1. jyoung's Avatar
    I found the guide I have been waiting and looking for! I hope this helps those that need the precise step by step like myself!!!

    Droid X Gingerbread 4.5.588 Rooted Installation Guide (THIS IS THE LATEST VERSION) - Droid X Releases - AllDroid Public Board
    04-17-2011 07:30 PM
  2. miamifin33's Avatar
    Thank you for this...using it now.
    04-17-2011 08:59 PM
  3. JkdJedi's Avatar
    Cool beans!!!
    04-17-2011 11:19 PM
  4. davidnc's Avatar
    Great guide !
    04-18-2011 04:30 AM
  5. miamifin33's Avatar
    Used it and worked like a charm for me!
    04-18-2011 11:40 AM
  6. Sage_F's Avatar
    This should be added to the All things Root sticky.
    04-18-2011 12:49 PM
  7. tlane01's Avatar
    Only comment i might have, is that if you are having issues getting RSDLite to recognize your phone or flash it, if you have access to linux use sbf_flash. It "just works" for flashing a phone. i plug it in and run the command. That simple.

    I am going to go from the GB leak to GB OTA rooted tonight.
    04-18-2011 01:54 PM
  8. miamifin33's Avatar
    Only issue I had was a bootloop after flashing back to Froyo stock. Simple battery pool and wipe solved that in no time.
    04-18-2011 03:00 PM
  9. JkdJedi's Avatar
    Only issue I had was a bootloop after flashing back to Froyo stock. Simple battery pool and wipe solved that in no time.
    Bootloops are a given...welcome aboard!!
    04-18-2011 09:41 PM
  10. jerseyboy357's Avatar
    Bootloop should be the word of the year for 2011 when they have that thing I hear about on the radio, word of the year or word added to the dictionary.
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    04-18-2011 09:44 PM
  11. JkdJedi's Avatar
    Bootloop should be the word of the year for 2011 when they have that thing I hear about on the radio, word of the year or word added to the dictionary.
    LMFAO!!! Classic..
    04-18-2011 09:51 PM
  12. alphabets's Avatar
    that really is a great guide.
    04-19-2011 09:56 AM
  13. JimA's Avatar
    I went from the unrooted gingerbread to the rooted gingerbread using this guide. Took me a few times though. I kept getting stuck in the red logo. I finally tried formatting the SD card, went through the whole procedure again, and it worked. Rooted Gingerbread. Great thread.
    04-19-2011 07:22 PM
  14. mac08wrx's Avatar
    awesome just awesome worked like a charm
    04-20-2011 03:45 AM
  15. kismet769's Avatar
    I was just about to start a new thread asking for help as all of the part 1 files I got from MDW would not work on my phone. I've sbf'd probably 20 time sin the last 24 hours trying every trick I could think of to get this to work.

    I downloaded the files from that link and it seems to be working just fine now. I'm on step 2 now so we'll see...
    04-20-2011 10:07 AM
  16. kismet769's Avatar
    It worked!

    Thank god. I was really getting sick of sbf'ing and not having a fully functioning phone for a day.
    04-20-2011 10:37 AM
  17. mongo 1980's Avatar
    I successfully installed this version, but still can't get rid of the vzw bloatware... is there a step i'm missing?
    04-22-2011 06:32 AM
  18. jerseyboy357's Avatar
    You can freeze them or un-install them w Titanium Back Up. Or just delete them with SystemApp remover. I would say freeze w Titanium and delete if they still give u issues.
    mongo 1980 likes this.
    04-22-2011 06:34 AM
  19. papadonna's Avatar
    I must say this is a good guide....could have used a lil more detail for polished noobs such as myself but I got thru it. Anyone who hasnt used this method take note that you need to hold down the camera button and volume not the power and home lol. And as far as z4root...if its steady spinning pull the battery...matter of fact pull the battery before you install z4.
    04-22-2011 09:00 AM
  20. mdlissner's Avatar
    I have always had to Z4 root twice. First time it hangs - perform battery pull. Next time it runs smooth as silk and roots.
    04-22-2011 09:48 AM
  21. bigsmoove's Avatar
    great write up. had one issue on boot after installing the first sbf file. then last hiccup with z4root and had to do a batt pull during...after that, ez breezy.

    MUCH appreciated.
    04-22-2011 02:18 PM
  22. rob_ashsu's Avatar
    its amazing how following directions works =)
    04-22-2011 02:23 PM
  23. sicario666's Avatar
    I was able to DL D2bootstrapper but the GBzip file is unsuccessful. Is there a mirror DL anywhere? I just slammed the unrooted GB on my wife's X, now I wanna get this running on there. Root is right

    Gtab meatclaws-talkatap
    04-22-2011 11:48 PM
  24. Sage_F's Avatar
    just use gingerbreak to root the OTA
    04-29-2011 05:57 PM
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