Last updated on February 27th, 2021 at 11:46 am
A new software update is now rolling out for Moto Z3 Play which brings the January 2019 security patch to the device. It is currently rolling over-the-air and will knock into the devices with the build number OPWS28.70-56-8. From what it looks, it’s a regular maintenance update and brings no other important add-ons. The said update is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. You can avail the update now via OTA but it may take some time as OTA rollouts are more of the phased process. Ahead in this post, we have discussed installing OTAs by both automatic and manual ways.
How to Download January Patch OTA on Moto Z3 Play
OTA updates roll in automatically and you will get notified when it arrives in your region. In case due to some kind delay due to tele-carrier, users sometimes don’t receive the OTA on their devices, even after weeks pass by after its release.vprompt on their phones. In that case, this is what you’ve to do.
- Go to your device home screen, > tap Settings icon.
- In their tap on the Software update, > tap on System updates.
- Now follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the update.
- Your phone will automatically restart once the new software successfully installs.
This OTA update may weigh around in several hundred MBs. So, we will suggest download this update is by connecting to a good Wi-Fi network so as it saves your tele-carrier data charges. Also, make sure to charge the battery of your device up to 50% or more before installing the new update.
Alternatively, you can upgrade your Moto Z3 Play to the latest January 2019 patch is by the manual flashing of the firmware. The firmware is based on the build number OPWS28.70-56-8. We have put up the download link below. Use the installation guide to install the firmware.
Details of Firmware:
- Supported device: Moto Z3 Play
- Codename: Beckham
- Region: Global
- Release date: February 2019
- Android version: 8.1 Oreo
- Security patch level (SPL): January 1, 2019
- Build number: OPWS28.70-56-8
- File size: 2.2 GB