Motorola confirms Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z2 Force comes with 5G mod support in the US

Motorola confirms Android 9.0 Pie for Moto Z2 Force comes with 5G mod support in the US
Motorola has already kicked off the Android 9.0 Pie roll-out to the Moto Z2 Force almost three weeks ago, but the update was only available in two countries initially – Brazil and India. Today, Motorola announced the Android 9.0 Pie update for Moto Z2 Force is available in the United States, or at least that's what the phone's support page claims.

Apart from the many new features and improvements Android 9.0 Pie brings to the Moto Z2 Force, Motorola confirmed the update will also add support for 5G through its 5G moto mod. On top of that, the US company added the June security patch, the most recent update released by Google that fixes some security issues.

The full changelog can be found on the official Moto Z2 Force support page, but there's no telling when exactly Motorola will start pushing out the update. The company recommends Moto Z2 Force owners in the US to manually check for the update if they have not received a notification message for Android 9.0 Pie.

In order to do that, simply head to Settings / System / System updates / Download and install. Make sure that your phone's battery is at least 50% charged and that you're connected to a Wi-Fi network before attempting to download the update though.

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Moto Z2 Force Edition
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2730 mAh



1. danwat1234

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 21, 2016

Nope, not available yet. It just checked manually. I'm in the USA.

2. BigBrad75

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 22, 2019

Also still patiently awaiting this update. Just checked (for trillionth time) and still "up to date" as far as the update servers are concerned. Using a Verizon Moto Z2 Force on AT&T network

3. matistight

Posts: 1056; Member since: May 13, 2009

Sounds like they mean unlocked versions. Sprint will probably get it 3 days ago some how, T-Mobile in the next 2-14 weeks (mines currently on a Jan 2019 patch lol), AT&T will get in sometime this year, and Verizon will be some time before 2024.

4. Juston07

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 23, 2019

I'm on T-Mobile in Texas USA, and my phone still says, up to date, as of 1 min ago. I love my Z2 Force, but recently I've been finding myself looking for a new fast phone with a pure Android experience. I'm irritated that Motorola has not released a Z3 Force or Z4 Force. I just want a super fast processor, big battery, and a real headphone jack. I don't care for face recognition, finger print tech, etc.... Just give us a pure Android phone by Motorola.

5. JcHnd

Posts: 287; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

As a user... I can confirm... that no, we don't have that update just yet, maybe its only on the unlocked model, I'm on a Sprint one and I dont get anything even manually searching for it :)

6. sicommnend

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 25, 2019

Update looks to be cancelled for all but Verizon.​te/m-p/4462358 They changed the software upgrade page. Now all Z2's besides Verizon models say they'll remain on Oreo.

7. danwat1234

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 21, 2016

WTF! Thanks for the link

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