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[ROOT] Rooting the Moto E

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By cybojenix, Forum Moderator / Retired Recognized Developer / XDA Portal Team on 17th May 2014, 11:47 AM
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4th July 2014, 04:11 PM |#61  
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Well your friend has flashed TWRP successfully...
You can ignore that "mismatched partition size" error...
It occurs due to the TWRP recovery file size being less than 10mb...
You can either ignore this or buffer the recovery size to 10mb...

Hope this helps...

Ok, will see tomorrow if he has got TWRP as his recovery

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4th July 2014, 04:18 PM |#62  
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Ok, will see tomorrow if he has got TWRP as his recovery

Yup, don't worry he has got TWRP installed...
Browse through this thread (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2754486) to know more about this error and see what the OP has posted...


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Thanks for your reply.

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26th August 2014, 06:21 AM |#63  
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Yup, don't worry he has got TWRP installed...
Browse through this thread (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2754486) to know more about this error and see what the OP has posted...




No probs... Happy to help...

Hi
I am having problems with flashing twrp or Cwm on my dual sim Moto e.
I have an unlocked bootloader and on 4.4.4 out of the box.
The recovery just doesnt load though it flashes fine.
I have read around and seen people talking about downgrading to 4.4.2 for the recovery to work. But a couple of people have successfully flashed with 4.4.4 as well.
I have followed those threads as well but no success.
Could you please help me with this.
Is it necessary to downgrade?
Thanks in advance.
Btw I have asked this in couple of other threads as well so please dont bash me for asking this at multiple places.

Cheers!!

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19th September 2014, 07:51 AM |#64  
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Hi
I am having problems with flashing twrp or Cwm on my dual sim Moto e.
I have an unlocked bootloader and on 4.4.4 out of the box.
The recovery just doesnt load though it flashes fine.
I have read around and seen people talking about downgrading to 4.4.2 for the recovery to work. But a couple of people have successfully flashed with 4.4.4 as well.
I have followed those threads as well but no success.
Could you please help me with this.
Is it necessary to downgrade?
Thanks in advance.
Btw I have asked this in couple of other threads as well so please dont bash me for asking this at multiple places.

Cheers!!

sent from my Nexus 5


Before flashing TWRP on 4.4.4 firmware, place the SuperSU zip file in your droid's internal storage...
After that flash TWRP and disconnect your device from PC....
Don't boot up your device yet and let it remain in bootloader screen....
After you've successfully disconnected the device from PC, enter TWRP recovery from bootloader and flash the SuperSU zip file...
After that reboot your device and voila, TWRP sticks!!!

The secret here is to not rebooting the device after flashing TWRP...
You've got to remain in the bootloader screen and only after flashing SuperSU through recovery you may boot the device...

PS: You don't need to downgrade to 4.4.2 at all...

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25th September 2014, 07:23 PM |#65  
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Does anyone have a flashable version of the original recovery? I didn't think that I'd installed TWRP when I rooted. I went ahead and accepted the OTA update, but can't apply it with TWRP. When I reboot, the device then reboots back to recovery again. I figure the easiest solution at this point is to flash original recovery and get the OTA update installed. From there I can re-root if necessary.

---------- Post added at 01:23 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:25 PM ----------

Never mind... I found it in the FAQ thread and have successfully broken out of my boot loop.

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Does anyone have a flashable version of the original recovery? I didn't think that I'd installed TWRP when I rooted. I went ahead and accepted the OTA update, but can't apply it with TWRP. When I reboot, the device then reboots back to recovery again. I figure the easiest solution at this point is to flash original recovery and get the OTA update installed. From there I can re-root if necessary.

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Rooting without official unlocking of bootloader
Hi, Is there any method to rooting the Moto E without using the official unlocking of bootloader from the motorola site as this voids the warranty?
9th October 2014, 07:27 PM |#67  
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Hi, Is there any method to rooting the Moto E without using the official unlocking of bootloader from the motorola site as this voids the warranty?

Dream on! At present, the only method is through bootloader unlock.

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26th June 2015, 06:04 PM |#68  
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I tried booting into TWRP 2.8.5.0 on Moto E condor using:

fastboot boot recovery.img

But it was stuck at the Motorola blue boot logo. What went wrong?
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to the @op and the moderators I think this thread should not be here as it is not related to development. Its a thread related to guide for rooting the device so I request to move this thread to general section
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