The Moto G5 series phones are one of the OEM’s most popular phones till now. So popular that the manufacturer indeed released two more phones under the G5 name – the Moto G5S and G5S Plus; making a total of 4 Moto G5 phones. With constant requests from users of the phones across the globe, the Moto G5 devices keep on receiving new security updates every couple of months or so. The latest OTA update comes to Moto G5S with a new security patch level.
Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus are now receiving new OTA update featuring the latest June 2019 security patch update. It also feature a new firmware build number OPSS28.65-36-11-4. The previous update for the Moto G5s phones brought some critical WiFi and Hotspot improvements with build OPS28.65-36-11; along with enhanced security. The new update should popup on your device any time soon now. Or you can manually check for OTA updates by going to settings > system updates > check for OTA update.
The update is currently live in the regions of India in Asian
retin variant. It will soon roll out in other countries of Europe and North America specifically in the United States for variants like
retde, retgb, reteu, and
retus. Moreover, the manufacturer has already released maintenance release notes of August 2019 Security Patch for the Moto G5 and G5+ based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The update sure brings some battery optimization, RAM managements, third-party app compatibility, and general bug fixes. If you are looking for Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Moto G5S and the Moto G5S Plus then visit this post. Meanwhile, you can also download the latest OTA update using the tutorial below.
How to download Moto G5S and G5S Plus June 2019 OTA update?
As a users you can capture OTA update yourself. Once the OTA update is live for Moto G5 Plus phones you can go through the following steps to capture the latest OTA update from different regions and share the download links.
- Make sure your Moto G5S (Plus) runs Android 8.1 Oreo
- Go to Settings app in the apps drawer.
- Select “System”.
- Choose “System updates”.
- If the October update is live in your region, you will see a “download” option.
- Select “Download”.
- After the software is downloaded, select “Install”.