When is Motorola sending the Droid Bionic OTA?

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    I need to know as I found directions on how to root from a Windows machine and don't want to miss my window.

    http://thegadgets.net/2011/09/10/how-to-root-the-droid-bionic/

    Thank you.

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    what update? just use the pete root method. already rooted and unrooted. toook 5 minutes max.
     
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    There is no race to beat the ota. Just Don't install the ota and you will be able to root anytime after an update notification.


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    There is already an OTA coming?
     
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    im as confused as you are
     
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    There has been a rumor going around that an OTA update will close the exploit that allows rooting on the Bionic. I think you should just go ahead and root. If such an update exists you would be able to block it and even edit the files to indicate you have already received the update so it doesn't keep bugging you.
     
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    The article I linked had the rumor. Downloaded the root stuff. Thinking about rooting, though this thing is pretty sweet as is. What pros would come of rooting before custom ROMs available?

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    ^ Basically running apps that need root access to run.

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    Will having removed app such as Blockbuster and the Vcast apps matter when an OTA update comes?
     
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    I wouldn't doubt that an OTA is headed to the Bionic...every other phone has had one literally I think.
     
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    How did you unroot. I rooted using
    Petes one click motorola. Worked great. Then I removed adw launcher and tried to unroot and it says could not identify your device as a verizon Droid 3?

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    try the temporary root option then do the unroot
     
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    Cool that got it. The part that was hanging me up was restore system yes or no. no for a phone other than Droid 3. I was deakin for a sec. I want a bug fix ota and thought I was screwed. Thanks doc. And uh, like always you can mail the bill. Lol.

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    Freakin for a sec.^

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    thanks, all. decided not to root yet. yea yea ... wuss ... i know. waiting for some custom roms.

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