1. jojoko's Avatar
    I see plenty of guides on how to do it with the help of your PC. But I have a Mac (and no iPhone) so I'd like to know if its even possible to do from my Mac without having to buy Windows and put it on bootcamp or Parallels.
    06-23-2010 07:36 PM
  2. makya53's Avatar
    I agree mac is the only easy to go for a computer.. I would like to root to.

    Sent from my ADR6300 using Tapatalk
    06-23-2010 07:38 PM
  3. XCalibration17's Avatar
    Idk if you can. I tried awhile back when I first rooted but you need rsd lite which is only available for windows right now. So honestly, the best way would be to see if you can get your hands on a PC it would be much faster than waiting for a root option on mac.
    06-24-2010 07:57 AM
  4. sethjk's Avatar
    If you're running 2.1 already, you can't do it from a mac tothe best of my knowledge. When I wiped, 2.1 automatically downloaded and I lost root but fortunately I had wife's laptop to use. If you can somehow get back to 2.01, you can then root using a mac- basically just follow the instructions for a pc but do everything from the phone, not through ADB. That's how I did it...it wasn't difficult.
    06-24-2010 11:32 AM
  5. berdinkerdickle's Avatar
    Bootcamp or Parallels or Fusion.
    06-24-2010 11:49 AM
  6. xholmezx78's Avatar
    Unfortunately the initial root process with the installation of the SP Tools, it requires the Motorola software. After that install, you can use your Mac to copy files to the SD card on your Droid. You could use VMWare Fusion like I did for the Motorola software, or another VM Windows application or even boot camp.
    06-24-2010 08:50 PM
  7. flypanam's Avatar
    I did it with Fusion.
    06-24-2010 08:52 PM
  8. Hoagie5252's Avatar
    I used virtually box from orange that's free after that you just need a old copy of windows.
    06-25-2010 07:54 AM
  9. jojoko's Avatar
    i don't have a copy of windows so i'm not going to need parallels or vmware or any of that.

    i guess its not possible to do in osx alone? but i can use the android sdk....

    maybe i should just wait until july for the official release.
    06-25-2010 07:53 PM
  10. dagostin's Avatar
    or get a pc
    06-25-2010 08:30 PM