1. umfan6's Avatar
    I want to root my droid x really bad , but need to know whats the Advantage of rooting your phone and how to go about it. I'm kinda scared that i will mess up seriously. It seems a little to complex. I just need help in a detailed fashion.
    10-27-2010 11:25 AM
  2. Bond32's Avatar
    Check the sticky. There's a number of one click root apps for the pc that are as easy as plugging in the phone and clicking "root me". Advantages? Allows customized everything. Also root alls in the marketplace. I prefer wireless tether, autokiller, drocap, and apps such as rom manager and team blackhat. Also allows overclocking if you are into that but I still fail to see the point of overclocking your phone.
    10-27-2010 11:37 AM
  3. tntdroid's Avatar
    Root is easy and you wont mess it up. When making any changes just have a backup in hand. U can use sweet apps like in the post above. Overclock is great since you can underclock and save battery. U can run custom roms and themes that are so easy to install. You can also pull different parts of roms and make your phone how you like it.

    Sent from my DROIDX using Tapatalk
    10-27-2010 11:55 AM
  4. greydarrah's Avatar
    You can also do complete backups (a nandroid backup) using something like Droid X Bootstrapper. As to the risk, you get to decide how far you want to take things.
    10-27-2010 12:34 PM
  5. GatorPT's Avatar
    I want to root my droid x really bad , but need to know whats the Advantage of rooting your phone and how to go about it. I'm kinda scared that i will mess up seriously. It seems a little to complex. I just need help in a detailed fashion.
    this method is so easy , is a one click method. read up on how to use this on his website.
    www.sil3entki11.tumblr.com
    He is on a different forum , but after doing root 3 different ways , his is definately the easiest .
    10-27-2010 01:35 PM
  6. WAldenIV's Avatar
    If you don't know what the advantages are, you don't really want to root "really bad" do you?
    10-27-2010 06:57 PM
  7. DThomp's Avatar
    If you don't know what the advantages are, you don't really want to root "really bad" do you?
    This

    Sent from my DROIDX
    10-28-2010 02:41 AM
  8. umfan6's Avatar
    this method is so easy , is a one click method. read up on how to use this on his website.
    www.sil3entki11.tumblr.com
    He is on a different forum , but after doing root 3 different ways , his is definately the easiest .
    The link didnt work
    10-28-2010 07:02 AM
  9. umfan6's Avatar
    i did the one click root it goes through everything then it says root failed im trying to figure out why
    10-28-2010 07:35 AM
  10. GatorPT's Avatar
    i did the one click root it goes through everything then it says root failed im trying to figure out why
    which 1 click root did you do?
    Sil3ntki11 is a member of a different site. I believe he is at alldroid.org
    if you google him with 1 click root ota droid x , his method will pop up .
    while in his program, you may need to change your USB settings during the hack . I was told to use charge only , i had to change through all of them before 1 of them finally worked.
    You have to make sure USB Debugging is enabled to do this .
    Also you have to make sure you have all of your drivers installed , there are different drivers for all USB settings , and even more for Debugging.
    Hope i helped you some , continue to ask if you have trouble
    10-28-2010 09:07 AM
  11. wildman's Avatar
    Ok I am a noob on the root process but I have research a number of site and dont fear the rooting process but for some reason I have not seen a unroot option for Droid X on OTA 2.2 and I would like to be sure that I can unroot if a new update gets released that I decide to install. Is there s link to instructions on unrooting the OTA 2.2 Froyo update?

    Also I have been reading about Bootstrap Recovery and I am trying to understand that this app doesn't require any other apps or changes to work and it allows a user to make a image of the device before installing any customizing and can restore to the stock layout by running the restore option, am I correct or misunderstanding Bootstraps purpose. Can Bootstrap restore apps if I remove them from device while rooted or would I have to run the sbf?

    Sorry for the noob questions but after using and hacking windows for all these years I want to become knowledgeable of this system before jumping in and making a mistake that will brick my device.

    Thanks in advance for any assistance..
    10-30-2010 12:10 PM
  12. GatorPT's Avatar
    Ok I am a noob on the root process but I have research a number of site and dont fear the rooting process but for some reason I have not seen a unroot option for Droid X on OTA 2.2 and I would like to be sure that I can unroot if a new update gets released that I decide to install. Is there s link to instructions on unrooting the OTA 2.2 Froyo update?

    Also I have been reading about Bootstrap Recovery and I am trying to understand that this app doesn't require any other apps or changes to work and it allows a user to make a image of the device before installing any customizing and can restore to the stock layout by running the restore option, am I correct or misunderstanding Bootstraps purpose. Can Bootstrap restore apps if I remove them from device while rooted or would I have to run the sbf?

    Sorry for the noob questions but after using and hacking windows for all these years I want to become knowledgeable of this system before jumping in and making a mistake that will brick my device.

    Thanks in advance for any assistance..
    Dont worry about the questions , i asked alot also , but by doing so i was able to learn.
    Bootstrap app is a recovery tool . It hijacks the stock recovery early during the process. By doing so it allows you to run the bootstrap hijack . When you backup your phone with Bootstrap it backs up everything . data, system, cache , everything . So when you restore , you have a option to restore what you want to restore.
    There is a unroot option with the OTA , it is by sil3ntki11 also , the same hack used to root .
    There is really no reason to unroot , unless you are going to send phone back to verizon.
    10-30-2010 03:14 PM
  13. bgardner15's Avatar
    Just got mine the other day and it has 2.2 already in it . Can you tell which method you used please sir?
    10-31-2010 07:08 AM
  14. GatorPT's Avatar
    Just got mine the other day and it has 2.2 already in it . Can you tell which method you used please sir?
    check my earlier post on this thread. The method is very simple.
    10-31-2010 08:21 PM
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