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waldo238
02-26-2011, 01:23 PM
I have a Droid X with 2.2.1 on it and I have tried everything to root this stupid phone and nothing works. The computer see's the phone and that is as far as I get. My old droid was a snap to root this one is a pain in my ........

lynneddington
02-26-2011, 01:26 PM
z4 root, one click and done. Search for it on the forum.

Roooler
02-26-2011, 01:37 PM
check these links out!

Rooting Droid X roooler (http://roooler.wordpress.com/rooting-droid-x/)
http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-hacking-guides/12081-rooolers-guide-root-unroot-backup-rom-sbf-overclock.html

WugFresh
02-26-2011, 01:46 PM
Download Z4root (http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-hacks/13259-z4root-download-links-get-your-root-here.html#post121738)

Download, enable 'unknown sources' in application settings, turn airplane mode on, battery pull, reboot, the seccond it boots up go into app drawer, z4root, root, it will root and reboot. Done!

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waldo238
02-26-2011, 01:50 PM
OK downloaded Z4 root but windows cant open it.

droidxjesser
02-26-2011, 01:52 PM
I did it all from my phone. Downloaded it onto my phone. Hit permanent root and been rooted ever since (:

peace, love && droid x <33

waldo238
02-26-2011, 02:01 PM
what am i missing here

Roooler
02-26-2011, 02:05 PM
This program does not load onto your computer.. it is an .apk package = android package

You load this file onto your phone NOT your PC

WugFresh
02-26-2011, 02:05 PM
Droidxjesser answered your question already. Z4 root is an apk file, aka an android application. Download and install it on your phone. In order to open an apk file on windows you would need a program like 7zip or winrar, but that would just show you what's inside, not run it.. its not like an exe file. Do everything on your phone.

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WugFresh
02-26-2011, 02:07 PM
This program does not load onto your computer.. it is an .apk package = android package

That's what it stands for!? I never actually knew that lol...

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waldo238
02-26-2011, 02:29 PM
ok down load it to the phone or move it to the phone?

mikeinrichmond
02-26-2011, 02:32 PM
ok down load it to the phone or move it to the phone?

It doesn't matter. Either download it directly to your phone and you're ready to install, or download it to the computer first, hook your phone up to it with the USB cable, then transfer it over.. 1 step vs 3 steps....You pick.. :)

Here's an easy, step by step guide for you..

http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-rs-approved-guides/17927-how-use-z4root-root-your-motorola-droid-x.html#post189945

waldo238
02-26-2011, 03:06 PM
Thanks guys it worked!!, now what app do you recommend for tethering?

droidxjesser
02-26-2011, 03:07 PM
I tried wireless tether but didn't work on my laptop for some reason. So I use barnacle and it works great for me. And is free (:

peace, love && droid x <33

WugFresh
02-26-2011, 03:11 PM
3G Hotspot Patch (http://www.droidxforums.com/forum/droid-x-hacking-guides/13997-how-install-3ghotspot.html#post131508)

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