Posted February 20, 2012 by Ramandeep Singh in Android Tips

How to Root/Unroot Motorola Droid Bionic a.k.a Droid Targa?

motorola droid bionic root unroot How to Root/Unroot Motorola Droid Bionic a.k.a Droid Targa?

Motorola Droid Bionic was launched few months ago and it was a great hit. It has successfully competed with Samsung Galaxy S2 and LG Optimus 2X in the market. Droid Bionic features a 1Ghz Dual core processor and 1GB RAM which delivers great experience with Android Gingerbread and Motoblur user interface. Recently, developer named BBCrakman was successful in Rooting the device by deploying the same Rooting Technique used with Droid 3. They have also released an OneClick Root process.

Droid Bionic Root How to 300x265 How to Root/Unroot Motorola Droid Bionic a.k.a Droid Targa?

Disclaimer: We have just created this tutorial to help you; this is more like an educational process. You should understand that Rooting voids warranty of your phone. We or developer should not be held responsible for any data loss or damage caused if you follow this tutorial article.

Droid Bionic OneClick Root:

  1. You will need a PC, Data cable, Drivers for your Motorola Droid Bionic. Download Drovers here.
  2. Download the DroidBionic OneClick Root here.  Extract the files to folder and name it as Bionic OneClick Root. Connect your phone with PC using data cable and select Charge Only.
  3. Enable USB Debugging on your phone go to “settings>> Applications >> Development >> check USB Debugging.
  4. Navigate to Bionic OneClick Root Folder and run/execute the file MotorolaOneClickRoot.exe.
  5. Just follow the One Screen instructions and Once the unlock finishes your phone will start and Droid Bionic will be Rooted.

Right now, the OneClick Procedure is the best and safe method for rooting your Droid Bionic. After Rooting you can update your Bionic to latest Android 4.0.3 ICS ROM or other custom ROM like Eclipse, or increase your battery life by installing Liberty3 ROM.  You can find Custom ROM here.

How to UnRoot Motorola Droid Bionic:

  1. You will need to shutdown your Droid Bionic, please ensure that battery should be 80% charged. Now, start into fastboot mode by pressing Volume Down and Power button at once.
  2. Fastboot will check for your battery life and if you have enough battery life left it will mention “Battery OK” and let you go ahead.
  3. Download Unrooting files here, and unzip them. Now, connect your phone with PC using data cable. Execute the RSDLite Program from the extracted folder.
  4.  Now, you will need to select the UnRoot ROM file. Go to the browse button and select bionic_minimal_fxz.tar.gz. Now, you will get a prompt box select “uncompress only”.
  5. Once uncompressed you will be back to program as started, now click on “Start” button to flash the extracted ROM to Droid Bionic.
  6. Once the procedure starts, grab a coffee for you as this is going to take 5-10 minutes. Once Unrooted you will be restored to Android 2.3.4 Stock ROM for Droid Bionic.
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