Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen

Full Guide On How to Safely Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen.many devices has received the CyanogenMod 13 a.k.a CM13 Custom ROM and now Moto E 1st Gen has joined that list.

There is a good news for the original Moto E users.Now they can enjoy marshmallow on their Moto E 1st Gen.The Marshmallow update comes to Moto E1 courtesy of CM13 custom ROM, that is based on AOSP 6.0 code. It’s not an official update from Motorola, but it is working.Follow this guide to download & Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen.There are many bugs present as it is the initial release in future they will fix all the bugs.

This is not an official ROM but it is based on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow & CM 13 source code released by Team CyanogenMod.Flashing is very simple.Just flash the ROM via TWRP recovery.

Now Official CyanogenMod 13 is available For Moto E 1st Gen Codename Condor.Guide > Download & Install Official CM13 ROM On Moto E 1st Gen Marshmallow Android 6.0

Below we share Bug list of the ROM:

what works:
Display, WiFi, SD card

what doesn’t work:
Everything else.

For more Info On this unofficial ROM visit the Xda Source Page


*Make sure there is at least 80% battery left on your smartphone before begin this process

How to Safely Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen

Warning: will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Motorola Moto E  1st Gen (Condor) while following this tutorial.Do it at your own risk.

Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen


  • The Moto E 1st Gen. should be rooted.
  • The latest version of a custom recovery (CWM or TWRP) should be installed on your phone.
  • Take a proper backup (Nandroid ROM Backup) of all the important data
  • Enable USB debugging option on your Moto E 1st Gen from Settings > Development Options > USB debugging.
  • Check the battery level of your phone, it should be charged at least about 80% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while flashing the ROM.
  • Install USB drivers for your device. (Download here)

Safely Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen

Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen



Marshmallow custom ROM — Link | File: (256.3 MB)

Gapps For All Marshmallow ROMs-Link

How to Safely Install CM13 Android 6.0 Marshmallow On Moto E 1st Gen

Full Step By Step Guide

*Make Sure that TWRP Recovery is installed on your Original Moto E.

If you don’t have TWRP then follow this guide to install–>>How to Install TWRP Recovery via Fastboot On Any Android Device

Step 1. First of All Download the Marshmallow ROM and Gapps file from above Links

Step 2. Connect your device to PC and transfer the ROM and Gapps file to it. Disconnect the device then. Remember the location of the files.

Step 3. Boot your Moto E1 into recovery mode. If you are rooted, you can use Quick Boot app from play store. To manually boot into recovery mode, do this:

  • Power off your device and wait for 5-10 seconds until the device is fully switched off.
  • Press and hold Volume down + Power button together and release them after 3-4 seconds. You’ll enter bootloader mode.
  • Now, use volume up/down repeatedly until Recovery option shows up, and then use Power button to select it and enter recovery mode.

You will enter recovery mode soon, and should see TWRP recovery. If you see an Android with an exclamation mark, then you need to install TWRP recovery for this (linked above).

Step 4.Once you are in TWRP, follow this guide to Install CM 13 On your Moto E Original–>>How to Install CM13 (CyanogenMod 13) Via TWRP Recovery

Your Moto E 1st Gen Would have the CM 13 Android Marshmallow on it.

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