So, a lot of people seem to be having trouble rooting their Motorola Droid X smartphone from Verizon Wireless using ADB (Android Debug Bridge). Well, there is an alternative for those having problems with the ADB version. You will need to have a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth widget handy for this hack. If you follow the instructions in the video, you'll have a completely rooted Motorola Droid X cell phone. Try it out.
If you want to use ADB to root the Droid X, check out the video tutorial.
Files and software needed:
Credit for this hack goes to Sebastian Kramer, Birdman, [mbm] for the root instructions.
First set of commands:
cp /sdcard/download/exploid ./exploid
chmod 755 exploid
cp /sdcard/download/Superuser.apk /system/app/Superuser.apk
cp /sdcard/download/su /system/bin/su
cp /sdcard/download/busybox /system/bin/busybox
chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
chmod 4755 /system/bin/busybox
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