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Moto G5s Plus Finally Receiving Its Oreo Update in Brazil

Moto G5s Plus Finally Receiving Its Oreo Update in Brazil
The Motorola Moto G5s Plus is now receiving its Official Oreo update. We've seen the update coming through Moto G5s Plus in Brazil (RETBR). It weighs around 1203.6MB and features August 1, 2018 Security patch.

Android 8.1 Oreo update includes new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, and other Oreo goodies.

The stable build is rolling out as OPS28.65-36 for the Moto G5s Plus. Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.


If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Got the latest update? Let us know in comments!

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5th Soak Test for Moto G5s Plus Now Taking Place, Official Oreo expected September 2nd week

5th Soak Test for Moto G5s Plus Now Taking Place, Official Oreo expected September 2nd week
Still waiting for the Android Oreo update for your Moto G5 Series phone? All we know at this point is that, yes, Motorola is testing Oreo on Moto G5s Plus, Moto G5 Plus and their non-plus models. The company isn’t providing a timetable like it did earlier this year, though. That’s likely because it doesn’t want to give false hope and disappointment to their customers.

Now, Motorola is rolling out another update for the Moto G5s Plus running Android 8.1 Oreo Soak test. This latest software update features build no. of OPS28.65-36 for the G5s Plus. Note that this is the 5th Soak test Oreo 8.1 Update the G5s Plus is getting. The update brings Stability Improvements, Bug Fixes, and enhancements.

This is most likely the last Soak Test update for the G5s Plus, Motorola is expected to release the Official Android 8.1 Oreo for the G5s Plus starting 2nd week of September. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our FacebookTwitter, and Telegram to get the first News.
5th Soak Test for Moto G5s Plus Now Taking Place, Official Oreo expected September 2nd week

Thanks Vivek!

Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5 Plus users on Android 8.1 Oreo Soak test are now getting another Software update with August Patch

Early June, Motorola started rolling out Soak test of Android 8.1 Oreo for the Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5 Plus with June 1, 2018 Android security patch, Stability improvements and other interesting features along with Android 8.1 Oreo goodies.

Now, Motorola is rolling out another update for both the Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5 Plus users running Android 8.1 Oreo Soak test. This latest software update features build no. of OPS28.65-29 for the G5s Plus and  OPS28.85-10 for the Moto G5 Plus. Note that this is the 4th Soak test Oreo 8.1 Update, the G5s Plus is getting and 3rd for the G5 Plus.

The update brings Stability Improvements, Bug Fixes, August 2018 Security Patch, and enhancements.

The company is most likely to start Android 8.1 Oreo official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by the end of this month or early September. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram to get the first News.




Moto G5s Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Kernel Source Code Released

Moto G5s Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Kernel Source Code Released
Motorola is due to update its Moto G5s Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo, which still seems to be in a testing phase, despite Motorola promising it would be rolling out soon.

Motorola has now released Android Oreo kernel source for the Moto G5s Plus "Sanders" to its Github. Usually the kernel source is published after the roll out of update, but not this time.

It's very useful for Developers to make a stable Custom Roms, by using these Kernel Sources. Developers can go ahead and Download the Source from Github.

With this release of Android Oreo kernel source for the Moto G5s Plus "Sanders", we assume that Official Android 8.1 Oreo for the Moto G5s+ might be around the corner.

Thanks Vivek

Moto G5s Plus users on Android 8.1 Oreo Soak test are now getting another Software update with July Patch

Early June, Motorola started rolling out Soak test of Android 8.1 Oreo for the Moto G5s Plus with June 1, 2018 Android security patch, Stability improvements and other interesting features along with Android 8.1 Oreo goodies.

Then again, there's another update for the Moto G5s Plus users running Android 8.1 Oreo Soak test. This latest software update features build no. of OPS28.65-14 and weighs around 350MB. Note that this is the 3rd Soak test Oreo 8.1 Update, the G5s Plus is getting.

The update brings Stability Improvements, Bug Fixes, July Security Patch and Front Facing Video Camera enhancements.

The company is most likely to start Android 8.1 Oreo official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by the end of this month or early August. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram to get the first News.

Screenshots ( Credits: Vivek Yadav)




Moto G5s Plus users on Android 8.1 Oreo Soak test are now getting another Software update

Still waiting for the Android 8.1 Oreo update for your Moto Smartphone? All we know at this point is that, yes, Motorola is testing Oreo on few Moto G phones. The company isn’t providing a timetable like it did earlier this year, though. That’s likely because it doesn’t want to give false hope and disappointment to their customers.

