Today Motorola in US has started seeding a new update of April Security Patch for Moto Z units. The update has started rolling to all Moto Z users running Android 7.0 Nougat with build version number NPLS25.86-17-3-4. The new updates are pushed via OTA for all Moto Z running Stock Nougat Firmware. In this latest OTA update comes with April Security patch for Moto Z with some improvements and bug fix. The update is via OTA and will roll out in phase wise manner.
If you still running Android Marshmallow firmware on Moto Z, then you can upgrade to Android Nougat by our guide. Last time we shared few of the Stock ROM based on Android Nougat to install manually. Follow this guide to Install Android Nougat on Moto Z.
This update is still based on Android 7.0 Nougat and not on Android 7.1 Nougat. There is nothing new in this update except the April Security update with build number NPLS25.86-17-3-4 for Moto Z. Even though, we recommend to always keep your phone up to date with the latest security update. So make sure to update to keep your device safe as the April Security update has patched a whole host of vulnerabilities in Android.
The new update of April Security via update NPLS25.86-17-3-4 for Moto Z (RETUS US)comes with some improvements in the overall ROM and stability with April security update.
Before hitting the download two things need to be ensured. First, your device needs to be connected to a WiFi network and second, your device’s battery needs to be fully charged
If you still waiting for this new April Security via update NPLS25.86-17-3-4 for Moto Z, Go to Settings –> About Phone–> System updates to see if you have Over-The-Air update. If your phone has received the latest OTA update, then tap YES, I’M IN and select Wi-Fi or Mobile network to download. Once the download is done, tap on INSTALL button to start updating your Moto Z with NPLS25.86-17-3-4. Before updating the April Security on Moto Z, first of all you need a WiFi connection to download and please make sure your battery have enough juice.
If you have not received any update, then you can download the OTA update from our below download link. The Update comes with 115MB size. You can manually update the OTA instead of waiting for OTA to hit your phone. To update manually with NPLS25.86-17-3-4 on Moto Z can take only 8-10 minutes approximately. Read the steps below on How to Update the latest OTA updates on Moto Z manually.
In this guide we wikk guide on How to install April Security Patch with build NPLS25.86-17-3-4 on Moto Z (Griffin US variant) manually. Follow the procedure and install the official NPLS25.86-17-3-4 on Moto Z 2016 (RETUS US)
- This Update is only for Moto Z users.
- GetDroidTips.com is not responsible for any damage to your phone while installing this Update.
- Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
Remember, your Moto Z must have a Stock Recovery in order to flash this update. If you don’t have a stock Recovery, then download the stock recovery for Moto Z below and flash the Stock Recovery using fastboot mode.
Manually Update the OTA for April Security via update NPLS25.86-17-3-4 for Moto Z
- First of all, Go to Settings –> About Phone –> Tap on Build Number 7 Times.
- Go to Developer Options –> Enable USB Debugging.
- Download Android Nougat for Moto Z from above and save it in Internal storage.
- Now Reboot Moto Z to Recovery Mode.
- Select Apply Update from SD Card.
- Select the Downloaded ZIP file from SD Card.
- Wait until Installation process Completes.
- Once the Installation completed. Reboot the Phone.
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