Motorola Droid 4 is the successor to the Motorola Droid 3. It uses a dual-core TI OMAP processor with both cores having a clock speed of 1.2 GHz. The Droid 3 had a dual-core processor with a speed of 1 GHz. The Droid 4 has 16 GB of internal memory which can be expanded with a microSD card up to 32 GB in size.
CyanogenMod team have created CM 13 ROM for this device. Using this ROM, you can update this device to Android 6.0. Also, you will get better features and performance than the stock ROM. If you are interested, a detailed guide is given 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.
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 13 ROM on Droid 4:
- Create a Nandroid backup from recovery, in case anything goes wrong.
- Download the CM 13 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 13 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.