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Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Official OTA update on Motorola Droid Turbo [How To]

This tutorial shows how to install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update on Motorola Droid Turbo – Guide

Motorola Droid Turbo users have finally got chance to taste the sweetness of Lollipop on their device. Verizon has finally started rolling out the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Motorola Droid Turbo. Till now Droid Turbo haven’t yet received any Lollipop update, which almost killed the hopes of the users and now finally they are ready to taste directly the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop firmware skipping the older versions of Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Official OTA update on Motorola Droid Turbo

So, the Motorola Droid Turbo users pick up your device and check for software update from Settings > About Phone > System Update and follow the onscreen instructions to successfully install the update and enjoy Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Just in case if you don’t see any update then you can follow the below steps and install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update on Motorola Droid Turbo.

Before you proceed with the below steps make sure to revert back to Stock Recovery and revert back the changes you have done to system files i.e., make sure system is unmodified. Also make sure not to flash this OTA file with Custom Recoveries like CWM or TWRP. Most importantly, make a note that this OTA update is only for Verizon Droid Turbo with model number XT1254, don’t try it on other models.

Early Preparations:

  1. Just to be on safe side, make a backup of all of your data. Backup SMS, Contacts, Call Logs etc.
  2. Enable USB Debugging.
  3. Charge your device to at least 80%.
  4. Make sure you are on completely stock system. If you are not, then install the KitKat firmware and revert your device back to stock.

Also Read: How to Remove Bootloader Unlocked Warning on Moto E 2015

How to Install Android 5.1.1 Android Lollipop update on Motorola Droid Turbo:

Step 1: Download the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OTA package from the link provided below:

Blur_Version.21.44.12.quark_verizon.verizon.en.US.zip

Step 2: Copy the firmware package on your device’s internal storage.

Step 3: Boot Motorola Droid Turbo into Recovery Mode.

  • Power off Motorola Droid Turbo.
  • Hold Volume Down and Power buttons together until you see Bootloader Mode.
  • Use Volume Down button to highlight the recovery mode and select it using Volume up button.

Step 4: In Recovery Mode, choose “Install zip from SD card” and select the OTA package and install it.

Step 5: Reboot your device and check the Android version from Settings > About Phone.

Note: The first boot may take some time, so please be patience as it updates all the existing apps and builds some cache.

That’s all now you have successfully installed Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update on Motorola Droid Turbo. Share this guide with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus and help them in updating their Motorola Droid Turbo to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop official firmware.

If you need any help, reach us by posting your query in the comment section below.


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Alpesh

Tech Lover, Gadget Freak and the founder of Gizmo Advices who loves to play with Custom ROM's, Kernel's etc.

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