How To Update Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 To Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 | AOKP Custom ROM

Update Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604

How To Update Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 To Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 | AOKP Custom ROM

The Motorola Xoom is currently one of the only two tablets to rock the latest Google OS. However, AOKP has made its lovers wait for a long time to bring Jelly Bean 4.2.1 ROM.

This is an unofficial firmware by AOKP but it functions well so you can proceed with the tutorial to Update Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 to Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1.

Note that you root your device before you follow the steps given below.

Before You Proceed–->>

  • This tutorial is intended only for Motorola Xoom WiFi  with Model number MZ604. Using this tutorial on any other device or any other variant of Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 may eventually brick your device.
  • Make sure your device is rooted and you have a recovery image like Clockworkmod Recovery installed on your device. If not , then check out How To Root And Install ClockWorkMod Recovery On Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 .
  • Ensure that you have USB drivers for your device installed on your PC. If you don’t then click here.
  • Enable USB Debugging mode. Go to Options > Applications > Development > USB Debugging.
  • Backup all your personal information on your device.
    Use AppBak to backup all your apps.
    Use SMS Backup and Restore to backup messages.
    You can backup your contacts using gmail .
  • Charge your device battery with atleast 75% of power.

How To Update Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 To Android Jelly Bean 4.2.1 | AOKP Custom ROM

  1. Initially you need to download the AOKP JellyBean 4.2.1 file and extract the zip file to a convenient folder on your PC.
  2. Now download Google Apps and extract it to a convenient folder as well.
  3. Connect your device to your PC via USB cable.
  4. Copy the downloaded file on the internal SD card of your phone.
  5. Now turn off your phone and unplug the USB cable.
  6. Boot your phone into recovery mode by pressing and holding Volume Up +Home+ Power buttons together until recovery mode screens turns up.
  7. Now select ‘ Wipe data/Factory reset and confirm on the next screen by pressing power button.
  8. Now select ‘ Wipe cache ‘ and confirm by pressing power button.
  9. Now select ‘ Advanced –> Wipe Dalvik cache and confirm by pressing power button .
  10. Then select ‘ Flash ZIP From SD Card ‘ and then select Choose ZIP From SD Card and browse to the JellyBean 4.2.1 Rom zip file that you copied to your device’s SD card in step 4.
  11.  Select the file and confirm by pressing power button. The installation will start.
  12. Once the installation is finished, install the google apps by following step 10.
  13. When you finish installing google apps, select Go back and select Reboot system now.
  14. Now your device will boot with the whole new Look and feel of Jelly Bean 4.2.1 .

Congratulations !! You have managed to safely update your Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604  with AOKP 4.2.1 Jelly Bean Custom ROM firmware !

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