In this guide you would be able to root and install TWRP recovery on Moto Z Play. TWRP recovery for Moto Z Play is now available and once you install the TWRP recovery on it, then you can flash the SuperSU root package root get root access on Moto Z Play. The process is very easy because each and every step is mentioned below, just just need to follow them in sequence to root and install TWRP recovery on Moto Z Play.
Once you successfully install TWRP recovery on your device, you would be able to flash different custom ROM like Lineage OS, CyanogenMod or others along mods and tweaks via TWRP recovery. On the other side, a rooted device allows you to modify the system files including removing bloatware(unnecessary apps), setting third party apps as system file, overclocking CPU and much more. If you think you are all set to go then follow the complete instructions in sequence to avoid issues.
How to root and install TWRP recovery on Moto Z Play
Before you begin:
Charge your device battery to a safe level, it must be above 70%
Download and install latest Motorola drivers on PC. Download here
Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC, follow this guide to install the adb-fastboot drivers within 15 seconds.
Your device bootloader should be unlocked. Follow this guide to unlock it.
Enable USB debugging on your device. Go to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.
Process to install TWRP recovery on Moto Z Play
Download TWRP recovery for Moto Z Play (addison). Download
Save the downloaded TWRP recovery file in a new folder on your PC.
Now process and follow this guide to see how to install TWRP recovery on Moto Z Play.
Process to root Moto Z Play
Download the SuperSU zip from this link.
Connect your device to PC and copy the downloaded SuperSU zip on the internal storage of your device.
Now it’s the time to reboot your device into TWRP recovery mode.
To do so, turn off your phone completely.
Now press Volume Down + Power at the same time until it enters fastboot mode, now highlight the recovery option using volume keys and use Power button to select it. This time you’ll select the recovery mode.
Your device will enter recovery, now flash the SuperSU zip from there.
Once done, simply reboot your device and enjoy the freedom to flash custom ROMs and tweaks on your Moto Z Play.
That’s it! If you have successfully flashed TWRP recovery and rooted your Moto Z Play, give us your feedback and share it the guide with others.