Unlock Bootloader, Root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery

Hi, This is a tutorial to Root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery. In this guide you will find all steps with image, therefore it is safe and easy method of root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery.

Moto E4 has Quad-core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor along with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. This phone has 5.0 inches IPS LCD Scratch-resistant glass protected screen size with 1280 x 720 pixels. Moto E4 has Dual 8 mega pixels rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP front camera in Moto E4.

Moto E4 is great phone and you must be root Moto E4, because root allows for you to use a maximum of your phone without any restrictions. After root you will install custom Rom, apps, and setting in your phone. But before root you must read Root Advantage and Disadvantage by this post. Then after follow these steps to root your phone.

Preparation of flash or update:

1. First you should take a backup of your phone.
2. Your phone battery should be charge minimum 80%.
3. Make sure proper power backup of your PC.
4. Unlock bootloader of Moto E4

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Download tool for root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery

FILE NAMEDOWNLOAD LINK
Moto E4 ADB DriverDownload
Moto E4 TWRP RecoveryDownload
Moto E4 SuperSUDownload
Moto E4 Magisk ZipDownload
Moto E4 Fast-boot toolDownload

Follow the easy steps to unlock bootloader Moto E4:

Step 1: Download and install Moto E4 USB driver on your PC and enable USB debugging mode on your Moto E4 Smartphone by this guide and OEM unlocking in developer option . Now download and extract Fast-boot tool then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click on extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.

Open command window

Step 2: Now connect your Moto E4 Smartphone with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. (if this CMD command is not work for reboot bootloader or fastboot mode, then switch off your Moto E4 and press volume up and power button. You will get a vibration and your device will boot in recovery mode, then you select Reboot to Bootloader. Now your device will enter Fastboot mode). When your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode, then you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key.

Note: This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number.  If command window is not show your device serial number. Then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.

Get unlock data code by fastboot

Step 3: Type fastboot oem get_unlock_data in the command window then press enter key. This command will retrieve your unlock key codes and copy all codes in one line in notepad. See in the above image.

Step 4: Open official Motorola’s unlock bootloader site and create a free account or sign in by using Google+. Now paste the codes in the motorola’s site (step-6) and click on “Can my device be unlocked?” button. you also agree to be bound by the terms of the legal agreement and click on I Agree.

Get Unlock Key from Motorola official site at the email address

NOTE: If your device is unlockable, a blue “REQUEST UNLOCK KEY” button will appear. You will receive an email with your Unlock Key at the email address you used to register your account on Motorola’s unlock bootloader site. If you don’t see the email, check your spam folder to make sure it wasn’t sent there by mistake.

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Step 5: Now copy your unlock key from your Motorola UNLOCK KEY email and type fastboot oem unlock UNLOCK_KEY in the command window then press enter key. ( Replace your unlock key with UNLOCK_KEY in the command). see in this image.

Unlock bootloader Moto G5 Plus by fastboot

Step 6: Now your device will be reboot automatically, that means your device bootloader is successfully unlocked.

Steps to root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery:

Step 1: Download and install Moto E4 ADB driver on your PC and enable USB debugging mode on your Moto E4 Smartphone by this guide . Download  and copy SuperSU Zip file in the phone SD card. Now download and extract TWRP Recovery and Fast-boot tool and move TWRP Recovery (recovery.img) file in the Fast-boot tool folder. Then press and hold shift key in the keyboard and right click on extracted Fast boot tool folder and select “Open command window here”. See in this image.Run fastboot command window for Moto E4

Step 2: Now connect your Moto E4 Smartphone with PC via USB cable and type adb reboot bootloader to boot your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode. Now your phone in the bootloader or fastboot mode, here you type fastboot devices in the command window then press enter key.

Note: This command show connected device in the command window and you can see your Smartphone serial number.  If command window is not show your device serial number, then install USB driver correctly or change your USB port of the PC.

Flash or root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery by Fastboot

Step 3: If your Moto E4 connected, then type fastboot flash recovery recovery.img command in the command window and press enter key to flash TWRP recovery on Moto E4.

Step 4: Type fastboot boot recovery.img to boot in recovery mode. Now you are in TWRP recovery, After then tap on “Never show this screen on boot again” and Swipe allows modification.

Step 5: Go to wipe option, then tap on “Format data” and type “yes”. Now reboot your device in TWRP Recovery. After then copy Magisk.zip file and no-verity-opt-encrypt-5.1.zip file on phone storage.

Step 6: Now Tap on install tab, then select “Magisk.zip/SuperSU” file from your save location on your phone internal or SD card and install this file. Now wipe cache and Dalvik cache then reboot your phone.

Note:  you can use Magisk or SuperSU, both work fine.

Step 7: When your Phone boot, then go to Magisk Manager App. If you want to check your Mobile is rooted or not, then try this app Root checker.

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How to unroot Moto E4:

It is must for you to know, how to unroot Moto E4 Smartphone. When you feel that you don’t want rooted phone, then you can easily unroot your phone by un-install root app. Here is simple steps to unroot your device. You can also see unroot process in this image.

Step: First of all open Su App from your app menu and tap on Setting. Now scroll and find “Full Unroot” option and tap on it. that’s all.

Unroot Moto E4

I hope you like this root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery guide from which you will be able to easily root Moto E4 and install TWRP recovery without any extra efforts. If feel any problem in this guide then please use comment box. Thanks to all.

Note: I am not responsible if you make Mistakes and Bricked Devices.

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