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NEED HELP! Rooting from Android 2.1 on a MAC

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  1. indyMedium

    indyMedium New Member

    I've been researching the possibilities of rooting my Motorola Droid for some time now (against the strong recommendation that I don't from my girlfriend, who works for Best Buy as Mobile Rep); I want to root primarily to utilize the tethering capabilities of the rooted Droid (I'm a touring musician and it's always nice to have the web on the road)

    My Dilemma:
    Of all the information I've dug through, it seems there are only guides, FAQs, tutorials and walkthroughs for rooting Android on IBM PC via Windows. I'm on OSX user on a MacBook Pro. Anyone have any suggestions!?

  2. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    The only step that requires Windows is flashing the .sbf file.

    Unfortunately, the program required to do that, RSD Lite, is a Windows only app.

    So, you'll have to borrow a friend's PC for that step (or if you have it, use parallels or boot camp w/e)
  3. indyMedium

    indyMedium New Member

    That's kind of what I figured I'd have to do; thanks for the suggestion, friend!
  4. inssane

    inssane Well-Known Member

    The easiest thing to do is get a PC

  5. rviscuso

    rviscuso New Member

    I rooted my droid using just my imac, how can I help you?

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