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Download and Install Android 7.0 Nougat build for the Moto G4 Plus [XT1640-44]

If you are one of those few people who is using the Moto G4 plus XT1640-44, then you might want to flash your phone to the latest edition of Android Nougat, as the phone has been designed to run on Android 7.0.

Although without flashing also you can get a brilliant performance on your phone, if you choose to flash it, the results might be a lot better than what you thought you would experience. However, this is a process that needs to be with care, and following proper instructions Nougat build for the Moto G4 Plus. So make sure you do not take any hasty steps.

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Moto Drivers for Windows |  Mac

Android Nougat ROM | Mirror

Steps to Install Nougat build for the Moto G4 Plus via Fastboot

Nougat build for the Moto G4 Plus

  1. Download and Install ADB drivers from the download section.
  2. Now, download Moto G4 Plus Nougat ZIP.
  3. Move downloaded ZIP file to ADB folder
  4. Enable the USB debugging on your device after enabling ‘Developer Options’ by going to ‘About phone’ and tapping build number 7 times.
    Usb debugging
  5. Go to the ADB folder you created in Step 3 and then press “Shift + Right mouse key” and tap on “Open command window here.”
    AMD COMMAND
  6. Now connect your device to the PC using a USB data cable.
  7. Boot your device into “Fastboot” mode and give the following command reboot bootloader

    adb reboot bootloader

  8. Your device will start booting in fastboot mode. Now to flash recovery image on the device type the following command.
  9. Now the file you have downloaded, extract it to the desktop
  10. Copy the extracted files on your fastboot directory
  11. Inside the Fastboot folder, you will find an “OEM Flash.bat” script, run the script (Window users)
  12. With it, Nougat factory image installation process starts on your phone
  13. Once the installation gets complete, Moto G4 Plus will automatically reboot
  14. Done!!!

Steps to flash Nougat build for the Moto G4 Plus Manually

  • Download and Install ADB drivers from the download section.
  • Now, download Moto G4 Plus Nougat ZIP.
  • Move downloaded ZIP file to ADB folder
  • Enable the USB debugging on your device after enabling ‘Developer Options’ by going to ‘About phone’ and tapping build number 7 times.
    Usb debugging
  • Go to the ADB folder you created in Step 3 and then press “Shift + Right mouse key” and tap on “Open command window here.”

Fastboot OEM lock begin

Fastboot flash partition got.bin

Fastboot flash bootloader bootloader.img

Fastboot flash boot boot.img

Fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Fastboot flash DSP adspso.bin

Fastboot flash oem oem.img

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk1

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk2

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk3

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk4

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk5

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk6

Fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk7

Fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin

Fastboot erase modemst1

Fastboot erase modemst2

Fastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn

Fastboot erase cache

Fastboot erase userdata

Fastboot erase logo

Fastboot oem lock

Fastboot reboot

  • With it, Nougat factory image installation process starts on your phone
  • Once the installation gets complete, Moto G4 Plus will automatically reboot
  • And done!

Read More: How to Install TWRP and root Moto G4 Plus on Android Nougat

Few Pointers:

1. As the file is compressed using the 7zip, obviously then you needs a dedicated app to extract it. Trying winzip and winrar will not be of any use as they will end up in showing error. Download 7zip from here

Download 7zip

2. “OEM Flash.bat” can wipe your data if you return from a custom ROM so better be cautious by wiping your data in advance to avoid the situation of system crash and bugs

 

Disclaimer – If your phone goes through any kind of damage during the installation process, clickitornot.com will not be responsible for the same. Undertake the flash process at your own risk.

Download and Install Android 7.0 Nougat build for the Moto G4 Plus [XT1640-44]
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