After months of wait, finally Motorola under Lenovo has finally started seeding Android 9.0 Pie update for Moto Z3 Play units in the US. In a recent report on Reddit, it seems that Amazon Prime variants are also getting the update alongside, Android Pie release notes are already up on the Motorola’s official support page. The Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update is available to download as software version PPW29.183-29-1, the new update not only brings goodies of Android Pie but also comes with performance improvement as well, and over all the firmware gets April 2019 security patch and much more.
PPW29.183-29-1 Firmware details:
Back in August 2018, Motorola announced to release the Pie update for supported device in fall 2018, then in November roll out begin for Moto One and One Power. Next in the line was Moto Z3, the update approaches in the US pretty late as other variants have already got the update in February 2019.
It is needless to mentioned that Android Pie PPW29.183-29-1 comes with major improvements over Oreo firmware. For change log, Motorola notes that the firmware update will “improve your mobile experience from the new Intuitive Navigation and Recent App”. Once the update is installed don the device it will also bring an improved Do Not Disturb mode, adaptive brightness/battery, simplified volume control, revamped split screen, a revamped settings menu and much more.
How to download PPW29.183-29-1 Moto Z3 Play Android Pie update
The update is rolling out as we speak but not all devices will get the update at once, it will gradually hit every device in a few days or weeks. However you can head to Settings > System > System updates and if check for the system update if available, tap on Download and install to grab the PPW29.183-29-1 update.
We will update a guide regarding the manual installation of Android Pie on Moto Z3 Play as soon as we get our hands on the firmware file. Stay connected!