Moto E XT1021 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update via CyanPop 4.3 Custom ROM

Treat for Motorola Moto E XT1021 users as they are about to get the new Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for their device. This update is CyanPop 4.3 custom ROM now available for Moto E users to update the device to Android Marshmallow.Moto G 2nd Generation


This update can be downloaded from the link provided in the description and then follow the steps mentioned below to flash it on your Moto E device. This ROM has brought in with features like visually tweaked UI experience with updated Theme engine which gives the users a perfect taste of the latest Android Marshmallow.

So, now let us move forward & learn about how you can flash this ROM on your device. Make sure as this is a custom ROM it might have some bugs. So, it is advisable that you back up your data and make Nandroid back up of current ROM.

Preparing your Phone

  • This instructions are strictly for Moto E XT1021 mobile phone, so do not try it on any other device or you may brick your device.
  • Device should be fully charged up to 100%.
  • Install device USB drivers on your computer.
  • Back up all the required data to some safe storage.
  • Make a Nandroid back-up of the current ROM so that you can restore it when required.
  • Make sure the device bootloader is unlocked.
  • Root your device and install custom recovery on it if not done already.
  • Enable USB debugging mode of your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging mode.USB Debugging

Install CyanogenMod CM13 Nightly ROM

  1. Download the CyanPop 4.3 build from here.
  2. Download the Google App’s for Android Marshmallow from here.
  3. Download TWRP custom recovery and install it if not done already.
  4. Connect the device to computer and transfer the ROM file and Google App’s file to your device storage.
  5. Disconnect the device and turn it off completely.
  6. Reboot the device into recovery mode, press and hold Volume Down + Power key for few seconds.
  7. When in recovery mode tap on Wipe tab and Select the options like Cache, Dalvik Cache, Data given under it.
  8. Now, confirm the wipe action by swiping the button at the bottom of the screen.
  9. Now, return to main menu and tap on Install tab.
  10. Locate the ROM file stored on you device and Select it.
  11. Swipe the button at the bottom to flash the ROM file on your device.
  12. In the same way flash the Google App’s on your device (step 9-11).
  13. Return to main menu and tap on Reboot.
  14. System will now reboot in normal mode.

That’s all you can now check the device Android version in Settings > About Device > Android version.