Motorola Atrix 4G – How to Update 4.1.57 Firmware

Sanjana February 3, 2012 0

Motorola Atrix 4G has pumped in another update for its users. This update also known as 4.1.57 is the official update from Motorola and here we have discussed the detail procedure on how you can manually update your phone with this new firmware. This update comes with some of the much needed enhancements that we will be taking a look at shortly. You do not require to root your device to apply this update and if you have already rooted your smartphone from before then the rooting access will get invalid after applying this update.

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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 Atrix 4G 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 new update.


  • Improved battery life
  • Fingerprint Reader Issue fixed
  • Screen Display and Phone’s Stability has been improved
  • Bluetooth Issue fixed


Make sure that your computer has a processing speed of greater than or equal to 400 MHz along with a minimum RAM of 256 MB and hard disk space of 250 MB. You must possess a minimum of USB 1.1 in your computer or Laptop. Backup all user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can 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 Package

Steps to Update 4.1.57 Firmware in Motorola Atrix 4G:

Step-1: Download Motorola Software Update Package from the Must Have section to your computer and unzip it to get the executable file. Connect your phone to the computer via original USB cable obtained at purchase time.

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Step-2: In case your Motorola Atrix(TM) 4G is not detected by Motorola Software Update when you connect it to the USB cable, then navigate to your smartphone’s home screen and from the path Menu > Settings > Applications > Development disable USB Debugging settings.

Step-3: Double click on the executable file and follow the onscreen instructions then open the PC suite of your Motorola smartphone to search for and update it also. Re-configure the APN settings required to access internet and restore all the data that you had previously taken a back up.

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Thus you can easily update the 4.1.57 Firmware in Motorola Atrix 4G smartphone by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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