Android Oreo was just released couple of months ago and we have been getting latest updates on different smartphone from various custom ROMS based on the latest Android operating system. In this blog post we are going to give you a detailed and a comprehensive tutorial on installing AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM on to your Moto G4 Play device.
AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM is one of the most customized ROM available out there and the latest one also comes with many bug fixes and and improved features and better stability. This is not an official released update by Motorola, so you have to have TWRP recovery (clockwork recovery mode) installed and enabled.
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The AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM comes with some brand new features and customization inlucding better copy paste feature, app notifications and auto fill (like on Chrome). It also has better battery life with advanced doze mode. It also comes with better multi display support, better icons full notification features and a lot more. AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM is perfect for Android devices and is one of top choices to update Moto G4 Play.
In the tutorial below we will tell you how to download this exciting AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM onto your Moto G4 Play. Before we get to the installation process, there are few prerequisites you need to keep in mind and few things you might want to have enabled on your Moto G4 Play. So let’s have a look at those first before heading to the installation.
Prerequisites to install AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM to Moto G4 Play:
You need to make a backup of your data, as they will have to clear your phone’s memory in order to install Android 8.0 on your phone.
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- Make sure that you have enabled the USB debugging mode. If it is disabled, your phone will not get connected to your PC.
- Another important thing to do is to download and install the latest USB driver of Motorola Moto G4 Play on your computer.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
- The phone should be rooted and it should have the latest Custom Recovery installed on it.
- Make sure that the battery of your phone is above 80%.
Files that you will have to download:
How to install AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM to Moto G4 Play:
Step 1: Download Google Apps along with AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM on your PC and extract these files too.
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Step 2: Connect your phone to your PC in order to mount its memory. Make sure that you are using the original data cable.
Step 3: Copy the files that you downloaded in the first step, make sure that these files are placed directly in the memory and not in any folder.
Step 4: Disconnect your phone, turn it off and switch back on into the recovery mode. To enter this mode, you have to press and hold the power keys along with the volume down button.
Step 5: Once in the TWPR mode, perform android back, you should select EFS, Recovery, Boot, Data and System options.
Step 6: To flash the ROM, you have to head back to the main menu, tap on install option and then search for the ROM zip file that you have copied to your phone’s memory. Select it, tap on the confirmation button to proceed on with the installation process.
Step 7: Repeat Step 6 to install Google Apps on your phone.
Step 8: Once the installation process is completed, you should reboot your phone.
That is it! You have successfully updated your Moto G4 Play with AOSP Android Oreo Custom Firmware ROM. Enjoy the latest Android 8.0 features on your device.