November 22, 2019: An update has been announced for the Moto X4. We don’t have a release date for the said update, but we know that it’ll bring the December 2019 security patch.
October 29, 2019: Motorola has announced an update for the Moto X4. The package, which should roll out over the next month or so, is set to bring the November 2019 security patch.
September 30, 2019: Motorola has published the release notes for an upcoming update for the Moto X4. The OTA will bump up the device’s security patch to October 2019, making sure it’s not vulnerable to known attacks. The update will start rolling out in the coming weeks.
May 29, 2019: Motorola U.S. support page has detailed the release notes for June 2019 security patch for the standard Moto X4 device. The update also includes changes that fix bugs and improve the stability of your phone, but the OTA update is yet to begin rolling out.
Original article below:
Motorola was once a revered name in the smartphone industry, but ever since Lenovo took control of the company, things haven’t been the same, especially on matters of software updates. Even so, the company has been doing all there is to ensure that the Motorola Moto X4 stays up to date.
On this page, we bring you all the latest Moto X4 software update news, downloads and their changelogs, be it for minor updates or major Android OS upgrades, all in one place.
Software update timeline
Standard Moto X4
|22 Nov 2019||Android 9||December 2019 security patch announced|
|29 Oct 2019||Android 9||November 2019 security patch announced|
|30 Sep 2019||Android 9 Pie||October 2019 security patch announced|
|28 May 2019||Android 9 Pie||June 2019 security patch|
|08 May 2019||Android 9 Pie||May 2019 security patch|
|16 April 2019||Android 9 Pie||April 2019 security patch|
|19 March 2019||Android 9 Pie||March 2019 security patch and mobile hotspot improvements|
|28 Nov 2018||PPW29.69-26 | Android 9.0||Installs stable Android 9 Pie update and November 2018 security patch|
|12 Nov 2018||PPW29.69-17 | Android 9.0||Installs Android 9 Pie soak (beta)|
|04 July 2018||OPWS27.2.3 | Android 8.0||June security patches. Released in Italy already. Still Android 8.0 though|
|24 Jan 2018||OPW27.2 | Android 8.0||Installed Android 8.0 Oreo, December 2017 security patch and stability improvements|
Android One Moto X4
|19 Mar 2019||Android 9 Pie||March 2019 security patch and mobile hotspot improvements|
|17 Dec 2018||Android 9 Pie||Installs Android 9 Pie with November 2018 security patch. Pie includes features like adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, gestures for navigation, and so on|
|15 March 2018||OPW28.46-3 | Android 8.1||Installed Android 8.1 Oreo and March 2018 security patch|
|24 Dec 2017||OPW27.1 | Android 8.1||Installed Android 8.0 Oreo and December 2017 security patch|
Moto X4 Android 9 Pie update
- Stable update available for standard and Android One variants
|Model||Launch OS||Current OS||Android 9 Pie update|
|Android One (Project Fi)||Android 7.1||Android 9||Released on 17 December 2018|
|Standard||Android 7.1||Android 9||Released on 28 November 2018|
Related: Motorola Android 9 Pie update news
Moto X4 Oreo update
|Model||Launch OS||Android 8.0||Android 8.1|
|Android One (Project Fi)||Android 7.1||Released on 24 Dec 2017||Released on 15 March 2018|
|Standard||Android 7.1||Released on 24 Jan 2018||Released only in some regions|
If you have any questions regarding Moto X4 software updates, bring them on via the comments section below.
I installed the android 9 software update and I’ve had nothing but issues with it. UI crashes and app loader crashes as well. Any way to get The previous version back on?
Man, Google should be ashamed of themselves for referring to this phone as an Android One device. Does not feel anywhere close to #1.
Good device overall, I love mine w/ Magisk|TWRP. But an embarrassing track record overall.
So much for the “At least two years of OS upgrades” Phone was released mid Oct 2017 and Android 10 was released Sept 3, 2019. It should get Android 10. Support page made it official “no further upgrades”.
I guess Android One means about two years-ish??
I was looking at a new Lenovo Laptop. Maybe not!
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