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How to prevent the OTA Jellybean update on Droid RAZR Maxx

I have a Motorola Razr Maxx with ICS (4.0.2) on it. It went and downloaded the JellyBean upgrade, which I do not want to happen. Each hour the phone prompts me to upgrade. How can I keep this from ...
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Unlock Motorola Droid Razr Maxx (Verizon)

I have a Motorola Droid Razr Maxx on Verizon in the US. I want to take it to Straight Talk, a MVNO that uses Verizon's network. I bought the Straight Talk SIM card, but I get an error that the phone ...
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Is there a way to rollback to a stock rom without “unlocked” icon on XT910?

I'm looking forward to install new CM 10.1.3 to my Razr MAXX (XT910), but I see some bug reports about this version. I want to give it a try, but - is there a way to go back to the stock ROM if I ...
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How to root the Motorola Droid Razr?

How do I root my Motorola Droid Razr?
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Long texts not sending; if I set my phone to split them up, some don't go through

I have a Droid RAZR and I'm on Verizon, and when I try to send a text that's over 2x160 characters to another Verizon phone, it usually doesn't send. In the message details, my phone says "Received", ...
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Unable to access text messaging after updating to ICS

I have a Droid RAZR and the stock messaging app just keeps loading forever and Handcent SMS crashes when I access it. I have tried to leave it be and let it load but nothing happens. I would use SMS ...
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Download Manager causes high CPU usage on Motorola Razr with stock Android 4.0

My Razr (Stock ROM 4.0) is very very hot. After some research I found com.android.providers.downloads is responsible, since it's using about 60% of CPU. I have tried killing it, and it respawns, ...
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External SD card no longer able to be read on CM11

I successfully installed CM11-M2 snapshot on my Razr Maxx (xt912, spyder). I was able to use my camera successfully on the device after install. However, now a few weeks in, I am experiencing a few ...
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Computer will not recognize phone with USB Debugging enabled

so I'm trying to test apps on my Motorola Droid Razr so that I can test with audio and video playback. I'm running Windows XP (woot), and the problem is that when I connect my phone with USB Debugging ...
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/system/xbin/sh high cpu usage

I'm using OS Monitor to look at CPU usage because I've noticed a drastic performance decrease lately. The app shows that system/xbin/sh is consuming anywhere from 10% to 70% of the CPU. This happens ...
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Strange facebook android app

Whenever I download the Facebook app for my Android phone (Motorola Razr D3) it shows up normal for the first time but then changes to a strange interface and then stays that way. (Click picture ...
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Droid - what won't function properly on device if I disable background data usage for google play store?

I just upgraded to a new droid razor maxx from an older version. With the older version I never went over my 150 mb of data. Since I received the new phone Google Play Store is eating up my data and ...
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“Google Now” missing on Motorola Droid Razr

I have a Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD (Verizon), and it is running firmware version 4.1.2 (not rooted). I don't have Google Now on my device, even though it is running 4.1. Why isn't Google Now ...
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Record android screen Droid Razr

I've been trying to connect my Droid Razr running 4.0.4 to record its screen, but have had no luck. I've tried VNC server, Tight VNC, and just tried the android adk using the adb or monitor tools, and ...
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Can you reprogram the motorola-droid-razr-m screen buttons? Does it require Rooting?

I'm not a big fan of the Droid-Razr-M's screen buttons (missing the menu and search buttons, but includes a Programs button (which is a waste b/c you can long hold the Home button for that). Since ...
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Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD HDMI Portrait Mode

I have Razr Maxx HD with a broken screen and partially functioning digitizer. I am attempting some data recovery. I have an HDMI cable and monitor, and I have a USB OTG hub on order (for mouse ...
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Droid Razr Maxx stuck in odd Groundhog-Day-esque loop - will not hard reset

I've encountered an extremely annoying problem where my phone will constantly have applications force closing unexpectedly starting with Google+ and then the android core processes and then other ...
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Enable USB debugging on Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD Global with no screen

Before this gets marked as a duplicate please consider that virtually every answer involves vague references to things like 'fastboot' that I honestly don't understand and can't find any information ...
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Mount point information for Motorola XT925? (partial fix)

I seem to have messed up my mounting partitions while trying to deodex Stock JB Central Europe. I basically used xultimate to pull the files and deodex then tried using adb shell to mount the system ...
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Why does my Droid RAZR play the new email notification when I visit my inbox on my PC?

