The Motorola Droid Bionic is the latest Motorola Droid iteration and the latest 4G phone on Verizon. It is a successor to the Motorola Droid X with a big 4.3 inches touchscreen, a single core 1 GHz CPU and it is running Android Gingerbread. Luckily the Motorola Droid Bionic can be rooted quite easily the other Droid phones. Let’s find out how after the break.
Disclaimer: Please note that we will not be responsible if you end up bricking your device. Rooting or customizing your device can be risky, if you follow the instructions you should be fine!
All the credits go to zedomax @ XDA who compiled the instructions as well as Pete @ psouza4.com and XDA user djrbliss.
Follow these instructions in order to root / jailbreak your Motorola Droid Bionic [from XDA]:
- Set your Motorola Droid Bionic to "Charge Only"
- Go to Settings > Applications > Development and make sure USB debugging is checked
- Connect your Droid Bionic to your computer using your USB cable
- On Microsoft Windows, you first need to download and install the Motorola drivers: you will find them @ http://androiddrivers.net/motorola-android-drivers/download-motorola-droid-bionic-windows-drivers/
- Then download Pete's Motorola Root Tools @ http://www.psouza4.com/bionic/ (PetesMotorolaRootTools_v1.06.zip)
- Unzip PetesMotorolaRootTools_v1.06.zip on your computer and run the exe file for Windows and similar for Mac and Linux
Now you can install custom ROMs, enable wireless tethering for free, overclock your Motorola Droid Bionic and more…
You can also follow the following step by step YouTube video below to root / jailbreak your Motorola Droid Bionic :
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