How To Install Pure Nexus Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM for the Moto X Play

How To Install Pure Nexus Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM for the Moto X Play
The very popular Pure Nexus ROM is now available for the Moto X Play. It outta look pretty darn good on that display too. Thanks to XDA Recognized Developer GtrCraft. If you’re looking to install one of the best custom ROMs on the Moto X Play, then continue reading to find out how to install Pure Nexus custom ROM on Motorola Moto X play!

Pure Nexus is an AOSP based rom which provides stockUI with various customization features along with the Substratum theme engine. Being based on AOSP it provides a smooth and lag free experince out of the box.

Before proceeding with the installation process, you should keep several things in mind. In order to install a Pure Nexus custom ROM, you’ll need root acces on your Moto X Play. You’ll also need a custom recovery installed in order to flash the ROM on your phone. Installing a custom ROM and rooting your phone are both risk and you should only continue at yourown responsibility.

Tutorial: Step-by-step Installation Procedure of Pure Nexus Android 7.1 Nougat custom ROM on Moto X Play (LUX)

  1. Download Android 7.1.2 Pure Nexus custom ROM Moto X play (Lux) and Google Apps 7.1 Nougat for Moto X play (lux).
  2. Power off the phone and Wait a few seconds and then Press “Volume Down key +Power Key” for 5 Sec then release at the same time for about 3, or 4 seconds.Release the buttons.
  3. Once the phone enters into TWRP Recovery, perform a full data wipe task by Select “Wipe” from the main menu of the TWRP recovery and then select “Swipe to factory reset” option on the bottom of the screen.
    TWRP Swipe To Factory Reset ROM
  4. Return to the main TWRP menu and choose Install. Browse and select the file which you copied earlier to your phone’s SD card in the second step. Swipe to Install/Flash in order to begin the flashing process.
    TWRP Swipe to Install ROM
  5. Go back to the main menu of the custom recovery and tap Install again. Navigate to the Open Gapps zip file.
  6. Wait for the installation process to complete. This might take a while. Once completed, select the Reboot system now option.

Your phone will now reboot. That’s it! You have successfully installed Pure Nexus ROM on your Moto X Play. If the reboot takes a bit long time, you do not need to worry because this is normal.

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