Install Motorola Razr HD CyanongenMod CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 Custom ROM

motorola-razr-hdI love CyanongenMod as of their efficiency on updating their ROM to the latest Android version. Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean Unofficial/Nightlies CyanongenMod CM10.1 is now available for Motorola Razr HD. Enjoy the pure stock Jelly Bean experience on your Motorola Razr HD now. Download and try it out now!!

CyanongenMod CM10.1 Features on Motorola Razr HD

Data: Comes up in 4G
SMS/MMS: You may get random texts from VZWNMN Google for instructions to disable this
WIFI: Working in SafeStrap now as well thanks to some init*rc magic
Bluetooth: Turns on..status untested
12-5 Fix SafeStrap boot

What Not Working?

Audio in-call, NFC, Camera, Wifi Hotspot

Disclaimer

It’s always risky to modify your device and be warned that a failure may brick your device. In order to keep your device safe, please read carefully every single line of the tutorial and follows the steps exactly. We are not responsible for any damage to your device. By doing this, your device warranty may void.

Compatibility

The tutorial and guide below is only compatible to Motorola Droid Razr HD XT926 Consumer and Developer Edition model. It will not compatible to other devices. Check phone model – Go to Settings -> About Device -> Model Number.

Requirements

  1. Windows-based PC
  2. Motorola Droid Razr HD XT926 Consumer and Developer Edition. How To Root Guide
  3. Download and install USB drivers on PC. Download Motorola USB Driver for Windows
  4. Enable Developer Options on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. How To Enable Developer Options On Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (Optional – Only applicable for Android 4.2 and above)
  5. Enable USB Debugging on your device. How to Enable USB Debugging Mode on Android Device.
  6. Backup your personal data on phone to PC to ensure you keep a copy of your personal data (SMS, MMS, Contacts, Internet Settings, Photos and etc). How to Backup Personal Data On Android Device.
  7. Make sure your phone is charged to 50% to avoid interruption during flashing. How to Check Battery Level On Android Device.

Download

  1. CM10.1 For Motorola Razr HD (cm-10.1-20121210-UNOFFICIAL-vanquish-preview.zip, 172MB) – Development page
  2. Google Apps Package (gapps-jb-20121212-signed.zip, 89.99MB)

Instructions: (From Custom ROM)

  1. Make sure you have follow steps above and enable all the necessary features before start.
  2. Do a Nandroid backup in CWM/TWRP recovery in case you need for restoration. (Optional)
  3. Connect your device to the computer via micro USB cable.
  4. Copy and paste all downloaded ***ROM*** zip files to your phone internal SD card.
  5. Turn off your phone and disconnect from USB cable.
  6. Press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down + Home Button.
  7. Use Volume Down key to scroll the cursor onto “Recovery” then use Volume Up key load to custom recovery.
  8. In Recovery menu, you are always recommended to perform a full Wipe Data/Factory Reset to avoid crashing and ROM compatibility issue. You may skip this step if you upgrade from your previous ROM version. For CWM recovery, use Volume key to navigate in Recovery Mode. For TWRP, use touchscreen to navigate in Recovery Mode
  9. Do Wipe Cache Partition – Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  10. Go to advanced and do Wipe Dalvik Cache — Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  11. From the main menu in Recovery, select the install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from internal sdcard, browse to folder location and select the ***ROM*** zip and click Yes to install.
  12. After the installation completes, go back to recovery’s main menu.
  13. Select reboot system now to reboot the phone.
  14. For first boot up, it normally takes longer time. Please wait patiently.

Instructions: (From Stock ROM)

  1. Root and install CWM/TWRP recovery. How to root Motorola Razr HD , How to install CWM Recovery On Motorola Razr HD, How To Install Safetrap Recovery [Follow step here to do all steps above]
  2. Download root checker from Google Play to check your root status.
  3. Press Power + Volume Up + Home Button to enter recovery mode. Check whether CWM/TWRP recovery is successfully installed. Select Reboot system to reboot your device.
  4. Connect your device to the computer via micro USB cable.
  5. Copy and paste all downloaded ***ROM*** zip files to your phone internal SD card.
  6. Turn off your phone and disconnect from USB cable.
  7. Press and hold the Volume Up + Volume Down + Home Button.
  8. Use Volume Down key to scroll the cursor onto “Recovery” then use Volume Up key load to custom recovery.
  9. In Recovery menu, you are always recommended to perform a full Wipe Data/Factory Reset to avoid crashing and ROM compatibility issue. You may skip this step if you upgrade from your previous ROM version. For CWM recovery, use Volume key to navigate in Recovery Mode. For TWRP, use touchscreen to navigate in Recovery Mode
  10. Do Wipe Cache Partition – Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  11. Go to advanced and do Wipe Dalvik Cache — Select from the menu and select Yes to confirm.
  12. From the main menu in Recovery, select the install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from internal sdcard, browse to folder location and select the ***ROM*** zip and click Yes to install.
  13. After the installation completes, go back to recovery’s main menu.
  14. Select reboot system now to reboot the phone.
  15. For first boot up, it normally takes longer time. Please wait patiently.