Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Moto G 3rd Gen XT1550


Motorola started rolling out official Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Moto G 2015 XT1550. In this guide you will be able to download and install official Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Moto G 2015 XT1550. Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Moto G 2015 XT1550 is just another stock Marshmallow update released after Moto G XT1575. The Android 6.0 Marshmallow for Moto G 2015 XT1550 is live via OTA but you can easily install it manually using stock recovery (Process mentioned below). Below you can find information about the firmware and the compatible device model, just go ahead and install the latest stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Moto G 2015 XT1550.

Firmware details:

Device Name: Moto G 2015 (3nd Gen)

Model XT1550

Version: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

OTA update 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 Motorola 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.

How to install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Moto G 2015 (XT1550)

Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow firmware for Moto G 2015 XT1550 (Osprey)

Connect your device to PC and move the downloaded firmware file onto your device storage.

Now disconnect and turn it off completely.

Now turn in to on gain by pressing Vol down+ Power simultaneously, until you see a list of commands performing specific tasks, including recovery, fastboot and more and choose recovery.

Once in recovery select apply update from sd-card and choose the downloaded OTA zip and flash it.

Reboot the device once completed.

That’s it! You have successfully update your Moto G 3rd Gen XT1550 to official Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Lets us know if you got an update notification or have updated your device. For any queries feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section.

A Software Engineer who loves to hang around latest gadgets and writes his own experiences to get the best possible and accurate information.
  1. Reply Nazeer January 10, 2016 at 9:49 am

    Hi team I bricked my moto g3 while rooting can I update the above file ? My phone was updated already to marshmallows 6.0 then I tried to root.
    Now I’m running cygno marshmallows unofficial is.please help me out.

  2. Reply Bhavesh January 12, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    I can not go into recovery mode by pressing vol up + power button while ‘No Command’ screen appear.

    I have unlocked boot-loader with root access.

    Please guide me further.

  3. Reply Bhavesh January 13, 2016 at 7:11 am

    I have tried OTA but no success.
    I have also tried manual OTA update as directed above but stuck at ‘No command’ screen while getting into recovery mode.

    I have moto g3 xt1550 with unlocked boot loader and root.

    Please guide further.

    • Reply Nazeer February 9, 2016 at 5:35 am

      Hi have you successfully updated to Marshmallows ?

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