Back in June, Motorola started rolling out Soak test of Android 8.1 Oreo for the Moto G5s Plus with June 1, 2018 Android security patch, Stability improvements and other interesting features along with Android 8.1 Oreo goodies.

Then again, there's another update for the Moto G5s Plus users running Android 8.1 Oreo Soak test. This latest software update features build no. of OPS28.65-7. Note the Highlights says it is Android 8.0, but it still is 8.1 Oreo.


The update brings Stability Improvements, Bug Fixes, and Camera enhancements. No, you won't get new Moto Actions with this update.

The company is most likely to start Android 8.0 Oreo official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by the end of this month or early August. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our FacebookTwitter, and Telegram to get the first News.

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Thanks Vivek


Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5 Plus Picks Up June 2018 Security Patch

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus and Moto G5s Plus are now getting the latest Android security patch, bug fixes, and improvements.

If you own a Moto G5 Plus or Moto G5s Plus RETIN you should have received the over-the-air update notification for June 1, 2018 Android security update. New software update for both these phones brings along Bug fixes and Stability improvements.

Note that both the Moto G5 Plus or Moto G5s Plus runs Android 7.0/7.1.1 Nougat. While this update would have been more exciting if it had brought Oreo 8.1, which is in the beta for both these devices.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


Moto G5s Plus/ G5s Android 8.1 Oreo Beta [Screenshots]

Moto G5s Plus/ G5s Android 8.1 Oreo Beta [Screenshots]
Just a few weeks back, Motorola started recruitment for Android 8.1 Oreo beta testers for the Moto G5s Plus and today the company has started rolling out the update to the eligible users in Brazil and India. While this is only a beta program, it's still good to see that Motorola is working on bringing the latest version of Android for its users.

Android 8.1 Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android 8.0 Oreo, such as new dark and light themes which changes according to wallpaper, Pixel 2 Launcher, Redesigned Power Menu, new Shutdown and Reboot Animation, Round Statusbar Icons, and Setting. Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Moto G5s Plus also features the latest June 1st 2018 Security Patch, Stability improvements, and slide three fingers for screenshot Moto Action.

While the company has not revealed date of the official rollout of Android Oreo, it is believed that Motorola might release the official update by July. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Below are some screenshots of the Android 8.1 Oreo Beta for Moto G5s Plus







Via: Fabio Santos

Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5s now receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Soak Test

As predicted the Moto G5s Plus and the Moto G5s are now receiving it's Official Android 8.1 Oreo Soak Test.

Just a few days back Motorola released Android 8.1 Oreo with June 2018 Security Patch Release Notes for the Moto G5s Plus. Now, the company has started rolling out the latest update to its soak test users in Brazil and few other countries.

You can also call it Beta test for selected users, you need to enroll to Motorola Feedback Network MFN in order to receive the first software updates.

Android 8.1 Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android 8.0 Oreo, such as new dark and light themes which changes according to wallpaper, Pixel 2 Launcher, Redesigned Power Menu, new Shutdown and Reboot Animation, Round Statusbar Icons, and Setting. Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5s also features the latest June 1st 2018 Security Patch, Stability improvements, and slide three fingers for screenshot Moto Action.


Moto G5s Plus (Sanders) gets it as OPP28.60 while the Moto G5s (Montana) receives it as build OPS28.49-2.

Moto G5s Plus/ G5s Android 8.1 Oreo Beta [Screenshots]

Once the Soak Test is over, you can expect the public roll out for the same. We will let you know once the update is live for general users. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

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After Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5s, the company plans to update Moto G5 Plus, Moto G5, and at last the Moto G4 Plus. It looks like Motorola is skipping Android 8.0 in favour of Android 8.1, which is impressive.

Moto G5s Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Release Imminent | Release Notes Live

Moto G5s Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Release Imminent | Release Notes Live
Motorola is planning to release the latest Android 8.1 Oreo update to its Moto G5s Plus Smartphone. Android 8.1 Oreo update Release Notes for the Moto G5s Plus are now live.

Android 8.1 Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android 8.0 Oreo, such as new dark and light themes which changes according to wallpaper, Pixel 2 Launcher, Redesigned Power Menu, new Shutdown and Reboot Animation, Round Statusbar Icons, and Setting. Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Moto G5s Plus would also feature the latest June 1st 2018 Security Patch, Stability improvements, and brand new Camera Application.

