It is really strange to see that still there are devices standing in the queue to get their system upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. Motorola as we know is pretty much slow when it comes to delivering timely system software update. Speaking of which, Verizon is now seeding out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Moto Z2 Play. It is going to knock into the devices with new build number ODS27.76-12-42. Along with the Verizon Moto Z2 Play Android 8.0 Oreo update other new features also grace the device.
Google’s Android security patch for September 2018 also accompanies the latest software update. As you can see the official changelog below states there is an improvement in the Wi-Fi connectivity. Most importantly, users won’t have to restart the device when replacing a non-Verizon SIM card with Verizon SIM.
The usual Android Oreo update packs the new features such as Notification dots, Picture-in-Picture Mode, Adaptive icons, Autofill framework API. Also, Android Oreo brings notification channels and snooze notifications. Besides caller interface has some new redesign with smaller contact image.
Verizon Moto Z2 Play Android 8.0 Oreo update is rolling over-the-air. Your respective device will itself detect and download the OTA when it becomes available. If you don’t want to wait for the OTA, then you can manually check for the update. Follow these steps to capture the OTA yourself. Go to phone Settings –> System menu –> System Update —> Tap on Check for Update option. If the OTA update appears then press “Download” to download and install it.
Connect to a Wi-Fi network to download the Verizon Moto Z2 Play Android 8.0 Oreo update. This will help you save the data charges of your carrier. Also, make sure that your phone has at least 50% battery charge before installing the latest system update. Usually, a low battery will not allow you to download or install the new software.
Moto Z2 Play is a dual SIM budget smartphone that was launched in June 2017. The phone flaunts a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels X 1920 pixels. Z2 Play runs on an octa-core 2.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626 processor. It comes with options for 3 and 4 GB of RAM. Both the variant packs 64 GB of expandable internal storage. In the camera section, the Moto Z2 Play brings a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-MP shooter on the front face. This device runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box.
So, if you’ve been eagerly waiting to enjoy Android Oreo on your Verizon Moto Z2 Play, then watch out for the update. Catch it, install and enjoy the bite of Oreo.