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Download Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play Android 9.0 Pie OTA Updates and Full Stock Firmware

Updated: New Moto G6, G6 Play, and G6 Plus Android 9.0 Pie OTA update is now rolling out in the United States with for the Verizon, T-Mobile variants with firmware build number PPS29.118-11-1. The update also features newer May 2019 Security Patch level. The full stock firmware or so called the factory images are now available in the download section below with complete repository for each Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and Moto G6 Play.

Original: Motorola’s sixth generation G series device has a planned Android 9.0 Pie upgrade sometime next year. However, it seems that the Android 9 Pie OTA update is already available for download and can be manually sideloaded onto the system for some variants. Here we have the Moto G6 Android 9 Pie OTA update zip available for Moto G6 (Ali) variant. Soon the Moto G6 Plus will follow. So stay tuned.

Not much is known about the Android pie firmware as of now, except that it has been tested working on Moto G6 (Ali retail US variant). You may try it on other variants as well. It also features latest security patch level from AOSP and all the Android 9 Pie goodies. The OTA comes with firmware build number 29.1.24.

We already have the Android 8.1 Oreo based on October 2018 patch for the Moto G5S (Plus) and for Moto G5 (Plus). Motorola has also released Android 9.0 Pie for some Android One devices including the Moto X4. We have also seen soak tests for Moto G4 getting 8.1 Oreo. In order to participate in soak test (beta), you will need to sign up for Motorola Feedback Network.

Download Moto G6 Full Stock Firmware (latest)

Following we have listed the Moto G6 factory images or so called the full stock firmware zips from the RETAIL variants. Hence, this factory image can work on almost all the Moto G6 variants and has been tested working on the XT1926-3 RETEU, Europe, Poland variants.

Downloads for Moto G6:

More Moto G6 downloads

Download Moto G6 Plus Full Stock Firmware (latest)

Following we have listed the full Moto G6 Plus downloads repository with factory images or the full stock firmware zips. These work with most of the global variants from USA or Europe.

Downloads for Moto G6 Plus:

Download Moto G6 Play Full Stock Firmware (latest)

Following we have listed the full Moto G6 Play downloads repository for factory images or the full stock firmware zips. The firmware work with most of the variants from USA or Europe.

Downloads for Moto G6 Play:

Previous: Download Moto G6 (Plus) Factory Images

Following we have listed the Moto G6 factory images from the RETAIL variant. Hence, this factory image can work on almost all the Moto G6 Plus variants and has been tested working on the XT1926-3 RETEU, Europe, Poland variants. Thanks to rafikowy on XDA. The firmware comes with build number PPW29.116-11. Moreover, this is the official one and not the beta.

Moto G6 Plus:

Moto G6:

How to Update?

For Moto G6 Plus, flash the script using the G6PlusFlashPieOfficial.bat file. Or, simply extract the zip, reboot phone into fastboot mode and flash each file manually using the following set of codes.

  • Download Moto G6 (Plus) Stock Firmware from below (in download section).
  • Install Motorola Driver and ADB Fastboot Driver on your PC.
  • Now extract stock firmware in ADB Fastboot folder.
  • Now, turn off your device and boot into bootloader by pressing volume down button +power button simultaneously.
  • Now, connect your device to your PC via a USB Cable.
  • Open a command prompt window and type the following commands:
fastboot getvar max-sparse-size
fastboot oem fb_mode_set
fastboot flash partition gpt.bin
fastboot flash bootloader bootloader.img
fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
fastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
fastboot erase modemst1
fastboot erase modemst2
fastboot flash bluetooth BTFM.binfastboot flash dsp dspso.bin
fastboot flash logo logo.bin
fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.3
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.4
fastboot flash system_b system_other.img
fastboot flash oem oem.img
fastboot flash oem_b oem_other.img
fastboot flash vendor vendor.img_sparsechunk.0
fastboot flash vendor vendor.img_sparsechunk.1
fastboot erase carrier	
fastboot erase userdata
fastboot erase DDR
fastboot oem fb_mode_clear
fastboot reboot

In order to update the Moto G6 device, simply extract the zip, reboot phone into fastboot mode and flash each file manually using the following set of codes.

fastboot flash partition gpt.bin
fastboot flash bootloader bootloader.img
fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
fastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
fastboot erase modemst1
fastboot erase modemst2
fastboot flash bluetooth BTFM.bin
fastboot flash dsp dspso.bin
fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.3
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.4
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.5
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.6
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.7
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.8
fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.9
fastboot flash vendor vendor.img_sparsechunk.0
fastboot flash vendor vendor.img_sparsechunk.1
fastboot erase carrier 
fastboot erase userdata
fastboot erase DDR
fastboot flash logo logo.bin
fastboot reboot

If you want to revert back to Android Oreo, that’s not a problem at all. All you need to do is download the full stock firmware (fastboot image) and flash it using the fastboot or download mode. See out previous fastboot flashing methods for Motorola devices by search.

Download and Install Android 9 Pie Moto G6 (Plus) OTA Updates

Updated: The first soak test for Moto G6 and Moto G6 Plus are now available for download. However, Motorola has taken down the OTA download links, as of now. We have posted the OTA mirror from AFH (thanks to aaryan1596). As for the official links, copy and paste the URL in browser.

Download Moto G6 Ali Android 9 Pie OTA:

Official Motorola servers link:

https://moto.netlib.re/ali/OTAs/block_delta-Blur_Version.27.241.3-29.1.24.ali.retail.en.US.zip

Download Moto G6 aljeter Android 9 Pie OTA:

https://moto.netlib.re/aljeter/ALJETER_OPPS27.91-143-2_cid50_subsidy-DEFAULT_regulatory-DEFAULT_CFC.xml.zip

Android 8 Oreo OPSS27.82-87-3 for Moto G6:

https://moto.netlib.re/ali/ALI_OPSS27.82-87-3_cid50_subsidy-DEFAULT_regulatory-DEFAULT_CFC.xml.zip

We have the full OTA update for the Moto G6 Android 9 Pie. But first, your device needs to be on the previous Android Oreo OPSS27.82-87-3 build. Once done, there is a simple method to manually install Android P OTA onto the device.

Installation instructions:

  • Make sure your device is on the Android 8 Oreo OPSS27.82-87-3 firmware update (download link above) Flash via Fastboot method.
  • Once done, download the Android Pie OTA update zip from above and transfer it to the root of your device’s internal storage (Meaning, do not put it in any any folder. It should be outside all folders.)
  • Now, go to Settings > Apps&notifications > Show all apps.
  • Click on the 3 dots menu on the top right corner of the screen and then select > show system apps.
  • Search for the ‘Motorola Update Services’ app and give it storage permission.
  • Now, got to settings > system updates and check for update.
  • The latest Android 9.0 Pie update will show up.
  • Install normally.

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6 comments

  1. This post is misinformating users, says this is for moto G6 plus, and there is no links or material for EVERT device. So bad!

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