Instant Root - fails to gain access (Droid 2.0.1)


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  1. tomkw51

    tomkw51 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    I am a new Motorola Droid user. My phone came with 2.0.1 installed. I installed Instant Root 1.04 and attempted to run it but got a message "unble to gain access".
    I started down this road because I wanted to backup my phone so I could do a hard reset. So installed "Titanium Backup". It wouldn't run because my rom wasnt rooted. So i have spend 4 hours researching and each item i find leads me to another issue or program to install. Most everything seems to involve rooting.

    One question I have is if there is a difference between 2.0.1 preinstalled an 2.0.1 ota?

    For background I wanted to reset the phone because none of the 3rd party contact or phone dialing packages will read the native phone list or contacts.

    I owned a Omnia i910 and did a considerable amount of customization on it to I am reasonably familiar with digging around in the guts for a general user.

    Would appreciate any suggestions for any of these issues.
    Thanks
    Tom
     

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  2. spartan141

    spartan141 Well-Known Member

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    U can always root it the old fashion way.
     
  3. i ride a burton

    i ride a burton Active Member

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    It would probably be easier doing it by the step by step instructions that they provide you with at rootyourdroid.info

    I know it took me a matter of like 10 minutes, and that was with me reading the instructions multiple times to make sure I was doing every step correctly, to root my droid and to install the SPRecovery to completely back everything up
     

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