[How To:] Root Your Droid 3

Discussion in 'Droid 3 Hacks' started by pc747, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. tcrews

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    Did you install the drivers for the Droid 3 from motorola? It requires newer drivers than your Droid.
     
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    It's really simple though you have to have the Android SDK installed and setup on your PC to use ADB. You follow the instructions just like they are posted and you have root.
    The written steps should be much easier than trying to follow a video.

    It's as simple as reading and cut & paste.
     
  3. Mungo Baobab

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    No I didn't. Probably a good safety tip. Like don't cross the streams, or were going to need a bigger boat.
    Downloading now. Thanks
    Mungo
     
  4. Mungo Baobab

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    nope. didnt help. Will reload the SDK. Maybe I have a older version and missing some drivers for it.
     
  5. Maverick0984

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    Man it feels nice to have this bloatware disabled :D :D :D.

    I just renamed all of these files by adding a .bak at the end of them so I can get them back if needed:


     
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    So now that this can be achieved, what is required to create a recovery? Will something like RZ or CWM be easy to just pop on here or does somebody have to code from the ground up?

    Sent from my Hitchhiker's Guide mark 2
     
  7. carbanm

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    I had the same problem until I installed the motorola drivers listed at the RW post, then no issue at all with the script posted there. [ROOT] Droid 3 root instructions (One Click added)
     
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    I got a bunch of errors with the one click, perrmison denied when it ran into part 2 of 3. I followed all the directions exactly =(
     
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    My phone now feels lighter and can breath!
     
  10. Mungo Baobab

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    One click doesnt work for me either. Keep getting link failed file exists and the permission failed errors. I installed a new batch of drivers and rebooted. Will just wait till I get home to try it on my main cpu instead of my work one.
     
  11. Mungo Baobab

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    okay gang for those who are having trouble with 1 click root for the droid 3. They just posted version 7 of it which fixed some peoples permission (myself included) issues.

    Here is the new link. (You can also get it from droid-life link for the Root Wiki)

    DROID 3 easy root script v7.zip
     
  12. km75

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    Now that was easy. So glad to have all that bloatware off of my phone. Thanx to those that put in the time and effort to make this possible

    Sent from my DROID3 using DroidForums
     
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