Also Read: Moto X4 Picks Up Android 8.1 Oreo in the US

So, the company is most likely to start Android 8.1 Oreo official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by Mid June. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.


After Moto G5s Plus, the company plans to update Moto G5s, Moto G5 Plus, Moto G5, and at last the Moto G4 Plus. It looks like Motorola is skipping Android 8.0 in favour of Android 8.1, which is impressive.

Moto G5s Plus - Android™ 8.1 Oreo™ Release Notes
INTRODUCTION

We are excited to announce a new software update for moto g5s plus by Motorola. This update brings Android™ 8.1 Oreo™ to your phone along with other improvements.

For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mymotog.

NOTE: You cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update.

ENHANCEMENTS

This update introduces changes including the following:

  • Android™ 8.1 Oreo™: many enhancements including new multitasking features, more efficient notification controls, improved data saver and battery features, new power menu UI and Bluetooth improvements
  • Android security: includes the updates of Android security patches until June 1st of 2018
Moto G5s Plus Android 8.1 Oreo Release Imminent | Release Notes Live


Moto G5s Plus Official Android 8.0 Oreo Update is on Its Way

[Update: Looks Fake (Device Name: Moto GS5 Plus) | Also OP at Moto G5s Plus Brazil Facebook group deleted his post.

Motorola is planning to release the latest Android Oreo update to its Moto G5s Plus Smartphone. The company is sending out notifications regarding the availability of Android 8.0 Oreo update to the Moto G5s Plus users. If you own a Moto G5s Plus in Brazil you should have received the notification with an image revealing Motorola's plan.

"We are happy to tell you that your Moto G5s Plus will receive the Official Android 8.0 Oreo Software update soon. Here are a few tips we have prepared for new version of the software"

Android Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android Nougat, such as faster booting, new Settings and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto G5s Plus would also feature the latest May 1st 2018 Security Patch, Stability improvements, and brand new Camera Application.

So, the company is most likely to start Android 8.0 Oreo official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by the end of this month or early June.

After the rollout of Android Oreo for the Moto G5s Plus, Motorola is expected to release the same for the Moto G5s, Moto G5 Plus, and the Moto G5. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Source: Moto G5s Plus Brazil Group Facebook (Deleted)

Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info

Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info
Motorola is now rolling out April 2018 Security Patch for the Moto G5s and Moto G5s Plus Smartphones.

The April 2018 security update release notes are also live for both the Moto G5s Plus and Moto G5s. Motorola mentions that the update only includes Android security patches through April 1st, 2018.

We've seen the update coming through Moto G5s in Brazil (RETBR), and Moto G5s Plus in India (RETIN) and Europe (RETEU). The stable build is rolling out as NPPS26.102-49-8 for the Moto G5s, and NPPS26.116-61-8 for the G5s Plus.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.


If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

April Security Patch Release Notes for the Moto G5s Plus | Moto G5s

That said, we'll update the article as soon as we get more information regarding April 2018 Security Patch update for the Moto G5s Plus/Moto G5s. Kindly let us know if we missed anything! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

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Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info
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Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s April 2018 Security Patch Update Info
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Moto G5s Plus/ Moto G5s March 2018 Security Patch Update Info

It seems that Motorola is gearing up to launch March 2018 Security Patches for the Moto G5s Plus.

The March security update release notes are already live for the Moto G5s Plus. Motorola mentions that the update only includes Android security patches through March 1st, 2018.

So, the company is most likely to start March 2018 update official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by the end of this month. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Moto G5s Plus March Security Patch Release Info

We haven't seen any sign of the March Security Patch update for the Moto G5s Plus/Moto G5s.

That said, we'll update the article as soon as we get more information regarding March Security Patch update for the Moto G5s Plus/Moto G5s. Kindly let us know if we missed anything!


March Security Patch Release Notes for the Moto G5s Plus

INTRODUCTION

Motorola is excited to announce a new software update for moto g5s plus by Motorola. This update brings important security improvements to your phone.

For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mymotog.

NOTE: All information on your phone will be saved. You cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update.

ENHANCEMENTS

This update introduces changes including the following:
Android security: includes the updates of Android security patches through March 1st 2018.

Moto G5s Plus is Getting New Update, No It's not Oreo!

Moto G5s Plus has picked up a new software update that introduces the January 2018 security patch.

