How to Root Motorola Droid X

Rooting Motorola Droid X is very easy now because of the various available root tools on the internet. The best in the business is Pete’s Motorola Root Tools and it has made rooting the device a lot easier. Anyone with basic knowledge of mobiles can root this gadget at home. However, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind before carrying out this process. You need to know the basic pros and cons of rooting a Motorola Droid X before you start rooting it.

Requirements:
Motorola Droid X
Computer
USB Data Cable
Stable Internet Connection

Instructions

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    Before you start the rooting process, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind before proceeding further.

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    Make sure that the battery of your Motorola Droid X is well charged and it is not less than 60%. If you have some data saved on your phone, make backup of your data so that you can restore it later after the booting process. Make sure that USB Debugging Mode in turned on if it is not, use this method to turn it on. Menu> Settings> Application> Development, then, check the USB Debugging Mode and proceed.

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    In order to start the rooting process, you need to have the required device driver installed on your computer. If you don’t have the drivers for Motorola Droid X, download the following drivers from internet and install it on your computer.

    Windows universal 32-bit Motorola drivers version 5.2.0

    Windows universal 64-bit Motorola drivers version 5.2.0

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    After installing the above mentioned drivers, you need to download and install Petes Motorola RootTools. Download this compressed file from the internet PetesMotorolaRootTools_v1.06.zip. Now you need to check whether you have winrar or winzip installed on your computer or not. If not, then download and install either one of it before jumping to the next step.

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    After the successful installation of winrar, extract it to a new folder. You can use either Winrar or Winzip for this process.

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    After the successful installation of winrar, extract it to a new folder. You can use either Winrar or Winzip for this process.

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    When the connection is successfully established, go to the new folder where extract files are present. Search and double- click the Pete’s Motorola Root Tools in order to start the program.

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    After you run the program, you will see some instructions on the screen. Follow the instructions and wait for it to end.

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