My Droid 4 arrived yesterday from the U.S as an upgrage for my Droid 3. One of the things that annoys me the most about Verizon phones is the shear amount of bloat ware so as per my D3 I decided to root it and set about getting rid of it.
NOTE: I ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE/BRICKING OF YOUR PHONE CAUSED BY FOLLOWING THESE INSTRUCTIONS. i CAN NOT GUARANTEE THEY WILL WORK UNDER ALL GIVE SCENARIOS AND CONFIGURATIONS.
1, Download root checker free from play store
2, Run root checker free from apps menu
4, Downlaod the latest drivers for your phone from here MotorolaDeviceManager
5, Enable USB Debugging on your phone in settings -> Developers option
6, Enable unknown sources in Settings -> Security, this allows root exploit to install a superuser app.
7, Downlaod RAZT BLade explit and extract the folder onto your PC's desktop.
8, Open "rzr_blade" folder and then run the explit by double clickink "run.bat" a dos command window will pop up
9, Connect your phone to a USB port via a USB cable and follow the onscreen instructions. You will be required to make changes to the "battery saver" memu in the smart actions app.
10, When you get a success message your phone is now rooted.
11, Verify by running root checker free again.