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How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Moto G5 Plus

TWRP Recovery for Moto G5 Plus is now available and now you can easily Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Moto G5 Plus. Recently Motorola has launched the next generation moto phone and that is Moto G5 Plus. In this 2017, Moto has made a plenty of improvement with the build quality camera, faster internals and a couple of handy extras, such as NFC. The Moto G5 Plus takes affordable smartphone design to the next level with a build quality that more closely mimics that of an expensive flagship phone.

The Moto G5 Plus both sport full HD (1,920 x 1,080) LCD displays, which is the best resolution you can reasonably expect at these prices. Last year's G4 models offered the choice of 5.5-inch panels, it was huge, ungainly and too big for the budget-conscious customer Moto was aiming at. Thankfully, the G5 Plus rights this wrong, ditching the 5.5-inch display for a much more manageable 5.2-inch version.

Moto G5 Plus uses a processor 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 running a more efficient 14nm semiconductor architecture. Lenovo is running one of those storage/RAM splits here with the 32GB storage option packing 2GB of RAM, and the 64GB option running 4GB of RAM. MicroSD support is also onboard. Dimensions are 150.2x74x9.7mm and 155g.

For you users Motorola Moto G5 Plus and was looking for a way to do the rooting, you are at the right place because On this occasion, CentralAndroid will share a tutorial on how to root Motorola Moto G5 Plus easily. By following the rooting tutorial given here, you can be able to root Motorola Moto G5 Plus and get the ability to custom-built Android applications, custom-made recoveries (TWRP or CWM recovery), install custom ROM firmware’s, etc.

WARNING: Rooting on Moto G5 Plus would scorch the official warranty from Motorola and can not be claimed until you do unroot Moto G5 Plus.

  • Make sure your phone's battery remaining 60% more.
  • Back up all your data.
  • USB Cable Moto G5 Plus.
Files required to Root Moto G5 Plus

How to Unlock Bootloader of Moto G5 Plus

Before you do root Moto G5 Plus, you need to unlock its bootloader. If you have previously Unlock Bootloader, please skip this step and go directly to step how to root Moto G5 Plus.

  1. Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock on your smartphone in the following ways: Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging. If you can’t see the developer options in Settings, enable it by following this path: Settings > About Phone (tap on the Build Number for 5-7 times to enable it). 
  2. Now go to installation directory open ADB folder and open the command window thereby pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder. 
  3. Now connect your Moto G5 Plus to your PC via USB cable and enter into the fastboot mode. To enter the fastboot mode of Moto G5 Plus, type the below command in command prompt "adb reboot bootloader"
  4. You are in Fastboot mode, now to check your connection by entering below command in command prompt. It will return your device serial number means your device properly connected. Check your driver if the above command is not responding "fastboot devices
  5. In the command window, type the following command "fastboot oem get_unlock_data
  6. the above command will return a string. Now copy the code in notepad and delete all the blank space so that you will get a single line string. 
  7. Now head over to the Motorola’s unlock the boot loader site and create a free account or Sign in Google+.
  8. Now Paste the above String (Unlock Code) in the bottom of the Moto site (step 6) and click on Can my device be unlocked? You also need to accept terms and condition on this page by clicking I Accept. 
  9. Now you will receive unlock key via email. Just copy the Unlock Code from mail.
  10. Now copy the Unlock Key and execute the following command "fastboot oem unlock UNLOCK_KEY
  11. Now your Moto G5 Plus boot-loader is unlocked, its time to flash TWRP Recovery and Root Moto G5 Plus.

How to Install TWRP Recovery and Root Moto G5 Plus

Install TWRP on Moto G5 Plus

  1. Before you are in fastboot mode. Type this command and hit enter, just make sure recovery.img file is in the ADB FASTBOOT folder. "fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
  2. With above command, you installed the custom recovery on Moto G5 Plus.
  3. Now reboot your device or boot into recovery mode with hardware button and follow below guide.

Root Moto G5 Plus

  1. To Root Moto G5 Plus, first, download the Magisk v11.6.zip file and no-verity-opt-encrypt-5.1.zip files from above.
  2. Boot your device into TWRP Recovery mode.
  3. Now in the TWRP, tap “Never show this screen on boot again”, and Swipe allows modification.
  4. Now Go to “Wipe” section and tap “Format Data”, and type “yes”
  5. Reboot TWRP into Recovery mode and copy Magisk v11.6.zip file and no-verity-opt-encrypt-5.1.zip files in your phone.
  6. Now navigate to Install Zip and select ‘no-verity-opt-encrypt-5.1.zip’ and flash it.
  7. Now reboot your device and when the device boots up again reboot into TWRP.
  8. Flash Magisk zip file, wipe cache and Dalvik cache and reboot.
  9. When the Phone starts, go to Magisk Manager App.
  10. Done! You root Moto G5 Plus and install a custom recovery on Moto G5 Plus successfully.
Now you have Huawei Mate 8 finished in the root. To see if the process of rooting works well, you can see it using the Root Checker app which you can download at PlayStore.
Thanks for reading How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Moto G5 Plus

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