Motorola Moto X and Motorola Moto G get updated boot screens for the holidays

Motorola Moto X and Motorola Moto G get updated boot screens for the holidays
Motorola has quietly pushed out an update to both the Motorola Moto X and the Motorola Moto G. There is nothing terribly exciting coming from the update except a change to the boot screen animation. This is the animation you see on the phone when you first boot it up. And with the holiday season upon us, Motorola has decided to add some holiday flavored cheer to the screen.

To see the holiday boot-up screen with animals and snow and Christmas Trees, all you need to do is to re-boot your Moto X or Moto G. The phone you use has to be running Android 4.4. Or, install the Motorola Boot Services app from the Google Play Store and it will also update the boot animation. The holiday boot animation is expected to stay on the phones until January 6th. After that date, Motorola will switch the boot animation to something new, or revert back to the old pre-holiday animation.

Motorola and Google have started offering many features for their top-line models directly from the Google Play Store.This way, the latest updated version can always be ready,waiting to be installed by a Motorola customer without having to wait for those meddling kids slow as molasses carriers to test even the most minor of updates.

source: Waiflih via MotorolaBootServices via GottaBeMobile

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Moto X
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 10 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 2200 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop
Moto G
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB,
  • Battery 2070 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop



6. jlamb76049

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

How did you get it to work on the Moto X? Says it unavailable for mine in Google Play

4. Andrewtst

Posts: 697; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

That is cool and awesome! Too bad I don't own any of it yet.

3. LordCaedus

Posts: 85; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

This is really cool. Hopefully they do something fun for every season/holiday. I can only imagine what they could do for Halloween.

2. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

I'm disappointed that Google and Moto are yet again disregarding so many of their non-snow bound customers. So sad.

1. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Sweet but I cant I'm on sprint 4.2 :(

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