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[GUIDE] How to Root Droid Bionic GB/ICS! | Win/Linux/Mac | 10/25/2012

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8th September 2011, 11:21 PM   |  #1  
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new ICS root method here:
http://droidbionicroot.com/droid-bio...orola-android/

ICS root video tutorial:


Below is for Gingerbread!!!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

This is older method below: (For newer method 5.5.893 and later, please see new root method)
Video I took while trying this first time on Windows:


Video I took while rooting on Linux/Mac:

See Mac/Linux directions here



I just tried rooting my new Droid Bionic with Pete's Motorola Root Tool, works fine.

To root your Droid Bionic:

Step 1. Set your phone as "Charge Only".

Step 2. Make sure USB Debugging is checked on under Settings->Applications->Development.

Step 3. Connect your phone to your computer via USB Cable.

Step 4. For Windows, you need to install Motorola drivers.

Download drivers here:
http://androiddrivers.net/motorola-a...ndows-drivers/

Step 5. Download Pete's Motorola Root Tools here:
http://www.psouza4.com/bionic/

Step 6. Unzip Pete's tools and run the exe file for Windows and similar for Mac and Linux.

You can donate to Pete at psouza4.com and xda user djrbliss, I only used their tools and it worked.

Also see how to tether for free after you root, here.

Also see this cool ROM for Droid Bionic, comes with WebTop hack:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1273066


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8th September 2011, 11:45 PM   |  #2  
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He did make a bionic page if you want to update link... same tools currently, but if something differs in the future it may show bionic specific things http://www.psouza4.com/bionic/
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He did make a bionic page if you want to update link... same tools currently, but if something differs in the future it may show bionic specific things http://www.psouza4.com/bionic/

dido thankx!
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Does this actually Work with the Bionic
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Does this actually Work with the Bionic

Yes, it does, the small photo above shows my Bionic's SuperUser app, I am uploading video too so you will see!
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POW! Donation is ON THE WAY!!!!!!! Thanks
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Does this actually Work with the Bionic

Worked on my Bionic using Windows 7 X64. Very simple process...
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Anyone tried this on a mac OSX, I thought I was following the directions but all I get is a text file that's difficult to understand, no command, no instructions. any help. thanks
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Anyone tried this on a mac OSX, I thought I was following the directions but all I get is a text file that's difficult to understand, no command, no instructions. any help. thanks

Try running:

sh run_to_root_your_droid3.sh

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