Moto X Play is a mid-range Android smartphone, released in Q3 2015. It comes with a 5.5″ Full-HD display, Snapdragon 615 chipset, with an octa-core 1.7GHz processor, and 2GB of RAM. Internal storage comes in either 16GB or 32GB, and a further 128GB is available via microSD card. The 21MP rear camera features an f/2.0 lens and 1080p video recording, while the front camera features a 5MP sensor. The Moto X Play is powered by a 3630mAh battery which supports fast charging.

Motorola have planned to update Moto X Play to Android 6.0.1 but we don’t know when. If you are tired waiting for Android 6.0.1 update, you can install CM 13 ROM manually. A detailed tutorial is given below which will guide you through the installation steps.

X Play

Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.

Pre-requisites and Backing up your Moto X Play:


Steps to install CM 13 ROM on Moto X Play:

  1. Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
  2. Download the CM 13 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the phone.
  3. Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
  4. Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
  5. Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 13 ROM zip file.
  6. Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
  7. Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
  8. Perform steps 6 and 7 for Gapps fix.
  9. Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
  10. After the process is complete, reboot the phone.

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