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DROID3 1-Click Easy Root Already Released

Struggling with the manual rooting method for the DROID3 that was released this morning?  No need to stress.  A 1-click easy root has already been created by Framework43 and psouza4 for those of you with Windows machines.  The instructions couldn’t be more simple.  Oh, and our homie @P3Droid is pretty sure that this rooting method will work for all Moto phones running Gingerbread.  Hello, Bionic?  Unless of course, Moto finds a way to patch it before we see that phone on September 8.

Instructions:

1. Make sure you have Motorola drivers installed – [Download Drivers]
2. Download and unzip ‘Droid 3 easy root script v5′ – [Download 1-Click]
3. On your phone:  Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging(check box)
4. Plug phone into computer and select “Charge Only” mode
5. Navigate to ‘Droid 3 easy root’ folder and run ‘Click to root your Droid 3.bat’
6. Now just follow the instructions in the command window and unlock the phone after each reboot.

Via:  RootzWiki (be sure to check here for the latest version)

Cheers Travis!

  • motoboto

    link is no longer valid

  • JD

    ***************************************************************************
    *
    *
    * DROID 3 Easy Root script v7
    *
    *
    *
    ***************************************************************************
    *
    * Please make sure you meet these pre-requisites:
    *
    * (a) install the correct driver
    * (b) turn on USB debugging (on your phone under Settings -> Applications)
    * (c) plug in your phone and set your USB mode to ‘charging only’
    *
    * Note: your phone will reboot twice during this procedure. This is normal.
    *
    * READY TO ROOT YOUR DROID 3 WHEN YOU ARE!
    *
    Press any key to continue . . .
    *
    * Waiting for your phone to be connected…
    *
    * Running exploit [part 1 of 3]…
    *
    * Rebooting the phone… please wait.
    * server not running *
    *
    * Running exploit [part 2 of 3]…
    failed on ‘/data/local.prop’ – Permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    *
    * Rebooting the phone… please wait.
    * server not running *

    Sorry didn’t capture the rest of it, but it failed to copy the Superuser and busybox etc.
    Its not rooting any ideas?
    Thanks
    Jeff

  • GUYx

    ***************************************************************************
    *
    *
    * DROID 3 Easy Root script v7
    *
    *
    *
    ***************************************************************************
    *
    * Please make sure you meet these pre-requisites:
    *
    * (a) install the correct driver
    * (b) turn on USB debugging (on your phone under Settings -> Applications)

    * (c) plug in your phone and set your USB mode to ‘charging only’
    *
    * Note: your phone will reboot twice during this procedure. This is normal.
    *
    * READY TO ROOT YOUR DROID 3 WHEN YOU ARE!
    *
    Press any key to continue . . .
    *
    * Waiting for your phone to be connected…
    *
    * Running exploit [part 1 of 3]…
    *
    * Rebooting the phone… please wait.
    *
    * Running exploit [part 2 of 3]…
    failed on ‘/data/local.prop’ – Permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    cannot create /data/local.prop: permission denied
    *
    * Rebooting the phone… please wait.
    *
    * Running exploit [part 3 of 3]…
    remount failed: Operation not permitted
    failed to copy ‘busybox’ to ‘/system/xbin/busybox': Read-only file system
    failed to copy ‘su’ to ‘/system/xbin/su': Read-only file system
    failed to copy ‘Superuser.apk’ to ‘/system/app/Superuser.apk': Read-only file sy
    stem
    Unable to chmod /system/xbin/su: No such file or directory
    Unable to chmod /system/xbin/busybox: No such file or directory
    Unable to chmod /data: Operation not permitted
    *
    * ALL DONE! YOUR PHONE SHOULD BE ROOTED!
    *
    ******************************************************************************

    You may now close this window…

    Press any key to continue . . .

    WTF!? :(

    • GUYx

      Could anyone please help me out?

  • snsdm

    so good!

  • Andrew_w_18

    They just blocked it with a new patch. #$%^ you motorola

  • Rhettreaux

    This worked for my Droid2 (not Global) running Gingerbread.  Thank you!

  • Guest

    Thanks a lot, man! Works fine on my Atrix with se_flash_olympus

  • Anonymous

    Thanks a million Kellex for this “Droid 3 1-Click Easy Root ..” post which rooted my Motorola Atrix (Build no. OLYEM_U4_4.3.5) so promptly. Prior to this, I have spent the last 8 hours (crazy, I know!) unsuccessfully attempting the root using various versions of Ginger Break, SuperOneClick and even command line code provided at the XDA developer websites.

    Cheers again and keep up the good work :-)

  • Omer Bonfil

    Thank You!!!

