How To Update Moto G 2013 (GPe) with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop (Build LRX21Z) OTA

Google rolled out the highly-anticipated Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA having build number LRX21Z for the Moto G Google Play Edition (GPe) 2013. In many regions users might have received this official OTA update notification on their devices but if you are from one of those countries who might not have received it yet, then here is a good news that you can also manually update Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on your Moto G 2013 (GPe) that brings many bug fixes like WiFi, battery drain and other minor bug fixes as well.

This new update brings better battery saving, ART runtime for faster performance, new changes in the interface, Smart Lock and new notifications UI, etc. As we have mentioned that the build number of this Android 5.0.1 Lollipop firmware update is LRX21Z, and if you want to install it on your Moto G then your device must be running on the latest stock Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware (build number KTU84P).

image credit: cnet.com
Image credit: cnet.com

Google released this official firmware update which is not in beta. So go ahead and follow the step by step guide that how to update Moto G 2013 (GPe) with Android 5.0.1 Lollipop (Build LRX21Z) OTA.

Warning:

This update is only applicable for Moto G 2013 (GPe) running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware with build number KTU84P, installing this firmware on any other firmware version or model may risk bricking your device. AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any damage or loss occurred in your device during or after the Lollipop firmware updating process. Proceed at your risk.

Downloads Required Files:-

Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA for Moto G 2013 Google Play Edition (GPe)

Pre-Requirements:

  • AndroidXDA reminds you to take proper backup of all your important data and settings on your Moto G before proceeding.
  • The battery level of your Moto G should be charged at least 70% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while updating firmware.

Steps to Install Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA on Moto G 2013 GPe:

Step No 1: – First of all download the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA for your Moto G 2013 GPe from the above given link on your PC.

Step No 2: – Now copy the downloaded .zip file into the root of the internal memory or external microSD Card of your device.

Step No 3: – Switch Off the Moto G 2013 in order to enter into the Bootloader / Recovery Mode.

Step No 4: – Press and hold Volume Up + Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time til the bootloader or recovery mode screen appears. Now you can highlight the Recovery option using the Volume Down button and then select it by tapping the Volume Up button.

Step No 5: – Press the Volume Up + Volume Down keys for about 5 seconds. While holding the two buttons, press and release the Power button, the Moto G will now boot into Recovery Mode and “Android System Recovery” will be appeared at the top of the screen.

Step No 6: – While you are in Stock Recovery Mode, choose “apply update from SD card” option and locate the .zip file that you’ve already copied to your Moto G in Step No 2. Follow the on-screen instructions to apply the update on the Moto G 2013 Google Play Edition.

Step No 7: – This will take some time about 4 – 5 minutes to apply the firmware update, so wait for the installation to be finished successfully. Follow the on-screen prompts to reboot the Moto G.

That’s All! You have successfully installed Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA on your Moto G 2013 Google Play Edition (GPe). If you are facing any problem or issues while updating your Moto G 2013 then let us know in the comments section below.

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2 Comments
  1. Martin says

    I’ve flashed the ROM and everything seems to work just fine, but when I turn off my phone and charge it, the screen never turns off… it remains on but black. I’ve googled and everybody says it has to be with the daydream, or a “stay awake” option in the developers menu, but both of them are switched off. I don’t know what to do!! help!

  2. rajesh says

    Steps to Install Android 5.0.1 Lollipop OTA on Moto G 2013 GPe.but im not able to install.pls tel me the method

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