The Moto G is one of Android’s most important handsets that offer some extremely tempting features for a smartphone that costs less than $200. It features 4.5″ (1280 x 720) HD display, all-day battery, Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core, 1GB RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat, 8GB/16GB storage, and colorful backs to customize the phone.

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Moto G owners can now enjoy the latest and popular custom ROMs and their unique features on their device. What is interesting with Custom ROMs is it replaces the entire OS installed on your device with a newer version, often with added features or streamlined for better performance.

We have set down a list of 5 best custom ROMs for Moto G which includes CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android, SlimKat, Carbon and Infusion ROM. All ROMs are built on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat.

1. CyanogenMod 11 for Moto G:

CyanogenMod is the most famous, well-established of all custom Android ROMs. It is more than just a plain version of the Android OS. It has some attractive features, as well as applied various tweaks to boost the performance of your device.


Download CyanogenMod 11 for Moto G from XDA (Unofficial, Android 4.4.2 KitKat). This is a unified build for retail (Moto G xt1031, xt1032, and xt1034) and Google Play Edition (xt1032).

2. Paranoid Android:

Paranoid Android is one of the well-polished custom ROMs, which is well known for its unique feature “HALO”. This feature allows users to access any system app notification while inside any other app. All notifications are notified via a beautiful Halo bubble.


Download Paranoid Android for Moto G from XDA (Unofficial, Android 4.4.2 KitKat). It brings great device performance, long-lasting battery, full ART support for compatible apps.

3. SlimKat:

SlimKat is popular for its unique feature “Real Dark Interface”. It comes with several customization options, and offers many unique features such as Quick Settings panel for fast navigation, custom notification drawer, etc. to enhance your device usage.

Download SlimKat ROM and install on your Moto G (Unofficial, Android 4.4.2 KitKat).

4. Carbon ROM:

Carbon is another notable Android ROM that is optimized for fast performance and offers great customization options to enhance the functioning of your device. Besides, this ROM is compiled using CyanogenMod, SlimROM and AOKP sources, so you’ll get some of the best features form these ROMs.

Download Carbon ROM from XDA and install on Moto G(Unofficial, Android 4.4.2 KitKat)

5. Infusion ROM:

It is a Google Play Edition Custom ROM and has some unique features and settings to enhance the performance of the device. It comes with the Xposed Framework pre-installed which means you can modify each and every aspect your device.

Infusion ROM can be downloaded from Official XDA thread (Android 4.4.2 KitKat).

Note: To flash custom ROM from recovery, custom recovery (CWM/TWRP) must be installed on your Moto G. Read this article for instruction. You can get more news about Moto G from here. (source- XDA)

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