[U1: Released in India] Motorola starts pushing Android 11 update to Moto G9 Play and G9 Power

A dozen of Motorola phones already received Android 11 update, now it’s a time for the last year’s G-series phones. Yes, Motorola has started rolling out Android 11 update for Moto G9 Play and Moto G9 Power. Motorola knocks out the new update with a bunch of new features, improvements, and fixes. There’s no confirmation about the Moto G9 Plus, yet, but it will also receive the big update very soon. Here you can check more information about Moto G9 Play and Moto G9 Power Android 11 Update.

This article was originally published on 10th July.

Motorola seeds the big update on G9 Play with RPX31.Q2-58-16 version number and measures around 1.17GB in size for download. Make sure to connect your smartphone to a stable Wi-Fi network for sideloading the update. A number of G9 Play and G9 Power users (on Reddit) are reportedly receiving the update on their device. The update is rolling in India, UK, Brazil, and some other regions. We can expect it will be available to other regions in the coming days.

The update on Moto G9 Play arrives with May 2021 monthly security patch. Talking about the features and changes, then the Android 11 update on arrives on Moto G9 series phones with a number of visual changes, alongside the Chat Bubbles, change in Notification panel & volume controls, improved performance, and many other features of Android 11. Here you can check the screenshot of the new update with changelog.

moto g9 play android 11 update
IMG: Reddit

Android 11 Update for Moto G9 Play & G9 Power

Motorola G9 Play and G9 Power users now upgrade their smartphone to Android 11 OS. At the time of writing, the update is in a rolling phase, might take some time to reach every phone. If you’re using any of these two phones then you’ll get the OTA notification or you can also check the system updates manually, as there are sometimes when OTA notification does not arrive. Check the new updates by heading over to the Settings app > System > Software Update, if the update is available then tap on Download and Install.

[Update 1: July 23rd] Moto G9 Power Android 11 Update is out in India

After Moto G9 Play, Motorola releases Android 11 update for Moto G9 Power in India. The latest update comes with RZC31.Q2-57-12 software version with size of 1.19GB for download. And the best thing is, some G9 Power users have already received the update in India. Here’s a screenshot from reddit user (@miloass).

Moto G9 Power Android 11 update

If the update is not available on your unit, then you can wait for a few days, staged rollouts take some time to reach every smartphone.

Before updating your smartphone, make sure to take a backup of important data. Also, make sure to charge your smartphone to at least 30%.

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By Haneet Singh

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2 thoughts on “[U1: Released in India] Motorola starts pushing Android 11 update to Moto G9 Play and G9 Power”

    • Hey Abhi,

      Motorola begins rolling out Android 11 update for G9 Power in India, I hope you’ll receive the update very soon.


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