The Moto G and Moto E smartphones have a radio app that enables users to listen to a live radio streaming when you plug in a set of headphones (they work as the antenna).

If you think about it, this is a very nice option to have when you run out of mobile data, and there is no free Wi-Fi signal around.

You can listen to local radio stations for free to avoid spending mobile data using Spotify or Google Play Music radio features.

Motorola’s FM Radio app has got even better thanks to the latest update (version 02.00.0045). It has the new Material Design from Google and now lets you record live radio streamings right from your smartphone.


Before using the new feature, you have to plug in your headphones or earphones to start listening to the radio.

Once you do, Motorola FM Radio will scan for local radio stations. The pop-up recognition window will disappear after checking for stations.

You will notice a red record button in the middle of the screen. Tap it to start recording; FM Radio will let you know how many minutes you have available on your device (recording takes up space from your smartphone).

The only thing you have to do is name your recording. Then you can access it from the hamburger menu located on the top left corner of the screen.

You can delete or rename your recordings. This way you will be able to re-listen your favorite radio songs on your device for free (remember radio songs have a low quality).

FM Radio is only available for Motorola devices