Moto G7 update: Another OTA rolling out in the U.S. with data connection improvements

Motorola Moto G7 software update

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March 09, 2019: Another update has been detailed for the Moto G7 in the U.S., where the changelog points to data connection improvements and Wi-Fi hotspot enhancements.


March 01, 2019: Users of the Moto G7 in the U.S. should get ready for a new software update. Motorola U.S. has published release notes for the latest update for the device, which will bring a new security patch for January 2019 as well as fix various bugs and perform general system optimizations.

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For all the latest news regarding the Motorola Moto G7 software, we’ve got you covered. On this page, we keep track of all the developments related to the Moto G7 software, be it official or non-official, minor or major updates, as at and when we get them.

Since there are multiple variants of the Moto G7 sold in different parts of the world, we’ll try to be specific with most of our coverage, but expect to bump into some cases with blanket coverage of G7 updates.

Moto G7 update timeline

The Moto G series isn’t one to receive monthly software updates, so expect the Moto G7 to get security patches after 60-90 days.

Date Firmware and Android OS version Changelog
09 Mar 2019 Android 9 Pie Improvements for data connection and Wi-Fi hotspot functionality in the U.S.
01 Mar 2019 Android 9 Pie January 2019 security patch, bug fixes, and stability improvements (U.S.)
14 Feb 2019 Android 9 Pie January 2019 security patch, bug fixes, and stability improvements (UK)


Moto G7 Android Q update

  • Eligible for Android Q update
  • Expected in Q4 2019

Motorola has always stated that the Moto G series is entitled to at least one major OS upgrade. We don’t expect anything to change for the Moto G7, so an update to Android Q is on the cards.

Looking at the Moto G6 and the update to Pie, we could say the Moto G7 will make the switch to Q somewhere in Q4 2019. Hopefully, earlier in the quarter.


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