Second-generation Motorola Moto X receives Android 6.0 update

Second-generation Motorola Moto X receives Android 6.0 update
The unlocked version of the second-generation Motorola Moto X is in the process of being updated to Android 6.0. The update weighs in at 884MB, and has been spotted in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, India and the U.K. The Marshmallow update adds Google Now on Tap, which gives you a contextual search feature, with results based on the content that is on your screen at the moment.

Other features that come with Android 6.0 include the new app permissions, which can be approved or denied on a feature-by-feature basis. Doze puts an inactive phone into a deep sleep. This allows standby time to rise sharply, thus improving battery life. New volume controls are also part of the update.

Since Android 6.0 is being sent out OTA, it won't hit everyone at the same time. Don't panic if it doesn't hit your unlocked second-gen Moto X today, as the notification will eventually arrive. If you are the impatient type, you can go to Settings> About Phone> System updates. When the update arrives, you should make sure that you are connected to a Wi-Fi network before starting the updating process. And you might want to make sure that your battery is charged to at least 50%.

source: AndroidCentral

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Moto X (2014)
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh



1. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

884MB... Pretty heavyweight update!

2. jgvillan

Posts: 5; Member since: May 29, 2014

It just hit my Moto X 2014. Pretty sweet!!!!!

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

About time. If they had waited any longer, it would have been Christmas 2020.

4. geodude074

Posts: 99; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

The update took less than 60 days since Marshmallow was released on Nexus phones. Not bad. And besides the Nexus phones and Moto X, what other phones can you name off the top of your head that have Marshmallow?

5. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

LG G4 got marshmallow 2 or 3 weeks after the 5X and 6P Nexus devices were launched.

8. geodude074

Posts: 99; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Yeah in only one country, Poland.

6. adi90

Posts: 554; Member since: Dec 21, 2015

Lg g4 got update only in one. Country Poland. But motorola has provided android m to various regions like US, europe and asia including India where no other OEM has done it. Got to give credit to moto team. On the other hand companies like One Plus who talk a lot still does not have any update released.

7. UnshavenBox94

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 19, 2014

Just as a received this email for this new I also received a notification for the 6.0 update to my Moto X second gen

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