How to Update Motorola Droid Razr M with Cyanogen Mod 10 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware

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The Motorola Droid Razr M Smartphone users can now install the CM 10 firmware in their device. This firmware comes with a host of new features and also not to forget this firmware comes with all the Jellybean 4.1.2 apps by default.

Since this is a custom ROM firmware you must root your device without rooting you cannot update this firmware in your device.

Motorola Droid Razr M

Pre requisites:

  • It is always advisable to be on a safer side before you start to try anything new on your device. So, we strongly advice you to take backup of all your internal datas such as SMS, MMS, Contacts etc. with the help of backup applications. Just in case, if you lost your data due to any reason after updating the firmware, you could easily recover them.
  • And also make sure whether your device battery level is atleast 75% to avoid the risk of your device getting switched off during the middle of the updating process.
  • Then Disable or Uninstall all the antivirus suites that you have installed in your mobile and computer. Because this may interrupt the process.
  • Then finally enable the USB Debugging option by following the path Settings>Applications>Development>USB Debugging.

DISCLAIMER : Best android blog would not held responsible/liable for any damages takes to your device by following this procedure. So, do everything at your own risk.

Procedure to Update:

1. Initially you have to download the CM10 Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware package and Google apps package from here to your computer.

2. Once you downloaded, then connect your Motorola Droid Razr M to the computer via USB cable and then place the downloaded file in your device. Make sure that you doesn’t place the zip file deep inside the sub folders. Or else it will difficult for you to find during the updating process.

3. Once you placed the zip file, disconnect your device and download the ROM Manager app from Google Play Store so that you can enter into the recovery mode.

4. Once you download the ROM Manager app, open the same in your device and select the option of “reboot into recovery mode”. In recovery mode, select “Wipe Data / Factory Reset” and “Wipe Cache” to clear all the cache data present in your phone.

5. Then “Select install zip from SD Card” > “Choose zip from SD Card” and finally select the Jellybean 4.1.2 Firmware CM 10 Zip File along with the Google Apps package which you have placed already in your Motorola Droid Razr M smartphone. Once you selected, confirm the same by pressing the power button.

6. Once you have done that, within 4-5 minutes update is applied in your device. As soon as the update is applied, you have to enter into the Google Account credentials.

7. If you want to check whether your firmware is updated successfully or not go to the path “Settings >About Phone>Firmware Version” where you will see the current firmware version as Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware CM 10.

That’s it you’ve done. Congrats!

About Sarvesh Darak

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