Root your DROID X with just one click

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Root your DROID X with just one click
Remember back when it was thought to be impossible to root the Motorola DROID X MB810? Yet it only took one week from the release date for it to actually happen. Then you look at the actual process of rooting the phone and take a step back, having to use ADB with over a dozen command lines to type in. Couldn't there be a simpler process? Now there is, thanks to Sil3ntKi113 from AllDroid. He has created a single program that combines everything that has to be done to root the DROID X and with a simple interface to use, asking "Root Me" and "UnRoot Me". A few things you'll have to do first is to download the zip file (see source below) and follow the very basic directions, make sure you are using a Windows PC with .Net 3.5 Framework installed (it is already included in Vista and Win 7), have USB Debugging Enabled on the DROID X, and have turned off both the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. Once all that is done, it's as simple as connecting the DROID X to your PC via USB, running the program and clicking the Root Me button. Let us know in the Comment section if you give it a try.

Motorola DROID X MB810 Review | Specifications

source: AllDroid (download zip file)



1. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

thats pretty dope! :)))

2. avengedfo7ld

Posts: 14; Member since: Sep 25, 2009

I have successfully tried this method to root and unroot my Droid X. Thanks to Silent for such an easy work around as ADB shell was not recognizing my device on my 64 bit pc's in the command prompt. Wireless tether is up and running perfectly! Onward to the bootloader!

3. fishpower187

Posts: 88; Member since: Feb 22, 2010

This is way-rad-cool. Now I just have to patiently wait for August 3 for my new toy to ship!

4. xmguy1

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 04, 2009

Why couldn't the Droid (1) had been this simple!?

15. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

@xmguy1, originally it was! You could actually go on the market and download SholesMod when it was out and the app itself rooted your phone for you, it was fantastic. Then they all got in a cat fight and split up to DroidMod and the program fell off the market and that team whent to shit IMO. To get it on the market you had to donate 5$ then the team split with your money and ran, and didnt support future updates to 2.1 etc. When Droid 1 got 2.1 it took a while before they fixed root capabilities.

5. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Uh oh. This'll probably push back the official 2.2 update as they work to plug this up with it. But, man - these guys are incredible! Great work!

6. jherz6

Posts: 217; Member since: May 23, 2008

so what does rooting it do for you? has anyone rooted there droid and with what success?

7. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I told you guys when PHONEARENA first blabbed this that someone would find a way to root the X. I rooted by CAPTIVATE last week and it runs fantastic, no WiFi issues - the original i9000 stock is better than i897 with AT&T.

8. dramadawgz unregistered

Wow i can't get over the fact that Cali_E used the word "Dope"..... man that is hard core old School. lol

9. cwarthem

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 28, 2010


10. Mightymack

Posts: 74; Member since: Jul 16, 2010

im not to sure about the rooting and things. what does that mean/do?

11. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010 2. "im not to sure about the rooting and things. what does that mean/do?" 3. Enter.

12. dahaka17

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 08, 2010

+1 cc

13. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

it let's you modify/use features of the droid that aren't meant to be tampered with/used.

14. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

theres apps u cant use unless ur rooted like root explorer, chachemate, wifiteather, etc.. that give you new fuctionality of ur phone as well as more control. you can also load custom themes and overclock ur processor (depending on what processor u have) another cool thing is the ability to underclock processors so that ur battery lasts longer. theres all kinds of hacks and tweaks that make the phone THAT much more appealing


Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 09, 2010

I have gotten the droid x root on to my phone it is in the file " download " but what do i have to do with it after that ?

17. 11bravo

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 04, 2010

sick downloading

18. 11bravo

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 04, 2010

how do i download

19. Bstacks23

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

Not working for me

20. tdunn1986 unregistered

Having problems trying to root it. It tells me rooting fail. When it says toggle then hit continue it says root fail please help? Thank you

21. freelily89 unregistered


22. msieviczl

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 03, 2012

cant download for some reason :(

23. graham7442n

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 19, 2013


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