Install TWRP Recovery and Root Moto X Style

Moto X style is an elegant device from the house of Motorola, many people who bought this device will be looking out how to Root the device. First you will need to unlock the bootloader of the device and after unlocking the bootloader, you can use this tutorial to know how to Root your Moto X Style and also Install TWRP recovery. After Installing TWRP recovery in your device, you can install custom ROMs, and when boot access is available, you can use various apps that need Root access. You can customize your device like you need to.

Please note that Install a Custom ROM and Rooting your device will make you loose the device warranty. please think twice about losing the warranty of your device.

Rooting, Flashing, and similar processes ares recommended only for advanced users. Doing these the wrong way even may brick your device. All the risks are upto you and we won’t be responsible for any issues caused.


  • Please make sure you read all the steps provided by us.
  • Please Charge your phones battery to more than 70% before starting the Rooting and Installing process.
  • Make sure to make a complete data backup before you begin to install the recovery image. this is on a safer side, you can use backup and restore apps for this process.
  • Please Download and Install ADB toos and Fastboot In your system
  • Please make sure you have already installed the drivers for your device before starting the process.
  • Please ensure that you have enabled the USB Debugging feature in your device. To enable you must go to developers option in settings. The developers options will be hidden. To unhide: go to settings > about phone > tap on the build number 5-7 times. Now the options will be unhidden in the configuration.
  • Go to settings > developers option > enable USB debugging
  • Please unlock the bootloader o your Moto X Style before starting the root process.

Steps to Install TWRP Recovery on Moto X Style

  1. Download TWRP Recovery image and Download SuperSU for Moto X Style, you can use the links given to download the files.
  2. Connect your Device to the PC and copy the SuperSU file to the internal storage of your device
  3. Copy the Download TWRP Recovery files to the ADB tools directory that you have installed on your PC.
  4. Rename the TWRP file name with “img.”
  5. Reboot your Moto X Style to the Bootloader menu. To enter into Bootloader, you can Press Power + Volume up button.
  6. After Enter the Bootloader menu of Moto X Style, Connects it to the PC using USB cable.
  7. The Drivers of your device will be automatically installed on your PC.
  8. Open the Fastboot and ADB tools directory where you have copied the recovery image earlier. Open a command window, to open Right-click when pressing the shift key, click on the open command window here.
  9. To know whether you are in the fast boot mode, enter the following command.

Fastboot devices

your device name will be shown below

  • 10. To flash the recovery image, enter the command given below.

Fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

Your device will install the new recovery image.

How to root Moto X Style

After installing the custom recovery image on your device, you can start the rooting process.

  • Enter into the recovery mode, you can enter by pressing Volume Down + Power
  • In the Recovery menu select Install to start installing the SuperSU file
  • Load the SuperSu file that you have already copied.
  • The File will be installed in a couple of minutes, and the phone is rooted now.
  • Reboot using the reboot option.

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