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    Good news for Moto Z Play users as Android Pie 9.0 for Moto Z Play is now available to download. This is a BETA status build of Moto Z Play Android Pie AOSP ROM.

    This AOSP build of Android Pie 9.0 for Moto Z Play is brought to you by Alberto97.

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    Download AOSP Android 9 Pie for Moto Z Play
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF Moto Z Play ANDROID PIE (Android 9) WHICH HAS MANY BUGS.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP EVERYTHING BEFORE YOU INSTALL THIS ANDROID PIE ROM ON Moto Z Play.

    – Installing a custom ROM requires unlocked bootloader on Moto Z Play, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone.
    – You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Status of this Android Pie 9 AOSP ROM for Moto Z Play:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – RIL
    – WiFi
    – Bluetooth
    – Hotspot
    – Camera
    – Camcorder
    – Audio
    – Video Playback
    – Sensors
    – Flashlight
    – GPS
    – Everything else

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Encryption
    – VoLTE
    – Permissive SELinux

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES OF ANDROID PIE 9.0 FOR Moto Z Play:

    Make sure you have a Nougat (or Oreo) bootloader and modem otherwise TWRP won’t allow the installation by throwing a wrong bootloader message.

    HOW TO FLASH/INSTALL ANDROID PIE 9.0 ON Moto Z Play:

    Follow this guide if you are flashing Android 9.0 Pie on Moto Z Play for the first time, or coming from any other ROM of any Android version:

    Points to NOTE:
    – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using any application such as: Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
    – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
    – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

    1. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z Play.

      Make sure to have a Custom recovery like a TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery.
      – If not then download the TWRP recovery from Downloads link and follow the TWRP flashing Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP or any other recovery)

    2. Backup system, vendor, boot, data of your Moto Z Play phone
    3. Wipe the data partition (or do a factory reset), wipe cache, ART or Dalvik cache and Format the System partition.

      – Here is a guide explaining How to wipe data using TWRP.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM
      How to backup Data on Android Phone

    4. Download and Copy the Android Pie GApps and Moto Z Play Android 9 Pie AOSP ROM ZIP files to your phone by using MTP mode in TWRP.
    5. Flash the Moto Z Play Android 9 Pie AOSP ROM file that you have copied into the phone.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install recovery flashable zip file

    6. Then flash the Android 9.0 Pie GApps (Android 9 Pie GApps package).

      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.

    7. Reboot and Enjoy the AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Moto Z Play.

    Upgrading from earlier version of Android Pie on Moto Z Play (addison):

    1. Copy the latest Moto Z Play Android 9 Pie ROM ZIP file, Android 9 Pie GApps package to the phone.
    2. Boot into TWRP Recovery on Moto Z Play.
      – Make sure you have a latest custom Recovery that should be able to flash the AOSP Android Pie on Moto Z Play.
    3. Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
    4. First install the Android 9 Pie ROM ZIP file from device.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install recovery flashable zip

    5. Reboot and see you have the GApps available or not.

      – Gapps is built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.

    6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the Android 9 Pie on Moto Z Play, then flash the Android GApps once again.

      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.

    7. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the AOSP Android 9 Pie for Moto Z Play.

     

    TROUBLESHOOTING AFTER INSTALLING ANDROID PIE 9.0 ON Moto Z Play:

    Of course this Android Pie build for Moto Z Play is not stable yet. So, if in case you want to downgrade to Android Oreo then here are some of the options:
    LineageOS 15.1 Oreo ROM for Moto Z Play
    Resurrection Remix Oreo ROM for Moto Z Play
    AOSP Oreo ROM for Moto Z Play

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