How To Upgrade Motorola Droid to Jelly Bean via Jellybean for Droid ROM
Motorola added decent specs in Motorola Droid, that’s the reason, Android community hasn’t forget the phone, recently the device gets the goodness of Jelly Bean, a senior XDA developer member kfazz refresh the Motorola Droid with a Jelly Bean custom ROM named “Jellybean for Droid”.
The Jellybean for Droid ROM based on CyanogenMod 10 (CM10), since CM10 is AOSP ROM, this ROM will give you fully stock Android experience and most of you already know well that the Jelly Bean comes with a nice punch of new features such as the Google Now app, smarter keyboard, improved notification bar, smarter camera app and much more.
The Jellybean for Droid is still under development, so you can bugs can be expected from this ROM but the ROM is really functional and useable.
Continue reading to learn how to install Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Motorola Droid via Jellybean for Droid custom ROM. Make sure a custom recovery is installed on your Motorola Droid. You also need to make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #2: Transfer the downloaded files to your phone.
Step #3: Turn the device off.
Step #4: Reboot the device into recovery mode.
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again.
Step #6: Perform full wipe.
Step #7: Install ROM .zip file.
Step #8: Install Google Apps .zip file.
Step #9: Once the installation is done, reboot the phone.
That’s it, you’re done. You can also visit the original thread of XDA link given in first step.