How To: Root the Motorola Droid X smartphone with ADB

Root the Motorola Droid X smartphone with ADB

Yes, the Droid X from Motorola can be rooted, and yes, you can do it at home. Just make sure you follow the directions precisely. If you succeed, you'll have a completely rooted smartphone. eFuse doesn't matter. If you want to expand your options on Verizon Wireless's Droid X, then you just have to take a chance… use this video in conjunction with the links and description below.

This was done on Windows 7 x64, so the steps may change slightly depending on which version of Windows you use.

If this process doesn't work for you, try the root guide for without ADB.

Files Needed:

* Droid X Root_v2 (.ZIP file)
* ADB Driver_v3 ADB USB Drivers (.ZIP file)
* Android SDK (.ZIP file)

Credit for this hack goes to Sebastian Kramer, Birdman, [mbm] for the root instructions.

Original instructions and support thread are at All Droid.

First set of commands:
adb push Superuser.apk /sdcard/Superuser.apk
adb push su /sdcard/su
adb push busybox /sdcard/busybox
adb push exploid /sqlite_stmt_journals/exploid
adb shell
cd sqlite_stmt_journals
chmod 755 exploid

Next set:

./exploid
rootshell
Type in password "secretlol

Last set:

cp /sdcard/Superuser.apk /system/app/Superuser.apk
cp /sdcard/su /system/bin/su
cp /sdcard/busybox /system/bin/busybox
chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
chmod 4755 /system/bin/busybox
rm /system/bin/rootshell
exit
exit

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