  • Mmaherw

    i rooted my droid x but i need a password, what up?

  • Mark Slomski

    Thank you DL developers and community once again for saving my a** I have a droid x and figured i’d take a short cut with the new update and not sbf to froyo and then back to GB so I just flashed the newest OTA and lost root. Thought I was done until I stumbled upon this forum cuz my wife is getting the D3 next week so I snooped and found it worked for my droid x as well. thanks again this site is f***ing awsome.

  • http://twitter.com/he1ios Yoo Jae Eun

    how can I unroot from this procedure?
    I need use mobile banking application
    However, I was failure unroot at this programs

  • blitz

    Has anyone tried this on the original D2? I’m seeing mixed results on the X.

  • Anonymous

    the driver wont work for me :( any other version elsewhere?

  • Godweasle

    My Droid 3 reboots most times i unlock it now. Thanks! (did from stock droid 3, followed instructions, using a thinkpad running 7 if it matters.)

  • http://endlessness.myopenid.com/ EndlessBacon

    after rooting kiss malware (adware, spyware, evilware) buh-bye

    LTE Privacy Guard
    DroidWall
    F-droid
    AdFree (Big Tin Can)
    Permissions Denied

    f*ck malware
    f*ck ads

    freeware is NEVER adware

    • android market is 90% MALWARE

      http://code.google.com/p/ad-away/

      http://LBEsec.com/

      http://lbesec.com/lite/en/

      gmail NOT required to fully use android

      hotmail live provides online contacts/calendar via ActiveSync — the technology google has licensed

      ditch the feature stalled android email client for Enhanced Email

      http://quantumsolutions.us/

      again, NO market required

      f*ck drm

      MailDroid is no comparison especially as it FAILs to provide essential ActiveSync

      I LOVE EE

      I love honorable developers… I paypal them money to prove it

      Have you loved a developer today?

  • http://endlessness.myopenid.com/ EndlessBacon

    Please add directions HERE for linux
    (ubuntu natty and latest fedora)

    • Maddog

      this info is on this page http://droidmodderx.com/one-click-root-for-any-motorola-device-running-gb/ 

      One Click Root for Linux and OSX – Droid 3

      This has only been tested on Linux thus far, but I’m told it should be good to go on OSX(also confirmed on Ubuntu 11.04)

      Credit to zdooder for preparing this Linux version of One Click Root for Droid 3

      Instructions should be the same as the Windows version above.

      1. Download and Unzip ‘Droid3_Easy_Root_v7d’ – LINK http://www.mediafire.com/?2ugcdue4cw7dtc5
      2. On your phone: Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging(check box)
      3. Plug phone into computer and select “Charge Only” mode
      4. Navigate to wherever you extracted it and run the file ‘run_to_root_your_droid3.sh’
      5. Now just follow the instructions in the command window and unlock the phone after each reboot.

      Your phone will now have root thanks to the following:
      zdooder – writing this Linux/OSX One Click Root
      djrbliss – finding the exploit
      krazykrivda – gathering developers and making shit happen
      As per P3Droid, this method should work on the following devices, as tested:
      Droid 3, Droid X, Droid X2, Cliq and Cliq 2 

  • Maddog

    thanks i now have a Droid 3 that is Rooted

  • Matthew Harmon

    Has anyone experienced their phone dropping wi-fi after rooting?  I can’t keep my phone connected to wi-fi.  It will connect momentarily, but then drop.

  • Drnick124

    Worked on X2 with the most recent everything. Took less than 5 min.

  • Esmccarty09

    i still can’t get it. still saying waiting for phone to be connected this program is shit. i have the right drivers installed and am doing what it says and have rooted my D1 back in the old days when it was a challenge and never had this much trouble. can someone please help me out

    • Peter Souza

      Helps to know which version of the script (or .EXE) you have, what OS you’re using, and what phone you’re trying to root with this, you know.  You’ll find much faster and better help in the rootzwiki.com forums or IRC.

      • Esmccarty09

        Vz 7 with droid 3 using windows

  • JTtwo

    I was unable to gain root.  After installing the drivers, and changing the usb debugging to charge only, run the app, and get the error:  “error: more than one device and emulator.”

    I get this error through all the script, then it says i have root, but i do not, as titanium backup pro does not work. Re-booted, still no root.  Is the micro SD card supposed to be removed?

    • JTtwo

      Sorry Droid X OTA GB 4.5.602

      • JTtwo

        So I was using a USB 3.0 port.  Went to a USB 2.0 port, and worked fine.  Try a different USB port on your PC.

