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Motorola Xoom update tonight – future Flash 10.2 on March 18th


Motorola will finally live up to the advertisements for the Xoom at launch, and release Flash 10.2, or at the very least begin rolling it out March 18th to all Xoom devices. It should be known as well, that any Xoom which is rooted or has an unlocked bootloader will need to be reverted back to unrooted and re-locked.

This update beginning tonight however is necessary for other firmware updates to come in the future as well as the Flash update on the 18th, and should be seen hitting your notifications bar within the next few days. if you’re one of a few who needs to unroot or re-lock your Xoom, follow along below courtesy of Android Central Forum members.

Note: This will wipe your Xoom

  1. You’re going to need to have the Android SDK installed. You can download it here.
  2. Download the official HRI39 build from Motorola here.
  3. Unzip the files in and move or copy them to the /platform-tools folder in your SDK folder.
  4. Connect your Xoom to your computer.
  5. Type adb reboot bootloader. Wait for it to reboot into the bootloader.
  6. Type the following commands, waiting for each to finish before continuing:
  • fastboot flash boot boot.img
  • fastboot flash system system.img
  • fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  • fastboot flash userdata userdata.img
  • fastboot erase cache

You’ve now successfully flashed your Xoom back to stock. Now it’s time to relock the device.

[Via - Engadget]
[Source - Motorola]

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