The Motorola Droid Bionic is the latest in high end smartphones from Motorola running Android for Verizon network. There is a good news for those Motorola Droid Bionic users which are running on 5.9.902 firmware can now rooted their device. Thanks to tuckmobile who is the creator of this work around. Today in this article, I will tell you that How To Root Motorola Droid Bionic XT875 On 5.9.902 Firmware.
Motorola Droid Bionic XT875 Specs:
The Motorola Droid Bionic XT875 runs on Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread operating system and it is powered by 1 GHZ dual core Cortex A9 CPU, PowerVR SGX540 GPU and TI OMAP 4430 chipset. The phone packs with 4.3 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display with the resolution of 540×960 pixels and pixel density that is 256ppi.
It packs with 8 megapixel rear camera and VGA front facing camera. Other features are touch sensitive controls, 1GB RAM, 2GB ROM, 16GB storage, microSD card slot upto 32GB, Wi-Fi, bluetooth, microUSB 2.0, A-GPS support and HDMI port. The Motorola Droid Bionic XT875 has the battery life upto 1735 mAh battery.
Please Note : Rooting your android phone will void your phone’s warranty in many cases. However, most rooting applications and methods can be easily reverted. Additionally, if the rooting process doesn’t complete correctly it could damage the software. This would require a factory restore.
Disclaimer: We at www.fever18.com should not be responsible in any manner if anything happens to your device as which is a very unlikely case if you follow each and every instruction carefully given in this article.
However, it will not damage your device, if you followed all the steps very carefully. If you are completely a noob, then we suggest you to please take a backup of your android phone via titanium backup app for Android.
Prime Requisites :
- Take Backup of your Android phone contacts, your apps and your accounts associated with it.
- Make sure Your Android phone is atleast 50% charged so that it can’t get switched off during the rooting procedure.
- Make sure that data cable is properly connected.
- Make sure you have 2 GB of free space in the internal SD card and 4GB of free space in the external SD card with the 901 system installation on your phone
Simple Steps To Root Motorola Droid Bionic XT875 On 5.9.902 Firmware
Step 1: Enable USB Debugging mode on your device, You can do this
Settings> Applications> Development
Step 2: Download 901 to 902 update zip package from here to your computer.
Step 3: After downloaded, connect the phone using USB data cable and copy the downloaded zip file to your external SD card.
Step 4: Then disconnect the phone, turn off the phone so as to enter the device in the safe strap recovery mode. The recovery mode can be entered by pressing and holding the touch button with four squares on the left side of home button and press the power on button.
Step 5: In recovery mode, select “backup and restore” option to back up your current firmware along with the other system settings.
Step 6: Select Go Back and go to recovery mode screen, select “safe boot menu” and choose the option as “Toggle Safe System” after this go back and verify that option of “safe system is disabled” and choose “reboot system now”.
Step 7: After this turn off the phone and boot it into recovery mode by pressing and holding both the Volume rocker keys and turn on your device.
Step 8: Select the option “Recovery” choose the option “Apply update” browse the file 902 update and in case you get an error /debloated/icon-changed/ or something else then it a unknown issue but soon a solution of this will be finded by developers.
Step 9: Now reboot your phone and allow it to boot up. Once the phone show the home screen you can check for the system version by following the path Settings> About Phone.
Step 10: Check your phone is rooted or not you can use the application named as “Root Checker Basic”.
Step 11: Now you need to start the Safe strap application and select “Install recovery” with will reinstall the safe strap.
Step 12: Now reboot your phone and press the Menu button to enter into the safe strap recovery mode and then “backup and restore” and generate a backup of 902 system and select the option “safe boot menu” to select the toggle safe system.
Step 13: And wait till this command is processed and select Go back and verify that the safe system is enabled or not and then select the options “Wipe Cache Partition” and “Wipe Dalvik Cache”. Then again go back and select the option “Power Off”.
Step 14: Once the device is powered Off completely, you need to restart the device. Just in case if the device refuses to turn ON and then you will need to select “Wipe Data/factory reset” from the recovery mode and then select “reboot system now” to restart the device.
Congracts! You have successfully Rooted Motorola Droid Bionic XT875 On 5.9.902 Firmware.