Moto G4 Play Users Finally got Android 7.1.1 Nougat in India


Motorola Moto G4 play is one of the best budget Android phone launched by Motorola in 2016 with Android 6.0.1 Marshmellow. But finally, the wait is over, after nearly 18 months Motorola Moto G4 play Nougat update arrives in India. It is a huge time gap for an update. Today moto g4 play users in India got the Notification on their phone saying New Software is available.

Motorola Moto G4 Play Nougat Update 7.1.1 – Highlights of this update:-

  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Duo Video Calling App added
  • Android Security Update
  • App shortcut Actions
  • Security Patch 1 November

The size of the system update is 618 MBs. The great thing is Motorola has skipped the Nougat 7.0.1 update and directly gave Nougat 7.1.1. In the starting of this month, some users from Brazil posted on Reddit that their Moto G4 play got the android update.

Quickly lookout the Specifications of Motorola moto g4 play:

Specification Info
System Architecture/processor Snapdragon™ 410 quad-core processor with 450 MHz Adreno 306 GPU
Memory (RAM)  2 GB
Storage (ROM) 16 GB internal, up to 128 GB microSD Card support
Display 12.7 cm (5″)
720p HD (1280×720)
294 ppi
Battery All-day battery² (2800 mAh)
Water protection Water repellent nano-coating

4G LTE (Cat 4)

Rear camera

8 MP
ƒ/2.2 aperture
LED flash
Tap (anywhere) to capture
4X digital zoom
Burst mode
Auto HDR
Drag to focus & exposure
1080p HD video (30 fps)


Front camera

5 MP
ƒ/2.2 aperture
Display flash


SIM card


Micro-SIM, double SIM, nano-SIM with an adaptor

How To install Android Nougat 7.1.1Update on Motorola Moto G4 play?

1. First, check if you have got the android Nougat update for you moto G4 play

For this – go to Settings –>About Phone –> System updates

You will see a new system software update is available for your phone


2. Tap on I’m in and update will start downloading


3. After Downloading Install It. Installation will take hardly 20 to 30 Minutes


4. After that phone will restart and it will load all your apps and finish the installation

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5. And here is your Motorola Moto g4 Play With android Nougat 7.1.1

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Motorola Moto g4 play Oreo Update?

It is worth noting that the Nougat update may be the last major software update for the Moto G4 Play. This is because, Motorola, back in September 2017 confirmed via a blog post that it will bring Android Oreo update to only one G4 phone and that will be the Moto G4 Plus. Although the company didn’t directly deny the Oreo update for Moto G4 and G4 Play, that’s what the blog post indicates.

In the blog, post-Motorola noted, “It’s been brought to our attention that there were some errors in our marketing materials around Android O upgrades for Moto G4 Plus. This was an oversight on our part and we apologize for this miscommunication. It’s our general practice for the Moto G family to get one major OS upgrade per device, but it’s important to us we keep our promises, so in addition to the N upgrade it has already received, we will be upgrading Moto G4 Plus to Android O.”

The post doesn’t mention any details about Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus anywhere, which means that these two phones will not get Android Oreo update. Meanwhile, Motorola also mentioned that they are not sure of when the G4 Plus users will get the Oreo update. The company notes, “Because this is an unplanned upgrade, it will take some time to fit it into our upgrade schedule. Watch our software upgrade page for more information.”

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