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  • #47897

    shibaa987
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    Good news. You can now download and install Lineage OS 16 for Moto X4. Here is how to install LineageOS 16 on Moto X4, with a step-by-step guide. This build of LineageOS 16 for Moto X4 is brought to you by developer erfanoabdi.

    Follow the links to get other Lineage OS 16 and Android Pie ROM builds.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to erfanoabdi and Lineage OS project:
    Donate to LineageOS project
    – No donation link found for erfanoabdi

     

    Lineage OS 16 for Moto X4
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LINEAGE OS 16 FOR Moto X4, WHICH MAY HAVE MANY BUGS.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE.
    FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Installing a custom ROM may require an unlock bootloader on Moto X4, 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 doing changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Status of the Moto X4 LineageOS 16 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Unknown

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL LINEAGEOS 16 ON Moto X4:

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL Lineage OS 16 ON Moto X4 – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:

    Following are the two sub-sections of this Moto X4 Lineage OS 16 guide:

    1. First time installation of LineageOS 16 on Moto X4
    2. Upgrading LineageOS 16 on Moto X4 from a previous build of Lineage OS 16 ROM

    Flashing LineageOS 16 on Moto X4 for the first time:

    Points to NOTE:

    • Try to avoid restoring apps backup using paytonium Backup. It may break things up.
    • Don’t restore system data using paytonium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
    • It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using paytonium Backup.

     

    1. Download and Copy the LineageOS 16 Gapps and the Moto X4 Lineage OS 16 Android Pie ROM ZIP file to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Lineage OS 16 on Moto X4.

      Make sure to have a Custom recovery like a TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery.
      – If not then download the TWRP recovery from Downloads link and follow the Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)

    3. Wipe the data partition (or do a factory reset), Cache partition, Dalvik Cache or ART cache and Format the System partition.

      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. 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

    4. Install the Moto X4 LineageOS 16 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS

    5. Then install the Android Pie MindTheGapps for Lineage OS 16 package.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.

    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 9 Pie Lineage OS 16 on Moto X4.

    Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 16 on Moto X4 (payton):

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of Lineage OS 16 for Moto X4, Lineage OS 16 GApps and/or Magisk ROOT package to the phone
    2. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 16 on Moto X4
    3. Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
    4. Install the LineageOS 16 for Moto X4.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS

    5. Reboot and see you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.

      – Gapps is built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.

    6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 16 on Moto X4, then flash the GApps.

      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.

    7. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 16 on Moto X4, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.

      – Here is a post explaining How to Enable ROOT on Lineage OS 16 ROM

    8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the Lineage OS 16 on Moto X4.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with Lineage OS 16 on Moto X4.

    After installing LineageOS 16 on Moto X4 you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    Lineage OS 16 ROOT.

    If there is no ROOT access for some reason even after installing the LineageOS SU binary, then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Moto X4 (payton) Lineage OS forum For other Android Pie, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

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    #48857

    Adam
    Participant

    The download link is dead. Hope someone can re-upload the ROM as I really would like to try this.

    #48897

    shibaa987
    Keymaster

    I have updated to a new link. Can you try that and post the status here?

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