Droid Razr Maxx

How to Root Motorola Droid Razr Maxx – Easy Tutorial

Razr Maxx LogoMotorola Droid Razr Maxx users can now root their devices just with a simple tutorial which we will be checking out in the due course of this article. Please note that once you root the device, the warranty will get void and the only with which the warranty can be reclaimed is by reapplying the factory firmware again which we will try to come up with the same at the earliest. Once the device is rooted, you will be able to further customize the phone as per your choice which you can do by installing custom ROM firmwares and apps which need rooting access.

In the coming days to come, we will be checking out on what are the different custom ROM firmwares as well as the applications which you can use if in your rooted Motorola DROID Razr Maxx.Full credits to Dan Rosenberg who has come up with this work around to root the droid razr maxx. As of now this process only supports the Windows based computers and not on any other platforms like on Linux or Mac.

Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held responsible in any form in whole or in parts if any damage is done to your device caused by updating the firmware which is a very unlikely event if you follow the instructions as mentioned in the article including the pre requisites and the procedure to update the phone. This procedure should be strictly applied to only Motorola Droid Razr Maxx, if this is applied to any other phone then we should not be held responsible for any damage caused to your device.

Essential pre Requisites:

  • Backup all the data present in your Motorola Droid Razr Maxx as there is a possibility that the data present in the phone may get lost or corrupted. With the help of below mentioned steps you can easily backup / restore the data.

Text messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Phone Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Pictures, Music, Videos, Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

  • Charge left in your device should be a minimum of 60% so that your phone doesn’t give up in the middle of firmware update.
  • Turn Off all the antivirus as well as Firewall tools in your computer as these tools tend to interrupt the process of firmware update.
  • Install the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx USB Drivers in your computer from the corresponding link.

So assuming that you have followed all the instructions mentioned above, you can now proceed to the next page where we have mentioned a detailed tutorial on how to root your Motorola Droid Razr Maxx smartphone.

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  1. noon1

    May 30, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    How does one exactly go about “Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names””
    Yes, noob question, but the explanation is ambiguous.

  2. Will

    May 14, 2012 at 4:12 am

    for some reason it just keeps saying waiting for phone

  3. RC

    April 13, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Is it possible to unroot the device once rooted using this method?

  4. Kyle

    April 2, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    I ran it on my 2.3.6 MAXX and it worked like a charm

  5. Wade

    March 23, 2012 at 10:56 am

    Is this root method for the Razr Maxx 2.3.6?


  6. Wade

    March 23, 2012 at 10:52 am

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