Motorola Droid Razr XT912: Rooting ICS and Gingerbread with CASUAL Root Tool

Motorola Droid Razr XT912: Rooting ICS and Gingerbread with CASUAL Root Tool

Motorola Droid Razr XT912: Rooting ICS and Gingerbread with CASUAL Root Tool

There’s no shortage of rooting processes on the Internet, but most methods can be daunting to Android newbies. With so many terms and no idea where to begin with understanding them, it doesn’t take a lot to discourage someone who’s just learning what rooting and its benefits are.
If you’ve just got your Motorola Droid Razr, and you’re running on either the recently leaked Ice Cream Sandwich firmware or Gingerbread then we have what you are looking for. With CASUAL Root Tool, you get a one-click root method that newbies should find simple to use. Read on to know how to use CASUAL Root Tool on your Motorola Droid Razr.

Rooting your phone is very risky and can pose a higher chance of bricking your device if you’re not familiar with the terms and instructions in rooting. If you are a beginner, rooting really is a complicated procedure. Thanks to easy-rooting methods, newbies in rooting don’t have to feel nervous in manually rooting their devices with complicated instructions.

Cross-platform ADB Scripting Universal Android Loader, or CASUAL in short, is a one-click root method for the Motorola Droid Razr. The CASUAL Root Tool is dedicated to give its users a shortcut for rooting. This method was released by XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA TV Producer AdamOutler. It was made to be very user-friendly, perfect for newbies still learning about the world of customizing their devices. The best thing about the CASUAL Root Tool is that it’s JAVA-based, which means that it’s compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux.

  • This method is still in beta testing stage right now and may still have a few bugs that need resolving, but it’s already effective in rooting your Motorola Droid Razr.
  • Take note that this guide is only applicable to the Motorola Droid Razr with model number XT912.  To know the model of your device go to Settings > About phone.
  • Use this guide at your own risk. We will NOT be held liable for any damage on your device as a result of using this guide.
  • Motorola Droid Razr XT912
  • Create a back up of all the important data (i.e. contacts, call logs, files, bookmarks, and internet settings) just in case something goes wrong.
  • Download and install all the appropriate drivers for your device on your computer (MotoHelper_2.1.40_Driver_5.5.0.exe, size: 8.2MB)
  • Download and install the latest version of JAVA in your computer.
  • Download the latest version of CASUAL root tool. (CASUAL-PublicBeta4.jar, 4.58 MB)
  • Enable USB Debugging on your phone. Go to Settings>Applications>Development.
  1. Connect your Droid Razr to your computer via the USB Cable.
  2. Double click on the CASUAL-PublicBeta4.jar file to run it.
  3. To root your phone do the following:
    • For Gingerbread ROM: Choose the “Root with Motofail Exploit” option from the CASUAL tool window drop-down box, then hit “Do It”.
    • For Ice Cream Sandwich ROM: Choose “Root with RootICSRAZR” option from the drop-down box, then hit “Do It”.
  4. Once rooting is done, disconnect your Droid from your computer.
Congratulations! You have successfully rooted your Motorola Droid Razr using the CASUAL root method.

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