Even though a few years ago, Motorola’s smartphones were among the first to receive the latest Android updates, it took a while until Android 7.0 Nougat for Moto Z Play started rolling out. However, the stable version is now available over the air and it shouldn’t take long until all users will receive the official update notification.
On the other side, for those of you who don’t want to wait that much, there’s also the variant of installing it manually, by following our quick guide, detailed below.
The latest Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update for Moto Z Play brings several new features for the handset, including Doze, Multiwindow, improved notifications, Seamless update, the new Vulkan API and many others.
- The method is solely for the Motorola Moto Z Play. Don’t use this method on any other device.
- It’s highly recommended to take a full backup of your phone before starting.
- Check your battery level and make sure it’s around 50-60% Charged.
- Follow every steps below Properly and make sure you don’t skip any of them.
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Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Moto Z Play
Step 1: First of all, go to Settings > About Phone > Build Number and tap it seven times to enable Developer Options.
Step 2: From the Developer Options Menu, please enable USB Debugging.
Step 3: Download the ADB and Fastboot driver – Download and install it on your PC .
Step 4: Download the Nougat (NPN25.137-24-1) OTA .zip file from above, the extract it. Copy the ROM in the same folder where you have installed ADB.
Step 5: Turn off your Moto Z Play and boot it into Recovery Mode.
Step 6: Choose the Apply update from ADB option.
Step 7: Connect the phone to your PC and, while in the same folder where you have the ROM, press Shift + Right click and open a command.
Step 8: Type adb devices, in order to check your connectivity. If the Moto Z Play is listed, you can begin flashing the Nougat ROM.
Step 9: Type adb sideload File Name.zip and begin flashing
Step 10: Wait 10 minutes, until the process the completed sucessfully.
Step 11: Now Reboot your Moto Z Play.
You have installed Android 7.0 Nougat on your phone,Like always, the comments section is open, so if you’re facing any issues or have questions about the process, feel free to drop us a few lines!