Download/Install Moto Z Play NPNS26.118-22-2-17 February 2018 Security Nougat Update

Download/Install Moto Z Play NPNS26.118-22-2-17 February 2018 Security Nougat Update (OTA Patch)Moto Z Play was launched in 2016.Moto Z Play comes equipped with a 5.5-inches Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080P. It is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 coupled with 3G of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded via microSD up to 256GB. Moto Z Play sports a 16MP rear camera and 5MP front-facing camera.It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and later the company rolled Android Nougat.

Motorola which is owned by Lenovo is doing extremely well in sending new security updates to its devices.Motorola has updated many Moto devices to latest March 2018 security patch update and now Moto Z Play NPNS26.118-22-2-17 February 2018 Security Nougat Update is available for download.

The update is being rolled out as an OTA.The update is available in some regions.It will take some time to reach all the corners of the Globe as OTAs roll in a phased manner.You can manually check for the update from Settings

Manually Check Moto Z Play NPNS26.118-22-2-17 February 2018 Security Patch

  • First Go To Settings, then scroll down to About Phone

Moto about phone

  • Then Click On System Update (from here you can see if there is an update available)

Moto system update

  • If there is an update and you want to install it then click on “YES, I’M IN

Moto update yes i am in

If there are no updates showing up wait for few days for the update to come or just manually flash the firmware.This guide w3ill help you to install Moto Z Play NPNS26.118-22-2-17 February 2018 Security Patch manually.

Moto Z Play NPNS26.118-22-2-17 Firmware Details:

  • Release date: February 3, 2018
  • Android version: 7.1.1
  • Security patch level (SPL): February 1, 2018
  • Build number: NPNS26.118-22-2-17
  • Build fingerprint: 7.1.1 / NPNS26.118-22-2-17/1


  • Make sure that the USB drivers for your Android device are installed on the PC.
  • Follow the below Guide Exactly or else it may lead to brick your device. is not responsible for any damage.
  • Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shut down between the process.
  • This Update is only for Moto Z Play users.
  • Make sure that you have latest ADB and fastboot drivers installed on Windows and Mac/Linux.
  • Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.

Disclaimer is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur on your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that may occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.


  • Download Full Firmware File

Guide: Install Moto Z Play NPNS26.118-22-2-17 February 2018 Security Patch

Method 1: Using .bat file

  • First, download the mfastboot w/ script from the download section above and extract it
  • Once you extracted, you will see a .bat file.
  • Click on it and it will begin the upgrading process.
  • You just have to wait for the process to finish

Method 2: ADB and fastboot method

  • Download and install ADB and fastboot on your computer (Check Pre-Requirement section above)
  • Move the downloaded update file into the ADB folder
  • Boot your Moto Z Play into recovery mode
  • Select Install from ADB Sideload
  • Connect your phone and computer
  • Open the ADB folder and click shift+right click and open command here
  • Enter the adb devices command to check your connection
  • If the connection is ok, enter the adb sideload to flash the update
  • Reboot the device when the process is completed

Method 3: Recovery mode method (Only OTA):

  • Save the downloaded file on to the device internal storage
  • Power off the device
  • Tap and hold power button and volume up button to boot the device on to recovery mode
  • Select apply update from SD card
  • Choose the downloaded update file
  • When the process is completed reboot the device

Method 4: Using Bootloader Mode + Commands

[su_spoiler title=”How To Enter Bootloader Mode” style=”fancy”]Turn off the phone, then press and hold the VOLUME DOWN + POWER button simultaneously for few seconds until you see the bootloader menu on your phone screen[/su_spoiler]

  • Once you are in the bootloader menu.
  • Connect your Moto Z Play to PC using the provided USB Cable
  • Now Open the ADB Folder (the folder where you have put the firmware file)
  • Just open “PowerShell or Command Window” there (Right-click on the mouse on any empty screen inside the ADB Folder and Click “Open PowerShell Window Here”)

Open Power Shell Window Here

  • Once the command screen Opens up paste the following commands
  1. fastboot flash modem NON-HLOS.bin
    fastboot flash fsg fsg.mbn
    fastboot erase modemst1
    fastboot erase modemst2
    fastboot flash bluetooth BTFM.bin
    fastboot flash dsp adspso.bin
    fastboot flash logo logo.bin
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
    fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.0
    fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.1
    fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.2
    fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.3
    fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.4
    fastboot flash system system.img_sparsechunk.5
    fastboot flash system_b system_b.img_sparsechunk.0
    fastboot flash system_b system_b.img_sparsechunk.1
    fastboot flash system_b system_b.img_sparsechunk.2
    fastboot flash system_b system_b.img_sparsechunk.3
    fastboot flash oem oem.img
    fastboot erase cache
    fastboot erase carrier
    fastboot erase ddr
    fastboot reboot

Flashing Moto firmware via powerShell

  • This will start the installation process, once the install is completed, your device will be booted to the latest firmware.
Dibyashree Sharma
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Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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