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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)

Root your DROID X with just one click

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:47

1. Cali_E (Posts: 196; Member since: 24 Sep 2008)

thats pretty dope! :)))

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 17:46

2. avengedfo7ld (Posts: 14; Member since: 25 Sep 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!

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 18:17

3. fishpower187 (Posts: 88; Member since: 22 Feb 2010)

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

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 18:36

4. xmguy1 (Posts: 68; Member since: 04 Nov 2009)

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

posted on 30 Jul 2010, 11:54

15. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 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.

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 18:44

5. tedkord (Posts: 13785; Member since: 17 Jun 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!

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 18:53

6. jherz6 (Posts: 217; Member since: 23 May 2008)

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

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 18:58

7. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 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.

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 19:37

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

posted on 28 Jul 2010, 21:30

9. cwarthem (Posts: 3; Member since: 28 Jul 2010)


posted on 29 Jul 2010, 09:11

10. Mightymack (Posts: 74; Member since: 16 Jul 2010)

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

posted on 29 Jul 2010, 10:22

11. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)

1.www.google.com 2. "im not to sure about the rooting and things. what does that mean/do?" 3. Enter.

posted on 29 Jul 2010, 10:33

12. dahaka17 (Posts: 61; Member since: 08 Jun 2010)

+1 cc

posted on 29 Jul 2010, 10:53

13. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)

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

posted on 29 Jul 2010, 15:43

14. Cali_E (Posts: 196; Member since: 24 Sep 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

posted on 09 Aug 2010, 12:32

16. HDWYBEL (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Aug 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 ?

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 21:12

17. 11bravo (Posts: 2; Member since: 04 Oct 2010)

sick downloading

posted on 04 Oct 2010, 21:20

18. 11bravo (Posts: 2; Member since: 04 Oct 2010)

how do i download

posted on 16 Nov 2010, 22:13

19. Bstacks23 (Posts: 1; Member since: 16 Nov 2010)

Not working for me

posted on 11 Jan 2011, 19:59

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

posted on 09 Feb 2011, 08:38

21. freelily89 (unregistered)


posted on 03 Feb 2012, 19:36

22. msieviczl (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)

cant download for some reason :(

posted on 19 Feb 2013, 18:51

23. graham7442n (Posts: 1; Member since: 19 Feb 2013)


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