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Motorola confirms Android 4.4.4 rollout is well under way

We've covered the rollout of Android 4.4.4 to various Motorola devices, including the Moto E, Moto G and latest Droids, but Motorola has come out and named all of the devices and regions that are currently receiving the update. Taking to its blog, Motorola explained that the Moto G is currently getting the 4.4.4 update in both Brazil and India, while the Moto E is picking it up in Brazil, France, Canada and Asia. We of course know that the latest soak test brings Android 4.4.4 to the Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini as well.

While things still aren't clear on many U.S. versions of devices, and we're still waiting for an official rollout for the Moto X, we can be sure that Motorola isn't sitting idly. That's a good number of software updates rolling out in several different regions, and we know they'll keep it up in the coming weeks as well.

Source: Motorola

Andrew was an Executive Editor, U.S. at Android Central between 2012 and 2020.

68 Comments
  • Yay. My moto X will be happy. I'm glad updates are coming quickly Posted via Android Central App
  • I hope Motorola fixes the video stutter bug since Google hasn't Posted via Android Central App
  • My Droid Maxx IS happy!
  • Got update in India. Motorola rocks. Posted via Android Central App
  • Hi Shiva, I did not get any Update still my android version is 4.4.2.Can i know how to update it
  • Go to settings-about phone-system update. Posted via Android Central App
  • My Moto G says 'your device's software is up to date' everytime I check it. I'm quite confused how you were able to get it.
  • Just because someone sitting next to you got it doesn't mean you will get it at the same time on the same device on the same carrier. If EVERY device updated at the same time, there would be a huge load on the network and the server hosting the update.
  • Moto! Posted via my awesome, longer lasting phone than yours aka droid MAXX
  • Can you guys get started on Android L now? Posted via Android Central App
  • I think they're working on it now. Posted with my Nexus 7 2012 or Moto X via the Android Central App
  • Companies are working on it now. They complained to Google that they didn't have enough time to develop it if the OS was released in the fall, do Google released a preview and all the developer tools during Google I/O. Posted via Android Central App
  • I am anxious to leave the Motorola 4.4.4 xt1080 Posted via Android Central App
  • I have to say, I am impressed with the company that Motorola has become. Posted via Android Central App
  • The soak test is going well. A lot of bugs fixed. One or two getting worked on. Posted via my DROID MAXX
  • NDA? Posted via Android Central App on my Droid Maxx
  • With the huge difference in battery I get from droid maxx vs my nexus 5 even with android l preview I can only imagine a maxx on android l Posted via Android Central App
  • I am waiting. But I am even more interested in whats to come this fall. Posted via Android Central App
  • Moto is THE. WORST. with updates. Never again Moto. Never again.... Posted via Android Central App
  • Uh, moto was the first to have 4.4 by a huge margin and the first for 4.4.2.
    I think maybe you mean the best Posted via Android Central App
  • Yeah, right.
  • That has to be sarcasm... Posted via Android Central App
  • Probably a troll. Posted with my Nexus 7 2012 or Moto X via the Android Central App
  • I'm guessing you're a Samsung fan like Richard Yarrell? Because their updates are sooooo quick Posted via my A0002, M9, XT912, N910, G906, D6653, D870, or D900
  • Really?? I wish my note 3 was looking at a 4.4.4 update right now. ***Ivana........Ivana Humpalot***
  • 4.4.4 doesn't add a single special thing. Posted via Android Central App
  • Bug fixes and security updates? Probably not special, though...
    Posted via Android Central App on my Droid Maxx
  • Yeah but then my towelroot would be rendered unusable :( Posted via my A0002, M9, XT912, N910, G906, D6653, D870, or D900
  • Trolling? Posted via Android Central App
  • My Motorola Xoom is still stuck at ICS but I use it every day.
  • nice.. hoping us Moto G owners on boost don't get left behind. but we at least got the 4.4.2 update & there's always XDA to go to for a custom rom. Posted via Android Central App
  • Probably a Samsung user. A bitter, Samsung user. I do have to thank Samsung for lighting a fire under the ass of these other companies.
  • Motorola getting the 2013 DROIDs updated to 4.4.4 on Verizon - before the Moto X for the same carrier. Impressive. Verizon is such a roadblock. Posted via Android Central App (Moto X)
  • Very impressive indeed. I'm not sure if it's by design or just part of dealing with carriers but it's impressive how if you own a Moto device on close to any carrier, at some point you got an update "first", next to a Nexus. The Verizon update for 4.4.2 shocked me. I'm pleased, even being on Big Red. Posted via Android Central App
