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SlimKat Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM For AT&T Moto X XT1058 - Official Build - Tutorial

SlimKat ROM build for AT&T Moto X XT1058 that based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat is now available for download. By installing this custom firmware you can enjoy the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat on your AT&T Moto X XT1058 with various useful features of SkimKat custom firmware. SlimKat ROM comes with various notable features including Slim Recents, SlimPIE, Slim dialer, Privacy guard and Custom Quick Settings. Slim ROM also known for its minimal size. The combine feature of SlimKat and Android 4.4.4 KitKat will re-introduce Android to you. To install this Android 4.4.4 KitKat based custom ROM on your AT&T Moto X XT1058, you must already have custom recovery installed. Read through this article to learn step-by-step guide about installing Android 4.4.4 SlimKat custom ROM on AT&T Moto X XT1058.

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Please note, this nightly build is still under development and hence, you should expect some minor bugs in it. All bugs and issues expected to be fixed as development progress towards a stable build.

SlimKat ROM Features
  • Slim Recents - A complete replacement of the AOSP recents screen to allow better multitasking, along with marking favourite apps.
  • SlimPIE - Based on CM's PIE, inspired by PA's PIE with a light touch of Slim. A true community feature.
  • Slim dialer -  A full replacement of the official Google closed source dialer with added features.
  • Privacy guard - Disable unnecessary permissions set by app developers.
  • Shake Events - Shake your device to launch apps or secure it on lockscreen.
  • Notification reminder - n easy way to quickly set short reminders to show on the notification drawer.
  • and many more...  
Slim ROM

    Warning!
    This tutorial is only for AT&T Moto X XT1058. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (Android Pulp Team) are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.  

    Pre Requisites:

    1. ROM flashing require you to wipe your internal memory data, hence you required to backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

    2.  Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. If your phone shut down during installation then there is good chance to brick your device.You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.

    3. You must have USB Driver Installed for AT&T Moto X XT1058 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

    4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise it's won't be possible to transfer file between PC and AT&T Moto X XT1058. [Guide].

    5. Your device have latest CWM version 6.0.4.4 and up or TWRP 2.6.3.1 and up installed. [General Guide]

    If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.4.4 KitKat based SlimKat ROM on AT&T Moto X XT1058.

    File Required(Download by clicking on it)
    1. SlimKat For AT&T Moto X XT1058 [Filename: Slim-moto_msm8960dt-4.4.4.build.7.0-OFFICIAL-5944.zip]
    2. Google Apps [Filename: Slim_mini_gapps.4.4.4.build.7.x-187.zip] or any other 4.4 KitKat GApps

    How to Install Android 4.4.4 KitKat based SlimKat ROM on AT&T Moto X XT1058

    1. Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded files to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
    2. Disconnect USB and then turn off your AT&T Moto X XT1058.
    3. Boot to recovery mode on the device by holding Hold Volume Down & Power simultaneously. In recovery use Volume Keys to navigate between option and Power button to select an option. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
    4. Perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if this new ROM not work or you want to go back into your previous ROM. To perform a backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, select Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup is complete.
    5. Now, perform data wiping task. To do so, select wipe data/factory reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait few minutes till the data wipe is complete. Now come back to CWM recovery main menu. Select wipe cache partition and after wiping process done, select Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option to perform Dalvik cache wiping.
    6. Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard. Now, locate the SlimKat Zip file that you copied earlier in Step 1 and select it by pressing Power button. Confirm installation by selecting Yes – Install _____.zip on the next screen. The ROM installation will begin.
    7. Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 6 but choose the Slim_mini_gapps.4.4.4.build.7.x-187.zip file instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.
    8. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot your AT&T Moto X XT1058 and boot up into Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM SlimKat
    9. Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.
    Tutorial For TWRP Recovery Users:
    1. Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded files to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
    2. Disconnect USB and then turn off your AT&T Moto X XT1058.
    3. Boot to recovery mode on the device by holding Hold Volume Down & Power simultaneously. Alternatively try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
    4. Create a Backup using TWRP Backup Option.
    5. Perform a Factory Reset (this will delete all apps and their settings and game progress). To do this, Tap on Wipe, then at the bottom of the screen do a Swipe on the ‘Swipe to factory reset‘ option.
    6. Now its time to add zip file for flashing. Tap on Install, then browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the SlimKat Zip file. Then tap on Add More Zips, and add Slim_mini_gapps.4.4.4.build.7.x-187.zip. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.
    7. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and tap on Reboot and then, tap on System to reboot your AT&T Moto X XT1058 and boot up into Android 4.4.4 KitKat ROM SlimKat.
    8. Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select Backup then through Restore option, restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.
    Congrats! Android 4.4.4 KitKat firmware based custom ROM SlimKat is now running on your AT&T Moto X XT1058. Now explore the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat. [Note: If you find difficulties to run root only apps then it may be disabled. Do this then, enable developer settings first (tap the build number 8 times under about device), then enable root under Developer Settings].

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