Install Official Marshmallow Android 6.0 on Moto G 2014 (2nd gen)

Official Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Motorola Moto G 2014 also know as Moto G 2nd Gen is now rolling out for Model number XT1068 in India. The update brought much improved features, including redesigned interface and security patches, so if you wish to update Moto G 2014 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow then there are two possible ways to do that, the first one is the OTA (Over The Air) method and the other one is the manual installation using stock recovery.

To update your device via OTA just follow the below simple steps or sometimes you don’t even need to perform that because the update automatically knocks at your device.

How to install official Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Moto G 2014 (XT1068)

To update Moto G 2014 on Android 6.0 Marshmallow you don’t need to download multiple file for it, just you need your device and the working internet connection. You must also remember that OTA process works only on Stock devices which means your device is no longer rooted while you searching for latest firmware via OTA. If you think your device is rooted then don’t waste your time switch to alternative firmware update processes or if possible un-root it and then give it a try. But we don’t recommend you to get stuck in such a long un-rooting process just manually if the download link is available. If you think you are all set to go, then

Go to device Settings >> tap on About device >> Software updates.

Now tap it to check the latest available firmware. Upon it’s availability you will be prompted about the update, now what just tap “Download Now” to instantly download the firmware or “Download later” if you wish to download later. Some times it depends on the region too for example, if the update is released for a specific region but you are not present there it will take some delay until firmware update reaches that region

Manually install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Moto G 2014

To manually install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Moto G 2nd Gen, you need to download the Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware from the below provided link and install it via Stock recovery as directed.

Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Moto G 2014

Connect your device to PC and transfer the firmware file on device storage. If you have downloaded the firmware using your phone then skip this step.

Now turn off your device completely.

Boot into stock recovery mode using hardware keys combination or any other way you find easy.

Once in recovery mode, now select install zip from sdcard

Then select the firmware zip and choose yes to start the installation process.

That’s it! You have successfully updated your Moto G 2014 XT 1068 to Android 6.0 Marshmallow official firmware. If you have any query you are free to ask, please give us +1 or Like to say thanks.

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