How To Root Motorola Droid Running Android 2.0.1?
By on December 9th, 2009

Earlier today Motorola Droid received and OTA update version 2.0.1. If you have updated to the latest version, you might lose all your hacks.

All Droid has come up with a tutorial which will allow you to root Motorola Droid running Android 2.0.1 or earlier. Rooting Motorola Droid will allow you to run sufrom your adb shell.

Steps to Root Android 2.0.1

  1. Download the zip file from All Droid.
  2. Rename to "update.zip" and copy to the SD Card
  3. Power off the DROID and power back on while holding the X key
  4. When you see a "/!\" symbol, press both volume+ and camera
  5. Use the onscreen menu to install update.zip

Visit All Droid to read the rest of the tutorial.

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  • Bottlecap

    Okay while it's cool they've rooted it, to quote a professor of mine. It begs the question, now what?

    • Dominic

      Download wifi tether from the internet and it allows you to use your phone as a modem for your laptop… or put cyanogen's mod on your phone… or, search google for apps for rooted phones…

    • Dominic

      Download wifi tether from the internet and it allows you to use your phone as a modem for your laptop… or put cyanogen's mod on your phone which allows for pinch zoom (multi-touch) or installing apps to your sd card for more storage space for apps or cache… dramatically change the overall aperance of your phone with free skins or more than 3 home screens… or, search google for apps for rooted phones… or google: 10 reasons to root your android…

  • http://www.jumpness.com bounce house

    Soooo, any word on getting 2.2 for Droid yet? Looked around online and didn't see much. Also, which mod do most people use when rooted?

  • Will

    The link to AllDroid is not valid. Pay attention to the validity of your links!!!!!!!!!!

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