LineageOS 15 for Moto E 2015 (otus) – Download and Install

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    shibaa987
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    Android Oreo 8.0 ROM for Motorola Moto E 2015 LineageOS 15 has now arrived via an EXPERIMENTAL development build. This post provides the download link to LineageOS 15 ROM for Moto E 2015 and guides through the installation process of the same. If you want the OFFICIAL LineageOS 15 update or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the Android Oreo LineageOS 15 ROMs page or the AOSP Android Oreo ROMs devices list page. This LineageOS 15 Oreo ROM for Moto E 2015 is brought to you by developer CarlosArriagaCM.

    Follow the links to get LineageOS 16 and Android Pie ROM builds.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):

    If you like this ROM then consider a contribution to CarlosArriagaCM:
    Donate to CarlosArriagaCM

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM on a Moto E 2015 (otus) requires an unlocked bootloader on Moto E 2015 (otus), 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 and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Status of Motorola Moto E 2015 LineageOS 15 Oreo 8 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Unknown

     

    Motorola Moto E 2015 LineageOS 15 Oreo 8 ROM

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS Moto E 2015 LINEAGEOS 15 OREO CUSTOM ROM INSTALLATION:

    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in LineageOS ROM, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS Rooting guide
    If there is no in-built ROOT or it does not work for some reason then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

    HOW TO INSTALL/DOWNLOAD/FLASH/UPDATE THE Moto E 2015 TO THE LineageOS 15 BASED ANDROID OREO ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 15 on the Moto E 2015 for the first time, or coming from another ROM:

      Points to NOTE:
      – 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.

      • Download and Copy the GApps and the Moto E 2015 LineageOS 15 ROM ZIP to your phone.
      • Boot into Recovery.
        Make sure to have a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP or any other custom recovery. If not then download the recovery for Moto E 2015 from above link and follow the Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as CWM recovery or any other recovery)
      • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
        – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data 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

      • First flash the Moto E 2015 LineageOS 15 ROM ZIP from device. Then flash the GApps zip from your device memory.
        – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS
      • Then reboot into recovery (don’t skip this) and flash the Gapps for LineageOS 15 package.
        – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
      • Reboot and Enjoy Android Oreo with LineageOS 15 ROM on Moto E 2015.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 15 for Moto E 2015 (otus):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Oreo 8.0 with LineageOS on the Moto E 2015. After the installing LineageOS 15 for Moto E 2015, you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT on LineageOS 15.
    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Moto E 2015 (otus) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 15 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

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