Unlocked Moto G Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update


Motorola has now started rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Moto G. The upgrade takes about 2GB and after the upgrade will change the software version field in 24.11.25.en.US.

This time, the Moto G Marshmallow update is being rolled out to the unlocked and SIM-free variant (XT1540) in North America and Canada. That said, the Marshmallow release is bound to spread to other versions of the 3rd gen Moto G soon.

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Moto G Marshmallow Update Guide

For a successful installation Moto G Marshmallow update, we recommend installing this update when the battery in your phone is at least 50% charged and you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.

If you have received a notification message for this update:

  • Select “Yes, I’m in”.
  • After the software is downloaded, select “Install now”.
  • After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
  • Your Moto G is now updated to Android 6.0.

If you have not received a notification message for this update, follow the steps below to manually update your phone:

  • Select the Settings icon in the apps menu.
  • Select “About phone”.
  • Select “System updates”.
  • Select “Yes, I’m in”. After the software is downloaded, select “Install now”.
  • After the software is installed, your phone will re-start automatically.
  • Your phone is now updated to Android 6.0.

The update includes Google’s security patches developed approximately December 1, and it also clearly contains everything that’s new in Android 6.0, including Now On Tap and the revamped permissions system. Motorola is also removing its Migrate and Assist apps in this version.

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