphone.

Step 4: Now, you need to boot Moto G3 into recovery mode.

  • Turn off your device.
  • Press and hold “Volume Down + Power” buttons together for a few seconds until Fastboot menu appears.
  • Now, select Bootloader > Recovery (Use Volume up key to navigate and Power button to select).
  • That’s it! The recovery mode will appear.

Step 5: Once you are into recovery mode, do “wipe data/factory reset“, “wipe cache partition”, and “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.

Step 6: Then, Select “install zip from SD card” option > “choose zip from SD card” > select “Nougat Custom ROM.zip” package > select “OK”.

Similarly, you have to flash the remaining packages (gapps.zip and SuperSu).

Step 7: Once you have flashed all the files, select “++++Go Back++++” option and then choose “reboot system” to reboot your smartphone.

Please make sure that your device will take 5 – 10 minutes to boot up for the first time. Till then, you can enjoy whole new booting logo of Android 7.0 Nougat.

Screenshots:

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Download Links of Moto G3 Nougat Update:

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