[Unofficial Build] Moto G7 play (channel) eOS - Q build

A new up-to-date unofficial Q-build for Moto G7 play.

Device info : https://wiki.lineageos.org/devices/channel

I don’t own the device so as usual, be safe and make a backup first. Enjoy and share your experience.

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Thanks! I tried to make my own build for Channel, but the docs must be a bit out of date for Q builds; neither the docker nor the non-docker methods worked.

Would you mind creating a new build with a newer snapshot of the LineageOS nightlies? I flashed the 10/25 build of LineageOS before realizing your build was the 10/24 build, and now it complains that I am trying to downgrade. It probably won’t hurt anything, but I would like to eliminate as many variables as possible. Thanks again!

Building right now.:stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

Thanks for the build, @itsclarence! LineageOS didn’t complain about downgrading with this build, but the update did not proceed. I am using the LineageOS recovery because the Moto G7 Play has no official TWRP available, and I think Lineage Recovery is very limited in what ROMs it will install, so think I will need an unofficial TWRP to install /e/; there are a couple available on XDA, but I need to proceed carefully so I don’t brick the phone getting everything configured. Hopefully I can get it all working in the next day or two and I’ll post my results here.

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Itsclarence, I finally got the build to install! So far, everything works perfectly, but I’ve got a few hardware pieces to verify. Fingerprint scanner, LED notification, location, camera all work. I had to use an unofficial TWRP from XDA to get it flashed using the adb command-line. Now that it has flashed, the /e/ recovery is installed so future installs should be easy.

I really need to figure out how you set up your build environment so I can make these builds myself. In the meantime, is there a way to extract out the /e/ recovery image from the build? That would close the loop and not require a half-working TWRP to bootstrap the install.

In the meantime, for the “pics or it didn’t happen” audience, here is a screenshot of /e/ running on a Moto G7 Play (channel) XT1952-4:
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I am looking to install /e/ on a Moto G7 play but I’m a bit of a newbie to this. Any update on your efforts that you could share to help me be successful in my efforts? Also, would anyone know if the G7 Play will soon be a supported build?