Motorola is known for its budget friendly smartphones. One of them is super budget friendly Android device, Moto E 2015. This smartphones is running on the latest Android 5.0 or Android 5.1 Lollipop version. Now the question arises, if you want to root your Moto E device? If you ask me reasons, then it could be many like if you want to pull out some more performance of your device or unleash the true potential of your device and use it’s full power to enjoy its locked features. Fortunately, the root package for Moto E is now available. Using Chainfire’s AutoRoot tool with SuperSU you can easily root your Moto E 2015 android device to enjoy third-party apps, ROMs and much more. The only requirement for this is that your Moto E must have unlocked bootlloader with a custom recovery installed on it. Visit the official method on Motorola portal to unlock Moto E bootloader
So if you are ready with an unlocked Moto E equipped with custom recovery (CWM or TWRP), then you can go ahead and root your device using the HowTo root guide explained below.
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BEFORE GETTING STARTED:
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of all your important data like contacts, call logs, text messages, images, videos, market apps and internet settings etc. See How to Backup Android Data Wirelessly.
- The battery level of the phone should be above 70% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while installing the Resurrection ROM.
- Download and install Motorola USB Drivers on your PC.
- Setup Android SDK on your PC to get ADB and Fastboot working.
Steps to Root Moto E (2015) with SuperSU Package Running Android 5.0 Lollipop:
Step No 1:- First, download SuperSU Root (UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.49.zip) on the desktop of your PC from the above given link for Moto E (2015).
Step No 2:- Plug the Moto E (2015) to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3:- Transfer the downloaded UPDATE-SuperSU-v2.49.zip file to the root folder of microSD card on your phone.
Step No 4:- Turn OFF the phone in order to boot into recovery mode.
Step No 5:- Turn the phone ON while pressing and holding Volume Up + Powerbuttons at the same time for a few seconds.
Step No 6:- While your Moto E is now in the Recovery Mode, scroll down to “flash zip from SD card” and press the Power button to select it.
Step No 7:- Next, press the Power button again and select “choose zip from sdcard”.
Step No 8:- Navigate to the Update-SuperSU-v2.49.zip file which you’ve already transferred to the phone in Step No 3 using Volume buttons. Select it using Power button. Confirm the installation on the next screen to start installation.
Step No 9:- Go to main recovery menu once the installation completes and reboot the device by choosing “reboot system now“ to reboot Moto E (2015).
Done! You have successfully rooted Moto E (2015) on Android 5.0 Lollipop with SuperSU package. You can find the SuperSU app in your apps list.
Let us know if you’ve successfully rooted Moto E (2015) on Android 5.0 Lollipop using Chainfire’s SuperSu Tool or if you have any question or trouble while rooting then please comments below. Please, don’t forget to subscribe to our Newsletter, you can also like us at Facebook, Follow us onGoogle+ and Twitter.