Verizon is on roll now and started rolling out stock Android 7.0 Nougat update for Moto Z and Moto Z Force. The Verizon variants of Moto Z and Moto Z Force are receiving this update via OTA, if you own any of these devices then you have an update notification waiting for you. The Stock Nougat update for Verizon Moto Z/Moto Z Force is carrying version NCL25.86-11 brought multiple new features including quick app switching, split-screen and other stability improvements in Nougat buid and latest security patches dated November 1.
The flashing process is very simple all you need to do is just flash the NCL25.86-11 Nougat firmware via stock recovery on your device. The firmware is also live via OTA, give a check for the OTA update, navigate to
Settings >> About device >> Check for updates
Below we have mentioned two different procedures to update your device on Android 7.0 Nougat firmware , just go ahead and follow them to install the latest Android 7.0 Nougat NCL25.86-11 firmware on your Moto Z and Moto Z Force.
How to install Stock Android 7.0 NCL25.86-11 Nougat on Moto Z and Moto Z Force
Before you begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which include flashing Stock Firmware. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
Your phone battery should be charged minimum 80%
Download latest Motorola USB drivers (Ncessary for PC-Android connection)
Procedure to install Android 7.0 Nougat on Moto Z and Moto Z Force via Stock Recovery (Non Rooted devices)
- Copy the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware OTA zip file to the internal memory of your Moto Z and Moto Z Force
- Turn off your device and reboot into recovery mode.
- Once in recovery, use Vol up or Vol down button to navigate and select apply updates.
- Browse and select update zip file and flash it.
- Once done reboot your device.
Android 7.0 Nougat NCL25.86-11 firmware for Moto Z and Moto Z Force. Download
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