Manual Update: Motorola DROID Bionic To Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

To keep their promise Verizon now rolled out official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware update for Motorola DROID Bionic XT875. The smartphone launched in back 2011 with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread out of the box and this is the first major update that rolled out for Motorola DROID Bionic XT875. The firmware update already available through OTA update but if for some reason you prefer a manual update then can follow our tutorial below to get some decent idea on how to update Motorola DROID Bionic XT875 to official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.

As you can expect this firmware update brings all features that you heard or learned about Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean including butter smooth performance, information through Google Now, a improved keyboard with smart prediction engine, offline voice typing, ability to resize and rearrange widgets and shortcuts automatically, general performance improvements and many additional tweaks.


During this update instruction process we will offer you necessary tips that will surely help you to safe guard your data. Though official update isn’t harmful for device but it’s always better to backup your device. If you know how to use Root Keeper app then you can get root easily after updating your Motorola DROID Bionic XT875 to official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware.


This tutorial is only for Droid Bionic XT875. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. Check your device’s model number in: Settings » About phone. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. Although, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

Backup your data first using below mentioned instructions, so that if you lost any data you can recover it easily.

SMS & Call LogUse SMS, MMS & Call Log Entries Backup & Restore App
Contacts & SettingsUse Android default backup options.
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to Internal/External SD card.
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
WhatsApp MessengerManually Backup WhatsApp Messenger Data.


  1. Make sure your device have at least 80% battery power. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Phones]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Droid Bionic XT875 in your PC. [USB Driver].
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. [Guide].
  4. Your device is rooted [Guide] and have ClockworkMod Recovery Installed [Guide].

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to move in the next page of this guide where we compile an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to install official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware on Droid Bionic XT875.

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