Motorola opens up Verizon's Moto X to customized software program

Motorola opens up Verizon's Moto X to custom software

When Motorola declared that it would not help Android 6 “Marshmallow” on service-locked variations of its almost-new 2014 Moto X, house owners of the $500 flagship telephone have been rightly pissed. The Lenovo-owned firm is at the least throwing house owners of the Verizon model a bone, although. It is now handing out codes that make it a snap to unlock the bootloader and set up customized ROMs from the likes of CyanogenMod. Nevertheless, in a assertion on its boards, it added that “sadly, we will not do that for units on different carriers,” together with AT&T.

So why the baffling determination to not present additional help on the 2014 Verizon and AT&T fashions, whereas letting house owners of the “Pure Version” improve? Many suspect it is a service difficulty, although Motorola, AT&T and Verizon aren’t saying. Should you’re notably eager to get the newest Android model, keep in mind that unlocking your Moto X, even with the official codes, will void your guarantee and wipe the system. And as soon as that is achieved, there are nonetheless quite a few steps to get a brand new ROM put in. If that does not dissuade you, you’ll be able to hit Motorola’s “unlock your bootloader” web page to offer it a go.