Finally Motorola and Verizon is rolling out Android 11 update for it’s 2020 flagship Moto Edge Plus units on Verizon network. The mid range devices Moto G8 and G8 Power got updated to the latest firmware a few days back now flagship line gets it too. Talking about the firmware, the update is rolling out at the time we are writing this post, available to download as build RPB31.Q1-19-19-11-2, more details about the firmware are posted on the official Verizon support page.
The device was released with Android 10 out of the box later got regular security patches, and now it is joining the Android 11 party. Motorola teamed update it’s new firmware update with March 2021 security patch along perks of latest firmware and much more. If you own it and want to upgrade the device firmware then head below to see the instruction to download and install the Android 11 RPB31.Q1-19-19-11-2 firmware on Motorola Edge+ plus.
Motorola Edge+ plus Android 11 firmware details:
Device Name: Motorola Edge+ plus
Supported model: Verizon
OS update: Android 11
Build number: RPB31.Q1-19-19-11-2
Android Security Patch Level: March 2021
If you wish to update your device without waiting for the OTA just follow the steps below. (un-rooted only)
Download RPB31.Q1-19-19-11-2 Android 11 update for Motorola Edge+ plus
Perform these below steps to catch the OTA.
- Tap the Settings icon in the apps drawer.
- In the Setting menu, head to the “About phone” section.
- Now select tap on “System updates” and check for the available system updates.
- Tap on Download if it notifies you of the update, and let it install automatically.
- As we mentioned above that only stock un-rooted device is eligible for the update, don’t waste your device waiting for the OTA if your device is rooted, it will never gonna happen you need to switch to manual firmware installation.
Note: If you get OTA update right on your device, then before installing the update it is mandatory to charge your device minimum at 60% to avoid shut down. Good Luck 🙂
Manual download and install the RPB31.Q1-19-19-11-2 Android 11 update for Motorola Edge+ plus
A working USB data cable is required.
Set up adb and fastboot drivers on PC, Here we have a guide to do that.
Download the OTA image from the link below and move it to the internal storage of your device
How to install the update via adb sideload
Step 1: Now open the directory where you have installed the adb and fastboot drivers, search for the folder named ‘ADB’ in there. Once you find it open it and you’ll see four files including ADB and fastboot.exe(as shown).
Step 2: Now connect your device to PC using USB data cable and let the drivers installed completely.
Step 3: Now press and hold Shift key and right mouse click any empty space in the adb folder and choose ‘Open command window here'(as shown above).
Step 4: Boot your phone into recovery mode, to do this enter the following command in the command window.
adb reboot recovery
Step 5: Once in recovery mode, choose the option “Apply update from ADB”
Step 6: Sideload the OTA with the following command
adb sideload <OTA_image.zip>
That’s it! Stay tuned with us as we will update the link to download the firmware manually.