Motorola Pushes August Security Update To Moto G5 Plus

Moto G5

Motorola has rolled out August security update for the Moto G5 Plus smartphone in the US. With build number NPN25.137-83, the Moto G5 Plus update not only includes the latest August security patch but also bug fixes. Moreover, the stability of the handset will improve to a great extent after the installation of the update.

Motorola also added improvements to emergency call features. You will experience the features after the successful installation of the update.

Moto G5 Plus

If you work with Moto G5 Plus, you will receive an automated message notification. You need to proceed as per the instructions. Depending upon the Internet connectivity, it will take nearly 30 minutes for you to download and install the update.

You can also manually navigate to Settings menu if you are unable to receive a notification. The company has rolled out the update in the form of OTA and hence it will take few days for the update to hit your handset.

Motorola is also gearing up to launch Android Oreo update to a wide range of devices including Moto G5 Plus. It is also possible to install Android Oreo now itself with the help of LineageOS 15. Interestingly, the Moto G5 will also receive the required Android 8 update within the next few months.

To recall, the Moto G5 and the big brother was launched during the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona held in early 2017.

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