How to Root Moto X (2nd Gen) XT1093-Victara


Steps to root and unlock Moto X (2nd Gen) boot loader.

Step 1 - Unlock boot loader

Note: This will reset your phone completely. Make backup.

Boot loader can be unlocked following this link from Motorola itself

Step 2 - Install TWRP Recovery

After successful unlock, Install the TWRP Recovery. This will replace the default recovery screen in Moto X 2014 and replace it with much better touch supported recovery screen by TWRP.

Detailed and other optional steps can be found here

Download image from and rename to twrp.img (or don’t rename)

Go to platform-tools directory in your Android SDK installation folder and ensure that there is adb.exe. Run the following commands in this directory

adb reboot bootloader
fastboot flash recovery twrp.img
fastboot reboot

Step 3 - Install SuperSU

  1. Download SuperSU zip for TWRP from and place it in your phone
  2. Reboot into recovery mode and wait for TWRP recovery screen to open
  3. Press ‘install’ and select the file that you downloaded and copied to your phone
  4. Proceed
  5. Reboot

Enjoy the rooted Moto X

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