Software update for the Motorola Moto X (XT1097)

Software update for the Motorola Moto X (XT1097)

Latest update
Getting started
Update & verify software
Previous updates

Latest update

The updates

  • What's new: Android device security update

The details

  • Release date: October 17, 2016
  • Android version: 5.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): August 1, 2016
  • Baseband version: MSM8974BP_4235210.110.09.11R
  • Kernel version: 3.4.42
  • Build number: LPES23.32-21.9-8
  • File size: 15.39MB
  • System version: 23.221.8.en.US att 

Getting started

  1. You can download the update via Motorola Firmware Over the Air (FOTA). 
  2. You must connect your device to Wi-Fi to download the update.

Update & verify software

To update the software
  1. Make sure your device is sufficiently charged and connected to Wi-Fi.
  2. From the device home screen, pull down the notification bar with two fingers and tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to and tap About phone > System updates > Yes, I'm in.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to download and install the update.
  5. The device automatically restarts once the new software successfully installs. 

To verify the update
  1. From the device home screen, pull down the notification bar with two fingers and tap Settings.
  2. Scroll to and tap About phone.
  3. The device has the latest software if the System version matches the current update details.

Previous updates

March 15, 2016
  • Device security enhancements
  • Android version: 5.1
  • Android security patch level: 2016-03-01
  • Baseband version: MSM8974BP_4235210.110.09.11R VICTARA_ATT_CUST
  • Kernel Version: 3.4.42
  • System version: 23.201.3.victara_att.att.en.US att
  • Build number: LPES23.32-21.9-3
  • File Size: 9MB
Dec. 22, 2015 
  • Google security enhancements
  • Device stability enhancements
  • System information: 23.16.9.en.US
  • Baseband version: M8916_2020602.
  • Build number: LPI23.29-18.9
  • File Size: 19MB
June 30, 2015 
  • Upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Factory Reset Protection
  • Added Ready to Go
  • Updated NameID
  • Updated Moto Connect
  • Updated Moto Migrate
  • Updated Gestures
  • Updated Active Display
  • Updated Voice Defined Triggers and Commands
  • Updated Highlight Reel
  • Updated Authentication
  • Other planned fixes, updates, and enhancements
  • System information: 23.16.2.victara_att.att.en.US att
  • Baseband version: MSM8974BP_4235210.110.09.11R
  • Build number: LPE23.32-21.2 (23.16.2)
  • File Size: 507.68MB
Feb. 2015
  • Upgrade to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
  • Removes Ready to Go
  • Other planned fixes, updates, and enhancements
  • Android version: 5.0.2
  • Baseband version: MSM8974BP_4060910.
  • Kernel version: 3.4.42-g7f55ef4-00003-gb9d6b71hudsoncm@ ilclbld54#1
  • System version: 22.21.34.victara_att.att.en.US att
  • Build number: LXE22.46-34 (22.21.34)
  • File Size: 652.5MB

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