Unlocked Moto G6 Plus & Verizon Moto G7 Play grabbing new security updates

Motorola tried to end this year with a bang by reviving once an icon smartphone, the Moto Razr and launched in its new avatar recently. Though the device seems to be an apt adaptation of a foldable smartphone, it still fell off the radar.

Moto Razr 2019

Blame it on the $1500 price tag or the mediocre chipset and camera, the Moto Razr could not live up to the expectations of the hype surrounding the device.

Side by side, the company is also taking a toll when it comes to pushing out timely security updates for its devices. There is a lot of catching up required from Motorola’s end if it wants to stay competitive in the smartphone market today.

But, in a recent development, Motorola has pushed in the November 2019 security update for the Moto G6 Plus smartphone. Besides, Verizon has also pushed in the October 2019 security patch for the Moto G7 Play.

Notably, the updates are it is purely incremental in nature and does not bring any new features except the security update. Let us take a look at the updates, one by one.

Moto G6 Plus

Talking about the update, it arrives with version number, PPWS29.116-11-13. Below is the official changelog along with the screenshot of the update prompt shared by one of the users:

Some of the highlights of this update are:
– Android security updates up to 1 November 2019


Keep in mind that the update is currently available in South America and to be specific the above image came from an Argentinian unit. However, the global rollout of the November patchset for other Motorola phones is expected soon.

Moto G6 Plus

PiunikaWeb readers should remember that the device got the September security patchset back in October. And with this update, it also explains why the Moto G devices receive quarterly security patches.

Moto G7 Play

Verizon Moto G7 Play is also getting a new update which is sadly the October 2019 security patch. It arrives with the version number PDYS29.105-165-4.

Moto G7 Play

Below is the official changelog along with the screenshot of the update tracker:

What’s changing:
– The current software update gives you the most up to date Android security patches on your device.


If you have not received the notification for the update, go to Settings>>System>>System Updates>>Download and Install, for manually checking for the update.

Feel free to let us know in the comments section below if you have received the new update on your Moto G6 Plus or not.

Note – You can check out our Motorola Section to keep yourself updated regarding all the latest happenings around Motorola smartphones.

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