Have 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.
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.
Enjoy a rooted Motorola Droid 4 (XT894).