How to Root the Motorola Moto X (2014)

By | October 11, 2014
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The Moto X 2014 is the successor of the Moto X of the last year. The latest variant of Moto X is packed with lots of new features. This new edition has many new features as well latest hardware configuration, which makes the device in a beast, if you want enhance the power of this beast, then I can help you via rooted your’s Phone. Here in this post you will get the guide, and that can help to root your  Motorola Moto X (2014) variant.



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Benefits of Rooting of the the Motorola Moto X (2014) Variant

  • After rooting you can able to remove the apps which were pre-installed by your carrier/manufacturer from your  Android Smartphone.
  • You can also get the free up storage space (because of the above benefit).
  • Rooting is also enhances battery life of the Smartphone (apps that might have been running constantly can be removed).
  • After rooting the performance of the Smartphone is also be increased(after removing apps that are always running, the device will be less bogged down and run smoother).
  • You can also update your phone  into the new version of Android (by flashing a custom recovery/ROM, see the end of this procedure for more info on that).
  • It provide customization’s option when you use your new found administrative rights to flash a custom ROM (again, see the end of this procedure for more info on that).

Requirements for Rooting of the Motorola Moto X (2014) Variant

  • The Rooting will ends your Phone warranty, so we won’t be held responsible if you end-up bricking or damaging your device. Do it at your own risk.
  • Please be confirmed that you will be working on the XT1095 variant of the device.
  • You must have unlocked your bootloader for this procedure to work.
  • It will only works on the Windows Operating System based PCs or laptops
  • And it should flash a custom recovery as well.

Require Files to Download

1. Download Root Tool and save it to your desktop. You can download from here!



Steps of Rooting of the Motorola Moto X (2014) Variant

  1. First of all you have to extract the files from Root Tool  into your desktop by right-clicking on it and selecting Extract here.
  2. Now you have  enable the USB debugging on your device by heading to Menu > Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
  3. And then you have  to Plug in your device to your PC  with the use of USB cable.
  4. Now double-click on Root Tool.bat file that you just extracted from the archive. It’ll launch.
  5. And then Press 1 and hit Enter. It’ll push the required SuperSU files to your device.
  6. When it’s done, press 2 and hit Enter. It’ll flash CWM Recovery on your device and reboot into the same.
  7. When in recovery, select install zip from sdcard followed by choose zip from sdcard.
  8. Now you have to choose the SuperSU.zip to be flashed on your device.
  9. It should begin flashing the selected .zip file on your device.
  10. When it’s done, select reboot system now and your device should reboot.
  11. Now Your MotoX (2014) variant is rooted


  • Benjamin Pollard

    It should be noted the cwm is a beta version and only flashes files. It does not perform backups at this time. The tool will also flash back stock recovery. It is also compatible with XT1092