This is truly a mystery to me. When I get new email, it's normal for me to receive an audio notification on my Droid RAZR. However, when I visit my Gmail Inbox via my browser on my PC, my Droid RAZR ...
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Droid RAZR - Is there any way to clear the numbers from the screen when using the dialer?

When I need to check my voicemail, I have to enter my password, of course. However, when I do, it displays it in big, clearly visible characters across the top of the screen for the duration of the ...
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How can I force-disable all dock detection/HDMI connectivity?

Context: I have a RAZR MAXX XT912 with 4.1.2 (3.0.8-gbacb1cf). As soon as I wake it for any reason, it immediately acts as if it is connected via HDMI, despite the fact that no cable is connected. ...
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Can I restore an app I removed from list on my Droid Razr?

I just got a Motorola Droid Razr M. I've deleted some apps by accidentally tapping Remove From List rather than just swiping them off the screen. Is there a way to get these back?
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Motorola RAZR D3 move application to memory SD

I'm trying to move the apps that I have installed in the internal memory of the smartphone but I can't because the programs that I'm using say: The device does not have a real primary external ...
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What Could Cause System Apps to Run that Are Not Used

When testing a widget I created, I wanted to make sure that it uses as little CPU power as possible. After some research I downloaded Watchdog to use as a monitoring tool, which works great. When I ...
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WiFi Direct Doesn't Work

I have two Android devices running Android 4.1.1 with the latest OTA update from the manufacturer. I do not have root or any other system-level customizations on either device, just a bunch of very ...
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Driod Razr Maxx Voice command stopped working

Since 5/23/12 the Voice Command app has stopped working twice. I am running Jelly Bean version 4.1.2. Verizon advised me to reset the phone to factory default settings to get it running again after ...
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Why does my phone have erroneous input when connected to a non-OEM power source?

My phone (Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX) seems to have problems accepting touch input when connected to a non-OEM power source. When connected to my computer via USB, it accepts input fine, as it does when ...
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If you root a phone can you still get the upgrades to to the O/S?

If I root my Motorola Droid Razr M, can I still get O/S upgrades? If so, will they just happen automatically? Or do I need to install them (and if so where might I find instructions for that) ?
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If I root a Droid ( Razr M) does it get factory reset (erasing all installed apps, etc.)?

I'm considering rooting my Razr M. If I do that but don't install an alternate ROM, will this erase anything on my phone or simply "unlock it"?
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Can't mount internal storage on RAZR MAXX HD

I recently upgraded to a RAZR MAXX HD. On my old phone, I could just plug it into my computer (Debian Linux) and I'd get two automounted drives (internal storage and external SD card). On the MAXX HD, ...
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Why did my wallpaper stop working?

I just upgraded to Android 4.1 Jellybean (OTA carrier update to my Verizon Droid RAZR MAXX), and my Multipicture Live Wallpaper app is not loading any pictures. Previously, each screen would load ...
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Alert Dialog List View Shows White Text on White?

