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Many DroidX phones returning to unrooted stock!

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by Natey2, Jun 1, 2011.

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    I see many DroidX phones returning to unrooted stock, which is my (personal) favorite ROM :), to get the GB OTA update.
    Will more people stay stock unrooted now?

    Sent from my unrooted DroidX using DroidForums app
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    shortly after I got my X in february I tried a couple of ROM's.. and they were cool.
    however for ME, stock just feels right on this phone.

    so aside from about 3 weeks of playing around early and a week of the first GB leak I've been stock/unrooted and I love the phone.. call me silly
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    They WILL... until there's a one-click rooting method... lol.

    After I SBFed to stock Froyo yesterday (prior to installing the .596 rooted GB), I was about to pull my hair out. I can't stand being unrooted now, even for 20 minutes. It feels so much laggier to me, although that might be my imagination.
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    it's just your imagination.
    now that you're on GB just use the new app drawer to hide the bloatware and you'll never know the difference dancedroid
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    So Ginger-Break isnt working on the official release?
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    Oh no, I'm rooted. I meant that it drove me nuts for the 20 minutes or so BEFORE I rerooted. Lol... I'm staying rooted with the stock GB for awhile to get a feel for it.
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    How did you re-root? What did you use? Gingerbreak? Z4root?

    I thought that rooting the OTA GB was not going to be easy and it would take a while for developers to root it...

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    Oh, okay. I misunderstood what you did. Thanks for the clarification!

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    I went to the link you posted but what download is the rooted GB?
    FYI, I'm on rooted froyo also..
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    From that link:


    Download one of the Part 1 files and one of the Part 2 files. Install both using Droid 2 Bootstrapper just like you'd flash a rom.

    Once I got past the SBF part, this was a piece of cake...
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    To install part 1 and part 2 you just use the DROID 2 bootstrap. You DON'T have to change the file name to update.zip. just leave it the way it is and then install part 1. After that installs it will ask you to install part 2. If you can't read the full file part 1 will be the first file and part 2 second

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    So did you have to reroot before installing the downloads above? I guess I'm confused as it says "your phone has been rooted" in the conditions before install. Does that mean you need to be rooted or you were rooted before you sbf? Sorry for all the questions but I just don't want to do anything wrong..

    Also I have to download a total of 6 files? mirror 1, mirror 2 and mirror 3 for both parts 1 and 2?
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    I was on the leaked .595 deodexed and rooted. Flashed .596 deodexed right over the top. It was flawless and I stayed rooted.

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    when you sbf back to stock froyo, you have to gain root and then install droid 2 bootstrap. from there you restart your phone holding the home key. after it loads into the bootstrap cycle down to install update from sd card. make sure you put the part 1 adn part 2 in the toplevel of your sd card. go to the part 1, which is the first one, and select it using the camera button. it will run through the install and after it is finished it will prompt you to install part 2. after it runs through that process your phone will start up and it will be rooted. you wont have to use z4 or any other rooting process. team black hat did it for you already.
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    Also, before you do anything, check to make sure you've got the right radio installed.

    Go to settings>about phone>baseband version. The last part of what appears should read .12p. If it reads .07p then you have to sbf to Froyo (even if you're already on Froyo - this is where I almost screwed up) to get the right radio in there.
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    No. Those are just 3 sites where the links are available.

    Just DL one Part 1 and one Part 2... the mirror doesn't matter.
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    OK I understand the the mirror thing. I figured that out. So now I have to gain root? How do I do that? Cant I just go and download the droid 2 bootstrap from the market and then install the part 1 and 2 to my sd card and proceed to install?
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    I couldn't imagine being unrooted. P3 rules.

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    Download the GB install files to your phone. You need to install z4root and run it. Choose the permanent root option. Install D2 bootstrap and open it. Press bootstrap recovery, wait for success message, then press reboot recovery to boot into clockwork recovery. From there you will flash the GB files.