Guide To Install Moto Z3 Play Android Pie Update Official Firmware

Here is how to install Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update official firmware. Today, we come with a piece of great news for all the Moto Z3 Play users, Motorola started rolling out the Android 9.0 Pie official update for Moto Z3 Play. Now you can install Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update and get the experience of the latest Android OS on your device. The Moto Z3 Play was launched in June 2018 with Android 8.1 Oreo OS out of the box.

The device comes with 6.01-inch Full-HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) and curved Gorilla Glass. The smartphone is powered by 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor along with 4 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB of internal storage. The Moto Z3 Play device has the dual rear camera is 12MP+5MP and 8 MP in front camera. Now the time to upgrade your device to the latest Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update.

In this guide, we share a simple step by step guide on how to install Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update. This latest update comes with lots of features and customizations such as adaptive battery and brightness, redesigned settings app, navigation gestures, temporary rotation key, the updated volume controls, new emoji, a new notification UI and much more. The update is stable build and smoothly run on your device without any problem.

The Motorola is rolling out the Android Pie update in the USA and should soon arrive in other regions as well. If you still not receive any notification of new update then still you can install it manually by following given instructions.

While installing Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update, no chance to wipe your device data. But we highly recommend you taking backup of all your important data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update then go ahead and follow the given steps.

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The Android 9.0 Pie OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of Moto Z3 Play. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.

Warning: will not responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred to the Moto Z3 Play during or after the installation of Android 9.0 Pie official OTA build. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Create a full Backup on your phone before Installing any new firmware.
  • Enable USB Debugging on your Moto Z3 Play.
  • Install USB Drivers for Android Devices on your PC.
  • The battery level of your phone must be at least about 70% – 80% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while installation.

Required Files:

Android Pie OTA Update file

How to Install Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update Official Firmware:

1: – First, connect your Moto Z3 Play to the computer via its USB data cable.

2: – Next, transfer the firmware file that you have already downloaded from the above link. To the root folder of internal storage on the phone.

3: – After transferring the Android 9.0 Pie OTA file. disconnect the device from the PC and power it OFF in order to boot it into Recovery Mode. Power ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume and Power keys at the same time until you see something on the screen, this is bootloader mode.

4: – Using the Volume Down button. Scroll down to Recovery. choose it using Volume Up and reboot the Moto Z3 Play into recovery mode

5: – In recovery mode, select install update from sd card.

6: – Navigate to the location where you have placed the OTA firmware file on the SD Card of your phone. Select it using the Power button and confirm installation to proceed.

 7: – Go back to the main recovery menu once the installation completes and select reboot system now.

Done! You’ve successfully installed Moto Z3 Play Android 9.0 Pie Update.

Source:   Motorola

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