Motorola has been in the race of ultra-smart and ultra-fast 4G enabled devices with its Droid RAZR HD. In terms of price and technical specifications, Droid RAZR HD could be a great alternative to Samsung Galaxy S3. The super phone features a large 4.7 inches screen with HD resolution of 720×1280. Rest of the features include a smashing 1.5 GHz Krait dual core processor, 16GB of internal storage, 1GB of RAM and a full hd video recording 8MP camera.
We are presenting you a very easy and beginner friendly guide to root your Motorola Droid RAZR HD which will help you to unlock your RAZR’s true potential. In the following guide we have put together all the stps you need to perform to get the root access to your device.
DISCLAIMER: Rooting process is always a bit risky and you will lose your device’s warranty by doing so. We take no responsibility if anything happens to your device. If you don’t know what root access is, you probably don’t need it. You have been warned.
Before you Begin:
- This will void your warranty, however, you can still unroot your device and get it back.
- This procedure is for Windows PC only.
- This method is only for Android version 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich.
- Make a full backup of your data. Though its not necessary, still its better to be safe.
- The very first step is to download Motorola Device Manager Suite to install your RAZR’s drivers:
- Install the file and make sure your phone gets detected on your PC.
- Next step will be to download the rooting toolkit:
- Extract the zip archive somewhere, I’ll say Desktop.
- Next step will be to enable USB debugging on your phone:
On your phone, go to Menu>> Settings>> Scroll down and go to Developer Options>> now enable USB debugging /Android debugging.
- Connect your phone to PC with USB data cable.
- Open the extracted folder on Desktop.
- Now double-click on the ‘run.bat’ file inside the folder
- Follow the CMD progress.
- That’s it. You should be rooted by now!
That was easy, wasn’t it? Get yourself rooted now. To check if you eventually got root access, there is a free app on Google Play which can tell you if you are rooted :
Now that you have got root access, you might want to flash a custom recovery to flash custom roms, check out our below posts: