MOTOROLA MOTO Z Posts on XDA

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...

Android P Beta 3 now available unofficially for the Motorola Moto Z

Our forums are filled to the brim with impressive projects thanks to the work of some talented developers. One such developer is XDA Recognised Developer erfanoabdi, who brought the Android P beta to the Motorola Moto Z back in May. He did that by taking the version released for the Google Pixel XL and modifying it...

LineageOS 15.1 Changelog 18: Reader Mode, “Chrome Home” in Jelly, Per-app network restrictions, and more

On all supported devices, LineageOS 15.1 is released on a weekly basis. It can be hard to keep up with what's new in the popular AOSP-based custom ROM unless you religiously follow their Gerrit, so the team has put together a changelog to keep you updated on what's new in the ROM. Today, the team...

[Update: Moto Z Play also] Unlocked Moto Z receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update in the U.S.

The now Lenovo owned Motorola released the Moto Z smartphone back in the second half of 2016. That launched the start of a completely new lineup for the company's flagship smartphones. The company had been using the Moto X line to showcase the best they could come up with, but this stopped in 2015 with...

Android P Developer Preview 2 ported to the Motorola Moto Z

Just days before Google I/O 2018 kicked off, we showcased an unofficial port of Android P's first developer preview for the original Moto Z. This was thanks to the work that XDA Recognized Developer erfanoabdi had been doing to get it booted by using a modified system image from the Google Pixel XL release. At the time...

Download: Android P ported unofficially to the Motorola Moto Z

Last week, XDA Recognized Developer erfanoabdi was able to boot an unofficial port of Android P for the Motorola Moto Z. He ripped the system image from the Google Pixel XL and modified it to work on the Moto Z. At the time, his ROM was only interesting for the headline as most of the hardware functionality was...

Xiaomi Mi 6 and Motorola Moto Z receive official LineageOS 15.1

LineageOS 15.1, the popular Android 8.1 Oreo-based custom ROM, was released in late February for a handful of devices. The official roster has since expanded to include devices like the Google Nexus Player, OnePlus 2, Google Nexus 6, and Exynos Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ among others. Starting today, official 15.1 builds for the Xiaomi Mi 6...

Developer gets Android P booting on the Motorola Moto Z

We're just 10 days away from Google I/O 2018 where Google is expected to unveil a lot of details about Android P such as the rumored navigation gestures and Material Design revamp. The first Android P Developer Preview is available for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, and Pixel 2 XL and there's a lot we've already seen in...

Here’s a list of Android devices updated with Project Treble support

Whereas Apple is able to keep most of their devices, even many older ones, up to date with the latest software (which sometimes involve rather controversial features), Android device makers have varying degrees of success keeping their devices up to date. Some device makers like Essential and Google are pretty good at providing security patches,...

Motorola Brings Android Oreo to the Moto Z, Z2 Play, G5, G5S and More in Australia and New Zealand

There are lots of manufacturers in the smartphone industry, and they all have slightly different software release schedules. Some, like Samsung, issue major firmware updates relatively infrequently, while others, like OnePlus, are quicker to bring new versions of Android to their devices. Still others roll out big updates to lots of devices at the same time. Motorola's one...

Motorola to Launch a Limited Edition Star Wars Style Moto Mod in China

We recently saw Disney team up with OnePlus to announce an exclusive Star Wars themed OnePlus 5T for India. The stormtrooper type device is very different to the other options offered up by OnePlus, and with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" out in cinemas in mid-December, it's obvious that Disney is gearing up for a massive launch...

Get the Latest Moto Display APK from the Moto X4 on your Moto Z

When the Motorola Moto Z2 was released, they updated the Moto Display system application with a new feature that allows you to reply to messages without unlocking your phone. However, they never brought this feature over to the original Moto Z. That doesn't mean you can't enjoy this new feature, however. XDA Senior Member onslaught86 started digging into the...