Install ADB along with Motorola drivers. After you have installed ADB, it is recommended but not essential to add “Tools” to your drive path.
Once you have installed the above mentioned goodies,download Motorolai1-Root.zip
file, extract and save on C drive Root
Connect your Motorola i1 to the computer and run command prompt [Start > Run> cmd].
Now type The following commands In Command Prompt[ This will push all necessary files to your handset’s SD card]
*.adb push C:\I1RootFiles\Superuser.apk /sdcard/Superuser.apk
*.adb push C:\I1RootFiles /sdcard/su
*.adb push C:\I1RootFiles\rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
*.adb push C:\I1RootFiles\Install-Root-sh /data/local/tmp/Install-Root.sh
*.adb push C:\I1RootFiles\busybox /sdcard/busybox
Now you have all the files needed for rooting on your handset’s SD card. After this, Type the following commands in command prompt:
*.chmod 0755 rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
*.chmod 0755 Install-Root.sh
Wait for the installation to finish and keep your phone connected to computer.
Once the installation is complete,launch Market and download ConnectBot Terminal
Now open ConnectBot Terminal
on your phone and type:
Now wait until [+]Forked XXXX Childs message appears.
Once you see the message mentioned above, type exit
to close ConnectBot Terminal.
Once this is done, re launch ConnectBot on your phone and type:
After running the commands mentioned above, you will see # sign instead of $. If this is the case, then you have successfully rooted your phone.
Now reboot your phone through ConnectBot by typing: