Android 7.0 Nougat is now out in the wild and Motorola has already rolled out the Nougat update for his many devices. Recently Motorola has rolled out the official update based on Android 7.0 Nougat for Moto X-Force. This latest update comes with software version 25.11.12. along with the latest security patch. Now you can get the experience and taste the sweetness of Nougat without jumping through too many hoops. This latest update packed with all official Nougat features and many other improvements as well as changes for your device like better battery life, improved Doze mode, multi-window functionality, quick reply, app shortcuts and much more. Motorola rolled out the official update via OTA (Over–the–Air), which means that not all users can get the update at the same time. If the Android 7.0 Nougat official firmware is not yet available in your region and you are excited to update your phone to this OTA official firmware then still you can install it manually by following this step by step guide.
We always strongly recommend keeping updated your Android devices to the latest Android OS which is officially released by Motorola. This latest update is stable and runs smoothly on your device. Not necessary but it would be better to take a full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing the Android 7.0 Nougat official update on your Moto X-Force then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Android 7.0 Nougat OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of Moto X Force. 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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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 Moto X Force on the PC.
- Your device should be unrooted.
- The Moto X Force must have a stock recovery installed.
- Make sure that the battery level of your device should be charged at least about 80%.
- Download Moto X Force Android 7.0 Nougat Stock Firmware
- Download Moto X Force Android 7.0 Nougat OTA File
Steps to Update Moto X Force to Android 7.0 Nougat OTA Update:
Step No 1: – First, connect your Moto X 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 7.0 Nougat 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 Moto X 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 7.0 Nougat official OTA on Moto X Force.