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How To Update Moto G5s Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo

Moto G5s Plus was launched in August 2017. The phone powered by Octa-core 2.0 GHz Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625, and it comes with 3/4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB ROM, up to 256 GB via a microSD, Moto G5s Plus come with Primary camera 13 MP and 8 MP in front, and powered by Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery, Moto G5s Plus runs Android 7.1 Nougat, and In this new tutorial, you will learn how to update Moto G5s Plus Android 8.1 Oreo using ADB sideload.

It’s very important that the smartphone will be updated to the latest stable version of Android. This will also allow you to repair your Moto G5s Plus if it is stuck on the start screen, stuck on Motorola logo, if it restarts in bootloop or if you decide to update it for any reason. Today we will see How to install Android 8.1 Oreo in the Moto G5s Plus.

How To Update Moto G5s Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo:

Read also: Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Motorola Moto G5s Plus – LineageOS 15.1


Before you begin, it is important to have all the tools at hand. you will need:

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Update Moto G5s Plus via Updater

1- Copy the download Moto G5s Plus ROM file on your SD card.

2- On your phone Go to Settings –> apps 

3- Find the Update Services app & Provide storage permission.

4- Go back to Settings & Check for OTA updates.

5- The package will be automatically detected and The flashing process began

6- Well done! you have successfully Update Moto G5s Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo.


Update Moto G5s Plus via OTA update

1- Copy the download Moto G5s Plus.zip File firmware in your device storage or sd card (IN THE HOME DIRECTORY)

2- Connect your Moto G5s Plus in Download mode.

  • Turn off your device.
  • Press and hold Power + Volume up for a few seconds

3- Use the Volume Buttons to navigate, & choose the option: APPLY UPDATE FROM SDCARD.

4- Select your Moto G5s Plus.zip File firmware & click on power button to confirm & wait until the end of the update.

5- Well done! You have just update Moto G5s Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo.


Update Moto G5s Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo

1- Open the folder where ADB and Fastboot are located on your computer & Copy the downloaded ZIP ROM on it.

2- In an empty area, hold down the shift key and right-click with the mouse, the context menu will contain an entry Open command window here:

3- Restart your Moto G5s Plus in Bootloader mode:

  • Press & hold  the “Volume Down + Power button” at the same time for about 5 seconds
  • The device enters on Recovery mode.
  • Use the Volume Buttons to navigate, & choose the option: APPLY UPDATE FROM SDCARD.

4- Connect your Moto G5s Plus to your computer

5- Verify that the phone is recognized in Fastboot mode: Type in the command: “adb devices

6- Install Moto G5s Plus Android 8.1 Oreo OTA: Type the below command:
  • adb sideload block_delta-Blur_Version.26.366.18-28.31.40.sanders.retail.en.US.zip
    • block_delta-Blur_Version.26.366.18-28.31.40.sanders.retail.en.US.zip is the name of OTA file.
7-  The Flash process might take about 25 minutes to complete, & select ‘Reboot system now’.

9- You have successfully update Moto G5s Plus to Android 8.1 Oreo.

Read also: Install Pixel Experience ROM on Motorola Moto G5s Plus – Android 8.1 Oreo

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Joe abouza

abouza Youssef, tech blogger, Nationality Moroccan, I am 29 years old. I live and work in france. I love blogging and i am interested in everything new in the world of technology.

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