Download Motorola Moto G50 Android 11 Official Stock Firmware (All Regions)

While leading mobile manufacturers struggling to sell mid-range mobiles, Moto always focusing on the mid-range sector and getting better sales. The reason is they always release small different price mobiles. For example, $200 and $210 mobile prices can affect more users, and most buy the $200 price range. That’s why Moto released Moto 460, Moto G50, and G40. Moto G50 comes with Android 11 stock firmware. You can always update your mobile using software update in settings. When you can’t do the regular OTA method, you can follow one of the manual methods below.
Moto G50 Android 11 Google Assistant Screen

If the Internal way does not work for you, try with the RSD Lite process. Most of the time, it gives you a high success rate. When you accidentally bricked your mobile, you can use the RSD Lite method. You can use this method to Remove root access from your mobile and bring back Stock Recovery. There are a lot of features like Adaptive Brightness, Adaptive Battery, and Lot of UI enhancements.

Motorola Moto G50 Android 11 Firmware Flash (Ibiza)

Official OTA Method

If you’re going to update a security patch to the current month, don’t go for the manual method. Try this Automatic method.

The process is straightforward and simple;

OTA Update Check Android 10

  • Go to your device setting menu and scroll down to the bottom.

  • Tap on “Software Update”

  • You may have to refresh the page to start the OTA upgrade process.

Motorola Moto G50 Android 11 Flash Manual Method (XT2145 International Variants)

Note

  • Check Your Device Mobile No. If you flash a Different model number, you will lose some features based on your region.
  • Battery Percentage Above 50.
  • Backup Your Device.

Download Firmware (Choose XT-2145)

Using Internal Memory Method

This method doesn’t require  PC support, download, and installs within your mobile. However, it will work only with Stock firmware installed on your mobile. If you are already using Custom OS, move to the following method.

  • Copy downloaded firmware to your mobile, Rename it to Blur_Version.zip, and copy it to your Internal Root Memory. Copy>> Internal memory. Please don’t put it in any folder, and Don’t change the name of the file.
  • Now Go to settings >> Apps and Notifications >> Show all apps >> Show system apps.

App Permissions

  • Go to Motorola Update service >> Permissions >> Enable Storage permissions. After enabling this permission. Now update as usual OTA Method.
  • Go to your device setting menu and scroll down to the bottom.

  • Tap on “Software Update”

  • You may have to refresh the page to start the OTA upgrade process. Instead of download from Server, this update process will update from your Internal memory.

Using ADB and Fastboot method

This method requires PC support; You can also use this method to use Stock ROM If you are using Custom ROMs.

  • Also, download the ADB drivers. Then, install it on your PC.

  • Copy your downloaded firmware to the PC and Extract all the files from the .zip. Then, copy those files to the folder where you installed ADB and Fastboot.

Moto G50 Android 11 Extracted Firmware Files

  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this- Press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously for some time.

Moto G50 Fastboot Mode

  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Moto G50 Mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Next, open a Command prompt on your PC and type the below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the mobile phone, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Moto G50. If you are detected, type the below commands.

Moto Fastboot flash Firmware Commands

 

  • You don’t have to type every command. Instead, copy all the controls and paste them into the command prompt. It will execute the commands one by one.
  • Wait for the process to complete. After the process complete, It will boot into your flashed OS.
Moto G50 Android 11- RSD Lite Method

You can use this method to flash stock firmware if you use Custom ROM or a rooted device. Of course, it would be best if you had a PC for this process.  If you are already rooted or have Custom OS, your bootloader is unlocked. But if you relocked your bootloader, you should unlock the bootloader. After unlock, Follow the below steps one by one carefully.

Unlock bootloader using ADB and Fastboot

Moto G50 Fastboot Mode

  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this- Press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously for some time.

Moto G7 Plus Fastboot Mode Warning Screen

  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Moto G50 Mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Next, open a Command prompt on your PC and type the below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the device ID, restart the command prompt, disconnect, and Connect your Moto G50. If your device appears then, type the below commands.
  • fastboot oem get_unlock_data

Moto Get Unlock Data

  • Hit enter, you will get some unlock data. Copy those codes and remove < bootloader> Prefix from those lines and copy them into one line.
  • Go to Official Moto Unlock Page. Log in with your Moto account and in the Box, Paste those codes and Check the unlock Bootloader Status. If you get, Yes, you can unlock; you can request unlock Key from Moto.
  • After the process completes, you will get 20 Digit to unlock the key in your email. Now type the following command to unlock the bootloader on your device.

  • fastboot oem unlock UNIQUE CODE

Moto unlock bootloader command

  • You should type this code two times and Hit enter to unlock your device successfully. After the successful unlock, your device will automatically reboot to the standard OS.

  • Check again to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock and Enable the “Advanced Reboot.” Sometimes they disabled themselves after the boot.
Flash Moto G50 Android 11 Firmware using RSD Lite

Enabling developer option

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock; you’ll find these options at Settings >>> Developer options. If you didn’t see the developer options on your settings menu, then go to about >>> build number; click on the “Build Number” row about ten times continuously to activate “Developer Option” on your device.

