- dotTech - http://dottech.org -
How to root Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD on Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich [Guide]
Posted By Derrik On April 5, 2013 @ 2:26 AM In Android Root Guides | 5 Comments
dotTech has a guide on how to root Motorola Droid RAZR HD . Now we will show you how to root Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD, the version that has a much bigger battery life. This guide will help you easily root your Droid RAZR Maxx HD running Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting may void your warranty. Downgrade from Jelly Bean at your own risk; it may void your warranty or result in a brick.
This root guide is for the Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD (XT926). This root method requires for your Droid RAZR Maxx HD to be on Android 4.x Ice Cream Sandwich but you will be able to upgrade to Jelly Bean 4.1.x without losing root. If you are already on Jelly Bean, we will show you how to downgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich, root, then re-upgrade to Jelly Bean without losing root.
Before you can proceed further, you need to know if your Droid RAZR Maxx HD is on Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean. You can find out by going to ‘System settings’ -> ‘About phone’. If ‘Android number’ is 4.0.x, then you are on Ice Cream Sandwich. If ‘Android number’ is 4.1.x, then you are on Jelly Bean.
If you are on Ice Cream Sandwich, skip to ‘Step 2′ below. If you are on Jelly Bean, you need to downgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich before you can root. You will be able to re-upgrade to Jelly Bean after rooting and still keep root.
UPDATE: There are some reports that the latest Jelly Bean OTA for the Droid RAZR Maxx HD does not allow you to downgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich without a soft brick. So proceed at your own risk if you have the latest Jelly Bean OTA for Droid RAZR Maxx HD.
To downgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich, do the following:
Note: This will delete all your settings, files, and data! Proceed at your own risk.
You’ve now downgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich. You can proceed to ‘Step 2′ below.
Before we can actually start rooting, you need to do the following:
To root your Droid RAZR Maxx HD, do the following:
Once you do that, you are done — you have a rooted Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD on Android Jelly Bean!
Enjoy a rooted Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD with Android Jelly Bean!
[via theunlockr ]
Article printed from dotTech: http://dottech.org
URL to article: http://dottech.org/103244/how-to-root-motorola-droid-razr-maxx-hd-on-jelly-bean-and-ice-cream-sandwich-guide/
URLs in this post:
 Image: http://dottech.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/droid_razr_maxx_hd_.png
 how to root Motorola Droid RAZR HD: http://dottech.org/91057/how-to-root-motorola-droid-razr-hd-on-ice-cream-sandwich-and-keep-root-after-jelly-bean-update-guide/
 DROID_RAZR_HD/DROID_RAZR_HD_Utility1.10.zip: http://www.batakang.com/ftp/DROID_RAZR_HD/DROID_RAZR_HD_Utility1.10.zip
 Motorola USB drivers: http://dottech.org/26188/usb-adb-and-fastboot-drivers-for-windows-for-all-android-phones/#motorola
 the root package: http://forum.xda-developers.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1412046&d=1350583304
 OTA RootKeeper: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.projectvoodoo.otarootkeeper
 theunlockr: http://theunlockr.com/2012/12/09/how-to-root-the-motorola-droid-razr-maxx-on-jelly-bean/
© 2008-2012 dotTech.org | All content is the property of its rightful owner.