Which Motorola phones will get the Android Oreo update and when?

Kelley Robertson
August 29, 2017

That said, we'll notify you once developer releases the Android Oreo Rom. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

The new Android Oreo also comes with an Autofill feature that when enabled by the user, all the login information such as details and addresses can be filled up for their favorite apps in an instant.

There are basically two kinds of Android devices out there in the world - ones that are certified by Google and come preinstalled with Google apps (including the Play Store), and ones that aren't. Google wants users to look for the "Play Protect" logo when buying a new Android device.

The updated app precautions build on Google Play Protect, another security offering that rolled out in May.

If your device is not certified, we have not ensured basic security features or apps from Google and the Play Store can work as intended.

Google has yet to reveal the exact rollout date of the Android Oreo on Pixels and Nexus devices, as well as the schedule for other Android phones.

Millennials are also the most willing group to actually try out new apps. The Pixel Launcher version 2.1 is not officially available on Google Play, but you can download the APK file from GitHub.

But just as there are only so many TV channels and programs viewers can watch, there are only so many notifications and glances mobile users can afford to devote to their apps.

The new permission system will not just show an enable/disable toggle but will also show the apps which are being used to run third-party app stores. This isn't a problem in Western markets, but in developing countries like India, it's harder to determine if a device by a particular company is certified by Google or if it's running a forked version of Android. Those with older, incompatible devices needn't feel left out, though, as they'll find a worthy, if not prefered, alternative in developer Amir Zaidi's rootless, Launcher3-based Pixel Launcher port, which was recently updated with Oreo-exclusive features and a slew of miscellaneous improvements.

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