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AndroidArea51 Has been sold, but will stay as is. Basically the longest member of the site has helped DroidHost out and will now take over the burden of the payments.

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Bringing in more features from the ever-popular CyanogenMod, I recently added status bar power widgets and a working theme engine! It still needs tweaking, as nothing is configurable yet. Currently, I'm still working on Gingerbread, but do plan on jumping to ICS, then KitKat for the better and newer hardware. AreaROM Lollipop will come later.

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CM 12.1 Released for the Moto-E and CM 12 Moto-G 2nd Generation..........Get them now in VIP

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Tinkering some more with AOSP. Oddly enough, this is on the Logic :D. This feature is fully functional and is nice to have.

Added to portal by Motorhead - November 27, 2014, 02:31:08 AM
Update the XT1063 or XT1064 to Android Lollipop

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This guide will help you update your Moto - XT1063 or XT1064 to the latest android OS Lollipop. Even if you have rooted or edited the phone in a way that did not allow this update anymore.

The update.zip isn't in this guide.

Warning:I/We are not responsible for you bricking your device.

Here is the Guide with links to the firmware & a One Click to help you with the update to Lollipop if you have been tampering with your system & recovery. ALL INFO WILL BE WIPED FROM YOUR INTERNAL SD.

Start by making a new folder to put all your downloaded files into one place. "Do not" unzip the Blur_Version.21.11.17.... file. After any of the packages are unzipped make sure there files are all moved to this same folder.

1)Download the drivers if you haven't already from You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login.

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to lock the bootloader & restore the system at the same time.

5)To root the XT1063 You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login. There is no knowen working files for the XT1064.

6)Now that you have all the files you need fallow the steps as they pertain to you. Note that if you want root "do not" run the Stock_N_Lock_bootloader.bat.  

Install the drivers from the Moto tool & restart your PC.

Power "off your phone. Then holding the volume down button push & release the power button. Now plug the USB cable into your phone & PC then pick the "One Click that you want to run & double click it. A cmd window will open & run.

When it is finished select start up normally from the list on your phone by pressing the volume up button. Your phone is now factory reset & needs your account info entered. The account info can be done now or later. You my have to unplug then plug the USB back into your phone to get the PC to see it as a media device again. Now copy the Blur_Version.21.11.17.... that belongs to your phone to the root of the internal SD. Then unhook the USB & power off your phone.

Reboot your phone into the bootloader & scroll down to recovery to select it. With the dead Android on the screen there is two different ways of getting into recovery. Ether push both volume buttons at the same time or hold volume up & push & release the power button depending on your model of phone. Select install update from SD card by scrolling to it & pressing the power button.

Enjoy Android L.

The one click for root didn't work for me so I made a new one that can be found You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login. Place this the new OneClickRoot.bat with the other files & run it.

Only the One Click files belong to me so I will not be hosting other peoples files. You will be redirected to their site for those files. Since the links are not mine I can't help you with broken links.

Thanks to Motorola & Chainfire for releasing the files.

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On average the site costs roughly $70 per month to maintain, this includes the Dedicated servers for the site and all the files we host (roms, apps, unlocking tools, pictures, etc..) and separate VPS's for the IRC chats. As we grew and have had to upgrade from shared hosting to semi dedicated to ultimately our own dedicated server. The costs threw these steps has obviously went up each time. We have been lucky so far as all the ads and our great members have always helped us and for the most part we have been able to cover all the costs.

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Added to portal by PureEvil - August 06, 2014, 12:02:05 PM
I know Gingerbread is old, but some of our supported devices aren't 4.0 ready, so I've been modifying AA51's 2.3.7 base for said devices.

The roamer (ZTE Avail/Merit) in particular is my focus, and it's coming along fine. Getting more stable by the build :)

Eventually, I'll be applying these changes to higher versions of Android for our other devices :D.

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