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Default [Help] Moving from a locked bootloader with root to an unlocked bootloader

I would like to move the current state of my phone from a locked bootloader with root and write protection off to an unlocked bootloader and custom recovery. I have the US Cellular Moto X currently on 4.4. I have not a clue where to begin this process. If anyone can point in the right direction or if this is covered in another thread, please show me.

Couple of notes. I do not need steps to unlock the bootloader, just if someone has done it & the basic steps to accomplish it.
 
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You can root without unlocking the boot loader?
 
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Yes & I am root & I have system write off. I have a locked bootloader. I want to go from my current state to having an unlocked bootloader with a custom recovery. Reason why is because I want to be able to flash zips of some certain apps that require to only be flashed via a custom recovery. I would also like to try some custom roms out.

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Go to Moto's website to request an unlock code, then follow steps found in the FAQ/guide.
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Go to Moto's website to request an unlock code, then follow steps found in the FAQ/guide.
Thank you. I just didn't know if there was a step required before using the moto unlock being that I was root/system write pertection off already. I'll see if my phone is unlockable from moto's site.
 
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Thank you. I just didn't know if there was a step required before using the moto unlock being that I was root/system write pertection off already. I'll see if my phone is unlockable from moto's site.
Just remember unlocking wipes everything, from there you need to flash twrp with mfastboot and finally root with superuser

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Just remember unlocking wipes everything, from there you need to flash twrp with mfastboot and finally root with superuser

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I forgot about it wiping everything. Thanks! I'll make a backup.

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