        • JTtwo

          Finally finished.  There were a few items on mine.  First usb 3.0 didn’t work.  Second, had to change my  usb connection to “PC Mode”.  Third.  This is a know issue!:  Previous rooted DX’s that ota’d to Gingerbread 2.3.4, need to remove superuser as trying to reinstall it causes failure.   Follow instructions: http://rootzwiki.com/showthread.php?t=3714&page=15&p=77624&viewfull=1#post77624.

          Worked for me.

          • http://www.facebook.com/iloves.trippysquirrel Michael Zimmermann

            PC Mode did it for me. Thanks!

  • http://twitter.com/shells_guy Spencer

    Worked for me on my droid x running GB……. Thank God too b/c I was dying without Root Access. Thanks Framework43, psouza4 and @P3Droid 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=101800992 William Oren

    Works on D2G running leaked Gingerbread!  Goodbye to that hefty bloat!

  • Anonymous

    running it on my stock DX2 now… and done, no go. process runs through without issue but apps still can’t grab root access. 

  • YB

    Just did it on my DroidX with OTA Gingerbread 4.5.602.
    3 minutes and all done.

    Thx much

    • Saabman11

      Wouldn’t work on mine

    • Mike

      Me too also. It’s good to be back.

    • TJ

      worked like magic. beautiful job.

    • TJ

      worked like magic. beautiful job.

    • http://endlessness.myopenid.com/ EndlessBacon

      grab:

      LTE Privacy Guard

      and the rest ;)

    • Tstevensonrocks

      The original Droid X? Because I would be very interested in that. The one click root for Droid 3 works on the original Droid X?

      • Tstevensonrocks

        Yup, worked perfectly for me as well on the Droid X. Thanks!

        • dotman

          i’m new to this and it says to load the motorolla drivers, buti’m on xp and the link leads to 64 bit version. can i do this on 32 bit with xp pro? If so, what drivers would I load?

  • http://twitter.com/PurpleViper Kevin Otolski

    Worked great on my DroidX GB 4.5.602

  • http://www.facebook.com/stevenberger Steven Berger

    I have just succesfully rooted the Droid 3 using Windows 7 64-bit…How do I remove the bloatware?  With Titanium Root?

    • RW-1

      I don’t know the file structure of that unit, having an OG, but grab root explorer and pay for it from the market, then navigage to system/apps, then remove the bloat.
      (you might want to copy them over to a computer to hold on to them in case you remove something needed …)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tom-Burgee/647840781 Tom Burgee

    So please forgive me but other than Titanium, and screenshots (what happend to “Shoot me”??) what good is this. I can’t find anything that will allow me to take my D3 above 1Ghz – perhpas I am not looking int he right places. also ROMS and the like are still a no right? b/c of bootloader?  

    • Peter Souza

      Lots!  Chainfire 3D (play Tegra games on non-Tegra devices), Root Explorer, SetCPU (underclocking only for now until we have new kernels), Titanium like you mentioned — not just for backing up user data but also removing bloatware which is the biggest deal so far, AdFree to block advertisements, better Tasker control, CacheMate, sky’s the limit…

      ROMs — give it a week or two before we start seeing them.  We’ll probably find a second init method to use until the bootloader is unlocked.

    • Tom Crews

      Having root is how those things begin (new recovery, roms, etc..) so this is just a stepping stone towards those.

      Overclocking depends on the kernel, not just having root.  Since root just happened, give it some time before recoveries, bootstraps, roms, etc.. start coming out.

    • http://www.facebook.com/stevenberger Steven Berger

      bloatware can be removed…you cannot overclock since the bootloader is locked…custom ROMs can be put on once ClockWork comes out for Droid 3 and ROMs need to be ported over to Droid 3, we just cannot do anything with Kernal since bootloader is locked.

  • Matthew Harmon

    I have a stock DX with Gingerbread .602

    When I run the script, I get the message ‘adb’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file, press any key to continue.

    Steps I followed:

    Downloaded drivers
    Downloaded ZIP
    Connect phone with debug check in charge only mode
    Opened zip and double clicked on the click to root your DROID3.bat file

    Result
    Script runs
    Receive message from above

    Have Windows 7 64bit

    • Floyd

      Did you have your memory card in the phone?

  • Ashton

    Do we download the drivers and droid 3 easy root script v7 to the computer or the phone? Sorry I prefer exact steps for minimal mistake

    • Matthew Harmon

      Yes, download to your PC.  I tried running directly from the zip and it did not work, once I created a folder on my pc and ran the .bat file, I was granted Super User access on my stock DX with 2.3 .602 13p.

      Nice work.

