[How to] Install Official CM 12.1 (Android 5.1.1) on Moto X

Moto X is a 2013 flagship Motorola device. The Moto X is powered by a 1.7GHz Dual core processor, Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM. The 4.7″ AMOLED display has a resolution of 720×1280 and 312ppi pixel density. Internal storage is available in 16GB or 32GB. The camera is a reasonable 10MP with a 1.4um pixel size. Connectivity is via 3G, LTE or dual band Wi-Fi. All this runs on a 2200mAh battery.

A nightly of CM 12.1 running on Android 5.1.1 can now be installed on Moto X. This is the official version of CM 12.1 and it contains very less bugs. If you want to install it on Moto X, a detailed guide is given below.

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[How to] Update Moto X 1st Gen to Android 5.1.1

Moto X is a 2013 flagship Motorola device. The Moto X is powered by a 1.7GHz Dual core processor, Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM. The 4.7″ AMOLED display has a resolution of 720×1280 and 312ppi pixel density. Internal storage is available in 16GB or 32GB. The camera is a reasonable 10MP with a 1.4um pixel size. Connectivity is via 3G, LTE or dual band Wi-Fi. All this runs on a 2200mAh battery.

Google recently started sending out the OTA for Android 5.1.1 for the Nexus tablet devices. Nexus and Moto smartphones will get this update soon. But a custom ROM running on Android 5.1.1 is available for the Moto X 1st Gen. It is created by the Dirty Unicorns team. If you want to install this ROM on the Moto X, follow the guide below.

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