How to update Motorola Xoom to Honeycomb (Android 3.1) manually

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Android 3.1 honeycomb update is currently released and Motorola XOOM tablet users should be getting it over the air in several days’ time. Several days is not a long period of time but many just can’t wait for the day to come. You can actually update your Motorola Xoom to Android 3.1 Honeycomb manually, thanks to Kaushik Dutta for a complete guide and also the download link for Android 3.1.

Friendly reminder: This guide is only applicable for rooted XOOM tablet

How to Update Motorola Xoom to Android 3.1 Honeycomb

1. Download Android 3.1 (Honeycomb)

2. Make sure you have Android SDK installed before running the following commands on Android adb console.

adb push /sdcard/update.zip
adb shell
su
cd /cache
mkdir recovery #it may already exist
cd recovery
echo ‘–update_package=CACHE:/recovery/update.zip’ > command
cat /sdcard/update.zip > update.zip
reboot recovery

Reboot your Motorola Xoom and your device should be updated to Android 3.1.

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