Guide to root Moto X and Moto G on Android 5.0 Lollipop using CF-Auto-Root. Android Soul

Motorola has announced that it has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop officially for its Moto series devices.

The first lucky owners to receive the update are Moto X 2nd Gen Pure Edition, Moto G 2nd Gen GSM and Moto G 2nd global GSM versions, in the US. As it has been marked as a phased roll-out, all users will not be able to enjoy the update at the moment. Users having the international European version will have to wait for a while.

Meanwhile, well-known developer Chainfire has confirmed via a Twitter post his CF-Auto-Root tool now adds support for various Motorola devices powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop. Following are the download links for rooting files respective Moto lineup.

CF-Auto-Root download links

Moto X 2nd Gen XT1097:

Moto X 1st Gen XT1052:

Moto G 2nd Gen XT1063:

Moto G 2nd Gen XT1068:

Moto G 2nd Gen XT1068 (titan_retd):

Moto G 1st Gen XT1031:

Moto G 1st Gen XT1032:

Moto G 1st Gen XT1033:

How to root Moto X and Moto G on Android 5.0 Lollipop using CF-Auto-Root

Step-1: Boot the phone into bootloader

Step-2: Connect Moto device to the computer with a USB cable

Step-3: Unzip the file on the computer

Step-4: Run the root-windows.bat file

Your Motorola smartphone running Android Lollipop version should have been rooted successfully.

[Source: Android Soul]