Soon after Moto X Play, Android 7.1.1 Nougat is on the roll for Moto Z Play too. So Moto Z Play is the first device to get stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat update in the US. The stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA for Moto Z Play comes as build number NPN26.107, weighs about 981MB that installs June security patch along goodies on Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware on your device. The Android 7.1.1 Nougat official OTA carries complete build number Blur_Version.26.1.22.addison.retail.en.US.zip, we have posted the link to download the firmware and follow the instructions to install it on your device.
The update also brings in multiple new features and some improvements in over all firmware. Once you install the Nougat Android 7.1.1 on your device, you can access the Split screen feature, Moto Mods platform updated to version 2, improve stability and Google Duo video calling support.
Download and install official Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Moto Z Play
Before you begin:
Your device should be charged minimum 60% to avoid shut down during the process.
Latest USB drivers for Motorola should be installed on PC. Here
Set up adb and fastboot drivers. Follow this quick guide
Download Blur_Version.26.1.22.addison.retail.en.US.zip [NPN26.107 firmware]. Here
Process to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat on Moto Z Play
Download the official Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA for Moto Z Play and transfer the downloaded zip file in a specific folder.
Open the same folder press Shift+Right Click on any empty area in the folder then choose ‘Open command window here’.
Now connect your device to PC.
Type the following command to reboot your device into recovery mode
adb reboot recovery
Once in recovery mode, select ‘Install from USB’ and then type the following command to start the adb sideload process.
adb sideload Blur_Version.26.1.22.addison.retail.en.US.zip.zip
The installation process will start and wait for it to complete. Once the process is completed simply type
That’s it! You have now latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat installed on your Moto Z Play.
Also see: If you are facing waiting for device issue follow this guide to fix “Waiting for device” issue in adb/fastboot
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