March 19, 2019: Earlier this month, Motorola U.S. support page detailed the release notes for March 2019 security patch for the Moto X4 device. Interestingly, the same website has detailed another similar update, but this time it adds improvements to mobile hotspot usability while sticking with the March patch.
March 01, 2019: Hot on the heels of publishing the release notes for March 2019 security patch for the Android One-totting Moto One, Motorola U.S. has now published similar notes related to the Moto X4. The device, which is also an Android One handset, is receiving a new security patch for March 2019, which is even ahead of Google’s schedule.
Is Motorola back? Well, probably!
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Motorola was once a revered name in the smartphone industry, but ever since Lenovo took control of the company, things haven’t been the same, especially on matters of software updates. Even so, the company has been doing all there is to ensure that the Motorola Moto X4 stays up to date.
On this page, we bring you all the latest Moto X4 software update news, downloads and their changelogs, be it for minor updates or major Android OS upgrades, all in one place.
Software update timeline
Standard Moto X4
|19 March 2019||Android 9 Pie||March 2019 security patch and mobile hotspot improvements|
|28 Nov 2018||PPW29.69-26 | Android 9.0||Installs stable Android 9 Pie update and November 2018 security patch|
|12 Nov 2018||PPW29.69-17 | Android 9.0||Installs Android 9 Pie soak (beta)|
|04 July 2018||OPWS27.2.3 | Android 8.0||June security patches. Released in Italy already. Still Android 8.0 though|
|24 Jan 2018||OPW27.2 | Android 8.0||Installed Android 8.0 Oreo, December 2017 security patch and stability improvements|
Android One Moto X4
|19 Mar 2019||Android 9 Pie||March 2019 security patch and mobile hotspot improvements|
|17 Dec 2018||Android 9 Pie||Installs Android 9 Pie with November 2018 security patch. Pie includes features like adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, gestures for navigation, and so on|
|15 March 2018||OPW28.46-3 | Android 8.1||Installed Android 8.1 Oreo and March 2018 security patch|
|24 Dec 2017||OPW27.1 | Android 8.1||Installed Android 8.0 Oreo and December 2017 security patch|
Moto X4 Android 9 Pie update
- Stable update available for standard and Android One variants
|Model||Launch OS||Current OS||Android 9 Pie update|
|Android One (Project Fi)||Android 7.1||Android 9||Released on 17 December 2018|
|Standard||Android 7.1||Android 9||Released on 28 November 2018|
Related: Motorola Android 9 Pie update news
Moto X4 Oreo update
|Model||Launch OS||Android 8.0||Android 8.1|
|Android One (Project Fi)||Android 7.1||Released on 24 Dec 2017||Released on 15 March 2018|
|Standard||Android 7.1||Released on 24 Jan 2018||Released only in some regions|
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