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Root Motorola Droid X2 With Gingerbreak [How To]

Motorola-Droid-X2-rootIf you own a Droid X2 and haven’t rooted your device as yet, Gingerbreak is your solution. For those who are familiar with the Gingerbreak app, they must be breathing a sigh of of relief. For those of you wondering why? Gingerbreak is one of the easiest methods with which you can root an Android device. No fancy ADB commands, terminal emulators nothing! Just an app on your phone, waiting to be run. After all, the best, deserves the best.

If you’re new to rooting and wondering why and if you should root your Droid X2, see our guide on top 10 reasons to root your Android device. To be more specific, if you do end up rooting your Droid X2, then you already have a custom recovery waiting for you and the first ever custom ROM waiting to be installed. Tempted? Here’s what you need to do to root your Droid X2.

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. AddictiveTips will not be liable if your device gets damaged or bricked during the process.


  • Gingerbreak app, downloadable from the XDA thread linked at the end.


  1. To begin, download the app and install it on your device.
  2. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled. (Settings > Applications > Development)
  3. Now run the Gingerbreak app and tap the Root button. This would begin the rooting process so wait patiently.
  4. Once done, the device will reboot automatically. Verify root by searching for SU app or download root checker from Market for this purpose.

There you go! Your Droid X2 should now be completely rooted. If you want, you can now head on over to our guide on installing Bootstrap custom recovery.

[via XDA-Developers]


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