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  1. uscrebel
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    First time poster, long-time lurker.

    I have spent the last three days going through old threads. I have been actually reading them, dutifully following links, downloading apk's (whatever the hell they are), pulling my battery, pulling my hair, and kicking my dog. The source of all of this activity... trying to root my Droid Pro. Here's my question.

    Can this puppy be "easily" rooted?

    Let me qualify a bit.

    1. I have a Droid Pro from Verizon
    2. I have System Version 3.8.7.XT610
    3. It is using Android 2.2.1
    4. The build number is 3.4.2_80_V2_87
    5. When I say easily, I would prefer not hooking it up via USB, but I will if it can be untethered after that.
    6. I will entertain a fully-tethered approach as long as it is not a brick between rebooting and tethering.

    I'll hang up and listen to the answers.
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    yes It can

    yes it can,if you will load gingerbreak 1.20 on your sd card,and it will root,I have done every update on the droid pro with gingerbreak,so google it and you will find it ,then download to sd card and install it- then open it and click root and you are on your way to opening up a whole new world,thanks
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    Ok... a little confused here.

    I read your post below that tells me to have gingerbreak 1.2 on my sd card, but every place that I find it online tells me to install it to my device, not my sd card.

    Can I assume that you mean DOWNLOAD it to my SD card and then use an installer to install it to the device?

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    root

    yes that is what I meant,download to sd card,click install- then open app up and run it and let it do its magic,give it a lil bit,usually on mine a couple minutes,but it has took upwards to 6 minutes a few times.
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    Thanks... I am have been an iPhone user, so this rooting stuff is a bit new to me. I'll let you know how it worked.
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    Took less than two minutes. Thanks dude. Any recommendations for what to do/download now?
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    well there is many things to download depending on your tastes

    also just wanted to say i find it easier just to hook up to computer and run super one click root i find it way faster then going through and installing a apk and running it. S1C i just connect phone press root pull of usb reboot and good to go
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    I tried superoneclick three or four times to no avail. I am a mac user and I had to run it through Parallels. I'm not sure how it would be easier, once I understood what I was supposed to do, from download to root was like four minutes.
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    i think its more my personal choice just cause im have to constantly get root again after i sbf. since i do it so much and i only do it from my windows 7 pc i find it pretty easy i guess
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    BTW, what exactly is SBF and why do you (and others) do it so often?
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    its bascilly our way of getting back to stock and also it saves you when you working on a rom or something and you make a stupid mistake. it lets you go back to stock even if you completely messed up the software thats in it right now but once you got back you need to start over and reroot the phone
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    Did you make sure that your Droid Pro has USB Debugging enabled? SuperOneClick will not work if this option is not enabled.

    The setting is under Settings->Applications->Development.
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    thats true but gingerbreak apk wont work with out debugging enabled so im sure he did have it enabled
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    Yep... it's enabled.

    I actually follow directions pretty well.
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    Can gingerbreak 1.2 root 4.6.4?
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    Yes sir it can ,I have use it to root all the phones that I have done,and some are droid pro,droid x,droid 2 global and droid 2,and droid x2 and LG vortex
    If u have trouble finding it ,just email me at nutpn@aol.com and I will send to u
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    Isn't 4.6.4 Gingerbread?

    As far as I know, it's not rootable. Unless nutpn has some special Gingerbreak, please lemme have it!!!!
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    Give me your email and I email itand u can see if it will ,maybe
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    No, it can't. The only way to have rooted Gingerbread is to install the Team Black Hat app and get their pre-rooted version. There is no way to root the stock Gingerbread right now once you've installed it.

    Unless nutpn has created a new version and has managed to find an exploit that no one else has, it won't root Gingerbread on the Pro.
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    Gingerbreak is not yet able to root Android 2.3.3, which is the version installed with the 4.6.4 update.
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