After Verizon, T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force gets Android 8.0 Oreo via build OCX27

Finally it seems Android 8.0 Oreo for Moto Z2 Force is rolling out for major US networks including Verizon and T-Mobile. Just 2 days ago, Moto Z2 Force units on Verizon accepted the stable Oreo OS update and now it seems the update hits the same devices on T-Mobile. The Android Oreo for T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force arrives as build OCX27 which you can see in the screenshot above.

The Android 8.0 Oreo update also comes with latest December security patch along goodies of Android Oreo OS for T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force. Some of the features you will be able to see on your T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force are Redesigned UI, Autofill, Picture In Picture mode, improved Battery Life and more.

Update Android 8.0 Oreo OCX27 on T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force

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

Process to install Android 8.0 Oreo OCX27 on T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force

Download the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA for T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force 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

The installation process will start and wait for it to complete. Once the process is completed simply type

fastboot reboot

That’s it! You have now latest Android 8.0 Oreo installed on your T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force.

Also see: If you are facing waiting for device issue follow this guide to fix “Waiting for device” issue in adb/fastboot

That’s it! If this guide helped you please give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.


Download T-Mobile Moto Z2 Force Oreo OCX27. [link will be available soon]

Update: Download stock Oreo OTA OCX27.

Screenshot Source: Reddit

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