How to Root Motorola Droid 4 XT894

Sanjana February 13, 2012 0

A unique initiative was taken by security researcher Dan Rosenberg who is the developer of the rooting procedure for Motorola Droid 4 smartphone. The initiative raised a bounty of $500 out of which $300 was donated to Red Cross Soceity and the remaining $200 went for the purchase of Motorola Droid 4 smartphone. Thus Droid 4 XT894 users can now be happy as there is no boundary between your smartphone and the custom ROM firmwares.

droid 4

We wont be responsible for any harm caused to your device during the rooting procedure that is unlikely to happen if you follow the instructions carefully. The rooting procedure is not recommended for basic users but is for advanced users and is only applicable to Motorola Droid 4 XT894 smartphones that are network unlocked. Do not apply it in any other models or device as it might not be reversible and may harm the device by blocking it.


You ought to backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup can help you replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

Pre Upgrade Instructions for Rooting and Firmware Update

Must Have:

Download Droid 4 Rooting Package

Steps to Root Motorola Droid 4 XT894:

Step-1: Download Droid 4 Rooting Package from the Must Have section and extract it to your computer. Match the files obtained after extraction with the image given below and if a single file is found missing, check with the downloading and extraction again.

droid 4 update files

Step-2: Open “adb” executable file from the extracted files folder to install adb files in your computer. Enable USB Debugging in your phone from the path “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging. Make sure that USB Debugging option is ticked.

enable usb debugging

Step-3: Next connect your phone

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to the computer via original USB Cable and open the executable file named as “run” from extracted files. A series of processes will be done in your computer as well as in your phone that will root the device. After the device is rooted successfully, Droid 4 will reboot. Make sure to restore all the data that you had backed up previously for your own convenience.

Thus you can easily root your Motorola Droid 4 XT894 smartphone by following the steps mentioned above carefully.

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