Oreo soak test build OPX27.109-34 released for Moto Z2 Force

Last month we have posted a news regarding Motorola’s recruitment for Android Oreo beta testers for Moto Z2 Force and Z2 Play, now it seems that first Oreo build is rolling out as soak test. The Oreo soak test for Moto Z2 Force arrives as build OPX27.109-34 which you can see in the screenshots below.

The Oreo soak test also comes with latest December security patch along goodies of Android Oreo OS for Moto Z2 Force. Some of the features you will be able to see on your Moto Z2 Force 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.

Update Android 8.0 Oreo OPX27.109-34 soak test on 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 OPX27.109-34 on Moto Z2 Force

Download the Android 8.0 Oreo OTA for 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 filename.zip

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 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 Moto Z2 Force Oreo soak test OPX27.109-34. [If you have registered with beta program then you will be getting the OTA anytime soon] we will update the link as soon as possible.

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