Finally the Droid X root also have been achieved by the developers. Now if you want to root / jailbreak Droid X, then here are the instructions to do it on your smartphone successfully. These instructions were published in the droidxforums which helps you to root / jailbreak Droid X.
Step 1: Set up ADB
Step 2: Push exploid to /sqlite_stmt_journals â€œadb push exploid /sqlite_stmt_journalsâ€
Step 3: Type â€œadb shellâ€
Step 4: Type â€œcd sqlite_stmt_journalsâ€
Step 5: Type â€œchmod 755 exploidâ€
Step 6: Type â€œ./exploidâ€ and follow directions on screen
Step 7: Type â€œrootshellâ€
Step 8: Type in password â€œsecretlolâ€
Step 9: youâ€™re in root!
Step 10: mount your Sdcard to pc and put Superuser.apk and su in the sdcard root.
Step 11: un-mount Sdcard
Step 12: in adb (make sure your still in root with the # sign) type in:
- cp /sdcard/Superuser.apk /system/app/Superuser.apk
- cp /sdcard/su /system/bin/su
- chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
NOTE: it might be a smart idea to do â€œrm /system/bin/rootshellâ€ after you have su and superuser in place as ANY program will have access to your root if you leave it (cause everyone will know the password)
That’s it! Now you have rooted Droid X in your hands.
This guide given here also has more detailed instructions on how to root/jailbreak Droid X.
You could download the attached file and if you are facing any problems or doubts, you could discuss it in the Droid X rooting thread given here in the droidxforums to get solutions.