How To Root Moto X (any carrier) – PwnMyMoto Method
Rooting Moto X is finally possible even easily, you can root Moto X to afford many benefits to enjoy the life with no limitation of Motorola as it enables you get access to system apps even you can tether a computer to your Motorola X getting access to internet connection using phone’s data connection as well as removing bloatware to boost up internal storage. There are many tweaks itching to make fun on your Moto X but need root access that you can use to enhance the usability of your phone.
The below guide walks you through how to root Moto X, before you get started it’s important to note that rooting does void the warranty of your smartphone. The method is too much complex as you just need sideloaded with adb using the new Moto X root package to open the door of modifications.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Download PwnMyMoto tool for Moto X from XDA to your computer.
Step #2: Fire up the command prompt on your computer, you can get it from Start Menu>Program>Accessories or if you are Windows 7/8, simply right click on mouse while holding shift key on keyboard and then select “open command prompt here”.
Step #3: Enter following command to install PwnMyMoto, replace filename with the version of root tool PwnMyMoto:
adb install -r <filename>.apk
Note: If any malware software detect the tool, acknowledge the risk and allow installation.
Step #4: Tap the button and wait until your phone reboot two to three times.
That’s it, you now just need to install the SuperSU app from the Google Play Store and the APK will be uninstall itself once everything is completed. You can always know about the mode of your act on computer by typing ‘adb shell getprop ro.boot.write_protect’, if the return value is 0, the protection is disabled otherwise /system is protected. You can use the below comment section for issues.
Via: Android Police