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no longer rooted and z4 root force closes after software update

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by volfan537240, Jun 17, 2011.

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    I did alot of searching and couldn't find an answer. Did the update and tried to use wireless tether and it said I wasn't rooted. Z4 root force closes everytime I try to root. No matter if I choose temporary permanent or unroot. Disconnected the battery, made sure usb debugging is selected and even reinstalled the z4 app. Please help!
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    What phone do you have?

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    Oh sorry. DROID x.
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    I'll see if I can get someone to help out here.
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    Z4Root only roots 2.2.1 Froyo...
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    What he said^^^^^^

    The GB OTA is not rootable.

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    Is there anyway I can go back to that or is there another easy root app like z4?
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    If you took the 2.3.3 Gingerbread update, you are not able to be rooted. There is no current way to root stock Droid X Gingerbread. You have to SBF with RSD Lite 4.9 back to 2.2.1 version 2.3.340 and then do a factory reset. Then you root with Z4Root and install the Droid 2 Bootstrap. Then go to Mydroidwrold and download the patched method two-part install zips, and then you'll have rooted 2.3.3 Droid X Gingerbread.
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    You can SBF back to Froyo. If you want GB with root use the leaked 596. I think TBH has it in a 2 part zip.

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    No easy way to do it man. Gotta SBF, and factory reset.
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    What's a sbf so I can get froyo back? Sorry for being such a noob.
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    Yup what everyone has said. The OTA is unrootable. You can SBF back to froyo and then use team black hats 2 part update zip
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    Sent you a PM with links and a video tutorial on DX SBF.
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    so gingerbreak is not an option?
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    Gingerbreak is an option for root if you want to run one of the Gingerbread leaks. I believe it worked up until the .595 leak.

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    thanks for all the help bro. i had to keep a text on my phone with a quote for a roofing contract but the roof is now done and i sbf'ed back to froyo yesterday.

    you pm'ed me with alot of info and i owe you big time!
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    one more question. what does the droid 2 bootstrap do?
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    It allows you to boot into clockwork recovery. From there you can install custom roms. D2 works well with gingerbread roms. It also allows you to make backups, flash themes, and a few other things, too.

    My Droid Thrives on the DarkSlide!!!
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