Motorola Moto X is the hottest mobile phone from Motorola. Moto X is currently available in the U.S from several carriers. You can customize the phone and make it unique using the Moto Maker. Moto X is a mid-range phone but offers high-end phone experience thanks to the software optimizations and Motorola’s X8 computing system. It is powered bu 1.7GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset along with Adreno 320 GPU. Front side of the phone is dominated by beautiful 4.7 inch AMOLED display which has 720p resolution. There is 2GB RAM for multitasking needs. Moto X is available with 16GB and 32GB internal memory capacity. Unfortunately it doesn’t have any microSD card slot. MotoX comes with 10MP rear camera with ClearPixel technology for better low light photography. Moto X runs almost stock Android 4.2.2 with little enhancements.

Motorola Moto X has already been rooted by some talented developers. If you got your hands on the phone and want to root Motorola Moto X then carefully follow the tutorial.

Root Moto X

Root Moto X


  1. Make sure that the phone has adequate charge (50% minimum) so that it doesn’t get turned off in between the process.
  2. Enable USB debugging by going to “Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging” and enable it.
  3. Back up all your important data and files.
  4. Make sure the phone model is Motorola Moto X by going to “System settings>About device”.
  5. The phone should have unlocked bootloader.

How to root Motorola Moto X

  1. Setup ADB and Fastboot on your computer.
  2. Download ghost-boot.img from this link and transfer into the “C:\Android-ADB” folder.
  3. Turn off the phone and reboot to bootloader mode.
  4. Connect the phone to computer using original USB cable. Ensure that USB Debugging is enabled.
  5. Open command prompt on the computer and type this command: fastboot flash boot ghost-boot.img
  6. Once the process completes, disconnect the phone from the computer and reboot it.

This was the guide to root Moto X. Open application drawer and you will find “SuperSU” app. To check whether you have successfully rooted the phone or not, you can install “Root Checker” app from Google Play Store.

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