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Update Motorola Droid X2 to 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CyanogenMod10 Custom ROM

How to Install CM10 Jelly Bean Android 4.1.1 on Motorola Droid X2

We have put together a detailed step-by-step instructions guide on how to install CM10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware on Droid X2. Please read every line carefully below. We suggest, read the tutorial once before actually performing it on your phone.

Update Motorola Droid X2 to 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CyanogenMod10 Custom ROM 9

To Remember:

  • This CM10 tutorial is only for Droid X2. Please don’t try this on any other variants of the phone.
  • Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
  • Make sure a custom recovery is installed and your Droid X2 is ROOTED.

If you have fulfilled all the requirements above, then proceed to the actual tutorial.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download CM10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for Droid X2 to your computer.

Step 2 – Connect and mount your Droid X2 USB (mass) memory on your computer using the USB cable.

Step 3 – Now copy/paste the CM10 ROM zip file to your SD card. Make sure the files are in the SD card root.

Step 4 – Download ROM Manager app from Google Play Store.

Step 5 – Open ROM Manager app, and tap “Reboot into Recovery” to boot into Recovery Mode. Or you can try this tutorial: How to Enter Recovery Mode.

Step 6 – In custom recovery, wipe data first. Then scroll down to “flash zip from SD card” and press the power button to select it.

Step 8 – Press the power button again and select “choose zip from sdcard”.

Step 7 –Now using your volume keys, navigate to CM10 ROM zip file and select it using the power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen and the installation procedure should start now.

Step 8 – After the installation completes, go to “+++++Go Back” and reboot the phone by selecting “reboot system now” from the recovery menu. The phone will boot now and it might take about 5 minutes to boot on your first time. So, please wait.

That’s it! Your Droid X2 should now have CM10 Jelly Bean 4.1.1 installed on your phone! Go to Settings >About phone to verify. For more information on this ROM, you can visit its official page.

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