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Install/ Update Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 to Android 8.1.0 Oreo Stock ROM Firmware

If you were waiting for the arrival of Android 8.1.0 Oreo on your Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4, then here is a piece of good news. Those who were wondering to install the latest Stock ROM Firmware on your device, can now rejoice as they can flash the latest software on their device.

Motorola has officially released the Stock Android 8.1.0 Oreo and AOSP Custom Skin for the Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4. The Android 8.1.0 Oreo is latest, and predecessor to the about to be released, Android 9.0 Pie software. The Official Oreo Firmware comes with the various Bug fixes, Security patches, and improve the overall stability of the device.

So, if you own a Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4, you can install the latest update for your device, which comes with G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50, and is based on Android 8.1.0 Oreo. The update often aims to increase system stability and increase the performance of the device, as well as adding new features.

Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 Android 8.1.0 Oreo OTA Firmware/ Flash File

All Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 owners may already receive the OTA Update notification on their device. You might be already aware of the fact that the Android Team fixes the vulnerabilities found in the operating system from time to time, and releases the updates in a timely manner. The OEMs, then push the Security Updates with patched/ fixed Android vulnerabilities in the form of OTA and Stock ROM updates. Updating your smartphone through OTA Firmware update does not delete the data.

In the below guide, we will be guiding you step by step process to flash/ install the latest G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50 Android 8.1.0 Oreo on Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4. The download link for this Stock ROM has been added to the pre-requisite section. You can simply flash the Stock Firmware .pac file manually through SPD Flash Tool if you have not received it through the OTA update.

Firmware Details:

Android Version: Android 8.1.0 Oreo

UI Version: AOSP

Firmware Versions: G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50

Model: Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4

Release Date: February 2019

Android security patch level: January 2019

Country: Worldwide (Incl. India, China)

Status: – Official

Disclaimer: covers although everything in a very neat and a processed manner so that our readers get exactly what they want, still there are meager chances of basic issues that may arise out of the listed steps here. Hence it is in the sole interest of the user to follow the steps very cautiously so as to stay away from any mishappenings with your device.

Updating or flashing the Stock ROM firmware or Custom ROM firmware updates certainly without any doubt comes with risk to brick devices. If you brick the device, while upgrading the firmware of your smartphone, then kindly be in touch with the Official Service center of Lenovo near your location. in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.


Ensure to check your model number, which must be:

  • Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4

You must have to ensure that prior to updating your phone, you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.

  • Phone Should be Charged

Your phone must be 70% charged at least else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why take the risk, try to charge it fully.

  • Back-Up

If you are updating your phone to Stock ROM or Custom ROM firmware, then, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.

  • Enable USB Debugging

You must enable the USB debugging option by going into Settings, Applications and Developer options.

Downloads For updating Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4

Download Motorola USB Drivers here

Download the latest version of QPST/QFIL Tool from here.

Download G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50 update for Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 based on Android 8.1.0 Oreo from here.

Download Latest Qualcomm Drivers/ QDLoader HS USB Driver: 32-bit | 64-bit.

How to update Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 to G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50 Android 8.1.0 Oreo via OTA (Over the air)

Note: For this method, you won’t need to download any file mentioned in the pre-requisite section of this article. You can directly follow the below steps, if you prefer the OTA method.

You can directly check the latest version of firmware/ software available for your device, Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 by navigating to:

Settings > About Device > Software Updates

When a new software update is available for your device, the notifications panel will display the software update message. Just you need to pull down the notification bar, and then press ‘Software Update’, and this will begin the upgrade process of device Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 to latest G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50, based on Android 8.1.0 Oreo.

If in-case you have not received the software update, then just follow the below guides, to flash firmware (.pac) manually through either below guide. No matter which method you prefer, however, OTA is a safer method to upgrade your device. But in case you prefer upgrading your device manually, then just carefully follow our below guide step by step.

How to Manually update Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 to G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50 Android 8.1.0 Oreo

Step 1: Below steps are compelled, assuming that you have already downloaded the QPST Tools, and the required drivers along with the Firmware (Stock ROM), as mentioned in the prerequisite section above. If you have down so already, then let’s proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Now extract the QFIL Tool zipped file into a folder, then navigate to the same folder. Now, run the file ‘QFIL’ tool from the extracted folder.

QFIL tool

Step 4: Then, simply click on the ‘Browse’ button, which is located under the ‘Select Programmer’ and right next to the ‘Programmer Path’, and then select the .mbn file from the folder where you have extracted the same.
Step 5: Once the ‘MBN’ file is selected, the Updated ROM or Stock ROM would be automatically selected.
Step 6: Now, it’s time to Load XML. For doing the same select the file rawprogram_unsparse_without_qcn.xml, followed by choosing the Patch0.xml.
You might have noticed at this stage that the ‘Load XML’ has the two options listed, which are described as follows:
Option A: rawprogram_unsparse_without_qcn.xml: When selecting this file, data would be retained and won’t be lost.
Option B: rawprogram_unsparse.xml : Selecting this option will lose the ‘RF Calibration data’, ‘IMEI’ and ‘WiFi/Bluetooth’ address.
Step 7: Now, just turn off the device. Then, connect the device to the computer, while pressing and holding the ‘Volume UP’ and ‘Volume Down’ keys simultaneously.
Step 8: Then, just click on the option ‘Select Port’ and then select the port. Now, simply click on ‘Download’, and that will begin flashing the firmware on your device.
Step 9: Now, it’s time to disconnect the device from the computer, unplug the USB cable when the ‘Finish Download’ dialog box appears on the screen.
Caution: Never unplug/ disconnect the USB Cable while status is ‘Waiting’ or ‘Reset Phone’ is in progress.
Congratulations, you have successfully flashed G7_Power_XT1955-4_OCEAN_PPO29.80-27_CID50 Android 8.1.0 Oreo on your Motorola Moto G7 Power XT-1955-4 device. If you faced any issue while flashing, then do not hesitate to let’s know in the comments section below.

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  1. C:\Users\arturwrobel\Desktop\blankflash_ocean_PDOS29.114-134-2>.\qboot.exe blank-flash
    Motorola qboot utility version 3.40
    [ 0.000] Opening device: \\.\COM3
    [ 0.000] Detecting device
    [ 0.016] … = 186 (0xba)
    [ 0.016] … = 3127012053 (0xba626ad5)
    [ 0.016] Opening singleimage
    [ 0.016] Loading package
    [ 0.016] …filename = singleimage.pkg.xml
    [ 0.016] Loading programmer
    [ 0.016] …filename = programmer.mbn
    [ 0.016] Sending programmer
    [ 0.328] Handling things over to programmer
    [ 0.328] Identifying CPU version
    [ 0.344] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [ 61.591] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1228.004] …MSM8953 unknown
    [1228.004] Determining target secure state
    [1228.004] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1288.743] …secure = no
    [1288.779] Initializing storage
    [1288.783] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1349.582] Configuring device…
    [1349.582] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1410.647] Waiting for firehose to get ready
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    [1532.725] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1593.409] Initializing storage
    [1593.409] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1654.192] Configuring device…
    [1654.192] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1715.070] Waiting for firehose to get ready
    [1775.866] Waiting for firehose to get ready
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