Install Android 8.1 Oreo Leaked firmware update on Moto G4/G4 Plus

You can now download and install official Android 8.1 Oreo leaked update (Soak Test with build number OPJ28.108) for Motorola Moto G4 and G4 Plus. You can download the official firmware from the below and manually install it using stock recovery.

Motorola is not at its best moments right now, and this probably because of some of its wrong policies. The main problem that Motorola users had to face recently lack of support to official system updates for their phones, although the Chinese company was one of the best phone manufacturers in this regard. Even Motorola’s leading devices no longer receive the usual security updates, causing widespread anger among its users. Now, the news we are about to tell you may revive that hope once again for Motorola’s flagship phones. Yesterday we just received an Android Oreo update (Leaked) for Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus.

Which means that the company currently is testing Android 8.1.0 update for G4 / G4 Plus which launched in 2016. However, the bad part is that the Oreo 8.1 update was launched last year hasn’t reached the G4 family yet! However, Motorola is known to release Soak Test versions first to some users as an experiment to avoid system errors in final releases. So, If you want to taste the Oreo on your G4/G4 Plus, follow the steps below.

Android 8.1.0 update for the Moto G4

Oreo 8.1 beta version of the G4 / G4 Plus phone was obtained by XDA member rajatgupta1998. The latest system update for the Moto G4 came with Android 8.1.0, which will has build number OPJ28.108 . The soak test update from Motorola comes as well with November 2018 security patch which means that the stable version of Oreo 8.1 will be updated also with last November security update.

Known Bugs for now

  • Some Lag/slow with main camera
  • Also switching between the front and rear camera is slow
  • The phone could not pass the SafetyNet test at Play Store because the system is still unofficial

Change Log

  • System updated to Android 8.1.0 Oreo
  • November 2018 Security Patch


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