Question I have a Moto G Power (2021), Model is XT2117-4. I am on Verizon. Can this phone be rooted and a custom rom installed?

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FWIW, with a newer model out, I still get decent service with this one. Can I easy unlock the bootloader, then install TWRP & MAGISK, and a custom rom like Lineage 19.1?

I bought this phone from Amazon as an unlocked phone not bound to a particular carrier. Because it was unlocked at purchase, I should be able to unlock the bootloader with no issue and also to install a custom ROM on it.

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Unlocking the bootloader can be found here on their website https://motorola-global-portal.custhelp.com/app/standalone/bootloader/unlock-your-device-a
Please read carefully unlocking the bootloader blows a one programmable fuse in the CPU which trips TEE and breaks itself where hardware attestation is useless, Apps that hate root can easily be bypassed with Magisk Alpha and combination Magisk modules can be found on Magisk alpha telegram group.
!!! BEFORE CONTINUING YOUR WARRENTY IS NOW VOID !!!
Please take the time to match the firmware fingerprint by going into adb shell then getprop look for [ro.oem.key1]: [retca], [ro.product.build.fingerprint]: [motorola/borneo_retail/borneo:11/RZBS31.Q2-143-27-20/de7e4:user/release-keys]
Not sure about Verizon phones I think it needs its own software which can be found on Motorola's website.
For sure you need Motorola's USB Drivers for fastboot or the commands would hang and fail due to OEM drivers.
TWRP is currenting in the works of getting touchscreen working but fastbootd works just about the same as TWRP
And yes, Lineage OS 19/20 can be flashed through fastbootd as a GSI (generic system image) but not recommended IF YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO CHANGE BACK TO STOCK ROM!.
 
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Unlocking the bootloader can be found here on their website https://motorola-global-portal.custhelp.com/app/standalone/bootloader/unlock-your-device-a
Please read carefully unlocking the bootloader blows a one programmable fuse in the CPU which trips TEE and breaks itself where hardware attestation is useless, Apps that hate root can easily be bypassed with Magisk Alpha and combination Magisk modules can be found on Magisk alpha telegram group.
!!! BEFORE CONTINUING YOUR WARRENTY IS NOW VOID !!!
Please take the time to match the firmware fingerprint by going into adb shell then getprop look for [ro.oem.key1]: [retca], [ro.product.build.fingerprint]: [motorola/borneo_retail/borneo:11/RZBS31.Q2-143-27-20/de7e4:user/release-keys]
Not sure about Verizon phones I think it needs its own software which can be found on Motorola's website.
For sure you need Motorola's USB Drivers for fastboot or the commands would hang and fail due to OEM drivers.
TWRP is currenting in the works of getting touchscreen working but fastbootd works just about the same as TWRP
And yes, Lineage OS 19/20 can be flashed through fastbootd as a GSI (generic system image) but not recommended IF YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO CHANGE BACK TO STOCK ROM!.
FWIW, this reply did not offer any useful information at this stage of the game I am at. And my phone is on the RETUS channel.