How to Root Motorola Defy Mini XT320

If you want to welcome an improved Motorola Defy Mini XT320, all you need to do is install SRSRoot. The help of this app is immeasurable. Once rooted, the phone will also enjoy a generous number of novel things.

The handset you own became available in 2012. Since then, various improvement options, options and such have become accessible. You can now get a taste of them by rooting your smartphone. The SRSRoot is the rooting method we greet you with today. We opted for it for many reasons. Most important of all, this app’s free. Many Build IDs can be selected for the smartphone’s rooting. TNBST_4_0A.21.21RPS is one of them. After you choose the version you prefer, the Motorola Defy Mini XT320 will experience a faster 600 MHz processor.

The benefits of this procedure

Your handset will very soon be exposed to root-only apps. They come hand in hand with new features and no bloatware. Powered by an SRS Server, the freeware allows your handset to still use its Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. The many Android versions released by Google so far are all compatible with this app. The Motorola Defy Mini has battery options to choose from so that it lasts more than usual. A series of useful custom ROMs and admin permission are delivered next. Superuser permission comes along with customization options. The SRSRoot is always available on as many products as you want to root.Motorola-Defy-Mini-XT320

Security problems aren’t going to damage the device. If you want to unroot the phone in the future, you’ll be able to. The SRSRoot is a tool which unroots gadgets, too. But it can also revoke a product’s warranty. That’s where rooting guides become useful. Restore the warranty on your gadget by using one of them; just be sure to find the one meant for your model of a phone.

The device’s system partition is susceptible to deletion. The root access will be revoked. These actions are the result of an upgrade. So, if you want to upate the handset, think of that. Even if you decide to go along with this procedure, the XT320 won’t let go of its data.


Your smartphone will be looking at root access in a jiffy. The addition of new features, options and such is possible after you perform some requirements and steps. We’ll begin with the former and tell you that you should:

  • the battery that’s pre-flashed on the handset needs to be charged;
  • have USB drivers downloaded from this location on your notebook;
  • have these flashed on the latter device;
  • go and tap USB Debugging on the smartphone to activate it;
  • backups must be performed so that you still have access to important data after the handset’s rooting;
  • Windows has to be your notebook’s sole operating system;
  • turn off the phone’s security programs;
  • likewise, turn off the security programs on the notebook;
  • a full NANDroid backup must also be performed.

Step by step instructions

As for what the rooting requires next, it’s the steps below.

  1. It all starts with the download of the SRSRoot on the notebook. Performing this first step is connected to going here and clicking on a download button. Doing that sets the download action in motion.
  2. The download is going to be over in a very short while. And, when that happens, prepare to have the app installed on your notebook. Open it there, as well, and go back to the smartphone.
  3. After you’re face to face with it again, tap its Menu option. Once done, tap Settings. Now that you’ve done as much, time to tap the option under the Settings one. The name you’ll find it as is Unknown Sources.
  4. Now that each of the previous option’s been enabled, perform the next action if you haven’t already. Here is what you need to do: enable USB Debugging.
  5. As mentioned, only do that if this option’s been forgotten about. If you tapped it when we needed you to, have your notebook and phone plugged to each other. This sort of action should be performed with some help.
  6. The latter’s known as your phone’s USB cord. The handset and your other device will enter a connection shortly. Make sure you move on afterwards by rooting the smartphone.
  7. This important procedure begins after you’re done enabling Root Device (All Methods). When the procedure starts, give it 13 minutes to end. If the waiting period becomes more than 15 minutes, redo the steps from before.
  8. Let the Motorola Defy Mini restart next. Tapping this option will do that for you: Reboot System Now. The Motorola Defy Mini XT320 will take a couple of minutes to reboot.

The root access is now ready for you to discover. Don’t forget about the SRSRoot’s unrooting capability.

We have, right below this guide, a comment section. Its purpose is this: whenever you find yourself in trouble while rooting the phone, let us know by posting questions.

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