Install TWRP recovery & Root Moto X Style (Pure Edition 2015)


In this guide you will be able to install TWRP recovery and root Moto X Style on latest firmware. Moto X Style also known as Moto X Pure Edition is the  latest beast device by Motorola, it is packed with powerful hardware components and running on the latest firmware. The devices is launched recently and lucky enough that official TWRP recovery is now available for Moto X Style along SuperSU root package and in this guide we are going to show you the step by step process on how to root Moto X Style and install TWRP recovery on it. You can easily install the latest TWRP recovery build but custom ROMS are not developed at the moment but it is expected that the whole customization stuff for Moto X Style will be available soon.

You can follow our previous guide on the root process along installing TWRP recovery on Moto X Play and this guide the we are going to use the same process. There are multiple benefits of root and having a custom recovery installed on your device including you can install Xposed Framework, mods and Custom ROMs to enhance user experience. Just follow the guide as mentioned below in the step sequence.

How to Install TWRP recovery & Root Moto X Style (Pure 2015)

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations which includes installing Custom Rom, Custom recovery and root. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.

Enable USB Debugging (Settings >> Developer Options >> USB debugging)

Your phone battery should be charged minimum 60%

Your device bootloader should be unlocked or Click Here for Official Unlocking.

Download these files:

Download Motorola USB drivers.

Download and Extract adb fastboot.

Download TWRP for Moto X Style

Download SuperSU v2.46

Process to install TWRP recovery on Moto X Style (Pure Edition 2015)

Just follow the below simple steps in sequence to install TWRP recovery on Moto X Style.

Extract the downloaded TWRP recovery file and rename in to recovery.img

Now connect your device to the PC using USB cable.

Open the adb-and-fastboot folder you extracted earlier and copy the TWRP recovery inside the adb-and-fastboot folder.

Inside adb-and-fastboot folder, press SHIFT and Right-Click on an empty space inside the same folder.

Click on Open command prompt here as shown in picture below.


Now enter the following command to boot your device into bootloader mode,

“adb reboot bootloader”

Then type the following command to flash TWRP recovery in your device,

“fastboot flash recovery recovery.img”

Wait for the process to complete.

Once you have successfully installed TWRP recovery now its time to root your Moto X Style.

How to root Moto X Style/Pure Edition using TWRP recovery

Just follow the below steps in sequence to obtain root access on your Moto X Style

Connect your device to your PC

Copy the in the internal memory of your Moto X Style

Turn off your device and enter into Recovery mode by using hardware key combination or by typing the following command.

         ” adb reboot recovery “

Once your device reboot into recovery mode, hit Install

Select the file and swipe the slider to start flashing.

Once the installation process is complete, select Reboot.

That’s it, you have successfully rooted your Moto X Style along installing TWRP recovery. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your comment in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.

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