Install Android Pie Pixel 3 XL ported ROM on Moto Z/Z Force

Now you can download and install Android Pie Pixel 3 XL ported ROM on Moto Z/Z Force: Google rolled out latest Android P Beta 2 for it’s Pixel devices a few days back, the tech giant also released the same update for 7 other OEMs. However developer can’t resist to expand their support for other devices, today we have a great news for the owners of Moto Z 2016 code name griffin. Now you can download and install Android 9.0 Pie Developer Preview ROM on your Moto Z 2016. The ROM is ported from the Google Pixel XL running Android Pie Developer Preview, therefore you can see the same stock Android UI just like Pixel phone.

The Android Pie Pixel XL ported ROM for Moto Z ROM brings pure stock Android UI, with latest pixel launcher and Google Apps. The main features of the ROM including RIL, Camera both with flash, WIFI, BT, Audio, NFC and GPS are working fine. Android 8.0 Oreo for Moto Z is already released, but if you are getting impatient to get a snippet of the latest Android Pie then we recommend you to install the Android Pie Pixel 3 XL ported ROM on Moto Z. Although the ROM is working fine but still you can not use it as daily drivers because the developer is still testing the ROM and trying to make it stable for daily use.

Android Pie Pixel 3 XL ported ROM for Moto Z ‘Griffin’

The release of Android Pie ROM for Moto Z is the greatly appreciated by the users, credit goes to a Developer at XDA  ‘erfanoabdi‘ for modifying and posting the ROM on the forum. If you have a little knowledge of playing with flashing stuff on your Android device then just follow the instruction below to download and install Android Pie Pixel XL ported ROM on Moto Z.

Download Android Pie Pixel 3 XL ported ROM for Moto Z

Download Android P Developer Preview ROM on Moto Z. Mirror

Once you download the ROM zip file save it on a convenient place because you need to use it later.

Just go ahead and see the instruction to flash Android Pie ROM on Moto Z step by step.

How to install Android Pie Pixel 3 ROM on Moto Z

Your device bootloader must be unlocked or visit Motorola Bootloader unlocking portal to unlock it officially.

After bootloader unlocking, install TWRP custom recovery on your device. Download TWRP recovery from here and follow the instruction over here.

Create a Nandroid back of complete device in just one tap. Follow this guide.

Steps to install Android Pie Pixel XL 3 ported ROM on Moto Z.

  1. Connect your device to PC and move the earlier downloaded Android Pie ROM Moto Z zip file on the storage of phone.
  2. Now disconnect your phone from PC and turn it off completely.
  3. Now press and hold Volume Down + Power Key for 3 seconds until you see fastboot/bootloader mode. Navigate through the menu using volume down key until you see recovery option.
  4. Press the power button to boot into recovery mode.
  5. Once in TWRP recovery mode, tap on ‘Wipe’ and then swipe to perform Factory reset.
  6. Now tap install and choose the ROM zip file and then swipe to confirm the installation process.
  7. Once done with the flashing process, simply reboot your device.

That’s it! You have successfully installed Android Pie 9.0 Pixel 3 XL ported ROM on Moto Z. If this guide helped you just share it with your friends and spread happiness, cheers.

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