Today in this article, we will learn how to install Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update. We have some good news for the Motorola users because Motorola has also stepped up into the Oreo update game and the Moto Z and Moto G series devices are planned to receive the Oreo update. Recently, the Moto Z Play smartphone have started receiving the official Android Oreo update. Now you can install Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update and get the experience of stable Android 8.0 Oreo on your own device officially. This latest official update comes with build number OPN27.76-12-22 along with latest April 2018 security patch. This latest official update brings all the features from Android 8.0 Oreo-like notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Auto-fill API, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life, Instant App and much more.
Moto z play is one of the best mid-range smartphones of 2017 and Motorola began Oreo beta testing for the device back in December. Finally, Motorola announced official Android 8.0 Oreo update for Moto Z Play (XT-1635). Motorola started rolling out the Oreo update via OTA (Over-the-Air), so not all users can get the update at the same time. Currently, the update is available for Indian users and is expected to reach other regions in the coming time. If you are excited and can’t wait more, then still you can install Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update manually by following this simple step by step guide. This most recent Android Oreo update weighs is about 1.12 GB and comes with tons of new features, bug fixes and customizations.
Not necessary but it is better to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in install Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update 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 Moto Z Play. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.
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- 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 Moto Z Play on the PC.
- The Moto Z Play must have a stock recovery installed.
- Make sure that the battery level of your device should be charged at least about 80%.
Download OTA OPN27.76-12-22 Firmware
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How To Install Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Update:
1: – First, connect your Moto Z Play to the computer via its USB data cable.
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.
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.
4. 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.
5: – Using the Volume Down button, scroll down to Recovery and choose it using Volume Up and reboot the Moto Z Play into recovery mode
6: – In recovery mode, select install update from sd card.
7: – Navigate to the location where you have placed the OPN27.76-12-22 Moto Z Play OTA Update file on the SD Card of your phone. Select it using the Power button and confirm installation to proceed.
8: – Go back to the main recovery menu once the installation completes and select reboot system now.
Done! You’ve successfully install Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update.