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[Root] Moto X (All Carriers) - Update 9/13/2013 - Version 1.1

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By jcase, Forum Moderator / Senior Recognized Developer - Taco Vendor on 13th September 2013, 03:41 AM
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Update 9/14/2013

A better solution has been released, please update using it.
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=45598679














Warning: Don't attempt to use this on a device that isn't Motorola.


Lets break this sub forum open with a good one.

See: http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/09...mini-and-maxx/ for the story

Bounty payouts or donations can be paypaled to jcase@cunninglogic.com, or use the donate button to the left. If its for the bounty, please reply below with confirmation number or pm me.

These files are not to be mirrored elsewhere, no included in other packages. Its simple already, no need to repackage it.




#Filename differs per firmware, get MotoRoot-1-att.apk for AT&T, MotoRoot-1-vzw.apk for Verizon, etc the -r paramenter is required if installing with adb

adb install -r <filename>

Run MotoRoot app
Press Setup

Install Supersu app

Phone will reboot, and you will be rooted as soon as device is fully booted.

Limitations:
Uninstalling the app will disable root until reinstalled
supersu is not able to update su yet, this will be fixed in an update shortly.
su is maintained in a ext4 img at /data/xbin.img and mounted over /system/xbin at BOOT_COMPLETE.
su is not available for the first few seconds of boot, im working on this.
/system is write protected, even with unlocked bootloaders you can not write to it while booted in Android.

Unroot:
Two choices, factory reset, or press the unroot menu option in the app.

Problems:
Run into a problem? try hittung unroot then re-rooting

Credits:

We use two vulns in this app, first being 9695860 to gain system user, then a symlink attack of mine to get root from system.

xIndirect (nick) for assisting me from start to finish
Whoever originally found bug 9695860
Saurik for his description of 9695860
Ryan Welton for his 9695860 tool
Dave Kover for yet another kick butt icon
and Anthony Fox/Droid-Hive for great help with getting the device to me today
Attached Files
File Type: apk SuperSU-v1.66-xbin.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.88 MB, 12005 views)
File Type: apk MotoRoot1.1-Verizon.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.34 MB, 62597 views)
File Type: apk MotoRoot1.1-USCellular.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.34 MB, 10400 views)
File Type: apk MotoRoot1.1-Sprint.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.34 MB, 10856 views)
File Type: apk MotoRoot1.1-Rogers.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.34 MB, 5838 views)
File Type: apk MotoRoot1.1-Droid.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.34 MB, 16740 views)
File Type: apk MotoRoot1.1-ATT.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.34 MB, 26137 views)
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She works! Thank you sir!

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Wooohooo thank you so much for putting in the time and effort and skills into getting this out so quickly!
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Worked perfect on the Verizon model!
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Simply outstanding! Great work, Justin!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jcase

Warning: Don't attempt to use this on a device that isn't Motorola.

Lets break this sub forum open with a good one.

See: http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/09...mini-and-maxx/ for the story

Bounty payouts or donations can be paypaled to jcase@cunninglogic.com, or use the donate button to the left. If its for the bounty, please reply below with confirmation number or pm me.

These files are not to be mirrored elsewhere, no included in other packages. Its simple already, no need to repackage it.

#Filename differs per firmware, get MotoRoot-1-att.apk for AT&T, MotoRoot-1-vzw.apk for Verizon, the -r paramenter is required if installing with adb

adb install -r <filename>

Run MotoRoot app
Press Setup

Install Supersu app

Phone will reboot, and you will be rooted as soon as device is fully booted.

Limitations:
Uninstalling the app will disable root until reinstalled
supersu is not able to update su yet, this will be fixed in an update shortly.
su is maintained in a ext4 img at /data/xbin.img and mounted over /system/xbin at BOOT_COMPLETE.
su is not available for the first few seconds of boot, im working on this.
/system is write protected, even with unlocked bootloaders you can not write to it while booted in Android.

Unroot:
Two choices, factory reset, or press the unroot menu option in the app.

Problems:
Run into a problem? try hittung unroot then re-rooting

Credits:

We use two vulns in this app, first being 9695860 to gain system user, then a symlink attack of mine to get root from system.

xIndirect (nick) for assisting me from start to finish
Whoever originally found bug 9695860
Saurik for his description of 9695860
Ryan Welton for his 9695860 tool
Dave Kover for yet another kick butt icon
and Anthony Fox/Droid-Hive for great help with getting the device to me today

I get paid next Friday money going to u!

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Thank you jcase. Just sent my $20 donation.
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Awesome!!! My Moto X is FINALLY rooted!!! Thank you to JCase and all who helped make this possible!

@jcase- I will update the bounty thread tonight and PM everyone tomorrow when I get off work. I will ask everyone to post their confirmation numbers in the bounty thread that way it will be easier for me to keep track of who paid and strike them off the list. Thanks again for your hard work.
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Quote:
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Awesome!!! My Moto X is FINALLY rooted!!! Thank you to JCase and all who helped make this possible!

@jcase- I will update the bounty thread tonight and PM everyone tomorrow when I get off work. I will ask everyone to post their confirmation numbers in the bounty thread that way it will be easier for me to keep track of who paid and strike them off the list. Thanks again for your hard work.

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