Droid X Does: Froyo – Unofficially – How To

| August 20, 2010 | Reply

The moment you been waiting for DroidX fans – grab them USB cables and get ready to give your Droid X that yogerty feeling that you had envy for all this time. Granted this isn’t official, that doesn’t really mean anything to anxious Android users. Right now from what we gathered the changers are as followed:

  • Improved battery charging status indicator.
  • Smoother transition for camera and camcorder functions.
  • Redesign of weather widget icons.
  • Faster Exchange ActiveSync┬« email loading.
  • Streamlined organization of newly downloaded applications.
  • Organized favorite contacts by call count.
  • Updated Bluetooth┬« connection for enhanced video sharing experience.
  • Coordinated date and time across phone displays.
  • Cleaner looking status bar for GPS symbol.
  • Improved sync capabilities for 3G Mobile Hotspot.
  • Faster Visual Voice Mail loading.

Who knows if there is any extras until I myself put it on. We like to report things like this so you get it first! You can go ahead and read the how to on this but if you do not feel safe doing this PLEASE DO NOT TRY! Do this at your own will and WJD Designs isn’t responsible if you brick your device. With that said – party on!

Written by Birdman Published by RootzWiki
Source: http://rootzwiki.com/index.php/Smart…a/Droid-X.html

This is how to get 2.2 rooted on your Droid X This must be performed on a clean 604 (2.1 Stock) phone!
-Click here to download a theme file that will restore all your modifications to your droid x to stock: CLICK HERE <— Apply via Recovery and install zip from SD Card
Download update.zip HERE

FROM A CLEAN PHONE UNROOTED.

(Run means type the command in quotes [but not the quotes] then press the Enter key)

1. Download the attached archive and expand it to a folder you can find (eg. c:DroidXRoot_v2)
2. Set up ADB (Step-by-step guide for Windows Vista/7 HERE. <– USE THAT THREAD FOR ADB SUPPORT PLEASE.)
3. On the phone: Home, Menu Button, Settings, Applications, Development: Make sure the “USB debugging” option is enabled/checked.
4. Status bar, USB connection: Make sure “PC Mode” is selected.
5. Open a command prompt (Windows: Start, Run, “cmd”, OK; Linux: Terminal)
6. Run “adb devices”. If you don’t see your device listed under “List of devices attached”, return to step 2 and follow the link to setup ADB (use that topic for support) and return here when “adb devices” lists your X.
7. Run “CD c:DroidXRoot” (or where ever you expanded the archive)
8. Run “adb push Superuser.apk /sdcard/Superuser.apk”
9. Run “adb push su /sdcard/su”
10. Run “adb push busybox /sdcard/busybox”
11. Run “adb push exploid /sqlite_stmt_journals/exploid”
12. Run “adb shell”
13. Run “cd sqlite_stmt_journals”
14. Run “chmod 755 exploid”
15. On your phone, navigate to a screen where you can switch wifi/bluetooth on/off easily (settings, or a home screen with a widget)
16. IMMEDIATELY after executing the next step, toggle wifi or bluetooth off and back on
17. Run “./exploid” and follow directions on screen. Once this completes you’ll be back at a shell prompt.
18. Run “rootshell”. You’ll be prompted for a password.
19. Type in password “secretlol” and press Enter then you are root! (You’ll know because your prompt will now be a “#” instead of “$”)
20. Run “cp /sdcard/Superuser.apk /system/app/Superuser.apk”
21. Run “cp /sdcard/su /system/xbin/su”
22. Run “cp /sdcard/busybox /system/xbin/busybox”
23. Run “chmod 4755 /system/xbin/su”
24. Run “chmod 4755 /system/xbin/busybox”
25. Run “rm /system/bin/rootshell”
26. Run “exit” to drop from root to a non-root user shell (on phone still)
27. Run “exit” to drop back to your machine command prompt (instead of phone)

FROM A ROOTED PHONE:

IF YOU ARE GETTING ANY ERRORS APPLYING ZIP

Those with logwrapper problems. You don’t need to reflash.

You need to connect via adb and remount your system folder with rw permission.

Go to /system/bin

remove the hijack link to logwrapper and rename logwrapper.bin to logwrapper.

I was extra safe and made a backup of hijack, logwrapper, and logwrapper.bin. Then I:
rm logwrapper
cp logwrapper.bin logwrapper

Then exit adb.

1. Run “adb shell”

2. Run “mount -o rw,remount /dev/block/system /system”

3. Run “mv /system/bin/su /system/xbin/su”

4. Copy p3droid’s update.zip to your sdcard

5. Reboot into recovery (power down – hold volume down and home button and press the power button)

6. Run update.zip

ENJOY :)

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