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How to root the XT1068

📅 2016-Feb-21 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

The Moto G2 (XT1068) can be safely rooted (or jailbroken) thus allowing you full access to install any apps, run them with superuser permissions, downgrade or upgrade Android ROMs or install alternate ROMs (like CyanogenMod). The best guide for rooting the XT1068 that worked for me was this.

Here are the steps that worked specifically for my dual-SIM XT1068 running Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop). If your phone is different (say the single-SIM XT1064) or running a different Android version (say KitKat or Marshmallow), then do not follow these steps!

Here is mine:

Tried with: Windows 10 x64