DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD Jelly Bean rolling out now [Download]

December 6, 2012
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Earlier this week the official update to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean started rolling out to the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD. Sadly it appears to be a rather small group who got it and many users are still patiently awaiting its arrival. Today we can confirm Verizon and Motorola are pushing the update to users on a mass scale, and we've received multiple reports of users receiving the OTA this morning.

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for the DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD brings tons of neat new changes. They've replaced the Motorola Blur on-screen navigation buttons and notification pulldown icons all with stock Android -- which looks great -- and you'll be able to enjoy everything we love about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Expandable notifications, Google Now search (which is awesome) project butter for a smooth and faster OS and much much more.

You'll get to enjoy the new Jelly Bean keyboard, and Motorola and Verizon have fixed some data connectivity issues, improved battery life and more. Then they've removed Verizon Video, the Color app, and a few other pieces of bloatware but replaced them with a suite of Amazon apps. If you don't want to wait for the update don't worry, because we have you covered.

The update to Jelly Bean is about 276MB in size and should only take a few minutes to download and install. For those that don't want to wait for the OTA to arrive we have it available below for download. Below is the official OTA update file for the DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD to Jelly Bean. You'll need to be completely stock, up to date with the latest OTA, and flash this in the stock recovery.

-Download: Blur_Version.0.7.2-9.1.41.XT926.Verizon.en.US
-Move to micro-SD card
-Boot into stock recovery (Power+Volume up)
-Enter recovery by holding Volume up/down
-Install from external storage
-Enjoy Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean on the RAZR HD

That's it folks. You'll now be enjoying the latest and official Android 4.1 JB for the DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD. As usual proceed at your own risk, and you might want to run OTA Rootkeeper should you want to keep root access. Now if I could only have vanilla Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean on the MAXX HD, then I'd truly be happy. Enjoy folks!

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  • Fast Eddie

    Hi…What exactly is this jellybean you speak of? Is it a network…an OS? Just wondering..I have a Motorola RAZR M on the way and they told me it will be Jellybean compatible…Thanks in advance.

    • RS

      Jellybean is the latest OS for Android phones.

      • Fast Eddie

        Thank you very much! That’s kind of what I thought…looking forward to getting my new RAZR M tomorrow.

      • http://www.androidcommunity.com Cory Gunther

        Jelly Bean brings tons of awesome things like Google Now voice search and more to Android. Enjoy that RAZR M.

  • Aaron

    When should i expect my Razr HD to recieve the OTA software update?

    • RS

      Try going into systems and check for updates.

  • Tony

    I updated last night. The Screen Lock UI is the same. Also, Google Now is not on Screen Lock as seen. Camera and camera gallery not updated.

  • Jared Persinger

    I want vanilla 4.2.1 except with the circle widgets because I like them

  • John

    After the upgrade my corporate email stopped working. Tried reinstalling the certs and nothing worked. Tried using ‘friendly’ cert names and that didn’t work either. Anyone else have the same problem and have a solution?

  • loyd

    after the upgrade you can no longer email, txt or forward emails to a group. this is a big miss. how can i undo this uograde?

  • http://twitter.com/JoshMcNattin Josh McNattin

    Hmm, I’m getting E:failed to verify whole-file signature & E:signature verification failed I am stock 4.04 Any tips?

  • Dan

    Does this work the same for the Droid Razr Maxx (Not HD)?

  • Brad

    Jelly Bean is pushing to my Droid Razr Maxx right now on Christmas Eve. Merry Christmas to me!~

  • Brad

    My employee has the plain Droid Razr and Jelly Bean is pushing to his device now too.