Official Moto E 2015 CyanogenMod13 Marshmallow ROM (Otus)

Moto E 2015 CyanogenMod13 Marshmallow ROM has gone official. Advantages of Official CyanogenMod 13 ROM build updates include: Daily builds, Get the latest updates immediately, Can be used as Daily Drivers etc. If you are flashing CyanogenMod for the first time then please be aware that this MAY VOID WARRANTY of your phone and may permanently damage your phone.

Installing Custom ROM requires your phone to be UNLOCKED in some cases which may VOID WARRANTY. Sometimes if not handled carefully then it may permanently damage your phone and prevent from BOOT. Understand that you are the only person making changes to the device. In case of any damage or any kind of loss as a consequence of this installation, Neither the Developer nor CyanogenMods can be held responsible.

Files needed for Moto E 2015 CyanogenMod13 Official ROM flashing:

ROM Download link
Google Apps download link

Root binary is inbuilt since CyanogenMod 12, so you don’t need a separate SuperSu package to install.

Flashing Moto E 2015 CM 13 Marshmallow ROM (Otus):

– Before starting the actual installation be sure to backup all your data.
– Copy all your application data and settings using Titanium backup or any other application.
– Perform a nandroid backup using CWM or TWRP custom recovery. Make sure that you already have custom recovery to perform this.
– Now copy all your internal phone data to a PC.
– After completing the above things head on to the following installation guide.

Copy the ROM ZIP and GApps file to your phone and then boot into recovery.


Do a clean flashing.
Wipe Data or do a Factory Reset, Clean System Data, Clean Dalvik Cache and Cache.

If you don’t know how to do this then here is how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.

This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider backing up your phone data or take a nandroid backup of the current ROM.
Here is How to backup all data on your Android Device.
Here is how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery.


Install the ROM and the GApps package.

Here is how to Install a Custom ROM using TWRP recovery.


Reboot your phone to enjoy the CyanogenMod 13 Android Marshmallow on your Moto E 2015 Otus.

The first boot may take long time, so don’t panic and be sure that you have enough battery backup. Enjoy the official CM 13 Marshmallow ROM on Moto E 2015 Otus. After this CM13 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 CM13/CyanogenMod 13

If you have any queries or concerns on this ROM then please use our Q&A thread created for this ROM.