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Download and Install DotOS on Motorola Moto G4 and G4 Plus based on Android 9.0 Pie

Motorola Moto G4 and G4 Plus (codename: athene) launched in May 2016. The phone came out of the box with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and later upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat. If you are a fan of Custom ROM, then you can try the latest Custom ROM called dotOS on Moto G4/G4 Plus. The ROM is based on the latest AOSP Android 9.0 Pie. You can simply follow this guide to install the dotOS on Moto G4/G4 Plus (athene).

If you would like to try dotOS on Moto G4/G4 Plus device, then Unlock Bootloader and Install the latest TWRP Recovery. If you experience any error while installing, then please make sure to download the latest TWRP image to enjoy smooth installation. So before we dive into the installation process, let’s know about What is dotOS and their feature.

The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. It runs on 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor and 3 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. This device packs a 16 GB of expandable internal storage. The device brings a 16-megapixel primary camera for the rear and 5-megapixel front face camera.

Download and Install DotOS on Moto G4 and G4 Plus based on Android 9.0 Pie

What is dotOS?

dotOS is a simple abbreviation of the term Droid On Time Operating System. It is developed by a community and team members: Ganesh Varma and Kuber Sharma. The ROM brings many new tweaks and features and also merged some features from Best Custom ROM.

Whether you are installing Custom ROM for the first time or you already installed any custom ROM on your phone. Then give a try on the latest Custom ROM called dotOS. The ROM brings many cool features and aims to deliver the best performance and stability. Yes! the developer behind the dotOS focuses on Performance and Battery! So that one can get most out of your device.

If you are installing custom ROM for the first time, then make sure to read our article about the difference between Custom ROM and Stock ROM. If you already have a custom ROM on Moto G4/G4 Plus, then we can assure that dotOS is the best Custom ROM. The ROM brings many features along with good battery backup and performance. As we said, this ROM is based on Android 9.0 Pie. Here is the quick recap of what’s on Android 9.0 Pie.

What’s in Android 9.0 Pie?

Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration and a major update of Google’s Android OS. The new Android Pie brings a couple of design changes to the successor Android Oreo but the most notable one is the gesture-based navigation system. Other features of Android 9 Pie are New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and more other features.

Download Required Files:

Steps to Install dotOS on Moto G4/G4 Plus:

Make sure to read the instructions carefully before upgrading your Moto G4/G4 Plus to DotOS.

Pre-Requisite:

Instructions to Install:

  • First of all, Download and dotOS ROM and Gapps zip file to internal storage [root folder]
  • Now boot your device into TWRP Recovery.
  • Tap on the Install Button on your TWRP menu 
  • Look for the installation zip file in the internal storage [ROM and Gapps]
  • First, install the ROM by tapping on the dotOS zip file
  • Now swipe to confirm the flash and that’s it! You have successfully flashed the dotOS on Moto G4/G4 Plus (athene).
  • Now flash the Gapps zip file by tapping the Install button again and select the Gapps zip file
  • Now confirm by swiping
  • That’s it! You can reboot your device to enjoy!

That’s it! I hope you have installed the dotOS on Moto G4/G4 Plus. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

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Comments

  1. Hi,
    is it possible to install this rom on moto G4 (normal version ARM,not + version)?
    because i I tryed to install it (really i have found version 2.3) without any problems, but when i reboot i have bootloop at all times.
    thanks in advance

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