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Motorola Sending Soak Test Invites for Moto G4 Plus, Could Potentially be Android 8.1 Oreo

Motorola Sending Soak Test Invites for Moto G4 Plus, Could Potentially be Android 8.1 Oreo
With Motorola starting that the Moto G4 Plus is in the list of Smartphones getting Official Oreo, it appears that they're ready to start testing the same. Soak test invites are rolling out to members of the Motorola Feedback Forum who own Moto G4 Plus devices, so this could be it.

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.


Assuming the test rolls out smoothly, those of us not in the test could see the update within a week or two. Once Motorola announces an official rollout of the update for all, we shall let you know. Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram to get the first News.



Mi A2 users are getting September Security Update

Mi A2 users are getting September Security Update
The Xiaomi Mi A2 (Android One) is now getting the latest September 2018 Security patch with Stability Improvement and Bug fixes.

If you own a Mi A2 you should have received the over-the-air update notification for September 2018 Security Patch, and it's crucial that you download it, as it brings along the fix for the critical severity vulnerabilities.


The September 2018 Android security update for the Mi A2 weighs in at around 440MB. 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. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

OnePlus 6 gets Official Android 9.0 Pie Oxygen OS Open Beta 1

OnePlus 6 gets Official Android 9.0 Pie Oxygen OS Open Beta 1
OxygenOS based on Android 9.0 Pie is now available for the OnePlus 6. You can now Download and Install it on your Smartphone.

With Android 9.0 Pie, you'll get new Swipe Gesture navigation, Rotation suggestion, Adaptive Battery and Adaptive Brightness, Smart replies, App actions, Text selection, Redesigned Quick Setting tiles and Notification Panel, Redesigned Volume Options, Brand new Settings, Privacy, Digital Wellbeings (Dashboard) and Winddown Mode, and more...

Changelog
  • Update system to Android™ 9.0 Pie™
    • Brand new UI for Android P
    • New Android P gesture navigation
    • Other new features and system improvements
  • Integrated OnePlus customization features
    • Supported accent color customization
    • New Do Not Disturb mode with adjustable settings
    • New Gaming Mode 3.0
    • Added text notification mode
    • Added notification for 3rd party calls

Known Issues
  • Some applications may not function as expected when running on this beta version
  • Google Pay service is not working
  • Google Play Store might show "Device is not Certified by Google"

You'll need to do is flash the Pie Beta firmware on your OnePlus 6. Once you migrate to the Beta path, you will continue to receive Open Beta OTAs. You will NO LONGER receive the regular Official Stable OTAs.

Stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram to get the first News.

Download - OxygenOS Beta Android Pie for OnePlus 6


You'll need to wait up to 2 months to Unlock "The Developer Friendly" POCO F1

You'll need to wait up to 2 month to Unlock "The Developer Friendly" POCO F1
I've been using Xiaomi POCO F1 for a couple of days now and have found that it's going to take 675 hours for my device to get Bootloader Unlocked. Searching further about this issue, I found that the Situation is even worse, a few Pocophone users are seeing waiting times as long as 1440 hours.

So if you are planning to purchase the "Developer Friendly" POCO F1, you might face Bootloader Unlock waiting times as long as 2 months.

Wait, MIUI 10 Global is available for the POCO F1, However, you'll need an Unlocked Bootloader in order to test the latest ROM. LOL!

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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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