Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Moto X Play rolling out in Canada

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Motorola started seeding Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for Moto X Play in Canada. The update is rolling out for the Moto X Play via OTA and size about 388 MB that means the update will not take much time to download. The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update carries version 24.61.52.en.ca and is packed with latest features including security patch dated 1 March 2016. Other Marshmallow goodies including Doze Mode, Google Now on tap are also available in the update, if you look at the size you would not expect much changes but infact the Android 6.0 Marshmallow is already released but this time Motorola provided the best it could do in the form of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Below we have mentioned two method to download and install the Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Moto X Play. The OTA method is pretty simple just give a try to check whether your device is eligible for the update, if this method is successful then well and good other wise you can download the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Moto X Play zip and install it manually via stock recovery, just go ahead and install the Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Moto X Play.

Also read: Root and install TWRP recovery on Moto X Play

How to install Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware on Moto X Play

Method No 1: This is the first and preferably the most easiest method to update your device, you can use your device to download the firmware file if available and then the device will ask you to install the updates now or later. To check whether your device is eligible for OTA Firmware update, unlock your device & navigate to

Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Check for updates

This will require a working internet connection to connect to the Samsung servers. You will receive a notification about the latest firmware availability click install to flash the firmware or tap install later to flash the latest update anytime later.

Manually install Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Moto X Play

Method No 2: If the above method doesn’t work for you don’t worry just follow this procedure to install Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Moto X Play using Stock Recovery.

Download the Stock Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow for Moto X Play [You need to wait a while and try the OTA method until the firmware file arrives] Size: 388 MB

Connect your device to PC and transfer the download Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow zip file on to your device storage.

Now disconnect the device from PC and turn it off properly

Turn it on again by pressing and holding Vol Up + Power button at the same time until you see a screen with the list of commands.

Use Volume keys to navigate and select the Recovery Mode option from the list by pressing Power button.

You will see the Android Logo with an exclamation mark, now press volume up + Power to see the recovery options.

Browse and select apply updates from sd card and choose the downloaded Marshmallow zip file.

Wait for the process to complete, once the process is completed just reboot your device.

You can also: Flash Stock Firmware using RSD lite on Moto X Play

That’s it! You have successfully installed Official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Moto X Play. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section.

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