Android 4.4.2 KitKat LiquidSmooth ROM For Motorola Atrix 2–How To Guide

It’s time to update your Motorola Atrix 2 to latest and customized Android 4.4.2 KitKat with the help of custom firmware LiquidSmooth v3.0. If you want a customize AOSP based Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM then LiquidSmooth v3.0 going to be a good choice. LiquidSmooth v3.0 is based on latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat and build using CM11 source. LiquidSmooth ROM known as smooth, stable and fast ROMs. The unofficial LiquidSmooth v3.0 custom ROM is now support Motorola Atrix 2. You can download and install custom firmware LiquidSmooth v3.0 on your Motorola Atrix 2. Since, Motorola Atrix 2 is capable enough to run Android 4.4.2 KitKat smoothly, LiquidSmooth v3.0 going to be a great experience for you. The ROM comes with various interesting features including customizable lockscreen buttons and sliders, chronus clock widget, customizable hardware and software keys, transparent navbar and status bar, customizable navbar ring, navigation bar widgets, customizable quicksettings panel, theme engine, volume rocker music controls, full Rotation and many more. To learn how to flash this ROM, continue reading this guide to know how to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based LiquidSmooth v3.0 custom ROM on Motorola Atrix 2.

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Some of the cool Android 4.4.2 KitKat features that you will enjoy is Screen Recording, Tap to Pay (Google Wallet for everyone), NFC emulation for non nfc devices, 14% less memory usage, cloud printing from Gallery, Google Home is the new Launcher, Core System Processes Trimmed, apps are efficient and responsive on all devices, the all new 'procstats tool details' memory use, Full-screen Immersive mode, seamless change in resolution during media playback, Phone dialer got local business detection, redesigned Quickoffice and many more.

As said already, this is a test build and you should expect some bugs in it. Also, you may not get all Android 4.4.2 KitKat features in this ROM due to license restriction. All bugs and issues expected to be fixed as development progress towards a better build.

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Warning!

This tutorial is only for Motorola Atrix 2. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.  

Pre Requisites:

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2.  Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Motorola Atrix 2 in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Motorola Atrix 2. [Guide].

5. Your device have latest Boot Menu Manager installed. [video tutorial]

If you done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based LiquidSmooth v3.0 ROM on Motorola Atrix 2.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)
  1. LiquidSmooth v3.0 For Motorola Atrix 2 [Filename: Liquid-Kitkat-v3.0-NIGHTLY-edison-AcePort.zip]
  2. Google Apps [Filename: CyanFox-Gapps-2013-12-15.zip] or any other 4.4 KitKat Gapps

How to Install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based LiquidSmooth v3.0 ROM on Motorola Atrix 2

  1. Connect your device to PC using USB cable and then copy downloaded files to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.
  2. Disconnect USB and then turn off your Motorola Atrix 2.
  3. Now, turn on your device and when Android robot screen comes, tap on it. You will see Boot Menu Manager screen.
  4. It’s time to set partition. If you want to use default partition which is System 1 then you don't need to do anything, just tap on Recovery. However if you want to use any other partition (excluding System 2, the System 2 partition on Motorola Atrix 2 have some memory limitation), then you must create it first. To do so, go to Settings –> tap on the System that you want to create for example System 3 –> Partition Setup –> System.img –> Create –> Set space, for example 500MB –> then create data partition and give it space such as 1 GB –> The create Cache Partition and assign space for example 300MB. Now tap on Recovery.
  5. Tap on Switch system and then tap on System 3 (that we created earlier). Tap on Firmware Flashing and then Backup CID.
  6. Now, tap on Mount & Format. Now perform format/system, format/data and format/cache. Once done go back to main recovery screen. The tap on Wipe & Clean option. The perform all 4 wiping task that located there one by one. Once done switch the system again to System 3 to make sure, you are in right partition.
  7. Once everything done, tap on Install zip package, then tap on Install a zip package, now, locate the LiquidSmooth Zip file that you copied earlier in Step 1 and select it by pressing Power button (use Volume keys to scroll). Tap on Yes to start the installation process. The ROM installation will begin.
  8. Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 7 but choose the CyanFox-Gapps-2013-12-15.zip file instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.
  9. When installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and select reboot options and then tap on Reboot to reboot your Motorola Atrix 2. Then boot into BMM again, go to Recovery, tap on System Keeper and then install BMM on main system (which is System 1). Now reboot your device again. Boot into Boot Menu Manager and select the partition where you installed Android 4.4.2 based LiquidSmooth ROM.
Congrats! Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware based custom ROM LiquidSmooth v3.0 is now installed and running on your Motorola Atrix 2. [source]

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