Android 7.1.1 Nougat starts rolling out to Moto G4 Play after a 6-month delay

It looks like Motorola has finally kicked off the roll-out of Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for the Moto G4 Play. The last major OS update the smartphone will receive is now available for download to unlocked Moto G4 Play units around the world.

Unlike the Moto G4 and G4 Plus that got a similar update last year, Moto G4 Play owners had to wait several more months to get the benefits of Android Nougat. Some of you might remember that Motorola started to push Android Nougat to the Moto G4 Play back in June, but for some reason, the update was only available to a small percentage of users.

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T-Mobile begins Android 7.1.1 Nougat rollout for the original Samsung Galaxy J7

The original Galaxy J7 is the latest Samsung smartphone to receive the long-awaited Android Nougat update at T-Mobile. The US carrier has already published the changelog of the update, but there isn’t anything interesting mentioned there.

Although T-Mobile claims the Galaxy J7 (SM-J700T) is getting Android 7.0 Nougat update, the smartphone is being upgraded directly to Android 7.1.1. A security patch is included in the update as well, but we can’t say for sure whether it’s the one released by Google in September or October.

We can definitely say that you …

Android 7.1.1 Nougat rolling out to Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)

Samsung had been spreading Nougat love for quite some time now, as many Galaxy smartphones and tablets have already received software updates this year. The next on the list seems to be the Galaxy J5 (2016), an entry-level smartphone that made its debut on the market last year in April.

Although theoretically, the Galaxy J5 (2016) qualifies for another major Android update like Oreo, it’s unlikely the smartphone will get it anytime soon (or at all).

In any case, for the time being, the update is available in select European markets, but it will slowly make …

AT&T rolls out Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

Surprisingly, AT&T and Samsung have decided that the Galaxy J3 (2016) should be updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Why is that surprising? Well, Samsung launched the mid-range smartphone back in January 2016, so in just a few months the device will celebrate two years since market release.

Well, starting this week, AT&T customers who own the Galaxy J3 (2016) can update their smartphones to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The carrier confirmed that it has started the roll-out on October 11, so give it a few days to show up on your smartphone.

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Motorola starts rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Moto X Play

It looks like Motorola has just started to push the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to the Moto X Play. The US-based company confirmed back in June that the mid-range smartphone will be updated to Nougat, but it did not offer details on the exact release date.

Even now we still don’t know when the update will arrive in certain countries, but at least some Moto X Play owners managed to upgrade their phones. For the time being, the only reports that confirm Motorola have kicked off the roll-out of Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Moto X Play come from Brazil.

The update contains one of the newest …

Samsung updates the old Galaxy Tab A 9.7 directly to Android 7.1.1 Nougat

The Galaxy Tab A 9.7 is the only two-year-old Samsung device that’s been updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat. All other smartphones and/or tablets receive Android 7.0 Nougat updates and few are likely to get more Android OS updates.

We reported back in July that there’s a high chance Samsung will provide Galaxy Tab A 9.7 owners with an Android Nougat update, but no ETA was available at that time. Well, it looks like Samsung has already kicked off the roll-out of the update in many European countries.

For the time being, Galaxy Tab A 9.7 users confirmed the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update …

US Cellular rolls out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to the Samsung Galaxy Tab E

After Galaxy Tab A 9.7, another Samsung tablet is getting updated directly to Android 7.1.1 Nougat – the Galaxy Tab E. However, unlike the former which was launched back in 2015, latter made its debut on the market last year.

Samsung has already updated the Galaxy Tab E to Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but we didn’t expect the South Korean company to continue to provide users with additional major OS updates.

Well, it looks like US Cellular is the first carrier in the US to provide the Android 7.1.1 Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy Tab E. The update is meant for …

Verizon's Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid are updated to Android 7.1.1

Motorola’s 2016 flagship model in the states, the Moto Z Force Droid, has finally been updated to Android 7.1.1 along with the Moto Z Droid. The third phone in the series, the Moto Z Play Droid, had already received the update in June. New icons now appear in the dock, and many of the icons on the screen are now placed inside a circle instead of a square. Long pressing icons like Google Maps or Twitter will launch certain shortcut actions that can be taken from the home screen.

Besides Android 7.1.1, the update also delivers the July Android security patch to the two phones. While Motorola …

Nexus 6 is getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat update once again

Android 7.1.1 Nougat is probably the last major update that the Nexus 6 will receive. Even so, Google hasn’t been able to provide Nexus 6 owners with the update until now. Although Android 7.1.1 Nougat was pushed to the smartphone months ago, the update was riddled with bugs, so Google was forced to pull it quickly.

Earlier this week, Nexus 6 had started to receive the long-awaited Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The update weighs in at around 370MB and it probably includes one of the latest security patches (July or August).

Obviously, in order to update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, your Nexus …

Surprisingly, AT&T rolls out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for ZTE Maven 2

The sequel to the popular, low-end ZTE Maven is now getting a major Android update. ZTE Maven 2 was launched at AT&T earlier this year and was offered as a prepaid smartphone to customers looking for such a device.

Surprisingly, this $40 smartphone is now getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat update if AT&T did not make a mistake when it confirmed the information on the phone’s support page.

Because not many have heard about the ZTE Maven 2, let’s just say that it packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor and just 1GB of RAM.

If you own the ZTE Maven …