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phone was rooted till 4.5 update

Discussion in 'Droid 2 Tech Issues' started by terrymdw, Sep 7, 2011.

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    I rooted my phone w/ doroot a couple weeks ago. i am really new to this. after the update no more rooted apps worked. i tried to z4 root did not work. how do i get my phone rooted again? i am really new so give it to me as simple as u can. Any help would be great! thanks
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    thanks for the info above. i dl the program i ran it and it tells me i now have root access but when i try to use a root app it tells me i am not rooted ? Any ideas ? also this a droid 2 system version 4.5.601 android 2.3.3 not sure if any of this matters. thanks again
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    ok well i am still have no luck getting my phone rooted. i used the MotorolaOneClickRoot_psouza4.zip it tells me that my phone is rooted but i still have not root
    access. so i did a factor reset. then i reran everything still no luck.i used the motorlaoneclickroot the box pops up and find my phone reboots its 3 times and says i am rooted. I tried using the adb file that came w/ it but the box pops up and then it closes. i am useing windows 7. can anyone tell me what i am doing wrong? please help!
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    Do you have a Superuser icon in your app drawer?
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    it did not install a superuser like it did when i used doroot. so i went to app store and dl one. i also dl busybox.
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    Is USB debugging enabled? Have you tried a factory reset, followed by attempting root again using the D3 root method?
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    yes i did a factor reset this moring and then tried to reroot. it says it rooted the phone but none of the root apps work.usb debug is enable
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    The last method you can try, short of SBF'ing, is typing the following code in Terminal Emulator.

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    Make sure you get the # symbol (you should if you already partially rooted)
    rm /system/bin/su
    rm /system/xbin/su
    At this point, you can try to rooting again using the D3 root method.

    [ROOT] Droid 3 root instructions (One Click added for Windows/ Linux/ OSX)
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    ok u r talking little over my head..... what is sbfing? Terminal Emulator? sorry i really new to this. so if u can break it down in to noob terms please.
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    You can download Terminal Emulator in the Market. SBF'ing is a process to take your phone completely back to stock.
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    ok dl that app then run it and inter the code lines in the post u sent me ?
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    well i just ran doroot on my droid2 again to see if it would work and it did. thanks to everyone that has posted on here trying to help me out. i am now rooted againA :) thanks
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    It's good to see you got it up and running. Enjoy!