The Moto G Turbo has been reported receiving the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA update. The update is for the Indian version of the Moto device. Although Moto G Turbo is also available in Mexico, the update that has been rolling out is for the dual SIM Indian variant. The OTA is not yet available, but can be expected soon. As the Marshmallow 6.0 update lacked some features and had some bugs, Google has started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow updated for almost all of it’s new Moto devices.
The latest one to receive the update is the Moto G Turbo which is similar to the 3 rd Gen Moto G. The device comes with the Snapdragon 615 processor and most of its hardware specifications has a strong resemblance to the Moto G devices. The update comes with the December security patch and weighs 603 MB. This is a heavy update as it is a jump from the Lollipop firmware. It includes all the Marshmallow features like the Now on Tap, granular permissions, doze mode, etc. The OTA link will be updated soon. Hence, keep visiting to get the OTA capture even before it hits your device, as the update is rolling out slowly and regionally. Moreover, if you have rooted your device, then you may not receive the update over the air. Check the download section below for update. For now, you can go through the OTA capture tutorial to get the OTA for your Moto G Turbo. See the download section for link
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OTA Download For Moto G Turbo
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→Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OTA for Moto G Turbo → Download | Coming Soon
→ TWRP flashable OTA.zip file → Link | Will be updated as available
Method 1: How to Update Moto G Turbo to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Using Stock Recovery
Step 1. Before you proceed, make sure you have installed the base update prior to Marshmallow. That means make sure you have the Lollipop firmware and no incremental updates are available. If it does, apply them first.
Step 2. Now download the Marshmallow OTA file from the download section and transfer it to your phone’s internal storage. (Look below for alternative method.)
Step 3. Now boot your moto G into Recovery Mode. To do so, turn off your device completely and then press and hold the power and volume down keys simultaneously for a few seconds. Select Recovery if an option is available.
Step 4. Once into the Stock Recovery Mode, Select Apply Updates from phone’s storage and then navigate to the OTA zip file and select it.
Step 5. Confirm the operation and the installation process will begin updating your Moto G. This may take a few minutes.
Step 6. When the installation completes, it will automatically reboot. If not, go back and reboot manually.
If this procedure fails for you, then you can try the ADB sideload method given below.
Method 2: Update Moto G Turbo to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Using Fastboot
This is an alternative method to flash the OTA updates on most of the Android devices. If you happen to choose the second method, then you will need the to connect your device to PC and setup ADB and Fastboot. go through the requirements and instructions carefully.
1. Verify your device for compatibility. The listed firmware is compatible with Moto G Turbo device only.
2. Enable USB Debugging on your device. To do so, go to Settings>About Phone> Tap on the Build Number several times until you get a new Developer Options in theSettings. Open Developer Options and enable USB Debugging from there. Trust the connection by allowing it when you connect it to your PC for the first time.
3. Make sure you have latest device drivers setup on your PC for a better connection. Get it from the official page of your device manufacturer.
4. To be sure, fully charge your device as the process make take a while.
Step 1: Download the OTA file for Moto G Turbo. You don’t need to extract the file, just transfer the file to your PC where you can easily locate it.
Step 2: Make sure that you setup ADB and Fastboot on your PC. Trust the connection by checking “Always allow from this computer” when you plug in the device for the first time.
Step 3: Now turn off your device completely and unplug it from your PC.
Step 4: Boot your Android device into the bootloader or Fastboot mode. To do so, turn off your device and then press and hold volume down + the power button simultaneously for a few seconds. When you see the bootloader screen, connect your device to the PC using a USB cable.(Choose Fastboot if option is available) For an alternative method look at the end of this method.
Step 5: Navigate to the location where you have placed the OTA file on your PC. Rename the recovery file to a simple one, like ota.zip. While the folder with the ota.zip file is open, hold the shift key on the keyboard and right-click on an empty space and select “Open command window here” option to launch a cmd window.
Step 6: Now issue the following command in the command prompt to check your device connectivity. It should display device information.
Step 7: Now flash the OTA by issuing the following command. (Note that you type the exact name with it’s proper extension.)
adb sideload ota.zip
Step 9: Now the firmware will start installing.
Once the installation completes, you can now enjoy your new firmware. Alternatively, while, on Linux or Mac OS, you can issue “./adb sideload ota.zip” command to flash the OTA.
How to boot into bootloader or Fastboot mode using ADB
In order to boot into the bootloader, you can also issue the following command through your cmd or terminal while your device is connected to the PC. First setup ADB and Fastboot environment on your PC. Open cmd or terminal, issue the following command:
adb reboot botloader
How to boot into Stock Recovery using ADB
In order to boot into the stock recovery, you can also issue the following command through your cmd or terminal while your device is connected to the PC. First setup ADB and Fastboot environment on your PC. Open cmd or terminal, issue the following command:
adb reboot recovery
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