While the users cry foul about improper instructions and in correct instructions from various other forums, we are here to first come up with an article on how to root your Motorola Xoom WiFi on the Honeycomb 3.2.2 version. The reason on why we have to go through this rooting process is because there is an all new version of Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 Firmware which has arrived. So, to install the same in your Moto Xoom, you need to first root the same. Once the device is rooted, you will be in a position to not only customize the device with various custom ROMs but also you will be in a position to taste your device with the latest ever firmware which we will see over the next few coming days only on AndroidAdvices.com.
This update of 4.0.3 for Xoom arrives at a time when Google has recently added the source code for it to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Please note that this version of rooting can only be applied to the devices which are ONLY Wi Fi version. Please note that if your device is Wi Fi + 3G one then soon we will be coming out with the instructions for your device too. Please note that these instructions can only be followed by the users who are on the Windows 7 / Vista based computers and not for the users on the Mac / Linux based computers.
Disclaimer: Please note that we should not be held responsible in any manner 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 tablet.
Backup all your data so as to ensure that all the data can be restored just in case if any data is lost or corrupted. With the help of below mentioned tips, you can easily backup or restore the data.
Note: Rooting Voids warranty, the only way you can un root he device is by restoring the factory firmware which too we have mentioned in the article.
Notes – Backup in the mail so that you can then restore manually
SMS Messages – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts Stored in Phone Memory – Sync with the Gmail application,
Videos, Images, Videos & Files etc.– Copy to internal / External SD Card,
Internet & MMS Settings – Backup all the settings from “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”
So assuming that you have followed all the instructions properly from the above tips, you now need to proceed to the instructions which are mentioned below.