Motorola under Lenovo released it’s successor to Moto Z2 Play, the 2018 Moto Z Play a.k.a Moto Z3 Play two months ago in June this year. The Moto Z3 Play comes with mid range hardware packed under modern design, super AMOLED 18:9 display with minimal bezel and dual camera sensors on the rear. The new device comes with multiple new features and brings improvements over the previous ones. If you still own a Moto Z2 Play then we have a great news for you. Now you can download and install Moto Z3 Play stock Apps on Moto Z2 Play, if interested to do so then just read the guide more to download Moto Z3 Play stock ported apps and install’em on Moto Z2 Play.
How to download and install Moto Z3 Play stock apps on Moto Z2 Play
The process to flash Moto Z3 Play apps on Moto Z2 Play is super easy but you need your Moto Z2 Play to be running Android Oreo stock ROM with bootloader unlock and TWRP recovery must be installed on it for the successful installation. If you haven’t unlocked bootloader on your device yet don’t panic we have got you covered. In the same post we have also written guide to unlock bootloader on Moto Z3 Play and the process to install Moto Z3 Play stock apps on Moto Z2 Play.
Before you begin:
Follow our guide to unlock bootloader on Moto Z3 Play. Here is the guide
TWRP recovery must be installed after bootloader unlocking, still we haven’t got the TWRP recovery but still you can look out the official TWRP recovery download repository to download the TWRP image and then following our this tutorial you’ll be able to flash it on your device.
Once done with the custom recovery installation, just head to download section below to grab the complete list of Moto Z3 Play stock apps for Moto Z2 Play.
Download Moto Z3 Play Stock Apps for Moto Z2 Play
Here is the list of ported Moto Z3 Play Apps. Source XDA
- Moto App 6.0.73
- Moto Actions 04.074.1.0-O (Enabled Quick Screenshot)
- Moto Display 06.069.0 (Enabled Attentive Display)
- Moto Help 5.6.9
- Moto Key 2.00.0183
- Moto Suggestions 0.2.32
- Moto Voice Beta 08.18.0.0.0.36.0
- Motorola Camera 184.108.40.206
- Motorola Email 00.08.0072
- Motorola Face Unlock 01.01.0114
- Motorola FM Radio 02.02.0430
- Motorola Gallery 530034 (Enabled All Features)
- Motorola Launcher 8.1.0 (Enabled Rounded Google Search Widget and Custom Grid Layout)
- Motorola Notifications 7.7.025
- Motorola Time Weather 1.03.03 (Enabled Red Color in Low Battery Circle)
Here is the process to install Moto Z3 Play stock apps on Moto Z2 Play
Connect your device to PC and move the downloaded apps zip file to the device internal storage.
Disconnect your device from PC and boot it into recovery mode. To do so, Turn off your phone completely and then press and hold Volume down and Power button simultaneously for 2-3 seconds until you see fastboot mode. Now navigate through the menu using volume up or down and highlight the option “Recovery mode” now press power to enter recovery mode.
Once in TWRP recovery mode, just hit Install > choose the app zip package you copied to your device earlier.
Wait for the installation to complete and reboot your device after installation.
That’s it! Upon boot up process, you will see app upgrading message which means you have successfully installed Moto Z3 Play stock apps on your Moto Z2 Play.