Motorola Droid 4 has a 4″ display. It is powered by a dual-core TI OMAP processor with both cores having a clock speed of 1.2 GHz. The Droid 4 has 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded with a microSD card up to 32 GB in size. It is one of the very few Android phones with a QWERTY keyboard. At the time of its launch, it ran on Android 2.3.6.
The CyanogenMod team has developed the CM 11 custom ROM for the Droid 4 which will give a taste of KitKat to the Droid 4 users. It has all the features of Android 4.4.4 and will not come with any bloat seen in the manufacturer firmware. If you want to try out this ROM, follow the guide below.
Disclaimer: Follow the instructions at your own risk. If the device gets damaged, the writer or the owner of the site must not be held responsible.
Note: This ROM might contain some bugs.
Pre-requisites and Backing up your Droid 4:
- Create a Nandroid Backup
- Backup and Restore your Android smartphone via Desktop PC
- Backup/Sync and Restore contacts on Android smartphone
- Backup WhatsApp messages on Android Smartphone and Email
Steps to install CM 11 ROM on Droid 4:
- Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
- Download the CM 11 ROM zip file and Gapps zip file and transfer it to the phone.
- Switch off the phone and boot the phone into Recovery mode.
- Next, wipe the cache and the dalvik cache.
- Now go to “Install zip” and then “Select zip”. Choose the CM 11 ROM zip file.
- Now again clear cache and dalvik cache.
- Go to ”Install zip”, then “Select zip”. Choose the Gapps zip file.
- Then perform full data wipe task. To do so, click “Wipe Data/Factory Reset”, then choose “Yes” on next screen to confirm.
- After the process is complete, reboot the phone.