Moto X4 Official Android 8.0 Firmware: How to Download and Install

Moto X4 Official Android 8.0 Firmware: How to Download and Install


Just a few weeks back Motorola started pushing Android 8.0 Oreo to the Standard and Android One Moto X4.

Oreo for Moto X4 brings over the latest features such as faster booting, new Settings and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, New Emojis, Rootless Andromeda support, and Night Mode. However, you won't notice any major UI changes.

Motorola has also added several new features to the latest software update including new Moto Application, Camera UI, Motorola Suggestions, Google Pixel Dialer + Calling Screen, the update also brings the latest December 1st 2017 Security Patch.

Also Read: Moto X4 Android Oreo Screenshots!!!

If you did not receive the update wait for few days or install it manually via downloading and flashing the Official Android 8.0 Oreo firmware for the Moto X4.

Note: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of flashing firmware and unlocking bootloader. 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.

Before Proceeding, Note -
  • You'll need Moto X4 with Unlocked Bootloader
  • Don't flash other variant firmware
  • It will wipe all your data 
  • It will Bring your Phone to Stock new condition.
  • Firmware is only for Moto X4 (Payton) (Standard Global Variant)
  • Firmware Build no. is OPW27.57-40
How to Install Stock Firmware on Moto X4 -

Step 1. First Download the Drivers, Fastboot and Moto X4 firmware images from below.

Step 2. Install the drivers. Extract the firmware into the Fastboot folder.

Step 3. Boot the Moto X4 into Fastboot mode by pressing both the volume buttons and power button at the same time.

Step 4. Connect your Moto X4 to your Desktop via Original USB cable.

Step 5. Open cmd in Fastboot folder (By pressing shift key and right mouse click.)

Step 6. Paste this command-

mfastboot flash partition gpt.bin
mfastboot flash bootloader bootloader.img
mfastboot reboot-bootloader
mfastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
mfastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
mfastboot erase modemst1
mfastboot erase modemst2
mfastboot flash bluetooth BTFM.bin
mfastboot flash dsp dspso.bin
mfastboot flash logo logo.bin
mfastboot flash boot boot.img
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.3
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.4
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.5
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.6
mfastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.7
mfastboot flash system_b system_other.img
mfastboot flash oem oem.img
mfastboot erase carrier
mfastboot erase userdata
mfastboot erase ddr

Downloads -

Moto X4 Android 8.0 Oreo Firmware - Download Here (XDA)

Motorola Drivers - Download Here

Minimal ADB and mFastboot - Download Here

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