Moto E4 and E4 Plus update: Release notes for May security patches detailed for all variants

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May 17, 2019: Motorola U.S. has published release notes for the latest May 2019 security patches for all three variants namely Moto E4, Moto E4 Plus, and Moto E4 Play. The rollout hasn’t started yet, but it shouldn’t be long before it begins.

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May 08, 2019: Verizon Wireless users of the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus have a new software update that installs a new February 2019 security patch as version NDQS26.69-64-11-7 on the former and NDRS26.58-33-9-12 on the latter


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In June 2017, the Moto E series got two new devices under its banner: the Moto E4 and E4 Plus. While Moto E4 features 5-inch screen, 2GB RAM, 16GB memory, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, and 2800mAh battery, the Moto E4 Plus features 5.5inch screen, 3GB RAM, 16GB memory, 13MP rear camera, 5Mp front camera and massive 5000mAh battery with Rapid charge support.

Both the devices came with Android 7.1 Nougat on board. Of course, many users would expect the Moto E series to get the Oreo update, but will it? Well, let’s see what we know and expect about all this Android 8.0 Oreo update as regards Moto E4 and E4 Plus, but that is not all you find on this page.

Check out: Android Oreo Settings guide: Where are your options from Nougat and Marshmallow gone?

Software update timeline

Moto E4 models
  • XT1760 – India
  • XT1761 – International
  • XT1762 – UAE
  • XT1763 – Brazil
  • XT1764 – LATAM
  • XT1765 – MetroPCS
  • XT1766 – Sprint
  • XT1767 – Verizon
  • XT1768 – U.S. unlocked/U.S. Cellular
  • XT1769 – Unlocked dual-SIM/Australia/Asia
Moto E4 Plus models
  • XT1770 – India
  • XT1771 – International
  • XT1772 – Europe
  • XT1773 – Brazil
  • XT1774 – Verizon
  • XT1775 – U.S. unlocked/U.S. Cellular
  • XT1776 – Sprint, Boost Mobile
 Model  Date  Software version  Changelog
Moto E4 (XT1767) 03 May 2019 NDQS26.69-64-11-7 | Android 7.1 February 2019 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1767) 18 Feb 2019 NDQS26.69-64-11-5 | Android 7.1 January 2019 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1767) 28 Nov 2018 NDQS26.69-64-11-2 | Android 7.1 November 2018 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1767) 01 Nov 2018 NDQ26.69-64-11 | Android 7.1 September 2018 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1767) 21 Aug 2018 NDQ26.69-64-9 | Android 7.1 Users will now be able to configure Wi-Fi when using Setup Wizard
Moto E4 (XT1767) 31 May 2018 NDQS26.69-64-5 | Android 7.1 May 2018 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1766) 21 Mar 2019 NCQS26.69-64-13 | Android 7.1 January 2019 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1766) 6 Apr 2018 NCQ26.69-64-2 | Android 7.1 March 2018 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1767) 3 Apr 2018 NDQS26.69-64-2 | Android 7.1 March 2018 security patch
Moto E4 (XT1767) 30 Sep 2017 NDQS26.69-23-2-3 | Android 7.1 September 2017 security patch
Moto E4 Plus (XT1776) 20 Mar 2019 NCRS26.58-44-18 | Android 7.1 December 2018 and January 2019 security patches
Moto E4 Plus (XT1775) 12 Feb 2019 NPRS26.58-47-9 | Android 7.1 January 2019 security patch
Moto E4 Plus (XT1774) 30 Apr 2019 NDRS26.58-33-9-12 | Android 7.1 February 2019 security patch
Moto E4 Plus (XT1774) 04 Feb 2019 NDRS26.58-33-9-10 | Android 7.1 January 2019 security patch
Moto E4 Plus (XT1774) 04 Dec 2018 NDRS26.58-33-9-7 | Android 7.1 November 2018 security patch
Moto E4 Plus (XT1774) 14 Sep 2018 NDRS26.58-33-9-5 | Android 7.1 September 2018 security patch
Moto E4 Plus (XT1774) 04 June 2018 NDR26.58-33-9 | Android 7.1 May 2018 security patch and Wi-Fi configure steps during the Setup Wizard
Moto E4 Plus (XT1774) 4 Apr 2018 NDRS26.58-33-8 | Android 7.1 March 2018 security patch
Moto E4 Plus (XT1774) 15 Feb 2018 NDRS26.58-33-5 | Android 7.1 January 2018 security patch and KRACK fix

Moto E4 and E4 Plus Oreo update release: When to expect

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Motorola Moto E4 and E4 Plus launched with Android 7.1 Nougat and according to the company, there won’t be any software upgrade for these two. The best you can expect for the E4 and E4 Plus is to get security updates. Even so, they won’t be coming in monthly, so make sure you grab one whenever it comes your way.

Check out: How to install APK files on Android Oreo

On the other hand, in case you are wondering about the flagship devices like Moto Z2 Force, Moto Z2 Play, etc., well, they will surely get it. And Moto G5/G5 Plus/G5S/G5S Plus will definitely get it too.

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