AOSP Oreo ROM for Moto G5 Plus – Download and Installation Guide

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    Android Oreo AIM ROM for Moto G5 Plus (potter) is now available via a development version. IN addition to this AIM ROM, here we also have the LineageOS 15 for Moto G5 Plus, which you can try. This Moto G5 Plus Oreo ROM (Android Oreo 8.0) is brought to you by developer manikchathli.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    If you like this ROM then do contribute to AIM ROMs or ANAND RAMACHANDRAN using the below link(s) for their hard work and efforts to port this ROM:
    Donate to AIM ROMs
    Donate to ANAND

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL DEVELOPMENT BUILD OF ANDROID OREO (Android 8.0). IT MAY HAVE MANY BUGS AND MAY NOT BE IN A STATE OF DAILY DRIVER USABLE ROM. BACKUP THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
    Installing a custom ROM on a the Moto G5 Plus requires a custom recovery to be installed, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

     

    Status of Moto G5 Plus AIM Oreo ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Almost Everything
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Not known

     

    Moto G5 Plus AIM Oreo ROM

    REQUIRED DOWNLOADS AND LINKS TO UPDATE Moto G5 Plus OREO 8.0 AIM ROM:

    HOW TO INSTALL/FLASH/UPDATE ANDROID OREO FOR Moto G5 Plus (ANDROID OREO 8.0, AIM ROM):

    Follow this to update Android Oreo on Moto G5 Plus for the first time or coming from another ROM:

    Points to NOTE on BACKUP before updating:
    – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
    – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
    – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

    • Boot into Recovery by one of the following method:
      – Power off the phone and keep pressing key combinations while turning on your phone.
      – If you have enabled USB debugging and you have ADB utility installed on your PC then you can execute the following command on a console or command prompt:

      adb reboot recovery
    • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition using the recovery.
      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. IGNORE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO OR IF YOU HAVE ALREADY DONE THIS. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM.
      How to backup all data on your Android Device.
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery.

    • Download the Moto G5 Plus Android Oreo zip file and a suitable Android Oreo Gapps zip file from the above download link and copy the files to phone.
    • First flash the Moto G5 Plus Android Oreo AOSP ZIP from device and then reboot to recovery AGAIN.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.
    • Now flash the Android Oreo Google Apps package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash Oreo GApps using TWRP recovery.

    Upgrading from earlier version of AOSP Android Oreo ROM for Moto G5 Plus:

    Reboot to system after flashing is done completely. Do the required initial setup and enjoy the Android Oreo ROM for Moto G5 Plus. If you face any problem following this guide or post installation then just login and leave a comment to get an instant reply.

    There is no inbuilt ROOT functionality available on this ROM.
    To root this Moto G5 Plus AOSP Oreo ROM, download the SuperSU package and follow the link there to install the SuperSU ROOT and then Profit !!!

     

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Moto G5 Plus forum For other Android Oreo ROMs, Android Nougat ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    If you have found any problem or BUG in this ROM, you can reach out the developer at XDA and here is the development thread for Moto G5 Plus Oreo ROM.

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