If you own a Moto G5s Plus in India you should have received the over-the-air update notification for January 1st, 2018 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software version (NPSS26.116-64-2), though there is a mention of "KRACK" Fix. It’s a WiFi vulnerability that breaks WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse. While this update would have been more exciting if it had brought Oreo 8.0, which is already available for a few Motorola Smartphones.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Moto G5s Plus Picks Up January 2018 Security Patch

Moto G5s Plus Picks Up January 2018 Security Patch
Moto G5s Plus has picked up a new software update that introduces the January 2018 security patch.

If you own a Moto G5s Plus in Brazil you should have received the over-the-air update notification for January 1st, 2018 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software version (NPSS26.116-64-2), though there is a mention of "KRACK" Fix. It’s a WiFi vulnerability that breaks WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse.


Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Moto G5s Plus Receiving December Security Update in India

Moto G5s Plus Receiving December Security Update in India
The Moto G5s Plus just got its latest software update with December 2017 security patch, bug fixes, and improvements.

If you own a Moto G5s Plus in India you should have received the over-the-air update notification for December 1st, 2017 Android security update. The Software brings along Security enhancements, Fixes General Issues, Updates the Camera app, and Optimizes the thermal settings. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

Also Read: Here are the Moto G5s Plus January Security Update Release Notes

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Cheers Mriganka Kumar

Here are the Moto G5s Plus January Security Update Release Notes

Here are the Moto G5s Plus January Security Update Release Notes
Motorola seems to be gearing up to unleash a wave of January Security updates onto its devices. We first saw January 2018 release notes show up for the Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Force, but we are now seeing it for the Moto G5s Plus.

According to Google, January Security Patch brings along 40 different patches with some ranging from a “Moderate” severity all the way to “High” severity including Meltdown and Spectre flaws. Motorola mentions that the update brings along fix to address the KRACK vulnerability issue, which affects Wi-Fi networks.


So, the company is most likely to start January 2018 update official rollout for the Moto G5s Plus by the end of this month. We will let you know once the update is live. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Moto G5s Plus - Maintenance Release Notes

INTRODUCTION


Motorola is excited to announce a new software update for moto g5s plus by Motorola. This update brings important security improvements to your phone.

For more information on Motorola updates and repairs, visit us at www.motorola.com/mymotog.

NOTE: All information on your phone will be saved. You cannot downgrade to a previous software version after installing this update.

ENHANCEMENTS


This update introduces changes including the following:
  • Android security: includes the updates of Android security patches through January 1st 2018.
  • Fix for KRACK vulnerability: includes fix to address the KRACK vulnerability issue, which affects Wi-Fi networks.


Android 8.1 Oreo features come to Moto G5s Plus via Pixel Experience [How to install]

Now that Google has released the next version of Android, Android Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update first has already started. Motorola has already updated it's software support page with the list of its devices that will officially get the update and Yes the Moto G5s Plus is one of them.

Moto G5s Plus can now get a custom version of Android 8.1 Oreo. Although this custom ROM is made available to the public, it is still under testing by its developers since Android 8.1 is fresh off the Google labs.

Watch: Android 8.1 New Features!!!

With Android 8.1 Oreo, you'll get new Wallpaper Themes, Pixel 2 Launcher, Redesigned Power Menu, new Shutdown and Reboot Animation, Round Statusbar Icons, and Settings.


You'll need to Unlock Bootloader and Install TWRP Custom Recovery (64 BIT) in-order to Install the Pixel Experience ROM based on Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto G5s Plus Sanders. You can grab the Custom Rom ZIP file from below.

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.

Also Read: Motorola Moto Phones Android 8.0 Oreo Update Info

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo Pixel Experience ROM on Moto G5s Plus:

Step 1: Download Pixel Experience Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM on to your Smartphone.

Step 2: Boot to TWRP Mode.

Step 3: 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 4: Return to TWRP settings and tap 'Install' by the selecting .Zip file in the phone's memory.

Step 5: Come back to TWRP menu setting to approve the installation by tapping 'Swipe to Confirm Flash'

Step 6: Flashing of the custom ROM begins and after few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, thus completing installation.

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Moto G5s Plus Picks Up December Security Patch

Moto G5s Plus has picked up a new software update that introduces the December security patch.

If you own a Moto G5s Plus in Vietnam, Thailand, or Malaysia you should have received the over-the-air update notification for December 1st, 2017 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software version (NPS26.116-61), though there is a mention of the new Camera update included.


Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

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