Download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Motorola Moto Z

Are you looking to install the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo on Motorola Moto Z (griffin)? then you are at the right place. Today we will guide you on how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto Z smartphone.

The smartphone features a 5.5-inch display. It is powered by Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 processor clubbed with 4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal memory. The internal memory of the device can be expanded via microSD card. Moto Z sports 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. The handset runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box and later upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo.

Download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto Z

If you are here for the first time to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto Z, then let us make things more clear. It’s been few months, the developers are struggling to bring stable build of Android 8.1 Oreo to many supported devices. Earlier we had shared some of the custom ROM known as Lineage OS 15.1, Pixel Experience ROM, AOSiP,  OmniROM, Resurrection Remix Oreo etc based on Android 8.1 Oreo. You can simply check out the link to see if you have your device in it.

Android 8.1 Oreo and Features:

Well, Android 8.1 Oreo is the latest update of Android Oreo which was released in August 2017. The Android Oreo is the 8th iteration of Android OS and comes with many new features such as New emoji, picture-in-picture mode, multi-window, Better public Wi-Fi connections, Revamped notifications, Notification Dots, Notification channels, Google Play Protect, Project Treble, Autofill, smart text selection, Better battery life and performance and also new Settings menu and other UI tweaks. After rolling the 8.1 Oreo, Google also pushed the Android 8.1 Oreo branch tree to Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

Also Read: Top 10 Features of Android Oreo

Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto Z:

Follow our below guide to install the Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto Z. Simply download the below given ROM and Gapps file to experience the PURE Android Oreo Stock build on Moto Z smartphone. To install any Custom firmware on Moto Z, you should have TWRP Recovery or any custom recovery.

Before grabbing the download link and installing the custom ROM, then make sure to follow the pre-requisites.


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Download The ROM and Gapps

Android 8.1 Oreo ROM

Android Oreo Gapps

Instructions to Install:

  1. First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on Moto Z
  2. Now install TWRP Recovery for Moto Z. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  3. Download the below Android 8.1 Oreo for Moto Z.
  4. Now boot into TWRP Recovery, Here is the method to boot into Recovery.

Link to Install

Guide to Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery

Super SU Root Procedure

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Don’t flash SuperSU if you want to try Magisk Root on your phone



Magisk Zip Root Procedure

Credit goes to: StefanV3

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