RSD Lite Installation Page

  • We are using third-party software flashing. Download RSD Lite and install this also on your PC.
  • Connect Your Mobile With the PC Using USB Cable.
  • Switch off Your Mobile and Enter into Fastboot Mode->Press and Hold Volume Down+ Power Button.

Moto G6 Plus Fastboot Mode Warning Screen

  • Release all the keys when you enter into Fastboot mode.
  • Now Launch RSD Lite Select Your Downloaded Firmware Using this “…” The symbol in the RSD Lite.

RSD Lite selecting Firmware

  • It Will Asks For the Unzip Just Select Uncompress.
  • Check With Your Mobile Details.
  • Now go to Your Mobile Press Volume Down Key And Select AP Fastboot. Make Sure that the USB Connected Message is Display(Transfer Mode: USB Connected).
  • Now Select the Start in the RSD Lite Wait For the Process to Complete; your Mobile Will Reboot After the Process Completion.
Check Firmware
  • You can Check the Firmware Details->Settings->About->Version.

Moto G50 Android 11 Features

There are plenty of features added in the 11 version, compare with the Pie version. Here I mentioned some important features.

Motorola One Action Android 10 Screenshots

Live Caption

  • You know this already; if you turn on Subtitles on Youtube, It will auto-generate the captions. The Same functionality can be work on all over your device videos. It Doesn’t require Wi-Fi/ Data. This feature not yet available. But, It will be rolling out soon.

Live Caption Android 10

  • The language limit depends on Google Data.

Smart Reply

Smart Reply Android 10

  • It is already available in the Pie version. But it is limited. Now you can explore more actions when you get the messages. For example, you can Open Links, Open Apps based on the Messages.

Sound Amplifier

  • We always do this using Third-party apps. Now we can adjust the Volume and Tune, Equalize using the in-built feature. You can do a lot of things like Reduce noise, Enhance the Tune like that.

Enhanced Gesture Navigation

Android 10 Gesture Navigation

  • The True Gesture Navigation has finally arrived. It may not be best compare with OnePlus devices, But It is way better than the Pie 9.0 version. If you swipe From Left to Right, It goes forward. Right to Left goes Backward. Home button work as usual. You can access recently used apps By Swiping Quarter Screen to the Top. Simple Navigation to avoid confusion.

Dark Mode

  • It is not like Night Mode. It didn’t add a filter on display. If you have OLED Display, It will surely save your battery power from 5-30% based on your usage.

Privacy

Android 10 Privacy Tab

  • Google always added enhanced Privacy features in every Android version. In the 10th version, You can handle your Privacy a lot better. It will always tell you when your installed apps access your location in the background to manage whether you need that permission on Always or During the app usage.

Direct System Updates

  • Unlike regular OTA updates from your Manufacturers, the frequent patch updates will be handled by Google After you updated to the Android 11 version. The update will utilize the Google Play App. If you have Custom Skin OS from your Manufacturer, Google will not change the UI. They will handle only Patch updates. The direct Security patch update is one of the most critical steps taken from their side. It will help all the users who are tired of their Manufacturer’s Late updates.

Focus Mode

Android 10 Focus Mode

  • It can be an additional function of Digital Wellbeing. Now you can Pause some apps to avoid the Notifications For a short time or a Long time. Some mobiles are made based on this scenario. To avoid distractions and get focused on what you are doing. For example, think you are Studying, and a Single Whatsapp message can redirect you. With the help of this feature, you can use only Study apps during your Study time.

Family Link

  • It is like Parental Control. You can control the App Timings within your Added Google Accounts.

Manage Message Conversations

  • Better Conversation management with Chat Bubble. You can manage all Messaging services in one place. You can also get the One Chat Bubble Notification on the Lock Screen.

Control Connected devices in One Place

  • With the help of a group of connected devices, You can control andy connected Smart Device by launching Power Menu Options.

New One Time Privacy Permissions

Moto Android 11 Privacy Screen

  • You can give Time Permission to the app to access your Location, Calls, or Messages.

Other improvements and changes

  • HEIF Image, Monochrome Camera Support.
  • New Set of Emoji.
  • Enhanced Adaptive Battery Improvements compare with the Pie version.
  • Contaminant Detection- If any moistures are in your USB Ports, your mobile will alert you.
  • Attentive Display- If you are looking at your mobile, It will always wake.
  • You can use three-finger gestures to take a screenshot.
  • Dolby Audio hereafter Moto Audio.

Final Words

If you are in Stock firmware, Use the ADB-based method. It is comfortable and safe; You can update it like a Regular OTA Update. But if you were already using Rooted devices, You can try TWRP based method. Don’t download any third-party apps; sometimes, it may trigger the updates process. There are a lot of new Gestures available in this update; try them also. In my opinion, Moto G50 Android 11 near Stock Android is better to compare with some other Custom Skin OS. So try to use this OS instead of a Custom OS. But the decision is your choice…:)

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