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k_bud

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Are you getting the "system version" and "baseband version" confused?
If you go check your phone you will see the baseband says lux_telus while the system says retca FWIW

Also did you set the connection speed under network providers to 3G or LTE preferred?

I'm not on Wind but know that they aren't the speediest network, do you have another phone to compare to?
I set preferred to LTE, and I do have a phone on Wind to compare to, and it's much faster, it's a Nexus 5 by the way. I thought that maybe the Telus baseband would have some effect on speeds. Basically what I've noticed is that sometimes the speeds are good, comparable to the Nexus 5, but most of the time they're not great, and in case you're wondering the change happens in the same location, I'm in my room the speeds are good, the next second they're super slow, but I haven't even moved. It's weird I probably should have bought it from Wind. From what I read in other posts I'm assuming that the baseband has something to do with the modem. Is there anyway to change it to stock or am I stuck with it?
 

NahuelMS

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I have two questions:
-How does big.Little work on sp615. I had read wikipedia article and it says that only 810 and 808 uses HMP configuration but in app Cpu-z it says it have HMP and the 8 cores are on and clocking. If someone can explain how big.Little works in the x play i will be very gratefull.
-I have Brasil Version and it comes with a turbocharger. I use it and the phone heats like hell and it took 1h and 10 minutes to charge from 10% to 65%. It is normal? Why is it heating so much?

A lot of thanks! Sory for my bad english!
 

kali43144

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What is your average battery temperature? I have 35-36 celcius on almost stock software with only Signal installed. It got even to 41-42 on idle with few apps installed so I factory reset it, and it still seems quite warm.
 

pef6000

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Hello there!
I don't own one, but I'm rather interested. Thus, I have questions (you don't say) :

- Is it true it doesn't have gyroscope ? (some says it doesn't, others don't talk about it)
- What does it "not" bring ? Is it a big matter ?

- Is it "dual sim + microSD", or "dual sim or one sim / one microSD" (like OnePlus X) ?

- Will it go up to Android "N" at least ? (I don't even know if it goes to Marshmallow)

And last question (I think, for now), should I really buy it ?
I was about to buy Moto Pure Edition from Amazon (-100$ Deal of the Day), but it doesn't ship in Belgium …

Anyway, thanks a lot for reading and helping !
 

brom25

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Hello there!
I don't own one, but I'm rather interested. Thus, I have questions (you don't say) :

- Is it true it doesn't have gyroscope ? (some says it doesn't, others don't talk about it)
- What does it "not" bring ? Is it a big matter ?

- Is it "dual sim + microSD", or "dual sim or one sim / one microSD" (like OnePlus X) ?

- Will it go up to Android "N" at least ? (I don't even know if it goes to Marshmallow)

And last question (I think, for now), should I really buy it ?
I was about to buy Moto Pure Edition from Amazon (-100$ Deal of the Day), but it doesn't ship in Belgium …

Anyway, thanks a lot for reading and helping !
I owe one, and I'm from Belgium too :D Got it on RueDuCommerce on a flash sale back in September for 350€.

To answer your questions:
- It does not have gyroscope on 5.1.1. It means that Photosphere does not work, even though some have managed to use it.
Google VR is not working as well. But on a pure daily basis, I never noticed the lack of gyro.

- It is a Dual Sim + Micro SD, have a nano sim of Proximus and one of Mobistar + 32gb micro sd

- It supports Android M. India, Brazil and Canada have already received the OTA update. Europe should arrive soon too.

- And to answer your last question, it depends on what you expect from your phone. Personally, after testing the latest flagships, I noticed that the battery life is what matters the most to me. The camera on the MXP is really great for an average person, the screen too. I never noticed any lags and what made me choose this one is the battery life. After a whole day of usage (Calls, SMS, WhatsApp, Messenger, Youtube, ...), I have around 50% left at the end of the day, with 3h30 SOT.
 

pef6000

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I owe one, and I'm from Belgium too :D Got it on RueDuCommerce on a flash sale back in September for 350€.

To answer your questions:
- It does not have gyroscope on 5.1.1. It means that Photosphere does not work, even though some have managed to use it.
Google VR is not working as well. But on a pure daily basis, I never noticed the lack of gyro.

