Rooting.

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 2 Global' started by acbrown24, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. acbrown24

    acbrown24 Member

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    I'm probably what alot of you would call a noob, so im just gonna go ahead and ask whats on my mind about rooting.

    Would you recommend it over the standard software?
    Is it risky?
    Is there a specific "root", or whatever they are called, that is better than others?

    I have been thinking about doing it just to see, and I want to make sure i know what i am doing before i do anything.

    Thanks.
     
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    please use the search option at the top of the site before just posting helps cut down on clutter.

    1)Would you recommend it over the standard software?
    I personally would as it enables you to do so much more with your phone, visually an performance wise.
    2)Is it risky?
    With everything there is a potetial risk factor. Rooting is somewhat risky, but not if you read, reread an triple read the process your about to perform just make sure to understand it.
    3)Is there a specific "root", or whatever they are called, that is better than others?
    Root is the ability to have access to the ROOT of your phone, or to make you a SUPERUSER. Root is universal its Rom an Kernels that you hear (or see) people talking about.
     
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    Good info. Use Z4 or Gingerbreak to root.

    CM74DX
     
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    Hm, okay. Would you care to point me in the right direction as to what and where to download and how to put it on my phone?
     
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    Here is Z4 root. Download and install.

    http://www.mediafire.com/?82u057cq5z58uo8

    After installation, go to settings>applications>development and turn USB debugging on.

    Now, open Z4 Root and select permanent root. It will root, then reboot the phone. That's it.

    CM74DX