How To Unlock Bootloader And Root Motorola Xoom ( Guide )


06.04.2011

How To Unlock Bootloader And Root Motorola Xoom ( Guide )

The guys from Motorola have two types of Motorola Xoom: Motorola Xoom WiFi edition and Motorola Xoom. So, before you see how root your Motorola Xoom easily, make sure that you unlock your tablet with the boot loader. And also you must to make a sync to create a backup to save your applications, your sms, your contacts, your pictures, your images , your songs and other personal data.

Here are the steps for How To Unlock Motorola Xoom:

  1. To unlock the boot loader on your Motorola Xoom, you must ensure that you have the latest Motorola USB drivers and also the latest Android SDK, intalled in your computer.

  2. After you have downloaded and installed the latest drivers, you must open the command prompt in Android SDK tools folder, but don’t select and hold: “Shift + Right Click – select “Open command window here” “.

  3. In commander you must to type “adb reboot bootloader”.

  4. The device will reboot in the boot loader mode and will looks like that: “Starting fast boot protocol support”.

  5. Now you must to type again in the command prompt “fastboot OEM unlock”.

  6. Now you must to press the Volume Up key to accept the notification.

  7. After that your Motorola Xoom will be successfully unlocked.

Here are the steps for How To Root Motorola Xoom WiFi Version:

  1. After you unlock your boot loader, you can root your Motorola Xoom.

  2. You must to download this file: RootMyXOOMNOUNROOT.zip and when is completed you must to extract all the files and all the folders from there, from C:Xoom.

  3. Now you must to start Xoom One Click EXE and follow the instructions. You must to read carefully to successfully rooted.

Here are the steps for How To Root Motorola Xoom Normal Version:

  1. After you unlock your boot loader, you must to download XoomRoot.zip.

  2. Now you must to extract the contents to Android SDK tools folder and also don’t select and hold “Shift + Right Click – select “Open command window here” “.

  3. Type in command prompt: “adb reboot bootloader” and then type:”fastboot flash boot rooboot.img”, then type:”fastboot reboot” and now wait the device restart.

  4. After the device reboot you must to type: “adb remount”, then type: “adb push su /system/bin”, then type: “adb shell ln –s /system/bin/su /system/xbin/su” and finally type: “adb shell chmod 4755 /system/bin/su”.

  5. After this you will see two options:

  • Option 1: Push Superuser.apk in adb.  Type:  adb push Superuser.apk /system/app;

  • Option 2: Exit adb and download Superuser app from the market.

And now you have a successfully rooted Motorola Xoom.

The password for extract is: androidadvices.com

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