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[Q] How to Root Verizon Moto X 4.4

16th January 2014, 10:09 PM |#11  
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In reality he can do it either way if he dose not want to unlock he does not have to but my guide covers both ways

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I can see someone wanting to do that if they had a non-dev edition phone which was unlockable, in order to save the warranty, but unlocking the bootloader just makes sense if you have a dev edition and want to root. It's literally a 5-10 minute process, and very simple to follow.
16th January 2014, 10:16 PM |#12  
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I can see someone wanting to do that if they had a non-dev edition phone which was unlockable, in order to save the warranty, but unlocking the bootloader just makes sense if you have a dev edition and want to root. It's literally a 5-10 minute process, and very simple to follow.


i agree with you the one thing that i cant stand about the Moto X forum is the important info is not sticky'ed like it should be to help new comers find out how to do things. i know when i first got my moto X 3 months ago i unlocked my bootloader but because i could not find a good guide i did the whole slapmymoto steps to root 4.4.

this is one of the reason's why i try to answer any Q and A i can and why i try to keep my guide as updated as i can i just wish they would sticky it for people to find it easy. but anyway back to adding how to unlock the bootloader to my guide.
16th January 2014, 10:34 PM |#13  
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While this thread is still active, is there any way to root a verizon phone on 4.4 with a mac? I have seen several guides, and they all mention using windows software.
16th January 2014, 10:46 PM |#14  
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While this thread is still active, is there any way to root a verizon phone on 4.4 with a mac? I have seen several guides, and they all mention using windows software.

should be the same process but with mac's CMD tool which is terminal. but im not 100% sure

i would make a new thread with the title How ot Root Verizon 4.4 on a Mac. i know there are a couple people on here who have mac.
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