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  1. Viking13087

    Viking13087 New Member

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    I'm new to the while rooting thing, but what are some of the better rooting programs available. And can anybody tell me where I can find z4 root?

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    Rooting programs? As in programs to root? z4root is probably the best.

    [APP] z4root - xda-developers

    Sign up for an account, download the apk, root your phone, and if it works consider throwing out a "thank you" to the dev on that thread.
     
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    Welcome! Yea, z4root as suggested. Do your reading:)

    Tap'n from DX while sit'n by a PC.
     
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    Welcomr to the forum and your Droid X.
    If youu have any other questions just ask.
    Enjoy your stay with us.

    Wouldn't it be easier to just use the computer. Lol
    Not that I don't do that as well. Haha

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  5. Viking13087

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    Ok. Let me rephrase... I followed the link and my phone won't download the file because absently it's not supported. And I need to be able to root directly from my phone because I has no interwebs. So yeah...
     
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    Well, aside from the whole "use PDA Net/Easy Tether/Proxoid to tether your phone to your PC so you can do it the other way" suggestion, have you considered installing Astro from the market?
     
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    Astro doesn't root the phone, I thought, or are you just wanting this program on his phone?

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    I have astro installed, but I can't find the z4root file
     
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    It's in the download (not downloads) folder. Install it from there, then run it.


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    You need astro or another file manager app in order to install anything not from the market



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    I got ya. I have that and an app installer program. Doh!

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    Ok thanks for all the help getting that done. Next question: since I already shell out a rediculous amount of money to verizon every month, is there any way to use the wifi hotspot capability without having to give up another $50 per month?

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