Finally Official Android 7.0 Nougat firmware is released for Motorola Moto Z. The stock Nougat firmware for Moto Z is released in India and Canada. The Android 7.0 Nougat firmware for Moto Z has build number NCL25.86-15 and is available to download.
The update brought many improved features including redesigned settings menu, quick reply option is added on notifications shades, quick setting toggle got modified and more. The Nougat firmware improves the performance of overall device too with better graphics and improved Doze mode.
Your device need to be in full stock un-rooted condition to flash the latest Nougat firmware on your device or click here to update. Once you have successfully prepared your device for installing Nougat firmware successfully then you need to follow the below instructions to update Moto Z on Android 7.0 Nougat NCL25.86-15 firmware.
How to install Official Android 7.0 Nougat NCL25.86-15 firmware on Moto Z
Disclaimer: This guide includes flashing custom ROM on your device, it is not an official firmware but will flash the custom firmware. The writer is not responsible for any damage happens to your device during the whole operation neither we are forcing you to perform such operation.
Before you begin:
Keep your battery charged or at least your device should contain at least 80% charge before the flashing operation.
Android USB drivers for your device should be installed on your PC for data transfer and more, or you can download USB drivers for Motorola
If the PC is unable to unable to detect your device after even after installing Android USB drivers for your device, then you need to perform one more step, Enable USB debugging.
To enable USB debugging in your device go to Settings >> Developer options >> USB debugging.
Update Official Android 7.0 Nougat NCL25.86-15 firmware on Moto Z via Stock Recovery
Download Android 7.0 Nougat firmware for Moto Z from the link provided below.
Now copy the Android 7.0 Nougat zip on the phone storage, you should have the latest drivers installed on your PC or simply grab the latest USB drivers for your device from our guide here.
Now turn off the device and reboot into stock recovery
Once in the stock recovery, highlight the menu and select the “apply update from sdcard” then choose the NCL25.86-15 firmware and flash it.
That’s it! Your Moto Z will be updated on latest Android 7.0 Nougat firmware. Contact us for further queries.