Slimkat 4.4.2 – Best Custom ROM for Motorola Moto G

Motorola Moto G is a Viral Smartphone. Recently Motorola released the handset in India and priced it almost equal to $200 and it brings a tremendous success. was the first Indian online e-commerce site to bring this phone for sale, this handset sold in such a huge quantity that it makes the website down for few hours. Now if you’re one of them who bought the Motorola Moto G and wants to install a Custom ROM then this guide is for you.

Motorola promised to release the android 4.4 kitkat update, but to get the update you have to wait for few weeks or months may be. If you don’t have that much patience and want to install the Android 4.4.2 Custom ROM on Motorola Moto G right away then here’s a guide for you. Today we are here with more beautiful Slimkat 4.4.2 Custom ROM for Motorola Moto G.

Motorola Moto G Custom ROM

Before making this guide, we have spent more than enough time to visit different Smartphone forums, checked more than 10 custom ROM available for this phone, their reviews and feedbacks by users. What we found is Slimkat 4.4.2 is the best custom ROM available for Moto G. So I can assure you installing this Custom ROM won’t disappoint you.

Prerequisites to install Slimkat 4.4.2 Custom ROM for Motorola Moto G

1) Unlock Motorola Moto G Bootloader

2) Root your Motorola Moto G

3) Make a complete backup of your handset

4) Download Custom ROM for MOTO G and Gapps for Moto G. (To download the Gapps you need to create an account on Slimroms site)

This ROM works on all variants of Motorola MOTO G (XT1032, XT1033, XT1034)

How to Install Custom ROM for Motorola Moto G

1) Download the Slimkat 4.4.2 custom rom  and the G-apps packages from the above links.

2) Connect your phone with pc through USB cable and transfer the ROM zip and the Gapps zip to SD Card.

3) Turn off your phone & boot into CWM/TWRP recovery. To do that Power on your phone and press the Volume down button repeatedly .

4) Select mount and storage option from recovery menu.

5) Format system, format data, format cache and press back button.

6) Select Full Wipe, followed by wipe cache.

7) Now select wipe dalvik cache.

8) After completing all the wiping task stated above, select Install Zip from SD Card & select the ROM file.

9) When the installation over, select Go back.

10)And again select Install Zip from sd Card and select the G-apps package.

11)Lastly select Reboot system now to restart your phone in normal mode.

That’s it, hope you found this guide helpful. Please share it and don’t forget to leave your feedback in bellow comment section. Thanks for following our guide.

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  1. Jill Percy says

    Thanks for posting this ROM, I am confused between Slimkat 4.4.2 and Paranoid Android 4.4.2. Both having same feature but Paranoid android look pretty nice to me.

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