Root Moto Maxx XT1225 running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop


Moto Maxx XT1225 is a latest high end smartphone from Motorola with powerful hardware and running latest firmware. Motorola is emerging in the market again as a strong competitor and gaining much popularity by producing powerful devices. Moto Maxx XT1225 recently received Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with redesigned interface and much improved features, further you can enhance your Android device features and customize it by getting root access on your device. In this detailed guide we are going to show you the complete process to root Moto Maxx XT1225.

Rooting is a process to take administrative control of Android system and lets you enhance your device performance and can add more tweaks and mod by gaining root access on your device, rooting gives you the access to the deepest cores of the Android System. You can make changing in your system files, install custom recovery to flash custom roms or mods and much more. Just follow the below guide to root your Motorola Moto Maxx XT1225.

Before we proceed and start the rooting process let’s tell you briefly some benefits of having rooted device.

Benefits of Rooting Moto Maxx XT1225

Overclock CPU frequency: By gaining root access on your device you can overclock the CPU frequency for example, if your device has maximum of 1000Mhz processor speed you can enhance it too 1200Mhz and you can feel a difference in performance. But it is not always recommended to overclock CPU more then it’s maximum power.

Bloatware kill: Rooting allows you to remove non usable pre-installed apps by provided by device manufacturer. Removing these apps will give you more RAM and free storage space.

Battery Life Enhancement: You can stop/ remove the unwanted back-end services permanently, because it always keeps the processor awake which results in much battery drain.

Custom Rom: You can install a custom firmware only on a rooted device because some software demands a rooted device to flash a custom recovery (a software use to flash custom ROM in a device).

Modification in System: Rooting allows you modify the system settings and add or remove the system files. Advance file explorers with an ability to gain root access are used in this operation, even you can also made the third party apps permanent in the system files directory.
Now let’s move forward and follow the tutorial to root your Moto Maxx XT1225.

Before you begin:

Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including 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.

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How to root Moto Maxx XT1225 on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

Just follow the below steps in sequence to obtain root access on your Moto Maxx XT1225.

  • Connect your device to your PC
  • Copy the to the internal memory of your Moto Maxx.
  • Turn off your device and enter into Recovery mode by using hardware key combintion 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 Maxx XT1225 on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop. 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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