How to root the WiFi Motorola Xoom (MZ604)

The WiFi version of the Motorola Xoom is now officially available in the United States. If you were one of the people who tried to root their WiFi Xooms using the 3G model’s rooting method, you probably ended up with a temporarily unbootable Xoom.

Lucky for you, and all the WiFi Xoom owners out there, the folks over at XDA-Developers didn’t waste any time in figuring out a way to root the WiFi Xoom. All the instructions and links to the tools that you’ll need can be obtained over at this XDA-Developers forum thread.

This rooting method isn’t exactly a one-click method, and shouldn’t be attempted if you’re not comfortable running some commands. If you’ve interested in rooting your Xoom, I’m pretty sure that you won’t be intimidated by a few commands.

If you don’t think that you can figure out the instructions, your best bet is to wait for a one-click root method. There’s no word on when one will be available, but we’re pretty sure that someone is working on one right now.

Click here for instructions on how to root the WiFi Motorola Xoom

Jonathan converted to the Android platform from Blackberry with the original Motorola Droid. He currently has a Samsung Galaxy Nexus complete with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Verizon Wireless, a Motorola Xoom, and a Kindle Fire. Besides keeping up with Android news, he enjoys spending time with his family, gaming, reading, and computers. Google+

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