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Update your Motorola Moto G6 Plus to Android 9 Pie now

If you're lucky enough to live in a country where the device is available, you can wait for an OTA notification or update manually now.

Published onDecember 31, 2018

Moto G6 Plus

The Motorola Moto G6 Plus isn’t available in North America, unfortunately. However, if you’re lucky enough to live in a country where the device is available, you can now upgrade your Moto G6 Plus to the latest Android 9 Pie.

According to the Indian support page for the Moto G6 Plus, OTA update notifications are rolling out to the device now. If you can’t wait, you can follow the instructions below and update your device manually.

The upgrade to Android 9 Pie on the G6 Plus brings all the usual improvements, including adaptive battery, adaptive brightness, security enhancements, and various changes system-wide to UI elements.

Moto G6 Plus launches in India but there are better, cheaper phones
Moto G6 Plus

The Moto G6 Plus is very close in both design and specs to the Motorola Moto X4, which is probably one of the reasons it’s not available in North America. The G6 Plus has a 5.9-inch IPS LCD screen, a Snapdragon 630 processor, a single 12MP camera sensor on the rear, a 5MP RGB camera on the front, and a 3,200mAh battery. Its Indian retail price is 22,449 rupees (~$323).

To upgrade your Moto G6 Plus to Android 9 Pie manually, follow these instructions:

  1. Select the Settings icon in the apps menu
  2. Select System
  3. Select System updates
  4. Select “Download and Install”.
  5. After the software is installed, select “Restart Now”
  6. Your phone is now updated.

NEXT: Motorola One and Moto X4 get Android Pie in the U.S.

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