MOTO Z2 PLAY Posts on XDA

Motorola starts rolling out Android 9 Pie for the Moto Z2 Play

There was a time when Motorola was widely considered the king of updates. Back when the company was owned by Google, updates would roll out to Motorola devices around the same time as Nexus phones, and often even faster: the original Moto X got Android 4.4 KitKat before the Nexus 4. That Motorola is, however,...

Moto Z2 Play and Moto X4 get LineageOS 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo

Android 9 Pie may be the latest Android version, but most Android phones aren't likely to receive an update to it anytime soon. The latest Android distribution statistics show that Android Oreo still has a long way to go before it becomes the most widely used Android version, while the Android Pie official update story...

Keyboard Mod for the Motorola Moto Z series has been canceled

Although Project Ara never saw the light of day, Motorola's Moto Mod initiative has actually resulted in quite a few successful products. Motorola's promise of three generations of support for Moto Mods means that even this year's Moto Z3 Play and Verizon Moto Z3 support Moto Mods. We've seen Motorola announce a Gamepad Mod, Wireless Charging...

Moto Camera 6.2 brings Google Lens/YouTube Live to many Motorola phones

Motorola released an update to their Moto Camera application just a couple months ago that redesigned the user interface and even added in Google Photos integration. This update also came with Google Lens, YouTube Live, and some changes to the user experience (such as sliding a single finger up or down to zoom in and out)....

Moto Z2, Moto Z3, Moto X4, and Moto G6 series will get Android Pie updates

It's that time of the year where Android device makers announce the time frames for the roll-out of the newest Android version. Android 9 Pie was released on August 6 for the Google Pixel/XL and the Google Pixel 2/XL. The development community already has a head-start when it comes to porting AOSP Android Pie for...

Moto G6/Moto Z3 Play apps ported to the Moto Z2 Play [Root]

The Motorola Moto Z2 Play is one of Motorola's older flagships, and as such may see a delay in receiving the latest Moto app updates. The company's latest devices, such as the Motorola Moto G6 and the Motorola Moto Z3 Play, all have the latest Moto apps. The new versions of these apps offer new...

These smartphones will support Fortnite Mobile on Android

Fortnite Mobile on Android is a long-awaited upcoming release of an already massively popular game. Since launching on Apple iOS, users of Android smartphones and tablets have been wondering when Fortnite would launch on their devices too. The Android release has apparently been delayed as we recently reported that it will be launching as an...

Best Value-Flagship of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we're doing what comes naturally at XDA: Looking back at the best value phones Samsung, LG, OnePlus, Huawei, and others had to offer, and highlighting the ones that exceeded our expectations.This is "Value-Flagship" category is an interesting one because it includes devices that have flagship credentials such as premium build...

Best Phones Under $500

Looking for a great deal on a phone? In this list we are going to show you some of the best phones under $500. If you don't need the latest and the greatest, and can settle for something several months old, you'll be able to save a buck or two. Check out these great phones.If...

Report: Motorola is Now the Fifth Largest Smartphone Manufacturer in the US

Many smartphone manufacturers have tried to crack the US smartphone market, but very few have succeeded. At one time, HTC was the top Android smartphone manufacturer in the US, but that is now a thing of the past. For the most part, the US smartphone market is a duopoly between Apple and Samsung, as they...

Verizon’s Moto Z2 Play Offers Android 7.1.1 and Snapdragon 626 for $408

Back on June 2nd, Lenovo-owned Motorola officially announced the Moto Z2 Play as the direct successor to the 2016 sleeper hit that was the Moto Z Play. Now, the Z2 Play is available for purchase through Verizon Wireless, and it's packing a pretty decent punch at a relatively low cost. On the very front of the...

TWRP 3.1.1 Released for the Moto Z2 Play

The Lenovo Moto Z2 Play was only recently released to consumers, and already XDA Recognized Developer Santhosh M has been able to port TWRP 3.1.1 to the device. Force encryption is enabled by default, but TWRP should decrypt /data at first boot. To use the recovery, you need to unlock your bootloader. You can find information about how to do...