- It is a Dual Sim + Micro SD, have a nano sim of Proximus and one of Mobistar + 32gb micro sd

- It supports Android M. India, Brazil and Canada have already received the OTA update. Europe should arrive soon too.

- And to answer your last question, it depends on what you expect from your phone. Personally, after testing the latest flagships, I noticed that the battery life is what matters the most to me. The camera on the MXP is really great for an average person, the screen too. I never noticed any lags and what made me choose this one is the battery life. After a whole day of usage (Calls, SMS, WhatsApp, Messenger, Youtube, ...), I have around 50% left at the end of the day, with 3h30 SOT.
Thanks a lot for your answer !

I'm really interested. it seems to be a really good choice, when compared to others, also for the battery.
But it doesn't seem to have such a huge community behind it (which I can understand, too many phones everywhere). I'll still look around, maybe wait for the January sales.

Thank you again, I take your advice into account !
 

Totemic_tHiRp

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Why I still not received the Marshmallow OTA update?

One friend of me have the Moto X Play and 3 days ago he received the notification and now his phone is on Marshmallow. I manually checked and it says that my phone is up to date... I have the stock rom with stock recovery unrooted via superSU. I'm waiting for the update. I don't believe that I not received the notification because my rom is unrooted, because, as I know, you get the notification in any way you have your rom, but it depends if will successfully updated of not.

* Brazilian version.
 

WilliamVig

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Hello, I get random reboots on my Moto X Play (5.5.1) unmodified stock ROM. Sometimes it`s just a simple reboot in my pocket and sometimes it reboots and it has to reoptimize the apps. Can someone tell me how to fix it?
 

ro9nin

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Squid kernel - remove root

I have a moto x play that is fairly laggy and have heard that the squid kernel will fix this. I wanted to know if I could install the kernel and then remove the root access. Will it still work with the settings applied before root was removed? The reason I want to do this is because for my work email it will detect root and then block access.
 

gilbertoperezx1

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hi there I have a moto x play xt1563 from mexico so my question is if can I install the Canadian ota file for 6.0? they use the same hardware number xt1563 so some one let me know if it safe to do it. thanks for your time and have a great day

Sent from my XT1563 using XDA Free mobile app
 

Art Vanderlay

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hi there I have a moto x play xt1563 from mexico so my question is if can I install the Canadian ota file for 6.0? they use the same hardware number xt1563 so some one let me know if it safe to do it. thanks for your time and have a great day

Sent from my XT1563 using XDA Free mobile app
I don't see why not. They have the same bands as well. Someone correct me if I'm wrong but I don't see any indication that it wouldn't be safe.
 

amritbe23

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So my x play is just a month old. Ive been trying to install fifa 15 on my device from playstore unsuccessfully. Everytime i start downloading, it would stop after downloading more than half part of the game. It stopped at 52% , 75%, 98% duh! . the error takes me to the troubleshooting page which recommends me to check the internet connection, memory, to clear cache memory and ive tried all these steps without any success. With the same wifi connection ive downloaded games like fifa15, asphalt 8 on my zenfone 5.. My xplay is 16 gb and has more than 7 gb available
Please help me regarding the same.

Thanks
Amrit
 

antisocialbratt

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Camera is decent in moto x play but for some reason I'm not able to select the external memory as default save location for pics. Earlier that option was visible but now i cannot select it in the moto x cam. Any ideas or suggestions to fix this??? I tried flashing the moto x cam from Moto X style. That is when this problem occurred.
 

pickled-onion

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Screen repair?

Broke screen, want to fix it. The results for display assembly don't seem to have those little metal bits on the side, and the only video I can find showing a teardown doesn't detail how those are separated. Could anyone tell me how to replace the screen? Or link me to a part/video?
 

Art Vanderlay

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So my x play is just a month old. Ive been trying to install fifa 15 on my device from playstore unsuccessfully. Everytime i start downloading, it would stop after downloading more than half part of the game. It stopped at 52% , 75%, 98% duh! . the error takes me to the troubleshooting page which recommends me to check the internet connection, memory, to clear cache memory and ive tried all these steps without any success. With the same wifi connection ive downloaded games like fifa15, asphalt 8 on my zenfone 5.. My xplay is 16 gb and has more than 7 gb available
Please help me regarding the same.

Thanks
Amrit
Try clearing the cache and data of the play store and google services framework.