After the successful Android Oreo soak test, Motorola rolls out the stable Android 8.0 Oreo update to Moto Z Play. The Oreo OTA update with build number OPN27.76-12-22 starts getting on Moto Z Play (XT1635). The update file (Blur_Version.27.21.24.addison.retail.en.US) weighs around 1.12GB in size and includes April 2018 security patch.

Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo update comes with April 2018 security patch, new features and improvements. Though there is no official changelog as of yet, users can enjoy features like Picture-in-Picture mode, Auto-fill, faster startup, Moto experience, notification channel and adaptive icons.


Get Oreo update on Moto Z Play

If you have not received a notification message for this update yet, follow the steps below to manually update your phone:

1. Go to Settings > About phone >System updates

2. Select ‘Yes, I’m in’. Once the software has downloaded, select ‘Install now’.

3. Once the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.

To install the Oreo update (Blur_Version.27.21.24.addison.retail.en.US) manually on Moto Z Play (XT1635), download it from here (You can also capture the OTA update file from here) and follow below steps.

Warning: We strongly NOT recommend below method to update your device to Oreo, as it may brick your device. Inexperienced users should not proceed with the installation guide.

Installation Instruction:

1. Enable ‘USB Debugging’ on your phone

2. Save the downloaded OTA update file where ADB is installed on your PC.

3. Switch off the phone and press and hold Power + Vol Down buttons to boot into Recovery.

4. In recovery mode, choose ‘Apply update from ADB’ and then connect your phone to PC.

5. Open a command window from where update file is saved.

6. Check your device for proper connection by issuing the below command: adb devices

7. If your device is listed, then issue the below command to sideload.

adb sideload [replace with original filename]

After the installation process completes, your phone will reboot into Android Oreo. (Source)

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