CyanogenMod 12.1 for Moto X 2013 [Installation Guide]

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    This is a CyanogenMod 12.1 custom ROM installation guide meant for Moto X 2013 version. You need to have a custom recovery installed prior to start this installation guide. You may also consider to take a full backup of your current ROM and personal data.

    Installing custom ROM requires a custom recovery to be installed on your device, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data.
    Before proceeding further you may consider backup your all data. Understand that YOU are the only person making changes to your phone. Neither we nor the developer can be held responsible for the disaster that may happen to your device after following this guide.

    Files needed for Moto X 1st gen (Ghost) CyanogenMod 12.1 Lollipop ROM:

    First of all you have to get the below recovery flashable ROM zip files from the below locations.
    Always download the latest ROM file.
    TWRP Moto X link
    Official ROM download link
    Google Apps flashable zip download link

    Flashining Moto X CyanogenMod 12.1 Lollipop ROM:

    STEP 1:

    Copy the ROM and GApps zip file to your phone(By using a USB cable or via adb push command).

    STEP 2:

    Enter into recovery mode by pressing your device specific key combinations.
    Or else if you are on a pc, then type the following command:

    $ adb reboot recovery
    STEP 3:

    If you have CyanogenMod 12 ROM then just wipe the Cache partition and jump to STEP 4.
    Wipe system partition, cache, data and dalvik cache (Only if you are coming from KitKat)

    STEP 4:

    Select the Install Zip from SDcard option.
    Select the CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM file, let the installation complete and then reboot.

    Complete the initial setup, reboot to recovery and then flash the GApps package and reboot again to enjoy Android Lollipop 5.1 with CyanogenMod 12.1. After this CyanogenMod 12.1 ROM installation you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT Access on CyanogenMod 12/12.1

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