How to Install Android 7.1.1 Nougat in Moto X Play NPD26.48-24-1

Great News to Moto X Play users,  you can now run the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Although Motorola have started rolling out the official firmware update based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Moto X Play , the update works with build numberNPD26.48-24-1 along with September Security Patch which resolves many issues. The update comes with new features and updated display in Multi Window support, System UI Tuner, Enhanced Doze Mode, New Settings Panel Redesigned, App Shortcuts and much more. If you yet to receive the OTA Update in your Moto X Play,  you can flash it manually with the steps below

The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update gives you the sweetness of Android 7.1.1 features bundled with Motorola features and customizations. This new firmware comes with tons of new features, improvements and its weight is around 638MB. We always strongly recommend keeping updated Android devices to the latest official stock firmware released by Motorola. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data before doing anything with your phone. If you are interested in installingNPD26.48-24-1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat official update on your Moto X Play then go ahead and follow the given steps.



The Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA and instructions given in this guide are only working with the above-mentioned variants of Moto X Play. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first.

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Xclusivetek  will not be held responsible for any kind of damage or mishap occurred to the Moto X Play during or after the installation of Android 7.1.1 Nougat official OTA build. Proceed at your own risk.

Before Getting Started:

  • Take a proper backup of all your existing data and settings before proceeding to the ROM installation guide.
  • Download and install the correct USB Drivers

    for the Moto X Play on the PC.

  • Your device should be unrooted.
  • The Moto X Play must have a stock recovery installed.
  • Make sure that the battery level of your device should be charged at least about 80%.

Required Files:

How to Update Moto X Play to Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA:

Step No 1: – First, connect your Moto X Play to the computer via its USB data cable.

Step No 2: – Next, transfer the firmware file that you have already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of internal storage on the phone.

Step No 3: – After transferring the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA file, disconnect the device from the PC and power it OFF in order to boot it into Recovery Mode. Power ON the phone while pressing and holding the Volume and Power keys at the same time until you see something on the screen, this is bootloader mode.

Step No 4: – Using the Volume Down button, scroll down to Recovery and choose it using Volume Up and reboot the Moto X Play into recovery mode

Step No 5: – In recovery mode, select install update from sd card.

Step No 6: – Navigate to the location where you have placed the OTA firmware file on the SD Card of your phone. Select it using the Power button and confirm installation to proceed.

Step No 7: – Go back to the main recovery menu once the installation is completed and select reboot system now.

Done! You’ve successfully installed the Android 7.1.1 Nougat official OTA on Moto X Play.

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