Motorola Moto G 2014 is the best seller in India last year because of its form factor and great specs but the main reason of this phone become a best seller is its price. Moto G 2014 has the best specs at an affordable price with a good form factor which makes it look good and feels good in hand. Moto G 2014 have a 5 inch HD AMOLED display with good pixel density, 8 MP shooter camera with LED flash light with a 2 MP selfie camera (camera quality is not so good), at heart this phone have a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1 GB of RAM and this whole hardware is powered by a Lithium-Ion 2070 mAh batter.
As this device is from Motorola which was a Google company so it is sure that Moto G 2014 will get all the latest updates from Google as it is a small performance update or a big version changing update, this phone will get it first will all the Nexus devices. I know real Android OS aren’t much fun than the custom one so you should also try any custom ROM on your Moto G 2014 if haven’t tried earlier.
There are some pints you should have in your mind for preparing your device for installation of any custom ROM:
- Your device’s bootloader should be unlocked.
- Your device’s should have root access enabled on it, read here.
- And at last and most important is “custom recovery”, a custom recovery is very important for installing a custom ROM on any Android device. Read how to install TWRP on Moto G 2014.
Below is the list of all the custom recovery available on internet for daily driver (no bugs at all). All the main features are listed with the custom ROMs.
Android Ice Cold Project AICP 10.0:
Android Ice Cold project is a light and fast custom ROM based on AOKP (Android Open Kang Project) and CM (Cyanogen Mod) builds. This custom ROM is highly customize-able ROM with CM theme engine with lots of themes available on Google Play Store.
Features: Slim Pie, slim recents, theme chooser, signal cluster updates, restart system UI on power menu, app sidebar, over scroll projects, gesture lock-screen, selinux switch, anywhere gesture, power menu, heads up and task manager on notification bar.
Minimal OS is a very minimal custom ROM with all the unusual apps and services trimmed off to make it smoother and faster. This custom ROM needs minimal google apps to be installed on it to keep it working faster and smoother. This custom ROM will easily fulfill your gaming needs.
Features: Memory leak fix, notification ticker, notification count, battery style status, blacklist, smart call, smart mute, quick pull down, show weather, screen record, LCD density changer, LED notification customization, nav-bar customization.
Orion LP custom ROM is a fast, stable and smooth custom ROM best for app freaky Android users (all those who needs app for everything). Orion LP custom ROM also have a built in custom kernel for extreme smoothness and blazing fast performance.
Features: Smart pull down, quick pull down, clock customization, network traffic, slim pie, slim dim, slim recents, screen pinning, lock screen customization, OTA updates, ambient display, increased ring volume.
EHNDROIX V custom ROM is based on CM 11 build to give you stock Android 4.4 Kit Kat. This custom is fluid, speed and good battery life. EHNDROIX V is a good custom ROM with lots of interface customization and performance boosting customization to tune your phone in your way.
Features: Android 4.4. Kit Kat with Fluid UI 5.0, OTA updates available, Android 5.0 Lollipop heads up notifications, customizable quick settings, Titanium backup pre-installed, Google public DNS for good internet speed.
Liquid Dark ROM:
Liquid Dark custom ROM is a very neat and beautiful custom ROM which also works as it looks “Fantastic”. Liquid Dark custom ROM is smooth as liquid and stable as rock so you can use this custom ROM for daily driver. Liquid Dark custom ROM have lots of customization options too!
Features: Android 5.1 Lollipop based, layers to make the ROM more beautiful, download center, live volume steps, live display, slim recents, CM lock clock, back button app kill, quick pull down, quick settings customization.
Resurrection Remix 5.5:
Resurrection Remix custom ROM is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop to make this custom ROM light, fast and smooth with stock Android 5.1 Lollipop interface. Resurrection Remix custom ROM have lots of customize-able options and lots of supported themes available on Google Play Store to customize or in your way.
Features: CM 12.1 based, theme chooser, status bar and notification panel customisation, app drawer customization, performance boosted, RAM optimizer, storage management, slim recents, clear all button, volume keys music control, lock screen customization, lock screen shortcuts.
Tesla ROM is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and CM 12.1 builds for smooth and fast multitasking. This custom ROM also have some features of slim LP custom ROM builds which you’ll love to have on your phone. Read all the features of this custom ROM.
Features: Slim PIE, pro layers, customize able quick-setting tiles, slim recents, slim power menu with screen shot feature, animation control, app circle side bar, pre-installed screen recorder, lock screen weather, kernel adiutor built-in and much more.
While installing these custom ROMs you should know that without Google apps these ROMs are nothing but an empty box so if you want all the Google apps like Google Play store, G mail, Google Maps and more than you should download and install them by your self. Google apps package for all type of custom ROM is available here and instruction to install them in available here.
If you have any queries about these custom ROMs or installation instruction, don’t think even once to ask us using the comment section below I will be happy to serve you.