Thank you Jacob019, I will try it this afternoon.
Do you know if this phone (XT1921-5, from Boost Mobile) can be unlocked for use with other GSM careers, like T-mobile or AT&T? Or may be for use outside US (in Canada)?
I've got the T-Mobile version of the E5 Play on its way to me. As far as I can tell, it is the same hardware as the Sprint/Boost version, but with different software. Given that all I really want is root, do those with more knowledge than I have agree with me that it should be safe to flash the included TWRP and then Magisk?
Also, would it be possible to expand on the directions in the first post just a bit? Specifically, I was under the impression that adb commands were run from the command line on the computer, but in the instructions in the first post, they have "TWRP" next to them. I feel like I'm misunderstanding something.
Are you referring to the XT1944 series Moto E5? Which model do you have? There are a few variants of the Moto E5 (e.g. xt1944-2, 1944-4, etc.)does anybody know how to root Moto E5 normal version? no play, no plus, because I've been searching on Google, Youtube and here but there isn't any info
But it may work for XT1944-2 model? also TWRP is for Moto E5 Play, not for normal version, or it might work also?
I expect that Magisk will work fine with the XT1944-2. If XT1944-2 is James, then the TWRP image will probably work. There's no harm in trying. You don't need to flash TWRP, just fastboot boot it.
Ok, but how am I going to do a backup to prevent any issue? Was a long time since I don't have Motorola so I don't know if it necessary to unlock the bootloader or something else
First step, unlock bootloader.
No need to flash any partitions in fastboot.
fastboot boot twrp.img
adb pull /dev/block/platform/soc/7824900.sdhci/by-name/boot
adb pull /dev/block/platform/soc/7824900.sdhci/by-name/system
adb pull /dev/block/platform/soc/7824900.sdhci/by-name/recovery
adb pull /dev/block/platform/soc/7824900.sdhci/by-name/vendor
if anything goes wrong you can reflash those partitions in fastboot
I've got factory firmware for your model but I'm not certain about root. I'll see what I can find out for you. It looks as though the xt1944-2 runs on the Snapdragon 425. I'll try to find you a bootable TWRP. First and foremost, you need to unlock your bootloader if you have not already done so.Yes, sorry for not mentioning the model, I've got XT1944-2 variant, is it there any possible way?