  • I hope the comment about Verizon being a roadblock is sarcasm since they are the carrier that has the first non Nexus/GPe phone with 4.4.4.
    Becuase if they're a roadblock, what the hell are all the other carriers who have a total of zero non nexus/GPe phones on 4.4.4?
    When will people get it through their heads that its the OEMs and not the carriers who are responsible for whatever delays in updates that there are?
    smdh
  • to be fair, though it is a more dated example the rollout of 4.4 was more of a monumental accomplishment. I'm pretty sure the vzw moto x beat some nexuses to the update...
  • Is possible, and probably quit likely that Verizon's and Motorola's success is a combination of stock android and the droid line. As in big red has a huge vested interest in making its flag ship phone look awesome. Posted via Android Central App
  • That's why the unlocked versions always get the updates first? Oh wait, no, that proves the opposite. It's the carriers, and that's been proven time and time again over the years. Sometimes we just get lucky that they choose to get some updates out faster than others. Edit: let me retract part of that... it's the carriers alongside the OEM's *sometimes* - but generally speaking the carriers and their testing are where the buck stops.
  • *eyes turn towards verizon*
  • Paving the way for an X+1 + 360 launch. They have certainly gained my trust. Posted via Android Central App
  • I knew it wan't a bad idea to chase down a Moto G to replace my worn down Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro =) Almost no retailers here in Sweden seemed to sell it, but I found one online. Will be nice to get back to a more modern Android, not that ICS is all that bad but having around 350-400MB of app space is getting tiresome. Especially with Play Services now climbing towards the 50MB file size =P
  • Any Moto G owners in the UK have the update? Posted via Android Central App
  • Still no news on plans for that. My colleague's Moto G has been useless on the road since the original Kitkat upgrade. Constantly says No Internet, regardless of signal strength.
  • Man....I haven't got update yet Om motog..I am waiting eagerly...!! Posted via Android Central App
  • Still nothing in UK. I just hope this new update fixes the internet drop outs that my gee has been having. YouTube and play market. Posted via Android Central App
  • I hope we get out battery life back on the Maxx Posted via Android Central App
  • My Sony Xperia Z1 compact (global version) just finished installing Android 4.4.4 Version, on Orange Romania
  • Just got the Moto G LTE 2 days ago for the girlfriend and she loves it! Looking forward to the 4.4.4 update for her. Bring it on Moto! :D
  • And my atrix is still stuck on gingerbread. Thanks moto!
  • Today moto e received update but not moto g.
    Waiting! Posted via Android Central App
  • Motorola had assured fast updates? Fast... My foot! My Xperia Z1 got the 4.4.4 update a month back (Almost)!!!
  • YEAH, 4.4.4 running since wednesday on my Moto G XT1032. Brazil here!
  • I just downloaded the update. Haven't noticed anything yet. Screen brightness seems to fade from super dim when you turn the screen on. Posted via Android Central App
  • Love the attention Motorola has given to its customers. I will definitely continue to be loyal to them if this keeps up. Its what kept me with Apple for so long. http://www.cnet.com/news/the-iphone-may-be-late-to-features-but-only-and...
  • Well imglad for thosw who are getting updates but for us Electrify xt901 owners we have not seen any yet while some Motos have received 2 all ready i do not think that is anything to braggg about for a use to be American Company it seems they have forgot us
  • Any info about Moto G (XT1031) Boost Mobile ?
  • I am from India. My friend has got the update 4.4.4 on his moto e, but still no sign on my moto g.We live the same place. Posted via Android Central App
  • I bought my moto g from Amazon and no update yet... USA Minnesota... Posted via Android Central App
  • Not available yet moto g India.. Posted via Android Central App
  • Still no 4.4.4 update on EE in the UK!!! This is many weeks after the unlocked and gpe updates!!!
  • If update not coming you can download and update manually from here
    http://www.androidpure.com/install-official-moto-g-xt-1033-dual-sim-andr...
  • You can instal update from here
    http://www.androidpure.com/install-official-moto-g-xt-1033-dual-sim-andr...
  • They will provide any notification before giving the update or we have to see via system update in settings ...... Posted via Android Central App
  • Still waiting for 4.4.4 on the Verizon Moto G...if only to fix the 1% battery bug.
  • My frnd who bought moto e recently got update no sign of update for my moto g. Posted via Android Central App
  • Finally enjoying android 4.4.4 on my moto g Bangalore India. Posted via Android Central App
  • my moto e phone not update pls help me
  • don't update moto e auto restart problem is occure.