Firetrap Jellybean Android 2.2.1 ROM

Firetrap JellyBean – Android 2.2.1 ROM (Commtiva Z71 variants)

In one of my previous posts, I wrote about the top 5 Android 2.2.1 ROMs, and Firetrap TwoNights was in the numero uno position. Now, there is this new version from AndroidPT – Firetrap JellyBean, for Commtiva Z71 variants (Motorola XT502/XT3/XT5, Orange Boston, Apanda A60, etc).

Firetrap Jellybean Android 2.2.1 ROM

How better it is from the previous version (Firetrap TwoNights)?

  • Speed – noticeably faster
  • Battery consumption – almost same, with nominal usage I get 2 days and 6 hours. With YouTube and other Wi-Fi activities – 1 day and 16 hours! Ain’t that impressive for a 1200 mAh battery-powered, big screen device?
  • Wallpapers – new, better ones
  • Animation – smooth, not jittery
  • Apps – packs the most used/important ones including System Panel Lite, Weather, Compass, Voice recorder, etc

Overall, it will be a good upgrade you won’t regret!

UPDATE: Just downloaded and checked the Quadrant Score – it’s 660 with JellyBean. It was 446 with Firetrap Twonights. No wonder I’m seeing the device noticeably faster.

Download links:


JellyBean + app2SD + DalvickCache on phone (recommended, I’m using this!)

JellyBean + app2SD + DalvickCache on Sd

Pic source and more info…

Other useful links:

How to install Android ROMs with .nb0 extension?

Top 5 Froyo ROMs for Motorola XT502

How to root Motorola XT502 and install custom ROM

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      1. I’ll try it out and give you the comment later on.
        But I think you right, this JellyBean ROM is faster than XT502 official ROM.
        Thank you! :)

  1. hi Nareen.. u’r top 5 custom ROM post was very informative.. could u tell me which of these five was the most stable when compared to stock ROM.. i wannna update my quench xt5 and finish it once n al.. thnQ

    1. You’re right there on the post which answers your question. Use Firetrap JellyBean ROM from AndroidPT. Use the links in the post above. Refer to useful links at the bottom of the post to learn how to install the ROM. Good luck!

  2. Hi help please.. Camera doesnt work.. it forcecloses.. i have tried all possible ways to solve it by restoring it back to stock rom using clockwork mod.. i lost the IMEI in the process.. can you help me get back the camera and my IMEI?? Urgent pls

      1. i have solved the IMEI problem.. but not the camera.. can you please help.. ?? it force closes.. i tried flasing .nbo extension only. but still cant get my camera working

          1. hey i have written back to you.. but you have not replied yet.. i tried flashing as you told me in the mail.. also i tried to flash the original chinese rom.. even that didnt work.. is there any other way.. cyanogen forum was not of big help.. i couldnt find a solution for this yet…

          2. I’m Planning on that.. but i wont be able to claim in using the Warranty rite.. and how is the 2.3 ginger bread rom from cyanogen?

          3. Well, you better switch back to 2.1 ROM and then take it to the service center – they won’t notice it.

            I’ve not tried the 2.3 ROM from Cyanogen – probably isn’t worth it coz the battery life sucks with CM mod. I’ll wait for other mods like Firetrap, JellyBean, etc 😉

          4. Hi can u please guide how to restore the original IMEI number. I am using vediocon zeus v7500 android mobile. My IMEI got changed 0040 blaah blaah..
            Please mail me at

  3. I just flashed this ROM on my XT502 which had an original 2.1ROM . So far I have found a few apps having a “force close” problem (TweetDeck, Goggles). The bookmarks in the Browser and ringtone setting are wiped off everytime the phone’s rebooted. Waking up the phone with the red and green buttons didn’t work but found a workaround on one of the forums that got it fixed.

    This Battery life seems to be better. Quadrant score is 774.

  4. How to install  JellyBean + app2SD + DalvickCache on Sd rom. is it possible through ROM Manager

      1. Hi,AS you said, I tried Jelly bean. its flashed properly. But I couldn’t able to move the app to sd card. any additional setting is required?

        1. Phantom made two types of ROMs. One requires that you enable apps2sd from the recovery menu (camera + vol up + power), and the other one via settings panel when booted up. Try either of these. Also, go to settings-applications and see if the ‘move to sd card’ option is disabled (i.e., not clickable). Having said that, I suggest you try the Gingerbread version from SuperAOSP (CML) – it rocks! I’m using this now!

  5. hey…..ive  flashed this ROM and im liking it very much……absolutely no problems till now.
    can u please tell me where i download the themes which are compatible with this ROM
    thanks :)

        1. i visited the site but i couldn’t fine anything , the process to downOad………..pls can u give me a link to the themes download page…
          it would really be very helpfull

  6. hey i just updated to this rom… and ryt now my xt502 is showing a green android guy and cirdling him is a green circle……voila.. iit just rebooted.. and now signing in my google account..

    so far my touchscreen is working well… loving it thus far..

    thanx for the post. :)
    happy xt502 owner.. 😛

  7. and sorry to ask! but this rom doesnt have a file browser of its own???? have to use root explorer??? and also will it install the apks that i have in my sd card(meant for 2.1.1)?? and if possible respond on mail:

  8. this rom is not installing any apk app!! AND EVEN WORSE, install from market is not working too…. wat should i do with my android if it has only APPS FROM THIS ROM’S STOCK!!!

    Any idea to get installation working!??? thanx.. :(

  9. hey can anyone provide me the official stock rom recovery image for moto xt502??? m troubled with wifi badly on cm7.1.. :( any help will be really greatly appreciated… :) mail me pleaseeeeee…..