Motorola has already started testing Android 8.0 Oreo for the Premium Moto Z Series and there's no indication when the update will be available for the G4 Plus. Anyways, those readers who are hanging on to the Moto G4 Plus, we have good news to share. Reputed Developer Nikit Sharma (Dreamstar) has released the brand new AOSP Custom ROM based on latest Android 8.1 Oreo. It brings latest security updates, wallpapers, launcher and many more value-added features to the Moto G4 Plus.
Note: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently irreparable. TechDroider cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.
How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo AOSP ROM on Moto G4 Plus:
Step 2: Boot to TWRP Mode.
Step 6: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone's memory (full) by selecting 'Wipe' option. Once done, select 'Swipe to Factory Reset' perform factory reset.
Step 7: Return to TWRP settings and tap 'Install' by the selecting .Zip file in the phone's memory.
Step 8: Come back to TWRP menu setting to approve the installation by tapping 'Swipe to Confirm Flash'
Step 9: Flashing of the custom ROM begins and after few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, thus completing installation.