If you’re the owner of a Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 and want to enjoy the full benefits of this tablet and the ability to install custom ROMs then you first need to root your device. We have the tutorial below to have you rooted and running ClockworkMod Recovery in no time.
As with all tutorials, please back up your device before you begin and proceed at your own risk. Kindred Cone will not take responsibility for any loss of data or damage which may occur to your device during the how to root Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 & install ClockworkMod Recovery tutorial. This method has not been extensively tested and as such you need to proceed very carefully. There is a small chance of bricking your device.
Before you begin please ensure:
You are completing the guide using a Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 Model. No other device is supported.
You have the appropriate USB drivers for your device installed on the PC you are using. You can download them from Motorola if they are not installed.
Your device has a minimum of 80% battery life.
You have USB debugging enabled. To check if this is enabled simply head to ‘Options’ > ‘Applications’ > ‘Development’ > ‘USB Debugging’.
Again, that you have backed up all your data.
How To Root Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 & Install ClockworkMod Recovery
Step 1. First off you will need to download the following file:
Step 2. Once you have downloaded it you need to extract the zip.file it somewhere easy to locate such as your desktop.
Step 3. Using your devices USB cable, connect your device to your PC.
Step 4. Locate the extracted zip.file from step 1 and right click on it. Then select ‘Run as administrator’.
Step 5. Once it opens select ‘Root’ and then follow the on screen prompts.
Step 6. Your device should now be rooted. To install ClockworkMod Recovery you will need to head to the Google Play Store and locate the ‘ROM Manager’ app.
Step 7. Download and open the ROM Manager. Select ‘Flash Recovery’. You will be presented with a pop-up asking if you would like to give ‘Superuser SU permision’. Ensure you agree to this and then click proceed.
Step 8. Be patient while it flashes. Once it has finished simply click ‘Reboot into Recovery’. You should be able to see the ClockworkMod Recovery logo.
Congratulations, you have just learnt how to root Motorola Xoom WiFi MZ604 & install ClockworkMod Recovery.