Good news, Motorola started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo official update for Moto Z2 Force (T-Mobile) via OTA. The Android 8.0 Oreo update comes with build number OCX27 along with latest December security patch. Now the Moto Z2 Force users can test the Android Oreo OS. This latest official firmware comes with lot of new features and customizations like Picture-in-picture is extremely useful, overall better performance, Redesigned UI, Autofill, the ability to snooze individual notifications is a godsend, notification channels, background app limitations, battery life is something we don’t expect anyone will have an issue with and much more. Here is how to Install Android 8.0 Oreo Official Update On T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force.
Motorola rolling out this official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means that not all users can get the official update at the same time. So you can either wait for the official Oreo update to receive on your T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force or install Android 8.0 Oreo official update manually by following this simple step by step guide.
The T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force Android 8.0 Oreo update is coming for the NCX26.122-59-8 version. This update is a stable version and comes with a lot of improvements and enhances the stability of your smartphone. Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 8.0 Oreo official update on T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Android 8.0 Oreo OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.
AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred to the T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force during or after the installation of Android 8.0 Oreo official OTA build. Proceed at your own risk.
Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your existing data and settings before proceeding to the ROM installation guide.
- Download and install the correct USB Drivers for the T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force on the PC.
- Your device should be unrooted.
- The T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force must have a stock recovery installed.
- Make sure that the battery level of your device should be charged at least about 80%.
Steps to Update T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force (NCX26.122-59-8) to Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Update:
Step No 1: – First, connect your T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force to the computer via its USB data cable.
Step No 2: – Next, transfer the firmware file that you have already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of internal storage on the phone.
Step No 3: – After transferring the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA file, disconnect the device from the PC and power it OFF in order to boot it into Recovery Mode. Power ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume and Power keys at the same time until you see something on the screen, this is bootloader mode.
Step No 4: – Using the Volume Down button, scroll down to Recovery and choose it using Volume Up and reboot the T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force into recovery mode
Step No 5: – In recovery mode, select install update from sd card.
Step No 6: – Navigate to the location where you have placed the OTA firmware file on the SD Card of your phone. Select it using the Power button and confirm installation to proceed.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main recovery menu once the installation is completed and select reboot system now.
Done! You’ve successfully installed the Android 8.0 Oreo official OTA build NCX26.122-59-8 on T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force.