How to Root Moto Z2 Play and Install TWRP Recovery?

In this article we are going to guide you how to install it and root your Motorola Moto Z2 Play device in a very easy way. Rooting is also a fun thing and very useful once you apply that on your device but it is risky in the same way as it destroys the factory recovery and engages itself onto it. TWRP recovery is the modern type of recovery if you compare it with the other recoveries like the one given out by Clock Work Mode. It has got the full features UI with everything pre-installed. People like it better than the other recoveries.

Requirements to Root and Installation of TWRP

1: Charge your Motorola Moto Z2 Play android smart phone at the minimum level of 50 to 60 percent because charged battery is the main aspect of this process, although you should charge your battery to the full but if you even charge the battery to medium level it is also useful. Rooting takes a lot of time, and it is necessary for it that the battery is charged.

2: Make a complete backup of your device because this is a risky task and you could lose your Motorola Moto Z2 Play android smart phone so it is better to make a backup of all your data. Save it all on your computer. Even if something happens to your device, your data will be safe and you could recover it later but if the device is bricked you won’t be able to recover it.

3: Deactivate or delete all the antivirus programs for a short while because they interrupt the rooting process as it is illegal but you can always download and install them later after rooting the device. Make sure that they are properly disabled or they will notify you again and again about the illegal process you are going through to root your android smart phone mobile.

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How to Root Moto Z2 Play and Install TWRP Recovery?

Steps to Root and Install the TWRP Recovery

1: First you will have to unlock the bootloader of your Motorola Moto Z2 Play which you can do by having a look in this YouTube tutorial video.

2: Download Super User from here, Download SuperUser, or you can search on Google for it if you want to. Transfer it into your smartphone.

3: Download ADB fastboot from here, Download Minimal ADB FastBoot Tool, and install it on your computer.

4: Enable USB debugging from settings, by first enabling the developer options by tapping on the build number more than 5 times, then enable the USB debugging mode from there.

5: Connect the phone by using an original data cable and make sure it is not faulty because if it is then it will disconnect in between the process which is wrong and it will destroy your Motorola Moto Z2 Play.

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6: Boot your Motorola Moto Z2 Play into bootloader mode.

7: To flash the recover, type In this command in command prompt:  ‘’fastboot flash recovery’’

8: Your Motorola Moto Z2 Play will be restarted automatically and if you did everything according to the way in these steps, you have download TWRP recovery.

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9: Now to root your Motorola Moto Z2 Play device, Run your device in TWRP recovery and click on install.

10: Browse for the Super user that you downloaded earlier and transferred in your smartphone.

11: Click on install and after it is installed, your Motorola Moto Z2 Play device has been rooted.


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