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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by MyDroidX2, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hey guys! I want to root my Droid X2 but it seems really overwhelming and complicated. It's on 2.3.4 so I have that done. So can you guys direct me on how to Root my Droid X2 step by step. And Do I need a Micro SD Card in the phone to root it? Also how do you get the System Recovery App to install CM10 Alpha 3?
    Thanks in advance guys!
     


  2. themib

    themib Android Expert

    a few different root options for 2.3.4
    pete's root tools
    zerg rush (included in ezSBF)
    magic md5
    a SD card is not needed
    links in my list
    sd_shadow's (themib) [Collection] of Links for Droid X2

    Concise guide to getting CWM working with cm10 A3
     
  3. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks. Will let you know if I have any questions.
     
  4. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I want to use Pete's Rooting Tool. I already have it downloaded. Is that one good to use?
     
  5. themib

    themib Android Expert

    yes, that's why I listed it first
     
  6. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Is V.1.07 the correct one?
     
  7. themib

    themib Android Expert

    yes, 1.07
     
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  9. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Are the Motorola End User Drivers the same ones that cam with RSD Lite?

    And what's the latest CM version you could upgrade to? I assumed it was CM10 Alpha 3 Jelly Bean
     
  10. themib

    themib Android Expert

    Yes, that should be fine, but more here In my Installing drivers/ Driver issues
    Yes, that is latest, no one is working on this device any more.
     
  11. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    And once I do ALL of this will I be able to get the phone activated with a Service?
     
  12. themib

    themib Android Expert

    yes, if Verizon.
     
  13. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Ahh, ok...I did the Root and I now Have Superuser so I assume it was successful. I have the MOTODX2_Bootstrap_Signed.rar downloaded on Chrome. So I just unzip it and connect the phone to the PC and apply the file to the external SD? And will I need the Root Explorer app or is it optional?
     
  14. themib

    themib Android Expert

    you need to unzip the .rar with a file compression utility like winrar, 7zip... for Windows
    or a root tool like root browser to unzip.
    then you can use stock file manager to install.
     
  15. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Ok I unzipped the file on my computer but there is 3 folders and 3 files when you open so which do you actually use to apply it to the SD Card?

    And again, thanks for all the help!
     
  16. themib

    themib Android Expert

    think you got the wrong file
     
  17. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Yeah, think your right. I think I have the right one now because after I unzipped it only shows the one file.
     
  18. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    To put the file on the SD do you just open up my computer and locate your phone and then drag the Bootstrap file to it?
     
  19. themib

    themib Android Expert

    yes, drag and drop, or copy and paste
     
  20. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Ok, I thought I needed an adapter
     
  21. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    And I tried it but when I go to the phone and open file mange r it's under Internal Storage and not the SD.
     
  22. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Am I supposed to Unzip the Gapps file and the CM10 file?
     
  23. themib

    themib Android Expert

    no, install as a zip file
     
  24. themib

    themib Android Expert

  25. MyDroidX2

    MyDroidX2 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Thanks! When I go to my SD card to see whats in the CM10 has a ? by it and the gapps has the FX symbol which is for my file explorer app. I would assume that the CM should have that too or is it ok?
     

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