Flashing Tutorial Android smartphone: Moto G5S plus

15 Oct 2017
How to flash/root Android smartphone: Moto G5S plus

How to flash/root Android smartphone: Moto G5S plus

Android smartphone company Motorola launched its flagship phone couple of months ago having a budget price model: Moto G5S plus. The Android smartphone Moto G5S plus has the best specification and features having best cost under budget. Some users like me get bored using the same UI for more than two months. Rooting is the best option for those users.

In this article, we will guide you how to root/flash your Android smartphone Moto G5S plus. After rooting/flashing your Android smartphone Moto G5s plus you will get the advantage of customizing your device the way you want. Follow the steps properly.

Note: Flashing/rooting your Android smartphone voids warranty and not following the flashing/rooting procedure properly may brick your Moto G5 plus Android smartphone.

Guide for flashing/rooting Moto G5S plus

Here’s how you can easily install TWRP recovery on your Moto G5S Plus.

1.Well, first of unlocking bootloader of your Moto G5S Plus

2.Download the TWRP recovery from here

3. Connect your phone to PC with a USB cable.

4.Open a command window on PC in the folder where you have the TWRP recovery file. For this, go to that folder, and then in the address bar, type cmd and hit the enter key. A command window will open, whose folder location will be where you have the downloaded Moto G5S Plus TWRP recovery file.

5. With the device connected to PC, reboot it to bootloader/fastboot mode by issuing the following command:

adb reboot bootloader

Check your phone’s screen, if it asks for “Allow USB debugging”, accept it by selecting OK/Yes.

6.Now, we install TWRP recovery by issuing the following command.

fastboot flash recovery twrp-3.1.1-sanders.img

That’s it. TWRP recovery is now installed on your device.

#1 Root Moto G5S Plus using Magisk

  1. Download the Magisk zip and Magisk Manager apk file:
  2. Copy both files to your Moto G5S Plus.
  3. Boot your device into TWRP recovery. (Allow for system modification by swiping.)
  4. Tap on Install and select the Magisk zip file that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  5. After selecting the .zip file, do Swipe to Confirm Flash on the bottom of the screen to begin the flashing process.
  6. Once Magisk is flashed, you’ll get Reboot System option, select it.
  7. Once your device reboots, open a file manager app » go to the folder where transferred the Magisk Manager apk file in Step 1 above, and install it.
  8. Open the Magisk Manager app and check for your device’s root status.

That’s all. Enjoy systemless root with Magisk on your Android device.

#2 Root Moto G5S Plus using SuperSU

  1. Download SuperSU zip file.
  2. Copy the SuperSU zip file to your Moto G5S Plus.
  3. Boot your device into TWRP recovery. (Allow for system modification by swiping.)
  4. Tap on Install and select the SuperSU zip file that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  5. After selecting the .zip file, do Swipe to Confirm Flash on the bottom of the screen to begin the flashing process.
  6. Once SuperSU is flashed, you’ll get Reboot System option, select it.

That’s it. Your Moto G5S Plus is rooted.

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