Manually Update Moto G (2nd Gen) to Official Android Lollipop [Indian OTA]

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Finally, the most awaited Android Lollipop update for the Moto G (1st Gen) and Moto G (2nd Gen) has been aired by the manufacturer. As promised, Motorola has released the latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for the entire ‘Moto G’ series in almost all the countries. So, I hope now everyone is enjoying the whole new materialistic adventure on their specific ‘Moto G’ generation.

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Unfortunately, there are a lot of users in India who didn’t get the official update notification yet on their Moto G (2nd Gen) devices and now they are a bit confused on how to get their device updated to the lollipop version. No worries though, because a manual way has been found out to update Moto G (2nd Gen) to official Android Lollipop by an XDA dev. The amazing thing is that you will get your device updated without loosing it’s warranty.

System Requirements:

  • Device Model variant: Moto G (2nd Gen) XT1068 Dual SIM
  • System version:  21.11.23.titan_retaildsds.retaildsdsall.en.03
  • Build number:  KXB21.85-23


  • Make sure that your Moto G (2nd Gen) possesses at least 70 – 80% of battery life.
  • Download “OTA update” from here.

Steps to Update Moto G (2nd Gen) to Official Android Lollipop

Step 1: Download the above OTA package and copy it to the root directory of the internal storage.

Step 2: Now, navigate to “Settings > About Phone > Software Updates > Check Now”.

Step 3: You will get an update notification and click on “Yes, I’m in!”.

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Step 4: Finally, click on “Install Now” to start updating your device.

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Step 5: Your device will reboot and it will take 5 – 10 minutes to install the OTA package.

Step 6: Once the installation is completed successfully, your device will reboot again. Note that this boot will take longer than usual, so please don’t panic.

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That’s it, guys! You are now ready to explore Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on your Moto G (2nd Gen) smartphone. In case you need any help, you can connect with us, using the comments box below.

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1) Bootloader needs to be in unlocked state?

Ans) Definitely not! You can update your Moto G (2nd Gen) without getting it unlocked.

2) Device Warranty will be void?

Ans) As this is the official update so you don’t have to worry about warranty state. Warranty will NOT be void.

3) Future OTA will be received from the Motorola?

Ans) Why not!

4) This method works for all Moto G (2nd Gen) variants?

Ans) NO! Please don’t experiment it on other variants. This update works only with XT1068 Dual model.

Other than these questions mentioned above, if you have any other queries in mind, then you can immediately reach out to us via the below comments box. Enjoy 😀

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  1. says

    i have moto g XT1068 dual i have rooted the device and i have twrp recovery….. so im getting lollipop update by motorola but i cant update my phone can u plz help me…

    • Amartya says

      Clear your cache of the Motorola updater app and them reboot the phone. It should be available for download now!

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