Motorola has finally provided the Moto M with its Nougat update, albeit, with a catch. The update seems to be available to users in India exclusively with other markets to follow suit shortly. Motorola has already updated various mid-range and entry-level devices, including the Moto G4 series to Nougat
The latest update carries the build number XT1663_S356_170621_ROW and weighs a sizeable 1.5GB. The build is being provided via OTA and updates your device to the May security patch. The update also installs the Duo app on your device, similar to the Moto X Style Nougat update.
Moto M Nougat- What’s new?
The shift from Marshmallow to Nougat should provide the users with various optimizations, changes and fixes for the device. The entire changelog can be found below:
- New Moto Actions
- One-handed operation function
- Bug fixes
- Miscellaneous improvements and stability enhancements.
- Enhanced Keyboard
- Optimized battery life
- Customized tile panels
- Optimized Notification layout
- Removed Moto Display
- Removed MediaTek cleanup
- Enhanced Doze Mode
- Duo app added
- UI Cleanup
Download Nougat Firmware for Moto M
In case you missed the OTA for your device, you can always sideload the firmware for your device. Unfortunately, the firmware provided for Moto M can only be flashed via Sp flash tool due to lack of a suitable recovery for the MediaTek powered device. The links are provided down below:
- Sp Flash Tool | Download (Official)
- Moto M Nougat | Download