How to Install Pure Nexus 7.1.2 on Moto Z (Pixel Edition)

Now you can download and install Pure Nexus 7.1.2 on Moto Z. You can enjoy the Pure Android Experience on Moto Z with Pure Nexus 7.1.2 just like the Stock ROM on Nexus and Pixel device made by Google. Today I will guide on How to install the latest Pure Nexus 7.1.2 on Moto Z. This ROM is based on AOSP (Android Open Source Project) code which built from scratch using AOSP Source code. The ROM brings the Pure Nexus experience on Moto Z with all stock Nexus features.

Earlier We had already shared some of the best custom ROM for Moto Z (Griffin), So check out this link to install Custom ROM on Moto Z. If you are here for the first time, then read the difference between Custom ROM and Stock ROM. If you are trying to install Custom ROM for the first time, then please make sure you install the TWRP or any Custom Recovery on your phone. If you are here to install the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat, then here you are!.

How to Install Pure Nexus 7.1.2 on Moto Z

How to Install Pure Nexus 7.1.2 on Moto Z (Pixel Edition)

In this tutorial, we will give the complete guide to install and enjoy Pure Nexus 7.1.2 on Moto Z. You can now download the Pure Nexus 7.1.2 for Moto Z from the download link given below. To install this ROM on Moto Z, your phone should be Bootloader Unlocked and also installed TWRP Recovery. To Unlock and Install TWRP recovery, we have the step by step guide below under the Requirement heading.

What Makes Pure Nexus 7.1.2, a completely different ROM compared to other Custom ROM.

Pure Nexus 7.1.2 for Moto Z brings the latest branch of Android 7.1.2 Nougat with all Nexus features such as WiFi calling, Project Fi, VoLte etc. This ROM added the Pixel launcher, Sounds, OEM wallpapers, Themes, UI Improvements etc, You can check the below full details about the Pure Nexus 7.1.2 on Moto Z.

If you didn’t like this ROM, then you can always revert to Stock ROM or you can install any new Custom ROM anytime on Moto Z.

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*All stock Nexus features working!!(WiFi calling, Project Fi, VoLte)
*Based on AOSP Android 7.1.1_r26.
*Busybox, and Init.d support.
*Googles Pixel sounds and OEM wallpapers from factory images.
*Googles Pixel theme and Pixel navbar animation.
*Bug fix’s and stability improvements.
*UI Improvements. (fixed a bunch google forgot to materialize)
*Rootless Substratum OMS Theme Engine support.
*ADB enhancements. (ADB over wifi, Hide ADB icon, colored logcat “abd logcat -C”)
*Enabled Developer settings by default
*Enabled Night mode for all devices
*Custom night light brightness options
*Disabled forced encryption.
*Disabled tether provision checks.
*Made pre selectable item clickable in app picker dialog.
*Added download speed in the notification.
*Added Advanced Reboot menu.
*Added Advanced screenshot functionality. (long press tile/power menu for selectable screenshot)
*Added back volume adjust sounds and toggle.
*Added advanced rotation control and lock screen rotation toggle.
*Added ability to lock app in landscape via rotation tile.
*Added advanced charging sound controls.
*Added advanced seek bar style animation controls.
*Added Quick setting header Longpress actions.
*Added ability to see app version when side loading app.
*Added app package name to app info screen.
*Added ability to launch app when touching app icon in app info screen.
*Added phone info shortcut to about phone/status on top.
*Added dynamic vendor image notification.
*Added additional battery saver trigger steps.
*Added ability to unlink notification volume from ringer volume.
*Added Increasing ringtone option.
*Removed googles SystemUpdate option.
*Removed Google’s legal information.

-PureNexus Settings

Lock Screen
*Lockscreen item option. (time, date, alarm text toggles & Clock font style)
*Double tap anywhere to sleep.
*Long press power for the torch.
*Option to disable lock screen media art.
*Option to scramble the pin entry layout.
*Option to disable the pin ripple background when entering lock screen pin.
*Option to disable fingerprint success vibration.


Notification Drawer
*quick settings pull down. (left,right,always)
*smart pulldown. (no ongoing, no dismissable, no notifications)
*advanced quick settings easy toggle.
*Brightness slider on/off toggle.
*Haptic feedback on quick setting on/off toggle.
*ability to disable quick settings on secure lockscreen.
*Ability to disable the quick settings title text.
*ability to change a number of quick settings columns.
*ability to change a number of rows in quick settings.
*ability to set contextual or custom header images.

Recent apps
*immersive recents.
*kill all fab.
*kill all fab location.

*Battery customization(percentage/icon style).
*sync battery icon with quick settings tile.
*Battery bar options. (location, color, style, thickness, animation)
*Carrier Label customization. (placement, text)
*Clock customization(show clock, show seconds, alignment, am/pm, date, date style, date position, date format)
*Network traffic meter options. (enable, display units, update interval, hide arrows, auto hide, inactivity threshold)
*Statusbar icon blacklist.
*Double tap on status bar to sleep.
*Status bar brightness control.
*Status bar notification count.
*Status bar Bluetooth battery meter toggle.


Navigation Bar
*Navbar toggle and Height/width options.
*Navigation bar tuner.
*Pixel navbar animation toggle.
*Ability to enable one handed mode.
*Ability to enabe double tap to sleep.
*longpress back to kill.
*configurable longpress back to kill timeout.

Hardware keys
*Custom key binding.
*Backlight control.

*Option to disable secure lock.
*Add/remove (reboot, screenshot, screen-record, torch, airplane mode, user switcher, settings shortcut, search, voice search, lock now, sound panel)

Volume Rocker
*Volume keys control media volume.
*Volume key wake.
*Volume key music control.
*Volume key orientation swap.
*Volume key keyboard cursor control.
*Volume up and power action. (screen record/selectable screenshot)
*Volume down to enter do not disturb.
*Volume up to exit do not disturb.
*Do not disturb volume panel switch.
*Volume steps customization.

*expanded desktop options.
*Option to enable/disable wake on the plug.
*3 finger swipe for screenshot toggle.
*Battery and Notification LED controls.

Media & Notifications
*Ability to turn off vibration when double tapping power button for the camera.
*Power notification controls.
*Peeking notification option(on/off, time out, snooze length)
*Low battery notification toggle.

*Ability to enable app icon on toast.
*force enables or disables scrolling cache.
*incall vibration options.


What Is In Android 7.1 Nougat And Its Feature?

Android 7.1 Nougat comes with handful of features such as  App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.


  1. This will work on Moto Z (Griffin) (Don’t Try this in Any other device):
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. You will loose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone before doing this step using TWRP or CWM or any Custom Recovery.
  4. You can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup or you can Backup without any Root
  5. You must install TWRP or any Custom Recovery on your phone.
  6. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.

Here is the Full Guide on How to Install Pure Nexus 7.1.2 On Moto Z:


Pure Nexus 7.1.2 ROM (Link Broken)

Download Gapps

Download SuperSU Zip

Guide to Flash Custom ROM & GAPPS using TWRP Recovery

Guide to Root any Custom ROM

That’s it! I hope you have installed the Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM on your smartphone. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

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