Droid 2 Rooted

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Development' started by gonnadie4thegov, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. gonnadie4thegov
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    It seems that the wonderful people at XDA have rooted the D2 using the X method only modified some

    Official Rooting/Recovery thread for the Droid 2 - Page 2 - xda-developers

    I'm awaiting the post on how to do it
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    wowzas it might be worth getting it now
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    I can't wait to root mine
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    Being a brand new Android user I'll probably give it a try, but I may wait a day or two. Hopefully some of the more experienced rooters will work out any issues. :)
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    it works

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    Instructions are super simple. Works great. Tether is working now. :)
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    Awesome, Fedex guy delivers my Droid2 and there on the welcome screen, Droid2 has been rooted!
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    I had to try a few times but I finally got it rooted. I installed wireless tether for obvious reasons, but what other "cool" apps are there for rooted phones?
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    adfree
    setcpu
    root explorer
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    adfree to block ads
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    boo yaa! had to use different steps. cp wouldnt work, had to adb push all the files where they needed to go, but no biggie.
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    I'm new what do we need to do...any programs we need apps? Is the process reversible? Does it void your insurance with verizon? Thanks for any info
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    i still dont understand what all the commotion is with this.

    what are the benefits to this other than blocking adds, using phone as modem and removing factory apps?

    theres gotta be something else that has made this a make or break deal
  14. gonnadie4thegov
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    its the first step before custom recoveries then custom roms and with custom roms come gingerbread leaks dancedroid
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    Rooted!

    I have achieved root. Excellent directions.

    Now, why root: (my personal response)
    Titanium Backup
    drocap2
    ad blocking
    eventually themes
    eventually scripts to make things easier

    and last but not least -

    JUST PLAIN FUN!
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    Setting the cpu to min 600MHz and max 1000MHz just made my battery life double! Oh root access, how I love thee...
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    Theres a huge possiblity that i will be recieiving a droid 2 in replacement of my droid 1 my keyboard started peeling and they might replace it with Droid 2 when i root it and install root explorer can i install the black mms.app thru root exp i have other system apps as well plz help me if i can definitely install 4 system apps thru root explorer ill be fine but if i cant due to the motoblur **** imma be pissed
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    Rooting allows us(not me but the smart people) to reconfigure and create almost anything for the droid, from simple things like menu colors to more complex thingsm like new roms or new scripts altogether.
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    its the first step before custom recoveries then custom roms and with custom roms come gingerbread leaks dancedroid[/QUOTE]

    hold your horses buddy it will be a while before any legit gingerbread leaks are available
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    Overclocking, SU commands, a whole bunch of apps you can't use unless you're rooted. One of the ones I like is Cache Mate, a one push button that cleans all your apps. With SU commands you can move more apps from the phone to the SD card.

    And that's without a single custom ROM.