  • Anonymous

    Just did it on my DROID 3. Was very easy.  Froze all the bloat that I know is safe to free with Titanium Backup. Lets see if I see any change.

    Can’t wait for a custom recovery and hopefully finally get rid of Blur and the bloat all together.

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/PEJIWTUQIIFSSZAIG7TQNI6E6M JohnC

    Has anyone rooted their D3 using a Mac? I cant find it does someone have the link? Thanks in advance

  • http://www.facebook.com/toaster7 Chris Toaster Driese

    worked on dx with stock gingerbread

  • http://twitter.com/metalhead520 Nick

    Anyone try this on the Droid 1 yet? I wanna know if it works so I can root my moms phone and get her the awesome apps my DX has.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tony-Gultice/584049220 Tony Gultice

    Worked great on a DROID2 Global running the Leaked GB build… Win7 x64….

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  • Chris

    When I try this, it gets to rebooting my phone, except then my phone boots into bootloader and doesnt move. What am I doing wrong?

    • http://twitter.com/strifejester Justin Ellenbecker

      Sounds like it is not in charge only mode from what I have seen.

      • Chris

        Just checked, it is. Ive tried several times, each time it loads bootloader. Any other suggestions or tips?

  • Chad

    Worked perfectly on my D3!!

    • Mobileman0102

      how mine keeps saying it is trying to connect

  • Anonymous

    tinyurl.com/2df4ccp

  • bbk

    Not working on my DX stock gingerbread.  Script ran fine, and I can get root via adb now.  But none of my root-requiring apps on my phone are able to (root explorer, better term emu).

    if i type “su” in better term emulator I just get “Permission denied.”

    • Floyd

      Would that be caused because a binary update is needed in the SU app? I tried to do a manual as it suggested and it failed, placed it on my memory card and needs to be flashed it said.

      • Peter Souza

        This root method cannot be used with an SD card.  Follow the directions exactly.

        • Floyd

          I have a DX. I followed the above directions exactly. I ran it all with my memory card in the phone. What should I do from here? I DL’ed Root Checker from the Market and i dont have something right. Drocap will work but nothing else. Thanks for any help you can give me.

  • MrToTo83

    Now lets see if someone can fix the Data Roaming issue before Moto…..

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  • Mortymouse

    CONFIRMED on a DROIDX .602 13p full stock.

    • Floyd

      Did you pull your memory card first? Said I had Root
      after running the script but Titanium says I don’t. Someone said not to have a memory card in??

  • Anonymous

    1click is a sure way to brick any device.!!!

    • Peter Souza

      And obviously you have no idea what you’re talking about.

      The one-click method is just a batch file (or bash script for linux/mac) that runs ADB commands — it creates a symlink, changes some settings in local.prop, and adb push’s su and superuser (among some reboots and chmod).  Nothing about that can brick a phone.

      Go take a look at the script for more details and don’t go trolling to cause a panic.

      • Triplec76

        Not working on X2 OTA GB Update. Advice?

        • Peter Souza

          Post in the thread and someone will be able to help you — make sure you tell them what OS you’re using and what you mean by ‘not working’ (error? can’t run the script?  script runs but no root?  etc.)

          • Triplec76

            Sorry. Script says it completed successfully, but root was not obtained. I ended up doing it the manual way and that was successful. Win7 32bit. I downloaded the latest drivers and tried to find the latest build of the one-click. It never worked. But I have root using the manual method anyway.

          • Eric Hahn

            When i followed this method on my x2 it took a reboot and then some waiting.  Thought it did not work but then i unlocked my screen and all the su permission pop ups were there but it had been like 3 min since i ran the apps.  Caught them up and now they pop up right away.  

  • Ry4meck

    anyone using a mac successful with this? if so how!!

    • Peter Souza

      Click the link to RootzWiki and download script v7c for Macs.

      • Floyd

        I can’t get Titanium to get Root? Says not there, Drocap2 is working and I updated the SU app.. Any guesses? AdBlock seemed to update OK also.

        • Peter Souza

          Try rebooting or re-installing Titanium Backup?  Not sure — I can’t support individual apps, just helping to bring this root to everyone.  :)

  • Anonymous

    sweeet, it was so easy…..what do you need to back-up?

  • Esmccarty09

    okay i have the drivers downloaded and they are the right ones but still says waiting for phone to be connected… it’s getting old

    • Daniel Maginnis

      i had to put my phone in to PC mode, not charge only mode. then the script will run. as soon as your computer and phone starts doing something, do not touch it. then the script will tell you youre good to go.

      • Floyd

        Is Titanium working for you?

        • Peter Souza

          Working fine here, Titanium Backup and Pro key.