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Last month we saw how Blueborne vulnerability created a ruckus in the Android world. Most of the devices immediately tried to plug the hole created by this threat. Dedicated firmware updates were rolled out to patch the Blueborne. Now the Bluetooth vector is under control now for what it seems. Yet, many devices are still rolling out firmware updates with the Blueborne patch to this day along with the monthly security patch. As we speak, the September 2017 firmware update for Verizon Moto Z/Z-Play/Z-Force is rolling as OTA update.

This update brings the firmware build number NCLS26.118-23-1-1 for US variants of Moto Z Force and NDNS26.118-23-4 for Moto Z Play respectively. It brings the September 2017 security patch and also brings a fix to patch the Blueborne vulnerability. Besides, it brings optimization for your device.

These devices are also in the prime list of Motorola to get the official upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo. So watch out for that too.

Changelog: September 2017 Firmware Update for Verizon Moto Z/Z-Play/Z-Force

September 2017 firmware update brings the most important fix for the Blueborne threat. Besides, it brings the latest security update patch along with other device enhancements.

  •  Blueborne Vulnerability fixed
  • September 2017 Security Update
  • Regular Bug fixes.
  • Stability of the device improved.

Here is the official update note from Verizon for the September 2017 firmware update for Verizon Moto Z/Z-Play/Z-Force.

 September 2017 firmware update for Verizon Moto Z/Z-Play/Z-Force

September Firmware Update with Blueborne patch for Verizon Moto Z/Z-Play/Z-Force Now Rolling

Download September 2017 firmware update for Verizon Moto Z/Z-Play/Z-Force

The device will automatically grab the OTA update as it will be available.

But you can also manually check for the availability of the update. Follow the below steps.

  • Go to device Settings > About device > System Updates.
  • If the update is available, tap the option “I’m In” to download it.
  • Tap on “Install Now” to install the update.

Thus, it is an important firmware update that fixes Blueborne and installs latest September security patch on your respective Moto devices. So, grab and install the OTA as soon as it rolls. Also, keep coming back to AndroidSage for all the latest updates on Moto smartphones. Also, watch out for the upcoming Android 8.0 Oreo updates.

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