Moto G7 Play update: May patch release notes are live in the U.S. and UK

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June 04, 2019: Motorola U.S. and Motorola UK have published the official release notes for the latest May 2019 security patch for the Moto G7 Play.

On top of the new security patch level, the updates also bring bug fixes and improved system-wide stability to the device. Although the Moto G7 Play is eligible for Android Q, the current software is still based on Pie.

Moto G7 Play May 2019 security patch

It will take a few days before all G7 Play units receive the download notification, so be patient. FYI, it could take much longer for carrier variants.

March 28, 2019: Motorola has confirmed a new March 2019 security patch is coming soon to the Moto G7 Play. The release notes are live, meaning the rollout will begin pretty soon.

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Software update timeline

Note: The Moto G7 Play gets security patches after 60-90 days

U.S. unlocked Moto G7 Play

Date Software version Changelog
29 May 2019 Android 9 Pie May 2019 security patch
28 Mar 2019 Android 9 Pie March 2019 security patch

UK Moto G7 Play

Date Software & Android OS version Changelog
04 June 2019 Android 9 Pie May 2019 security patch

Android Q update

  • Eligible for Android Q update
  • The rollout could begin in Q1/Q2 2020

Devices in the Moto G series get at least one major Android OS upgrade. With the Motorola Moto G7 Play equipped with Android 9 Pie out of the box, it’s safe to assume that Android Q will be pushed to the device when the time comes.

On matters time, the wait could go all the way to Q1 or Q2 2020 before Android Q arrives.

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