How to Root Motorola Xoom Tablet

The Motorola Xoom tablet running Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS has been rooted successfully. With this you can have third-party apps loaded on your Xoom tablet. The custom recovery cannot be used now as the SD Card slot is locked now. Also an unlocked bootloader for Motorola Xoom is available for download.

If you want to root your Motorola Xoom go ahead and follow the steps mentioned below. You need to have adb and fastboot installed on desktop before starting the root process.

Android Debug Bridge (adb) is a versatile tool lets you manage the state of an emulator instance or Android-powered device.

Fastboot is a command line tool used to directly flash the filesystem in Android devices from a host via USB.

Steps to root Motorola Xoom :

  1. Download the XOOM root zip.
  2. Unzip the package.
  3. Put your junk in the box.
  4. adb reboot bootloader (skip the next 3 steps if you have already unlocked via fastboot)
  5. fastboot oem unlock
  6. wait for reboot
  7. adb reboot bootloader
  8. fastboot flash boot rootboot.img
  9. fastboot reboot
  10. wait for reboot
  11. adb remount
  12. adb push su /system/bin
  13. adb shell ln –s /system/bin/su /system/xbin/su
  14. adb shell chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
  15. adb push Superuser.apk /system/app