How to root Motorola Moto X on Android 5.0 Lollipop

Hexamob | Alberto Mulas 12/7/2014

New rooting method for the Motorola Moto X on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the new Android phone developed by the American company Motorola, the company that specializes in electronics and telecommunications, established in Schaumburg, Illinois, outside Chicago. Motorola in 2011 was divided in two independent signatures from one another. Motorola Mobility that was born with the arm on Motorola phones, while Motorola Solutions remained with the team as part of servers and telecommunication networks. In August 2011, Motorola Mobility was acquired by Google for 12,500 million dollars and in 29 January 2014 was sold to the Chinese company Lenovo, after having purchased it for 2.910 million dollars.


1. Boot your phone into bootloader mode.

2. Connect Moto X device to the computer with an USB cable.

3. Unzip the file on the computer (available from “Download Sources”, at the end of this article).

4. Run the root-windows.bat file to complete rooting process.

If you are looking for other rooting methods, visit our section called “How to root: Root your Android phone tablet. What is root?” where you can find all the rooting methods for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices including the latest and most popular phones of the moment: LG G PRO 2, HTC One Plus M8, Xiaomi MI3, Nokia X / X+ / XL, Sony Xperia ZR, Samsung Galaxy S5, Huawei Ascend P6.


Check if your Motorola Moto G is rooted correctly using our app “How to ROOT”.

Download Android USB Drivers app

Download sources


CF AUTO-ROOT 2nd Gen XT1097

CF AUTO-ROOT 1st Gen XT1052

Remember, you must ROOT your Android device at your own risk.




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How to root Motorola Moto X