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How to Root Moto G4 Plus with Custom Recovery [TWRP]

Today we will guide you on How to Root Moto G4 Plus 2016 and How to install TWRP recovery on Moto G4 Plus 2016 Marshmallow. Before we start Flashing, keep the few points in mind.This is the full step by step guide to root Moto G4. So lets start the guide on How to root Moto G4 Plus, 2016 model, easily.

What is Android Rooting?

Android Rooting is really a procedure which will give you the special entry to the device, which can be termed as actual access, hence the definition of rooting. Now this root access permits you to control your device better than previously.

You are in a position to perform changes, and customization with meddling inside the default code associated with android, furthermore rolls out various different improvements in the way your gadget is viable, which a default google android client just can’t. In outline, you are the super client of the gadget and will have the capacity to control the gadget and the decision of need.

#Read before Root Moto G4 Plus

  • You need to unlock the bootloader of your Moto G 4th gen plus 2016
  • You must have proper Motorola Drivers installed on your PC.
  • And Download ADB fastboot also for flashing TWRP recovery.

Let’s start the tutorial of Rooting Moto G4 Plus

Warning: The author is not responsible if you damage or brick your device. Do it at your risk and follow the instructions properly.

How to Root Moto G4 Plus with Custom Recovery [TWRP]

  1. Download latest TWRP Recovery From [Here]  link coming soon
  2. Download Motorola USB Drivers. 
  3. Download Minimal fast boot and install it on the desktop.
  4. Download latest SuperSUv2.46.zip from
  5. Your device must be unlocked
  6. After Unlocking Bootloader of Moto G4 plus, downloaded  aboveCopy SuperSu.zip in you Device downloaded above.
  7. Now turn OFF you Mobile.
  8. Then Turn On it again By holding (Volume down button and power button) at the same time for 6 sec and release it you will again see the bootloader. Now plug your device into your PC.
  9. Then copy twrp.img that you Downloaded above and paste it into the mfastboot folder.
  10. Now navigate to mfastboot folder where you installed earlier. Hold the shift key and right click on the mouse the in any blank space in that folder, you will see open command window here click on that.
  11. Now type the below code in command prompt and hit enter.
     FASTBOOT FLASH RECOVERY RECOVERY.IMG

    Note :recovery.img is the name of the TWRP recovery that you downloaded  above
    steps so you can rename according to the name of the file that you
    paste in the Mfastboot folder.

  12. You have successfully flashed TWRP Recovery in your Moto G4 Plus (2016) running on android marshmallow 6.0
  13. Now keep press volume down button on your Moto G 4th gen Plus (2016) untill you get the recovery option in the bootloader And  Press Power button to select it.
  14. In Recovery ,Select Install from sdcard  Option.
  15. Select install zip from sdcard  then select 0 (0 is the location of internal
    storage )  and now select supersu.zip and flash it by swiping the error right.
  16. Now wait for few seconds until installation in progress.
  17. Now Select advanced > reboot to system.
  18. Select Start option in Bootloader by pressing Power button.
  19. Congratulations You have successfully rooted you Moto G 4 Plus.

  • Aashish Vishwakarma

    Nice template! Hopefully it will be converted to real helpful article soon!

  • Farhan Ahmed

    Bro, thinking of buying a Moto G4 plus, so i was googling it… Hopefully, it will help.

  • Farhan Ahmed

    And yes, I noticed that there is still no TWRP update after April, and hopefully it will be out soon.