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Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 unofficial Custom ROM update for Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition XT1557

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Dear Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition XT1557 Smartphone users! Good news for you guys. Wanna know what? Now you can flash the advanced Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 unofficial Custom ROM on your Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition Smartphone using the Android Nougat Custom ROM. If you are an user of the Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition Smartphone and want to flash this firmware to your handset, then what to wait for? Get started with the following manual update method. This new Custom ROM might bring some significant changes to your device that will enhance your Smartphone user experience!

But before initiating the update, you need to root your Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition handset and install latest CWM Recovery on your handset before starting the update. Let’s have a look on the other requirements below.


  • Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition XT1557 Smartphone
  • Windows PC
  • Original USB Cable
  • Backup all your personal data such as SMS, MMS, videos, contacts, call logs, APN numbers, applications and other files since those might be erased.
  • Deactivate the antivirus or any other security protection from your PC for the time since that might create hindrance in the installation process.
  • Ensure that your Smartphone has at least 60% power back up before you initiate the installation process to avoid any sort of inconvenience during the installation.
  • Enable the USB debugging option on your Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition Smartphone. To enable go to the Settings options. Forget not to disable USB Debugging post update.
Also Read: How to Update T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow G935TUVU4APK1 Firmware


Steps to Update

  • First of all download the above mentioned files and then connect your Smartphone to your PC using the original USB. Then move the files to the SD card in your device.
  • Then you have to move your Smartphone into recovery mode.
  • In that mode select “wipe data/factory reset”, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe dalvick cache” options from the recovery mode menu to wipe data and clear cache from your device.
  • Next you have to flash the update file in your Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition. To do that click on the option Install zip from SD card and then select the .zip file that you moved to the storage of your handset in step 1. Then click Install and follow the screen instructions to flash the firmware on your device.
  • Follow the same procedure to install Gapps on your device next.
  • Wait still the update finishes. Once finished, return to the main menu and click “Reboot System Now”. Your Smartphone will be rebooted into normal mode once the update is finished.

Did your Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition Smartphone resume successfully? If yes, then the Android 7.1 Nougat CM14.1 unofficial Custom ROM has been flashed successfully in your device. If you face any issues in the installation process, then me ping back in the comment section. I shall try to find out a solution for you.

  1. Rahul says

    No it didn’t work, I have Moto GTE XT1557. After finishing the installation.

    I got this message.
    Start up failed!
    Your device didn’t start up successfully.
    Use the software repair Assistant on computer to repair your device.
    Connect your device to your computer to get the software Repair Assistant.

    Ap Fastboot Flash Mode (Secure)
    Error: filed to load kernel!
    Fast Reason: Fall-through from normal boot mode

    Please suggest what should I do. I am using twrp287r7.img as recovery and tried so may ospery Nouget Rom but nothing is working

    1. Durga says

      Hi Rahul. Sry for the delayed response. But has the issue been resolved?

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