Motorola is now rolling out official Android 9 Pie OTA updates for all of the Moto G6 series phones. We have already seen the new update being rolled out in parts of Europe and Asia. The latest to the addition is the North American region. The Moto G6, G6 Play, and G6 Plus phones are now receiving Android 9.0 Pie OTA update in the United States from most of the carriers like Verizon, T-Mobile, and even for the unlocked variants. The new update features firmware build number PPS29.118-11-1. It also includes May 2019 Security Patch level. So download and install the latest Moto G6 Android 9 Pie firmware update.
Moto G6’s latest firmware update comes with all the Android 9 Pie goodies like Adaptive Battery, Adaptive Brightness, Slice, App actions, new system navigation, new settings menu, advanced notification channels and categories, Digital Wellbeing support, Google Camera 6 support (link below). It also features the new Motorola UX along with updated stock apps like camera, file manager, gallery, and much more. So go to settings > system updates > and check for OTA updates.
Moreover, we already have a huge collection of Android 9 Pie and even the Android 8 Oreo full stock firmware for the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and the Moto G6 Play available for download. So if you haven’t received the Android 9 OTA update already, then you can always download the factory images or stock firmware from below and manually update your Moto G6 phones; even the US variants.
Download Moto G6 (Plus) (Play) Android 9 Pie firmware update
The full stock firmware or so called the factory images are now available in the download section of the post listed below. It has the complete downloads repository for each Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and Moto G6 Play devices.
Moreover, Motorola has a beta testing program called soak test and is available for many devices from time to time. This includes the previous generations Moto G5S (Plus) and Moto G5 (Plus) devices that received Android 8.1 Oreo as soak test first and then stable firmware. So whenever you device gets a soak tests, you can sign up for Motorola Feedback Network.
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