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Motorola Droid 2 gets rooted

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 26 Aug 2010 22:22 User comments (1)

Motorola Droid 2 gets rooted Following in the footsteps of the Droid X, which was rooted within a week of launch, the XDA Dev team has announced they have rooted the Motorola Droid 2, just 14 days after its launch.
The initial rooting method is not easy, however, and will require decent background with ADB.

For more info on ADB, check here: ABD Wiki page.

After the device is rooted, users can then install custom ROMs, as well as have access to Superuser controls.

For now, there are not custom recovery images for the Droid 2, so installing a custom ROM is impossible.

Says a XDA Dev member: "This is needed to install custom ROMs, which as of now, there are none. That means you won't be able to install any third-party Android ROMs on your rooted Droid 2. [Yes], they will be on their way at some point, but right now, the main appeal to rooting the Droid 2 right now is to use root-only applications, and remove the bloatware that Verizon has thrown on the device."

If you are interested, you can view the full instructions here: Root the Moto Droid 2

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1 user comment

126.8.2010 23:33

Well, my old droid is officially outdated in every way now.

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