How to Update Motorola Atrix 2 with Official ICS 4.0 Firmware – Tutorial

motorola atrix 2 logoSeems like Motorola is on the Fast track when talked about rolling out the new ICS Android 4.0 firmware update and to start with, Motorola has come up with an update for Motorola Atrix 2 device. In the due course of this article we will be checking out on how you can easily apply this update with a detailed guide. there are various enhancements. Over a period of this tutorial we will be checking out on what are the detailed instructions you will have to follow so as to make sure that the update is applied successfully. As of now there is no time line on by when there will be an Official update released but in the coming days we will be coming up with the custom ROM firmwares based on the Jellybean and ICS firmware update. It was just few days back on we saw on how you can easily update the your Motorola Atrix 2 with Jellybean 4.1.1 Firmware Update with the help of Cyanogen mod 10 firmware release.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article so as to make sure that the update is applied successfully. We should not be held responsible or liable for any damage happened to your phone caused due to not following of instructions.

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With the help of below mentioned steps you will have to create backup of all the data so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log -Call Log and Restore
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

Minimum charge left in the device should be more than 30% so as to make sure that your Atrix 2 device doesn’t get switch off in the process of firmware update. Disable all the antivirus tools in your device as it may interfere with the firmware update. Head over to the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging”, enable the USB Debugging by selecting the appropriate option in your Motorola Atrix 2 smartphone.

So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned pre requisites, you can now head over to the next page where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this update.

3 comments

  1. I have ICS 4.0.4 bu ive seem people woth better updates…just luck of the phone?

  2. My phone did not react to these instructions. Could you give more detailed steps? Thanks.

  3. My Atrix 2 is rooted. Can I follow this procedure or I need to do something else first?