How to root Moto X Play and install TWRP recovery

This is a easy tutorial to install TWRP recovery and root Moto x Play with image guide. After root you can install custom Rom, App, Setting

Hi, This is a tutorial to root Moto X Play and install TWRP recovery. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of root X Play and install TWRP recovery. Moto X Play has Octa-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 617 processor along with 2GB RAM and 16GB/32GB ROM. This phone has 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touch screen size with 1080 x 1920 pixels.

Moto X Play is great phone and you must be root Moto X Play, 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 X Play

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Download tool for root Moto X Play and install TWRP recovery

Moto X Play ADB Driver Download
Moto X Play TWRP Recovery Download
Moto X Play SuperSU Zip Download
Moto X Play Fast-boot tool Download

Root Moto X Play and install TWRP recovery:

Step 1: Download and install Moto X Play ADB driver on your PC and enable USB debugging mode on your Moto X Play Smartphone by this guide . Download  and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and extract TWRP Recovery 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.Run fastboot command window for Moto X Play

Step 2: Now connect your Moto X Play 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.

Flash or install TWRP recovery and root Moto X Play by Fastboot

Step 3: If your Moto X Play connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on Moto X Play.

Step 4: Now type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Then tap on install tab or button and select “”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.

Root process

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How to unroot Moto X Play:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot Moto X Play 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 5: 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.

Unroot Moto X Play

I hope you like this root Moto X Play and install TWRP guide from which you will be able to easily root Motorola X Play and install TWRP recovery 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.

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