Motorola Fire XT – Tutorial to Update Android 2.3.5 Firmware

Sanjana January 18, 2012 0

Motorola Fire XT is a medium range smartphone that was announced during the third quarters of 2011 and comes at an affordable price of Rs 8000 in India. It is among the top best Android phones priced within the range of Rs 10,000 and provides tough competition to Samsung Galaxy Ace handset. Motorola has rolled out an official Android 2.3.5 update for Indian users and this new update is expected to provide a better layout and interface, improve the battery life and fix some bugs from the previous issue. This new update for Motorola Fire XT is available through Motorola Software update tool that can be easily downloaded  from Motorola official site. It is an official firmware update available on Motorola Software update tool provided by Motorola India.

motorola fire xt

We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the updation procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The updation procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Motorola Fire XT smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.

Lets take a look at some of the enhancements that come with this updated firmware.

Enhancements:

  • Minor bugs have been fixed as found by developers from Android 2.3.4
  • Shadow animation for list scrolling is provided
  • Gmail application has been improved
  • Improved battery life
  • Enhancements for camera software

Pre-Requisites:

You ought to backup all user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Motorola Software update tool

Steps to Update Motorola Fire XT to Android 2.3.5 Firmware:

Step-1: Download Motorola Software update tool from the Must Have section to your computer.

motorola fire update


Step-2: Connect your phone to the computer via original USB Cable provided in the phone kit. The software will recognize your phone within a span of some seconds and your device will appear on the left displaying the status as “Phone is connected”

Step-3: Now you will see the software update notification so tap on Next to update it. As soon as you tap on Next, the firmware updation process will start and a percentage bar will be shown that will display the update process and its status.

motorola fire update 3

After the update is complete, your phone will restart automatically and you will now run on Android 2.3.5. You can confirm the Android version present in your phone by following the path where you will discover the Android versions as Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread.

Thus you can easily update your Motorola Fire XT to the recent Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

Leave A Response »