Motorola Droid Bionic can now be updated to official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Verizon has rolling out the official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for Motorola Droid Bionic. So, the wait is over for Jelly Bean, just proceed below to update yours. The update will bring the latest Android (Jelly Bean) update on your device and you can enjoy its features such as: expandable and actionable notifications, improved keyboard with smarter predictions and offline voice typing, general performance improvements, ability to resize and rearrange widgets and shortcuts automatically, and more other visual changes.
As continue with the article, we will guide you fully on how to update Motorola Droid Bionic to Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. But, you should follow the pre-requisites entirely, as it has some of the useful methods to backup your Android device.
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.
Measures to take before updating your device
Step 1: You should fully backup your Android device before updating it. Backup all your SMS, Backup/Export Contacts, Backup APN settings. You can take help from our article on Tutorial for creating backup of Android device without root access.
Step 2: You should Backup all apps on your device, unrooted users can follow this method procedure to backup apps. If you have already rooted your device then use Titanium to Backup and restore apps and cache data.
Step 3: You should enable USB debugging on your device, to activate USB Debug go to “Settings>Developer options” and check the USB debug option box. Problem enabling USB Debugging you can follow article on How to enable USB debugging on Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread.
Step 4: There should be 50% or more amount of battery juice on your device. To know how much charge your device is having you can use our tutorial on how to get battery percentage on Status bar.
Step 5: You should disable security apps and programs like Antivirus and Firewall on your Android device as they may interrupt the procedure.
Step 6: Your Motorola Droid Bionic must be running on stock Android 4.0 firmware with system version 6.7.246.
Assuring that you have followed all the above mentioned steps, you can proceed further. If there is something which worries you, let us know we are always here for you.
Download Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update Package from here to your computer. Place the downloaded file into the root directory of your phone’s SD Card. If you think your phone is rooted then you can use “OTA RootKeeper”.
How to Update Motorola Droid Bionic to Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean:
Step 1: Reboot your phone so as to enter it in Stock Recovery Mode. To do so, when your phone is OFF, press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down until the boot selection menu shows up. Then, scroll down to choose the Recovery option using the Volume Down button and then select using the Volume Up button. Finally, when you see the “Green Android Triangle” then press the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons to together to boot into stock recovery.
Step 2: Now, from the main recovery menu select “install/apply update from external sdcard/storage” and then choose the “Update file” you have placed on the SD Card earlier.
Step 3: The installation process will begin and complete in few minutes, so patiently wait for it.
Step 4: Also, your phone may reboot couple of times, so don’t worry!
Step 5: Finally, you can reboot your phone as soon as the update process has completed.
Great! You have successfully updated your Motorola Droid Bionic to official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Let us know if you have any issues, we are here for your help always.