Moto G6 Plus Pie update news and more: Jan 2019 patch and Android Messages improvements rolling out

Moto G6 Plus OS update

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January 23, 2019: Motorola is outing a new update to the Moto G6 Plus that improves the security patch level to the latest in town – January 2019. Besides security, the update also improves support for Android Messages app, fixes bugs and performs general system optimizations.

The update is airborne meaning it will take some time to reach all units, so be patient. You can also try forcing the update via Settings menu.


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For the latest software update news related to Motorola Moto G6 Plus, this page has it all. Whether you are after info on the latest Android security patches or if and when your device will receive an update to the latest Android OS in town, we have got your back.

The page will be updated regularly to reflect the most up to date info about the Moto G6 Plus software updates.

Moto G6 Plus update timeline

Date Software version Changelog
23 Jan 2019 Android 9.0 January 2019 security patch and improved support for Android Messages
31 Dec 2018 Android 9.0 Installs stable Android 9 Pie update and December 2018 security patches
05 May 2018 OPW27.113-45 | Android 8.0 April 2018 security patch
22 April 2018 OPW27.113-25 | Android 8.0 March 2018 security patch
19 Apr 2018 Android 8.0 Oreo Pre-installed

According to Motorola, those using the Moto G6 will not receive monthly security updates, rather, the company will only be sending out these updates after a period of between 60 and 90 days.


Moto G6 Plus Android Pie update

  • Android Pie is available as of December 31, 2018

The Moto G6 Plus comes preinstalled with Android Oreo out of the box and as from December 31, 2018, users of the phone can grab an update to Android 9 Pie, at least if one is in India.



Got any questions about the latest Moto G6 Plus, even unrelated to software updates? Feel free to shoot them in your comments below.

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