Update Moto Turbo XT1225 with Official CM12 Android Lollipop ROM

Update Moto Turbo XT1225 with Official CM12 Android Lollipop ROM

Motorola has finally launched their brand new Moto Turbo device in the Indian technological market. There were no updates available from the XDA developers for this device, but certain performance based enhancements has been done on the latest version. However, the device has received the official CM12 ROM very recently. Moto Turbo looks similar with that of Moto Maxx and both of these models carry the same XT1225 model number and a user will have the direct access to flash the CM 12 ROM.

How to Update Moto Turbo XT1225

Those who’re willing to install official CM12 custom ROM on their Motorola Turbo Smartphone can follow the given steps carefully.


  • The following guidelines are made for the Moto Turbo only.
  • Make sure that your device has at least 80% battery backup while doing this process.
  • Enable a proper custom recovery tool like CWM or TWRP on your device.
  • Install required USB drivers on your PC and USB Debugging Mode on your Smartphone.

Steps to Install Official CM12 Android Lollipop ROM on Moto Turbo XT1225:

  1. You can begin with the process by downloading the official CM12 ROM on your PC. You can download Gapps files also now. Save both of these files in the same folder.
  2. Once you’re done with the above process, then you can connect your device with the PC using a USB cord. Move all the above downloaded files to the internal storage of your device. Don’t unzip the files.
  3. Now, you can remove the device from the PC. Switch it off and go ahead with the recovery mode.
  4. Click on ‘wipe data factory reset’ option to go ahead with the factory reset. When you complete it, then click on the ‘advanced’ options and do the same process individually for each file. You don’t need to wipe the cache and dalvik cache every time though.
  5. Go back to the main recovery menu. Click on ‘Install zip from SD card’ option and select the Official CM12 ROM ZIP files that you’ve moved to the internal storage of your device. Wait until the ROM gets installed properly.
  6. Once you’re done with it, and then repeat the above steps for Gapps files as well.
  7. When the flashing process for Gapps files also completed, click on ‘reboot system now’ to reboot your device.

It’s done now! You can start enjoying the features of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Official CM12 ROM on your device.

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