How to Root Moto X Style Pure and Install TWRP Recovery

Learn how to root Moto X Style Pure Android smartphones and also how to install TWRP recovery on it.

Assuming you already purchased your Moto X Style Pure android device, the first thing that should clock your mind as a geek, is rooting your device, and installation of TWRP recovery follows.

This practice is very important because they help render administrative options to you, as a user, and also helps in terms of flashing of custom roms and also retaining backup via recovery. Rooting your device also has other benefits, like, running of special apps, to free up memory and many other benefits.

In this guide, I would walk you through the process on how to root and install twrp recovery on Moto X Style Pure android.

NB: This guide is only applicable to Moto X Style Pure with model number “XT1575” any model outside this, might brick your device.

How to Install TWRP Recovery on Moto X Style Pure

Before you begin the rooting process, first download Motorola USB drivers on your computer, then enable USB debugging on your Moto X Style Pure smartphone, go to settings >>developers option. If developer’s option isn’t visible on your Motorola device, simply go to about phone under settings and scroll down to build number, then tap build number up to 7 times to make developers option visible.

NB: Also try to setup fastboot and Minimal drivers on your computer – Download file here.

1.       Firstly, download TWRP Recovery here.

2.       After that, unzip the Minimal ADB and fastboot and the TWRP Recovery, then copy the recovery file from the TWRP recovery zip folder to the Minimal ADB and fastboot folder.

3.       From same folder, double-click cmd.exe and you should get to command prompt windows, then input the below commands, and press enter after each commands.

adb devices
adb reboot bootloader
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

4.       The first command is to verify if your device is detected, second is to be on adb mode and last command is to flash the recovery.

That’s it. TWRP recovery is now installed on your device. Next is rooting the device. Simply follow the guide below.

How to Root Moto X Style Pure

Step 1: Firstly, download SuperSU from here on your computer, and move the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Moto X Style Pure device.

Step 2: Now, switch off your device and boot to recovery mode (press and hold Volume Down button + press Power button).

Step 3: After that, go to the recover main menu, then choose install, then select the SuperSU file and install immediately.

Step 4: Once the flashing process is completed, simply reboot your device via the recovery main menu.

That’s it. Your device would be completely rooted. You can make use of root checker app to verify.

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