Home Downloads How to Download and Update Moto G4/G4 Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo

How to Download and Update Moto G4/G4 Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo

After a long wait finally G4 and G4 Plus are now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update. If you haven’t received the update follow this guide to download and Install Moto G4 & G4 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Update. Both the phones were launched in 2016 and both were the best phones at their price range. Moto G4 & G4 Plus Android Nougat update was made available in 2017 and now the Android 8.1 Oreo is available for both the phones.

download Moto G4 & G4 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Moto G4 and G4 Plus were in the Motorola testing program named soak test. The soak test for both the phones was successful and now they are getting the Official stable Android 8.1 Oreo update. All the features of Android 8.1 Oreo will be available on both the device after the update.

Moto G4/G4 Plus users who are currently in Android Nougat will receive the update shortly and those who are in soak test will have to use the OTA firmware to get stable Android 8.1 Oreo update. Also, Android Nougat user can use the Official OTA firmware to update the phone instantly. The build number of the firmware featuring Android 8.1 Oreo is OPJ28.111-22.

Advertisement

Also Check: Download Google Camera 6.1 for Motorola Devices [Latest APK]

In Android 8.1 Oreo update you will get to see all of its features like Password Autofill, Picture in Picture mode, Notification dots, Smart text selection, and the list goes on. So if you have Moto G4/G4 Plus you should update to Android 8.1 Oreo as soon as possible to enjoy all of these features. Go to Settings > About Phone > Check for Updates to check if update available. If the update is available, download from their otherwise check the below link and guide.

Download Moto G4/G4 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Firmware

The new update is available via OTA (over-the-air) update. For the instant update, you can use the given OTA package or firmware. The firmware is available for both Android 7 Nougat users and for Android 8.1 soak test users. Method for installing the OTA is also same for both Android Nougat and soak test Android Oreo.

Advertisement

Download OTA Package for Android 7 Nougat (Moto G4/G4 Plus)

Download OTA Package for Android 8.1 Oreo Soak Test (Moto G4/G4 Plus)

Download the file accordingly and then you are ready to Install Stable Android Pie on Moto G4 & G4 Plus.

You May Also Like: How to Download & Install Moto Z3 Android Pie [Update]

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto G4/G4 Plus (OTA)

You can use the Stock recovery to sideload the OTA on your phone. It is a simple process, but follow the steps carefully otherwise you can brick your phone. A backup is always recommended while modifying anything on phone.

  1. First, download the OTA zip file according to the running Android version (Nougat or Android Oreo soak test).
  2. Copy the file on your phone.
  3. Completely turn off the phone.
  4. Press and hold Power + Volume down at the same time to boot in bootloader mode.
  5. Use volume up & down key to navigate and when you see Recovery mode click on the power button.
  6. If it shows no command screen press and hold Power button and immediately press Volume Up button (don’t let go power button while pressing volume up).
  7. Previous step will take you to the Recovery mode, now use the Volume up & down to navigate. Select “Apply update from sd card”. download Moto G4 & G4 Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Update
  8. Locate the OTA zip file and press power button to install the update.
  9. Reboot the Device and enjoy Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto G4 & G4 Plus.

So there you have it the guide to download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto G4/G4 Plus. If you have any queries drop your questions in the comment section. We will reply as soon as possible.

Related to Moto:

Ashutosh singhhttps://www.ytechb.com
Ashutosh is a game lover and tech enthusiast, He likes helping others by posting solutions regarding Windows and Android operating systems problems. He enjoys trying new games and reviewing them.

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Downloads

Download & Install Android 11 on Any Android Device [Project Treble]

Recently Google releases the latest Android 11 developer preview which is available for Pixel devices launched after Pixel 2. The Android 11 shows bring...

Download TWRP for Redmi K30 & Install Xiaomi EU ROM

Redmi K30 comes in two different modem variant 4G and 5G. In some regions, the 4G variant is available with the name Poco X2....

Download Microsoft Surface Duo Ringtones [HQ Sound] (Leaked)

Last year, Microsoft showcases its upcoming foldable smartphone, dubbed as Microsoft Surface Duo. The Surface Duo is one of the most anticipated devices by...

50+ Best Gradient Wallpapers for iPad [2K Resolution]

One of the most peculiar things about the iPad is that it comes with only a few built-in wallpapers. And there are only a...

Download Google Camera 7.3 for Realme C3

Realme released its latest budget centric smartphone in the form of Realme C3. And one of the main attractions of the smartphone is the...

Best GCam Guides

Latest

How to Flash OTA Firmware on Huawei Phones (All Phones)

Huawei is a big smartphone brand which also includes honor series. There are many popular phones available in the market including some flagship devices,...

Samsung Galaxy A70 Android 10 Update is now available as One UI 2.0 [Stable]

Samsung is painstakingly working on providing Android 10 updates to their phones. Recently, the company posted it on its two mid-range smartphones - the...

Download & Install Android 11 on Any Android Device [Project Treble]

Recently Google releases the latest Android 11 developer preview which is available for Pixel devices launched after Pixel 2. The Android 11 shows bring...

iOS 13.4 Beta 2 & iPadOS Beta 2 releases for Developers [How to Install]

As per the schedule, Apple has released the second iOS 13.4 Beta & iPadOS Beta for developers. It is just a week since the...

ColorOS 7 Update goes official for Oppo Find X, R17 & R17 Pro in India [Beta]

Last month, Oppo started testing the ColorOS 7 based Android 10 Beta on Oppo R17, R17 Pro and Oppo Find X in China. Now...