- Title: Droid 3 XT862
- Listed: 07/03/2013 2:47 am
- ROM Version: ROM Android 4.2.2 Avatar
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ROM Motorola Droid 3 XT862 – ROM Android 4.2.2 Avatar
Update Version Stable Avatar 3.0 – 06/28/2013
Update 04/05/2013 V2.5b
Status Bar Toggles page to contain controls for toggles
Fixed memory leaks
Theme Chooser Has an online theme server – head here and download cool MIUI converted themes.
Changed the layout
Bazooka Launcher (market link) Own launcher which is an enhanced version of Trebuchet (you can download this at the end of this post)
Enhanced theming by adding dockbar
Preview mode to edit workspaces
Messaging App Changed message thread to make them themeable
Boot Animation A beautiful boot animation – will be made themeable in upcoming versions
Settings Changed statistics to point to Avatar statistics server
OTA updater – you can check for updates to Avatar right from your device
Changed to support Avatar ROMs
Support for Gapps – download latest Gapps package as an OTA update
Framework Integrated with ACRA Error Reporter for system wide crashes
Lockscreen Changed to make them themeable
Support for complex unlock gestures
AvatarROM v2.4b Changes Over Previous Build:
Latest CM 10.1 code merges for 2.4b release( upto Mar 22nd 2013)
Two new themes (MiUi v5 and Pink theme)
Weebo and status bar fixes.
Weebo adding actions in log.
Performance improvements in animations.
Install ROM :
Step 1: First of all download Avatar ROM for Droid 3 XT862 and Google Apps gapps-jb-20130301
Step 2: Now, connect your Droid 3 XT862 to PC using USB cable and then mount your storage first.
Step 3: Once you manage access f your phone SD card content from your computer, copy downloaded zip files to the SD card of your phone. Important: Don’t extract any file.
Step 4: Once you finish file transfer procedure, disconnect USB and then turn off your phone.
Step 5: Boot into recovery mode. You can try this: Recovery Mode without Key Combination.
Step 6: As we mentioned earlier, it’s important to perform a Nandroid backup of your existing ROM that you can restore later if this new ROM not work or you want to go back. To perform a Nandroid backup, select Backup and Restore, then on the next screen, select Backup again. Go back to main recovery menu after backup process done.
Step 7: It’s time to perform some wiping task to eliminate clash between new ROM and previous ROM. To do so, first select wipe data/factory reset, then select Yes on next screen to confirm your action. Wait few minutes till the data wiping process done. Now come back to CWM recovery main menu. Select wipe cache partition and after wiping cache partition process completed, select Wipe Dalvik Cache under advance option to perform Dalvik cache wiping. When all done, it’s safe to move into next step.
Step 8: Select install zip from sdcard, then select choose zip from sdcard. Now, locate the avatar-2.4b_390_20130325_solana.zip file that you copied earlier in Step 3 and select it by pressing Power button. Confirm installation on next screen and soon the ROM installation procedure start.
Step 9: Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 8 but choose gapps-jb-20130301-signed.zip instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.
Step 10: When all done, you should go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot system now to reboot the smartphone. The phone will then boot into this new ROM, however you should note the first boot usually take time usually about 5 minutes.
Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select backup and restore then restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.
※Please make a backup of your device before installing or updating ROM