CM11 Milestone 4 custom firmware for Motorola Droid 4 XT894 is now available. With the help of CM11 M4 ROM you can update your Motorola Droid 4 XT894 to a well customized Android 4.4.2 KitKat. CyanogenMod team recently release Milestone 4 build for CM11 which you can consider a semi-stable build and better than nightly. This new Milestone 4 brings quite a few updates, including a tweaked recent apps panel for low end devices, various bug fixes, expanded profiles support, left-hand mode for the system navbar, a new Easter Egg, and much more. You can download and install custom firmware CM11 M4 on your Motorola Droid 4 XT894. Since, Motorola Droid 4 XT894 is capable enough to run Android 4.4.2 KitKat smoothly, CM11 M4 going to be a great experience for you. To learn how to flash this ROM, continue reading this guide to know how to install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based CM11 M4 custom ROM on Motorola Droid 4 XT894.
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 ROM build is still under development and you should expect some bugs in it. All bugs and issues expected to be fixed as development progress towards a better build.
This tutorial is only for Motorola Droid 4 XT894. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (True Android Team) 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.
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 Droid 4 XT894 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 Droid 4 XT894. [Guide
5. Your device have latest Safestrap recovery Installed. You can also flash it using Boot Menu Manager aka BMM.
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 CM11 M4 ROM on Motorola Droid 4 XT894.
(Download by clicking on it)
- CM11 M4 For Motorola Droid 4 XT894 [Filename: cm-11-20140308-SNAPSHOT-M4-maserati.zip]
- Google Apps [Filename: gapps-kk-20140105-signed.zip] or any other 4.4 KitKat GApps
How to Install Android 4.4.2 KitKat based CM11 M4 ROM on Motorola Droid 4 XT894
- Connect your smartphone to PC using USB cable.
- Copy downloaded files to the SD card of your smartphone. Important: Don’t extract any files.
- Disconnect USB and then turn off your smartphone.
boot into Safestrap recovery. To do so, first press power button to
turn device on then after the Motorola splash screen, you should see the
Safestrap screen. The Safestrap screen should show Safestrap Disabled in red, Recovery at the bottom left, and Continue at the bottom right. Tap on Recovery button on the Safestrap main screen to boot into Safestrap recovery mode.
- Now it’s time to set up a ROM slot for CM11 M4. To do so, tap on Boot Options and in the very next screen tap on ROM-Slot-1. Now
set the data partition to a minimum of 1GB unless you planning to
install tons of apps and games. The other two partitions – system and
cache are default and cannot be changed. Wait for the partitions to get
- Once the process completed, your ROM slot is ready.
Which means it will boot from that new slot from now on. All we have to
do now, install a ROM on that slot, which in our case is CM11 M4.
- Press the home button to return back to the main screen. Now tap on Install and navigate and select cm-11-20140308-SNAPSHOT-M4-maserati.zip. On the next screen, slide the button to confirm the installation.The ROM installation will begin.
- Once the ROM installation process end, repeat the step 7 but choose gapps-kk-20140105-signed.zip instead of ROM zip to install the Google apps package.
- When installation is completed, go back to the main menu and select reboot system to reboot the smartphone and boot up into customized Android 4.4.2 KitKat ROM CM11 M4. The first boot will take time, so be patient!
Congrats! Android 4.4.2 KitKat firmware based custom ROM CM11 M4 is now installed and running on your Motorola Droid 4 XT894. [Note: Root may turned off by default in CM ROM, To enable it, enable developer settings first (tap the build number 8 times under about device), then enable root under Developer Settings]