Download OPN27.74 Oreo Soak test for Moto Z Play

Motorola is rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update through both stable and beta channel for it’s latest flagships and last year flagships. Last month Motorola’s started registrations for Android Oreo beta testers for Moto Z2 Force and Z Play units and then released Oreo updates for both, now it seems Moto Z Play started getting the Oreo update as a soak test in India. The Oreo soak test for Moto Z Play arrives as build OPN27.74 which you can see in the screenshots below.

The Oreo soak test also comes with latest January security patch along goodies of Android Oreo OS for Moto Z Play. Some of the features you will be able to see on your Moto Z Play are Redesigned UI, Autofill, Picture In Picture mode, improved Battery Life and more. The stable build will probably be released by end of 2018 January.

Install Android 8.0 Oreo OPN27.74 soak test 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

Process to install Android 8.0 Oreo OPN27.74 on Moto Z Play

Download the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA for Moto Z Play from the link below 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 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

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


Download OTA ZIP:

source XDA

Screenshots credit: TechDroider

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