Motorola on the eve of Christmas sent out a Jelly Bean update to the owners of the Droid Razr and MAXX. This is really good present for them, as they can now officially update their device to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean no need to rely on any custom ROM for the latest Android update.
Many users did comfortably apply this update to their device. But, some reported that the update stops downloading in the middle. So users find it difficult to apply and left with Android ICS.
To those users who find difficulty in applying this update may be rejoiced to know that XDA member DevAB has successfully managed to develop a flashable OTA zip file, which will efficiently update your Droid Razr or MAXX with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
So if you are an awaited user of Droid Razr or MAXX (CDMA) and are looking for the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for your device then you can re on this article.
Warning: Neither we nor the developer will hold any responsibility if you damage or brick your phone in the process of following this article. Therefore, please proceed at your own risk.
Step 1: The methods and steps mentioned in this article are only for the owners of Verizon Motorola Droid Razr or Maxx (CDMA).
Step 2: Ensure that there is at least 70% charge with your device, so that there will be no Power interruption during the process.
Step 3: You need to backup all essential data’s on your phone, to assure that there will be no data loss during the process.
Step 4: Disable all Security programs like Firewall and Antivirus from your computer and uninstall the same from your phone, as these security programs generally tend to interrupt the process.
Step 5: Your phone must be running on stock ICS firmware with no modifications.
Step 6: Enable USB Debugging in your Verizon Motorola Droid Razr or Maxx (CDMA) from the path “Settings > Applications Development > USB debugging”. The option of USB Debugging should be ticked.
Download Blur_Version.6.16.211.XT912.Verizon.en.US.zip OTA Update file and OTA Root Keeper (If you have rooted your phone earlier)from here to your computer. Place the Update zip file onto thee root directory of your phone’s SD card.
How to Manually Update Motorola Droid Razr and Maxx (CDMA) to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Step 1: Users who have rooted their device will have to follow the first two steps. If you are on the stock firmware then you can proceed with the third one. Open OTA Rootkeeper on your phone.
Step 2: Now, backup your Root status by clicking on the “Protect Root” button. Then, click on the “Temp Unroot” option in OTA Root keeper to remove root before you install the update.
Step 3: Reboot your phone so as to enter it in stock recovery. To do so, when your phone is OFF, press the Power button to switch it ON and then press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down button to highlight the “Recovery” option using the Volume Down button, then select it using the Power button. You will now see a green Android with a triangle on the screen, then press both Volume Up and down buttons together to boot your phone into recovery.
Step 4: Now, select “wipe cache” to clear the cache data on your phone.
Step 5: Next, select “”install zip from external sdcard” then select “choose zip from sdcard” and select the Blur_Version.6.16.211.XT912.Verizon.en.US.zip OTA Update file from the SD card.
Step 6: The installation process will begin and take 5-10 minutes for successful completion, so wait patiently.
Step 7: During the installation process your phone may reboot several times and then it will boot back into the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS.
Great! You’ve successfully updated your Motorola Droid Razr and Maxx (CDMA) to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Please let us know if you have any issues, we are here to help you always.
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