TWRP Recovery for Moto G4 Plus is now available. The Moto G4 Plus is recently launched budget smartphone by Motorola. The device is new still developers got a way to root and install TWRP recovery on Moto G4 Plus, thanks to the XDA Senior Member yeshwanthvshenoy who provide the unofficial TWRP for Moto G4 Plus. The bootloader of Moto G4 Plus is unlockable means you can easily Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Moto G4 Plus. Also, we know that TWRP 3.0.0 released recently means you get the latest TWRP on Moto G4 Plus. The process of Moto G4 Plus root is very easy all you need to follow the steps. But before you root Moto G4 Plus, you need to unlock its bootloader (check How to Unlock Bootloader of  Moto G4 Plus). So before we explain to you how to root and install TWRP recovery on Moto G4 Plus, you can check why you should root your device.

Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Moto G4 Plus

Some benefits of Rooting –

  • You can install custom ROM and custom kernel on your device for faster and better performance.
  • Block Ads in apps with the help of ad blocker.
  • Increase performance and battery life by killing background process automatically.
  • After you root Moto G4 Plus and install custom recovery, you can install Xposed Framework to customize your device
  • You can use Titanium Backup to restore all of your apps and data.
  • You can uninstall bloatware (Pre-installed Apps)


  • Rooting may void your phone warranty, and you won’t claim it back.
  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • It will erase all your phone data, so we advise you first to take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Files required to Root Moto G4 Plus and Install Custom Recovery –

How to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Moto G4 Plus –

Install TWRP on Moto G4 Plus –

1) First enable USB debugging from setting>developer option>. To enable Developer Options, go to About phone and tap the Build Number 7 times.

USB debugging

2) Now go to installation directory open ADB folder and open the command window thereby pressing and hold the ‘shift’ key and right-clicked anywhere in that folder.

cmd 6

3) Now connect your phone to PC and reboot the device into fastboot mode by typing

adb reboot bootloader

4) You are in Fastboot mode now to check your connection by entering below command in command prompt. It will return your device serial number means your device properly connected. Check your driver if the above command is not responding.

fastboot devices

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5) Type the below command correctly in command prompt and then press enter. It starts flashing recovery on your phone.

fastboot flash recovery recovery.img

fastboot recoveery

6) With above command, you installed the custom recovery on Moto G4 Plus.

Root Moto G4 Plus –

TWRP is working fine but on many devices flashing SuperSu causes Bootloop for now so don’t try to root if you don’t know how to recover from bootloop.

1) To Root Moto G4 Plus, first, download the SuperSu zip file from above.

2) Now save the SuperSu zip file to your phone.

3) Boot your device into Recovery mode (TWRP) by pressing ‘Volume Down + Power‘ button.

4) In TWRP recovery navigate to Install Zip and select ‘’ to root Moto G4 Plus.

5) Swipe to install SuperSu and reboot your device. That’s it, you root Moto G4 Plus and install custom recovery on Moto G4 Plus successfully.

So this is the complete guide of how to Root and Install TWRP Recovery on Moto G4 Plus with easy steps. If you have any questions, then comment below.


Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.


  1. I try to unlock bootloader moto g4 plus (naugat ) moto bootloader unlock website .i put boot code .then i click can my device be unlocked . notification came from your device does not qualify for bootloader unlocking.please help me any solutions is there send my mail is [email protected]

    • u will have spaces in between the lines of the unlock code u enteredcheck for it and delete it and then try again

  2. i got the same response too while unlocking bootloader…..pls help…..
    pasting the string is perfect but they say that amazon devices doesnt have oem unlock codes…….if so, is there any unofficial method?

    • I will check any other way to unlock bootloader of Amazon Moto G4 Plus and revert back soon.

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