Update Droid RAZR XT912 CDMA to Android 4.2.2 LiquidSmooth Custom Firmware

You can now install latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean on Motorola Droid RAZR XT912 but using a custom ROM dubbed as LiquidSmooth ROM. This unofficial firmware is now available for download. Recently the dev team of this ROM released the RC1 version which is based on the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean ROM. Droid RAZR XT912 is capable enough to run the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean smoothly, so we advise you try LiquidSmooth ROM if you looking for a way to upgrade your Droid RAZR XT912 to latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware. Continue reading this article to know how to update your Droid RAZR XT912 to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean based custom ROM LiquidSmooth ROM.

Note: This LiquidSmooth ROM (RC1) that based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, is still under development and may contain bugs and issues. All issues will be resolved as development progress.


LiquidSmooth ROM Key Features:

  • Google GCC 4.7 Toolchain
  • O3
  • Strict-Aliasing (Linaro)
  • C++11 Mode
  • Optimized String Handling Routines (Linaro/Sony)
  • Misc other Linaro and Code Aurora Optimaztions
  • Customizable lockscreen buttons and sliders
  • Chronus clock widget
  • Customizable hardware and software keys
  • Transparent navbar and status bar
  • Customizable navbar ring
  • Navigation bar widgets
  • Customizable power menu
  • Customizable quicksettings panel
  • Statusbar mods
  • Theme engine
  • Quiet hours
  • Volume rocker music controls
  • Full Rotation
  • Customizable battery and notification light


This tutorial is only for Droid RAZR, model number XT912. 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, otherwise your device may see a hard brick if device turn off during installation. [How to Check Battery Percentage in Android Device]
  2. You already have USB Driver Installed for Droid RAZR in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]
  3. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. [Guide].
  4. Your device is rooted [Guide] and have Safestrap Recovery Installed.

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 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean based LiquidSmooth ROM custom firmware on Motorola Droid RAZR XT912.

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  • Kevin Maslanka

    not working as this is simply an update. where’s the original rom? a WORKING link would be wonderful.

    • arafat21

      This is the link that shared by developer. You can check out the repository here: http://goo.im/devs/liquidsmooth/spyder

      • Kevin Maslanka

        thank you i found that earlier, however i had to boot only the kernel and am facing issues with SD card and camera. just made a bug report, but thanks for the help!

  • michael conte

    after loading in safestrap 3.11 I boot to Motorola logo then blank screen. Let it sit for a while and nothing, had to hard reboot and try again, two different downloads with MD5 verified.