Motorola Droid X

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Droid X
Motorola Droid X.jpg
Manufacturer: Motorola Motorola-icon.png
Released On: Not Known
Android Version: 2.1 (Released),
2.2 (OTA Update),
2.3 (OTA Update)
Shipped With: 2.1
Product Model: MB810
Product Device: shadow
Model Number: Not Known
P___IMG: N/A
Dimensions: N/A
Weight: N/A
Carriers: Verizon
Display: 4.3" FWVGA LCD (854x480)
CPU: TI OMAP 3630 1 GHz
GPU: PowerVR SGX 530
RAM: 512 MB
Internal Memory: 8GB
Memory Card: pre-installed initial release 16 GB microSD (class 2 or 4),
later release 2 GB microSD
Mobile Radios: CDMA 800/1900, EV-DO Rev. A
WiFi: Yes (802.11b/g/n)
Bluetooth: Version 2.1+EDR, Stereo Bluetooth Class 1.5, A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HFP, PBAP, OPP profiles
FM Radio: Yes
GPS: Yes
Battery: 1540 mAh
Camera: 8MP with autofocus, LED Flash (2x LED)
Secondary Camera: Not Included
HDMI Out: Built in Micro HDMI
USB Connector: MicroUSB
Additional Features: Dual mics with noise cancellation, Compass sensor, G-Sensor, Proximity sensor, Light sensor, 3.5mm audio jack
Rooted: Yes
Locked Bootloader: Yes



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Universal Motorola One-Click Root for Android 2.3 and 2.2 (FOR WINDOWS)

  1. Before you begin, install Motorola drivers 32-bit 64-bit
  2. Download and unzip the One-click root program here
  3. On your phone, enable USB debugging (Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging)
  4. Plug your phone into your computer and choose "Charge Only" USB mode
  5. Run the Pete's Motorola Root Tools.exe that you unzipped
  6. Follow the instructions in the command window and you will be rooted.

Root methods for Android 2.2 only

z4Root method

  1. On your phone, enable USB debugging (Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging)
  2. Download the z4root application here & install it on your phone
  3. Run the application and select permanent root

ADB method

Download the following before you begin:

Open up adb and type the following:

  1. adb push psneuter /data/local/temp/psneuter
  2. adb shell
  3. chmod 755 /data/local/temp/psneuter
  4. ./data/local/temp/psneuter
    1. ADB should hang, wait a little while and then type: adb shell

NOTE: You should have the "#" sign instead of the "$". If you do, you have temporary root, and can continue on.

  1. exit
  2. adb push busybox /data/local/temp/busybox
  3. adb shell
  4. chmod 755 /data/local/temp/busybox
  5. ./data/local/temp/busybox mount -o rw,remount /system
    1. The last command should return nothing

Root methods for Android 2.3 only



  • Please note that the rooting method for the Motorola Droid 3 works on the Motorola Droid X.

1. Download this file

2. Unzip the file

3. Plug in your phone set it to "Charge Only" and make sure USB Debugging is turned on

  • To turn on USB Debugging go to the settings app and go to Applications>Development>USB Debugging

4. Open up terminal and type in the following:

cd /the/directory/here (You can drag it into the window if you don't want to type it out)

If you need anymore info on rooting the Droid X, see here

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