Hi, This is a tutorial to install TWRP recovery and root Moto G4. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of install TWRP and root Moto G4.
Moto G4 has Octa-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 617 processor along with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. This phone has 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touch screen size with 1080 x 1920 pixels. Moto G4 has 13 mega pixels rear camera with LED flash and 8MP front camera in Moto G4.
Moto G4 is great phone and you must be root Moto G4, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom Rom, apps, and setting in your phone. But before root you must read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post. Then after follow these steps to root your phone.
Preparation of flash or update:
1. First you should take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should be charge minimum 80%.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
4. Unlock bootloader of Moto G4
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Download tool for install TWRP and root Moto G4
|FILE NAME||DOWNLOAD LINK|
|Moto G4 ADB Driver||Download|
|Moto G4 TWRP Recovery||Download|
|Moto G4 SuperSU Zip||Download|
|Moto G4 Fast-boot tool||Download|
Steps to install TWRP and root Moto G4:
Step 1: Download and install Moto G4 ADB driver on your PC and enable USB debugging mode on your Moto G4 Smartphone by this guide . Download and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and rename twrp-3.0.2-0-athene.img to recovery.img and Fast-boot tool and move TWRP Recovery (recovery.img) file in the Fast-boot tool folder. Then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click on extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.
Step 2: Now connect your Moto G4 Smartphone with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. Now your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode, here you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key.
Note: This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number. If command window is not show your device serial number, then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.
Step 3: If your Moto G4 connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on Moto G4.
Step 4: Now type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Then tap on install tab or button and select “SuperSU.zip”file from your save location on your phone SD card and install this file. Now reboot your phone. If you want to check your Mobile rooted or not try this app Root checker.
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How to unroot Moto G4:
It is must for you to know, how to unroot Moto G4 Smartphone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.
Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.
I hope you like this install TWRP and root Moto G4 guide from which you will be able to easily install TWRP recovery and root Moto G4 without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.
Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.