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Original story (published on July 9, 2021) follows:

The Motorola Moto G9, Moto G9 Play, and Moto G9 Power came out in August and December 2020 respectively.

All devices offered Android 10 out-of-the-box but the wait has been on for the update to Android 11 for all three.

Motorola Moto G9

While users have been patiently waiting for the said OS update, Motorola has been at work preparing the same for the devices in question.

Now, it seems the wait is finally over as the Moto G9, Moto G9 Play, and Moto G9 Power are finally getting the Android 11 update.

Users of the said devices have been taking to online platforms like Twitter and Reddit to share about the arrival the OS update.

Just arrived today on unlocked UK G9 Power retgb.
Unsure whether or not to download and upgrade…

And the @MotorolaBR who launched Android 11 on my Moto G9 Play… Surprised!!!


It must be noted that the Android 11 update for the Moto G9 and Moto G9 Play went under the soak testing phase back in May.

On the other hand, there were virtually no signs of the OS update for the Moto G9 Power. Also, users of the Moto G9 Power were facing some issues with the call quality and a future update was to address the same.

However, it is unclear whether the latest OS update for the Moto G9 Power addresses the said issues or not.

Motorola Moto G9 Power

It is still good to see that Motorola is striving to deliver the Android 11 update to its eligible devices.

So, if you have not yet received the said update on your Moto G9, G9 Play, or G9 Power, it is time to check for the same manually.

Moreover, be sure to let us know if the said update brings call quality improvements to the Moto G9 Power by dropping a comment below.


That said, we will report back with more such stories as and when we get new information to share so stay tuned.

In the meantime, you can keep an eye on our Motorola Android 11 update tracker if your device is yet to bag the OS update.

Update 1 (July 10)

In case you find yourself running into any problem installing the Android 11 OTA update on your Moto G9, G9 Power, or G9 Play, Motorola recommends using the Rescue and Smart Assistant Tool to check for an update.

Update 2 (July 12)

Motorola has confirmed that the update is live in the UK on its official software updates page, however, it is yet to update the page with the information for India.

Hence, if you’re in India and have the Moto G9, G9 Play, or G9 Power, you might have to wait a bit for the update to arrive on your unit.

Update 3 (July 30)

IST 11:02 am: New reports now indicate that users of the Motorola G9 Power in India are getting updated to Android 11.

Finally after a long time motorola pushed android 11 on moto g9 power as I am just installing it . Waiting to explore more features in this one . Hope motorola keeps pushing updates consistently to their phones.

Update 4 (August 17)

IST 11:03 am: Reports now have it that Motorola is rolling out Android 11 to users of the Moto G9 Play in Slovakia. Many thanks to our reader, one Martin Slovak for the tip.

Note: To follow the Android 11 rollout from all major OEMs and carriers, head here.

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I'm a techy who is particularly fond of Android smartphones. A writer who usually finds himself on the other side of the spectrum. An artist who likes to sing and play the guitar. Also a photographer when in the mood.

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