How to root Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich [Guide]

motorola-droid-4-2Have a Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) that you want to get a little more out of? This guide will teach you exactly how you can root your device! In no time at all you’ll have root access on your Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) , which will open the door to endless possibilities.

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. Proceed at your own risk.

Requirements

This root guide is for the Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) running Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Take note this will wipe all your files and data on your phone. Proceed at your own risk.

Before We Begin

Have a micro USB cable handy.

If your Motorola Droid 4 is still running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, update it to 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and continue with this guide.

Download the latest Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) USB drivers and install them to your PC (if you haven’t already).

Download the root package to the desktop on your PC and extract it to a folder called ICS404root.

Your Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) needs to be in USB debugging mode. Go to Settings, then Developer options, and then check the box that says USB debugging.

How To Root Motorola Droid 4 (XT894)

  • Plug your Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) into your PC.
  • Verify that you have USB debugging enabled.
  • Put your Motorola Droid 4 (XT894) in camera mode.
  • Go into the directory called ICS404root that is located on your desktop on your PC, and look for a file named rootscript.bat. Run it and follow all of the instructions that display on the screen within rootscript.bat.
  • The rooting will complete soon enough, and when it does, reboot your device.

Done!

Conclusion

Enjoy a rooted Motorola Droid 4 (XT894).

[via xda-developers]

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