Verizon Moto Z3 Software Update Tracker: PDXS29.84-51-11-4 – July 2020

Motorola is a brand that is not known to be very frequent in rolling out updates. Moreover, the lack of transparency in the updated policy also makes it pretty difficult for the Motorola users to know when the update will be pushed on their phones. Not only this, but the company has also not been able to come up with any good smartphones in a year or two.

However, it introduced two new smartphones this year. But, the performance of the phones against their rivals is still debatable and has not caused any stirs in the smartphone market. One of the Yester year’s phones, Motorola Moto Z3 was launched back in 2018 and was one of the flagship phones of the year.

In this post, we will give you a software update tracker for the Verizon carrier variant of the Motorola Moto Z3. With the help of this post, you will be able to know about all the latest updates, whenever it is pushed for the Verizon Moto Z3. So, with that being said, let us take a look at the software update tracker itself:

Verizon Moto Z3 Software Update Tracker

Motorola Moto Z3 – Device Overview

Motorola introduced the Moto Z3 back in 2018, and it is powered by the then-latest Snapdragon 835 chipset. It is coupled with 4/6 GB of RAM and offers onboard storage of up to 128 GB. Moto Z3 comes with a mediocre 3000 mAh battery which is not up to 2018’s standards. The phone sports a 6.01-inch display, which has 402 PPI, and is a 1080P full HD panel. The device has the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.


Talking about the camera, in the rear, it sports a dual-camera setup with a 12MP primary shooter. And for selfies, it has an 8 MP front camera. The rear camera is capable of recording 4K@30fps, and 1080p@30/60fps. Moto Z3 comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and several moto-mods which you can slap in the device to enhance its features. It supports fast-charging up to 15W. Moto Z3 comes with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and was updated to Android 9 Pie on Q2 of 2019.

Software Update Tracker

Below is the list of updates received on the Verizon Moto Z3 smartphone. Note that we will keep updating this post, whenever a new update is pushed by Verizon for its Moto Z3.

Software Version Changelog
PDXS29.84-42-3 August 2019 security patch
PDX29.84-51 October 2019 security patch
PDXS29.84-51-3 December 2019 security patch
PDXS29.84-51-6 February 2020 security patch
PDXS29.84-51-11 The current software update includes:

  • Performance improvements to the Call Filter app
  • March version of the Android Security updates
PDXS29.84-51-11-2 May 2020 security patch
PDXS29.84-51-11-4 July 2020 security patch

How To Manually Check For Updates In VerizonMoto Z3

Before you can manually flash the update file on your Verizon Moto Z3, it is always advisable that you first manually check for the OTA. AS official OTAs are easier to install than manual flashing. In order to to do that:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap System Update.
  3. If the update is available then tap on it to start downloading.
  4. Once the installation is complete finish the installation by rebooting your phone.

Make sure that you are using a stable internet or WiFi connection to download the update as they are sized in GBs.

How To Flash Firmware File


We are at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this ROM. We advise you to follow the steps as mentioned at your own risk.


  • Download the firmware only compatible with Verizon Moto Z3.
  • Make sure to charge your phone to about 50%.
  • You need a PC and a USB cable.
  • Take a complete backup of your phone’s data before manually flashing the firmware.

Installation Guide

Once you have gone through the list of pre-requisites and have downloaded the firmware file, then you can follow the guide on how you can install stock firmware on your Motorola phone. Tap the button below to head over to the guide:

How To Install Stock Firmware On Motorola Phone

So, there you have it from my side in this post. I hope you guys liked this post and were able to update your Verizon Moto Z3 with the latest update. Make sure to check out often as we will keep updating this post, once a new update is available for the phone. Until the next post…Cheers!

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