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Motorola Droid 2 Root

Motorola did some hard work preparing the encrypted boot loader that came with its flagship devices, Droid 2 and Droid X. The encryption was meant to keep hackers at bay and prevent the phones from being rooted. But for whatever it was worth, you and us always knew that eventually, phones will be rooted. In fact, no android phone can remain unrooted, right?

Rooting Droid 2 didn’t take much time but the root process was a bit complicated thus far, which made many users just shy away. But the latest turn of the events at the XDA Forums suggests that finally One Click Root Access has landed for lesser mortals who don’t like lengthy process and prefer automation above all.

That said, what’s wonderful about this is that the One Click root procedure has arrived for all all three platforms – Windows, Linux and Mac. So, are you all geared up to root Droid 2? Here is how to root D2 with steps:

New version of rooting for Linux and Mac! Version 2.2.1!

Linux 2.2.1:

http://www.kimete.com/droid/beta/DoRootLinux_221.zip

Mac 2.2.1:

http://www.kimete.com/droid/beta/DoRootMac_221.zip

General Instructions:

1. Extract the files.
2. Change the permissions on the doroot.sh file
3. Run doroot.sh file.

Instructions for Linux and Mac

1. Extract the respective files to somewhere accessible. Your home directory or desktop is idea. The file comes in a .zip file. Just open it up and drag and drop the DoRootMac or DoRootLinux folder.

2. Make sure you phone is in PC Mode with USB Debugging enabled
PC Mode: Notification blind -> USB connection -> PC Mode
USB Debugging: Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging
You need USB debugging icon showing in notifications. Try Charge Only if you can’t get PC Mode to show USB debugging.

3. Navigate to the folder in terminal.
example: [cd /DoRootMac or cd /DoRootLinux]

4. enter [chmod 0755 doroot.sh] then run it [./doroot.sh]

5. Let it run.

6. That’s it, you are done.

One Click Root for Windows

Here’s the Windows version. Facelessuser pushed this through and worked his magic. Give it a try. Very exciting stuff. I haven’t used it yet, but according to him, it should work!

Download here, Ver. 2.1.4:
http://www.kimete.com/droid/beta/DoRootWin_2.1.4.zip

Instruction for Windows:
How-to video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7RGVikpQ8o

1. Extract the folder from the DORoot zip file to your desktop. You should be moving 7 or 8 files into the tools folder.

2. Install Motorola Drivers
(Tip, to stop the launching of the Verizon/Motorola site, go to the MotoConnect icon in the bottom righ, right click, when phone connects, nothing.)

3. Make sure you phone is in PC Mode with USB Debugging enabled
PC Mode: Notification blind -> USB connection -> PC Mode
USB Debugging: Settings -> Applications -> Development -> USB debugging
You need USB debugging icon showing in notifications. Try Charge Only if you can’t get PC Mode to show USB debugging.

4. Double-click and run doroot.bat

5. Let it run.

6. That’s it, you are done.

Motorola Drivers (if you are using Windows) which can be found here:
http://www.motorola.com/Support/US-E…arging-Drivers

Many thanks to facelessuser for working his magic!

The developer of the root method has clearly stated that there is good probability that the root process may not go as planned but has asked users to try again and not get frustrated. Note that we’re no responsible for anything whatsoever, if you brick your phone.

Before going to root your phone, you must understand the process and risks behind this. And for this, there is no better place than the XDA Forums. For any problems, queries and user opinions about this root method, visit this thread at the Forums.

Via XDA Blog

Post updated with latest version and new instructions. Also a how-to video is added for windows version. Enjoy!

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