Motorola has released the sweetest Android 8.0 Oreo official update last week for Moto X4. So if you are still waiting for the Oreo update, then now you can install the Android 8.0 Oreo on Moto X4 by following our detailed guide. This latest official update comes with build number OPW27.57-40 along with the latest December 1st 2017 Security Patch. This official firmware brings goodies of Android 8.0 Oreo along bunch of new and most famous Oreo features like Picture In Picture mode, Notification timeout, New Emojis, Rootless Andromeda support, faster booting, new Settings, Quick-Settings UI, Adaptive icons, Auto fill, Night Mode and much more. Motorola rolling out the update via OTA (Over-the-Air) in phase wise manner. Which means that not all users can get the update at the same time. Android 8.0 Oreo may even take another week or two to receive the official OTA build and you can’t wait more, then still you can install OPW27.57-40 Android 8.0 Oreo Official Update On Moto X4 manually by following this simple step by step guide.
The Android 8.0 Oreo official update is stable build and comes with many bug fixes. Also, the update brings several new features like Motorola Suggestions, Google Pixel Dialer + Calling Screen, new Moto Application, Camera UI so on. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 8.0 Oreo official update on your own Moto X4 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 X4. 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 X4 on the PC.
- Your device should be unrooted.
- The Moto X4 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 Moto X4 (OPW27.57-40) to Android 8.0 Oreo OTA Firmware:
Step No 1: – First, connect your Moto X4 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 Moto X4 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 OPW27.57-40 on Moto X4.