Root Motorola RAZR i with Android 4.0.4 ICS Official Firmware on Windows, Linux, Mac

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You can now root Motorola RAZR i (XT890) on Android 4.0.4 ICS official firmware. The rooting utility for RAZR i has been developed by a XDA-Developer member and it works on Windows, Linux and Mac. You can now root Motorola RAZR i XT890 on Android 4.0.4 ICS using our easy tutorial below. Remember, rooting your phone will void your warranty. So only proceed if you know what you are doing.

As you continue reading this tutorial, we will tell you how to root Android 4.0.4 ICS on Motorola RAZR i XT890 with complete steps. Backup all your personal settings, data and apps because you never know when something might go wrong on your phone during the rooting process. Let’s proceed with the tutorial now.

Disclaimer: All the tools, mods or ROMs mentioned below belong to their respective owners/developers. We ( or the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. We don’t have you on gun point to try out this tutorial 😉

Make sure you have installed all your USB drivers for the Motorola RAZR i to connect it with the computer. Download Motorola RAZR i USB drivers! Apart from just the USB drivers, there are a few more things that you need to take care of.

1. You need to enable USB debugging mode. This helps to connect your Android phone with the PC. See here: How to Enable USB Debugging.

2. Your phone battery should be 80-85% charged. If your phone goes off suddenly because of battery, during flashing ROMs or installing mods and updates — your phone might go dead permanently. See here: How to Check Battery Percentage.

3. Backup all your important data that you might need as soon as your flash a new ROM, or make a backup for just in case, you never know when anything might go wrong. See below on how to backup data:

4. Your phone should be factory unlocked. Additional instructions for locked Android devices will be added in the tutorial for unlocking devices.

Now, let’s proceed with the tutorial on the next page and root RAZR i XT890 on official Android 4.0.4 ICS firmware.

  • Hugo

    with the phone rooted can i install adobe flash?

  • Gringo

    i do it like tutorial, but my phone not start, stopped in the fast boot menu, with the menu disabled, i must restore the rom with rsdlite

    • hcss

      the same happened to me. I do not recommend use this tutorial.

    • same for me, anyone repair the problem? :S

      • Falcon33

        for me too! did you find any answer for the problem??

        • Ibanez Omar

          no really, but i think its because my droid its from mexico so the framework i need to restore my droid must to be from mexico u,u

    • Felipe

      same to me HEEEEEEEELP!!!!

  • hcss

    it does not work

  • tarso

    hello, help,did this procedure and locked in the boot menu, as I do now?

  • lincoln

    my phone stuck in boot menu, reason flash failure. somebody help me pleeeeeease

  • ThePope

    I got the same fucking problem dude. How i fix this. Somebody HHEEEELLLPPPPP!!!!!!!

  • Frustrated

    As I see, everybody got the same problem (so did I) and nobody from this site gives an answer! Deplorable!!!