Updated on May 06, 2020: Today Verizon rolled April 2020 Security Patch update to Moto G6 in USA. The update labeled with build number PDSS29.118-15-11-13 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 G6 in the future cyber-attack.
Currently, there is no download link available for version PDSS29.118-15-11-13, kindly wait. We will be soon updating this post with the download link.
Updated on December 22, 2019: Usually, carrier-provided software updates drop in late to the devices. Speaking of which Verizon Moto G6 is receiving a late December 2018 security patch update. It comes with the new build number PDSS29.118-15-11-5. 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 PDSS29.118-15-11-5 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 security patch is by installing the firmware manually. The firmware bears the same build number PDSS29.118-15-11-13. We have put up the download link below. Follow it. Also, you can use the installation guide we have below.
Latest Firmware Details:
- Supported device: Moto G6
- Model: XT1925-12
- Codename: ali
- Region: USA
- Carrier: Verizon
- Release date: May 05, 2020
- Android version: 9.0 Pie
- Security patch level (SPL): May 1, 2020
- Build number: PDSS29.118-15-11-13
- File size: 1.5GB
|Build Number||Security patch details|
|PDSS29.118-15-11-13||May 1, 2020 Security patch|
|PDSS29.118-15-11-9||February 2020 Security patch|
|PDSS29.118-15-11-5||December 2019 Security patch|