Updated on April 30, 2020: Today Verizon rolled April 2020 Security Patch update to Moto G7 Power in USA. The update labeled with build number PDOS29.114-134-12 which is is based on Android 9.0 Pie and users are still waiting for the Android 10 update.
There are no major changes apart from the security patch level which fixes the vulnerability in the Android OS that can be attacked remotely using arbitrary code easily. We highly recommend you to install the latest patch to secure your Verizon Moto G7 Power in the future cyber-attack.
Currently, there is no download link available for version PDOS29.114-134-12, kindly wait. We will be soon updating this post with the download link.
Updated on February 29, 2020: Verizon started rolling a new update for the Verizon Moto G7 Power. The update is still based on Android 9.0 Pie. This update brings nothing new except the security patch. There is no official statement by Verizon or Motorola about the Android 10 update for Moto G7 Power. This new security patch comes with build number PDOS29.114-134-9.
The update will soon hit the users in Verizon via OTA (over the air). If you have not received the update, then you can manually grab the download link and install the update by following our instructions given below.
Updated on January 26, 2020: Usually, carrier-provided software updates drop in late to the devices. Speaking of which Verizon Moto G7 Power is receiving a late December 2019 security patch update. It comes with the new build number PDOS29.114-134-7. The software is primarily rolling over-the-air and it is based on Android 9.0 Pie. However, you can also install it manually by flashing the firmware. We have got you covered on that. We have extracted the firmware and also put up an installation guide that will come in handy for you.
The PDOS29.114-134-7 update only brings the security update which is 2 months older. The carriers must keep up with the security scenario so as to keep the devices free from the latest bugs and vulnerabilities.
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How to Capture OTA Update
The update should hit your devices like the regular airborne method. It should not be an issue as it happens automatically. In fact, you will be notified of the OTA when it becomes available on your device. However, there are always exceptions to this. Users sometimes don’t see the OTA software prompt 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 weighs around 64 MB. So, It’s better to download this update is by connecting to a good Wi-Fi network. This will save your tele-carrier data charges. Also, make sure to charge the battery of your device up to 70% before installing the new update.
Another way to upgrade your device to the latest patch is by installing the firmware manually. The firmware bears the same build number PDOS29.114-134-7. We have put up the download link below. Follow it. Also, you can use the installation guide we have below.
Details of Firmware:
- Supported device: Moto G7 Power
- Model: XT1955-6
- Codename: ocean
- Region: USA
- Carrier: Verizon
- Release date: April 30, 2020
- Android version: 9.0 Pie
- Security patch level (SPL): April 2020
- Build number: PDOS29.114-134-12
- File size: 1.5GB
Download PDOS29.114-134-7 Firmware
Here is the download link for the firmware PDOS29.114-134-12 for the Verizon Moto G7 Power.
How to Install Latest Firmware on Verizon Moto G7 Power (ocean)
We have already put up the full firmware zip file for Verizon Moto G7 Power that packs the latest security update. Now let’s see how to flash the firmware on your Moto G7 Power manually.
- This firmware in this guide is only for Motorola Moto G7 Power (ocean) users.
- Take a full backup of your phone and then go on with installing the firmware.
Firmware Installation guideHow to install Stock Firmware on Motorola Devices
So, that’s it. Await for the OTA to hit your devices. Otherwise, if you wish to upgrade instantly follow the guide above. Install and secure your device.