I updated my Motorola RAZR to ICS lately, and was using the Go Launcher Ex launcher, and when I tried to select a widget, it popped up a "Choose Widget" dialog that showed the icons, but the text was ...
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Droid RAZR MAXX encryption downgrades max camera resolution

After submitting my DROID RAZR MAXX to the whims of my company's OLA for getting access to work mail, calendar, and contacts, it was encrypted, including the storage. Encryption notified me, before ...
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Prevent ICS From Mounting USB Storage

I have a Motorola Droid Razr Maxx running Android 4.0.4. I'd like to prevent ICS from mounting USB storage every time I plug it into a USB host. I just want it to charge by default. I am very ...
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Adding web shortcuts with icons similar to chrome's new tab thumbnails

I have a Droid RAZR MAXX, and there are a few shortcuts to web pages on the screen. They have been there since before the phone got ICS. Under GB one could long tap the screen, add a shortcut, and ...
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Can't USB connect my Motorola Razr to Linux Fedora 16

I was trying to connect my Droid Razr to my laptop (Linux Fedora 16) using the USB cable that came with it. I was hoping that it be mounted on the file system just like a thumb drive but it never ...
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Does the Bluetooth/Google Now “Initializing” bug exist on Razr Maxx HD?

There is a pretty severe, widespread Android Jellybean bug that causes Google Now voice search to not work over bluetooth audio (it gets stuck saying "Initializing"). I've personally dealt with this ...
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Can I change (or add more apps to) the unlock screen in Ice Cream Sandwich?

On the previous version I could swipe left or right to start with my camera, or just unlock the phone. I just got the Ice Cream Sandwich update and now I can swipe up or down to access the dialer or ...
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Connect JUST as charging

With ICS my phone now ALWAYS mounts my SD card as an external drive when I plug it into a computer. Sometimes I just want power, especially if I am trying to play a game that's on my SD card. Under ...
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Replacing SystemUI.apk and dependencies

Device: Motorola RAZR (XT910) MAXX I downloaded a battery mod (percentage display, which replaces the stock icon on status bar) which has 2 main files: services.jar and SystemUI.apk, and all the ...
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Mobile data limiter keeps enabling itself

I'm 'grandfathered' in on Verizon's old 'unlimited' data program so I'm trying to get the data limiter to be completely disabled (or removed if that's possible). Going to system->data usage->and ...
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Calendar Attending Flag not synchronizing with Exchange Acceptance

While my calendar events sync correctly, the attending flag on my RAZR calendar is not in sync with my acceptance in Exchange. This seems to break the Smart Action 'Meeting Rule' that would otherwise ...
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Broken screen, need to boot to original firmware

This is kind of an odd question, but I have a Razr with a broken screen which has safestrap 2.x (maybe .10) installed and CM10 currently booted up, using VNC/ADB/LOTS of patience, I managed to backup ...
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Backup and restore CM10 on broken razr

My problem is a little bit complicated, I have a Razr (XT910) motorola phone, the screen is cracked and unusable, the tech support of my carrier (in Mexico) is unable to get the display from ...
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Bricked Droid Razr while trying to flash a custom ROM, Safestrap gone

I'm so sorry for being one of these "help me, I don't know what to do!" noobs, but that's exactly my situation. This is my first Android phone and my first time trying to do this. I do come from a ...
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Droid Razr Voltage

Is it normal for the Droid Razr voltage to be at 4.34? I checked yesterday and it was at 3.x (I cannot remember the exact value) - should I be worried about this? My Razr is rooted.
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Why would the screen to a Droid Razr Maxx randomly break? [closed]

I read many good reviews about the Droid Razr Maxx which mainly focused on its large 3300 mA battery. All reviews brag about how long the phone lasts before running out of power. Most reviews on ...
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rooted android JB 4.1.1 razr m , Map network drive with VPN

So I established a VPN using openVPN app on my phone. My phone has an IP and everything on the network. What I would like to do now is browse the network drives remotely and possibly download files to ...
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Do ALL stock Verizon Droid RAZRs have the full Developer Optionc menu on System Settings?

I have it on my Droid RAZR bought at Verizon on the 1st day available: 11/11/2011. It was recently updated over the air to Ice Cream Sandwich. I never rooted or installed custom ROMs. I do have a ...