Tutorial to Update Motorola Droid Razr with Official 6.11.747.XT912 Firmware OTA

Sanjana December 22, 2011 0

As rightly reported by Motorola Inc, Motorola Droid Razr just got superior. After recent update to Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, Droid Razr also got an update with some major bug fixes. This update is known as 6.11.747.XT912 and is being rolled out by Verizon Wireless leisurely to all varieties of handsets. Let’s take a glance at some of the upgradations provided in 6.11.747.XT912 firmware for Droid Razr.

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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 update procedure is only applicable to Motorola Droid Razr  smartphones that are network unlocked so do not try it in any other devices as it might not be reversible and will harm the device by blocking it.

Enhancements in 6.11.747.XT912  firmware for Droid Razr:

  • Better camera quality with added features and quality.
  • Sim notification error has been fixed.
  • Improved 3G/4G Data connectivity with updated Group Message notification.
  • In order to improve readability background color has been matched in lap dock connection with minor modifications in UI Menu items too.
  • Network connection is automatically maintained after completion of Voice Call.

Pre-Requisites:

You must backup all the 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

Steps to Update Motorola Droid Razr with 6.11.747.XT912:

Step-1: Go to your Home screen and from there navigate to path “Settings > About Phone > System updates > Download”. Now a prompt will be displayed as shown below.

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As soon as you see the prompt make sure that you have high speed internet connection since it is an OTA (Over the Air) update of size 57.1MB.

Step-2: After you have downloaded the available update, you can install it at the same time or wait up and do it later as the downloaded update would also be available later on. Once the updation is complete, the Droid Razr will reboot and it will notify you about the new update installation success. In case the installation process fails, you need not worry about it as it will notify you about that also when the Droid Razr gets rebooted.

Step-3: It will take up to 5mins for the phone to reboot since it is the first restart. After the phone reboots you will be prompted to enter the Google account credentials and language settings.

Thus you can successfully update the latest 6.11.747.XT912 firmware in your Motorola Droid Razr. There is no need for any sort of active USB connection for this updation process as it is performed via internet through high speed Wi-Fi or 3G. 

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