How to Install Stock ROM on Motorola One Macro XT2016-2 (Firmware Guide)

In this guide, we’ll be sharing the easy steps to install the Motorola One Macro XT2016-2 Stock Firmware (codenamed lima). As an open-source platform, Android devices do come with plenty of customization options which can also lead to bricking or being stuck in the boot loop issue due to unsupported file flashing or even improper flashing steps. Needless to say that most Android users want to heavily customize their devices via flashing third-party firmware files or rooting.

In some cases, the device performance may become slow, starts lagging, networking issues, etc. So, installing the stock firmware on your Motorola One Macro device will bring back a stable life like before.

How to Install Stock ROM on Motorola One Macro XT2016-2 (Firmware Guide)

Steps to Install Motorola One Macro XT2016-2 Stock Firmware (Flash File)

Now, if you’re ready to flash the stock firmware manually on your Motorola One Macro XT2016-2 device then you need to download the SP flash tool, firmware file, and necessary drivers. So, without wasting any more time, let’s get into it.


  • This ROM is supported for the Motorola One Macro XT2016-2 (lima) US Unlocked variant only.
  • Make sure that your device should be charged at least 50% or higher.
  • You will require a PC or Laptop with a USB Data Cable.
  • We always recommend our readers take a full data backup of the device for safety purposes.
  • Install Motorola USB Drivers and Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool¬†on your PC
  • Download SP Flash tool


GetDroidTips will not be held responsible for any kind of hardware or software damage to your device by following this guide. Proceed at your own risk

Motorola One Macro XT2016-2 Firmware Flash Files:

Flash File Name: QMDS30.47-33-5
Security Patch: Not Known
: XT2016-2
Android Version: 10.0
Flash File Name: QMDS30.47-33-2
Security Patch: Not Known
: XT2016-2
Android Version: 10.0
Flash File Name: QMDS30.47-33-1
Security Patch: Not Known
: XT2016-2
Android Version: 10.0
Flash File Name: PMDS29.70-81-5
Security Patch: Not Known
: XT2016-2
Android Version: 9.0 Pie

Firmware Installation Guide:

Check out the firmware flashing guide below for the Motorola One Macro XT2016-2. First, make sure to install or extract the adb and fastboot tool on your PC. Now enter the bootloader on your device.

bootloader mode

Step 1. Bootloader Mode

Enter bootloader mode on your phone. To boot first, turn your phone off. Once your device turned off completely, press and hold volume down, and turn it on. You should see the bootloader screen.

Step 2. Connect Your Device to PC:

After booting your Motorola One Macro into bootloader mode, now connect it to the PC using the USB Cable.

Step 3. Download Stock ROM/Firmware:

To get the full ROM, you can use the LMSA or Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool. Download the zip file and copy it to somewhere on your PC. LMSA tool will unzip the file and will remove the zip file you downloaded.

device rescue Motorola Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool

You can also download the full stock ROM from the above download flash file section on this guide.

Step 4. Flashing Guide:

  1. Make sure you follow and download all the required files and flash tool on your PC.
  2. Make sure to first extract the download flash file zip and into one single folder.
  3. Open the flash tool exe file to open the SP Flash Tool User InterfaceSP Flash Tool Folder
  4. Once your load the SP Flash tool UI, Tap on the Download option
    SP Flash Tool Screen
  5. In the download tab, you have to load both the download agent and the scatter text file in the scatter-loading section.
  6. You will find the scatter text file inside the ROM package for most cases, if not, you can create a scatter text file on your own.
  7. Once you load the file, click the Download buttonSP Flash Tool Download Button
  8. To start the upgrade process of stock ROM on your Motorola XT2016-2, you need to turn off your device and hold the Volume Down and Volume Up key together and Connect your Phone to PC/Laptop using USB Cable (Keep the Volume Down and Volume Up button until your computer detects the phone.)
  9. When the phone connects, your device will start upgrading the stock firmware
  10. You need to wait for a few minutes to complete the upgrade process.
  11. Once the flashing process completes, you will find a green button which means a successful upgrade. sp green ring
  12. That’s it! You can reboot your Motorola XT2016-2

Follow our full-depth video guide below:

Guide to Install Stock ROM using SP Flash tool – Video Tutorial

That’s it, guys. We hope this guide was helpful to you. Feel free to ask in the comment below for additional queries.

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