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#1 Sm0k3d0uT

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 12:54 PM

I am not the Author of this guide. All credit goes to Arcadia310.

[GUIDE] How to Root the Motorola Xoom

Article found on BriefMobile!

1. Download the Motorola Xoom Root Zip file and unzip it. Download
2. Place the files in the SDK Tools folder.
3. adb reboot bootloader (You can skip the next 3 steps if you’ve unlocked with fastboot previously)
5. fastboot oem unlock (wait for reboot)
6. adb reboot bootloader
7. fastboot flash boot rootboot.img
7. fastboot reboot (wait for reboot)
8. adb remount
9. adb shell push su /system/bin
10. adb shell ln –s /system/bin/su /system/xbin/su
11. adb shell chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
12. adb push Superuser.apk /system/app

Thanks for the hard work Koush! His website

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Posted 29 March 2011 - 08:14 AM

I am not the Author of this guide. All credit goes to Arcadia310.

[GUIDE] How to Root the Motorola Xoom

Article found on BriefMobile!

1. Download the Motorola Xoom Root Zip file and unzip it. Download
2. Place the files in the SDK Tools folder.
3. adb reboot bootloader (You can skip the next 3 steps if you’ve unlocked with fastboot previously)
5. fastboot oem unlock (wait for reboot)
6. adb reboot bootloader
7. fastboot flash boot rootboot.img
7. fastboot reboot (wait for reboot)
8. adb remount
9. adb shell push su /system/bin
10. adb shell ln –s /system/bin/su /system/xbin/su
11. adb shell chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
12. adb push Superuser.apk /system/app

Thanks for the hard work Koush! His website


I believe this works for the 3G Xoom, but not for the Wifi-only Xoom. I had the issue where the Xoom just freezes on the dual-core screen after rooting, and then I found a guide detailing the alternative steps needed to root the Wifi-only Xoom:

http://forum.xda-dev...d.php?t=1010568

#3 Kal40

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Posted 16 June 2011 - 04:17 PM

Should I root my xoom? What are the pros and cons?

#4 jakson0100

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 03:47 AM

Will this work with the 4g us model running 3.2.4?

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:57 PM

I believe this works for the 3G Xoom, but not for the Wifi-only Xoom. I had the issue where the Xoom just freezes on the dual-core screen after rooting, and then I found a guide detailing the alternative steps needed to root the Wifi-only Xoom:

http://forum.xda-dev...d.php?t=1010568



Hello, can someone tell if this is for motorola xoom 3g?




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