Root Motorola Moto G100/Edge S XT-2154 Android 11 using TWRP and Install Magisk

The reason for Rooting Android mobiles varies year by year. But the craze for Rooting ANdroid mobile is still going high with the users. In the early days, people root their mobile to utilize their available hardware. You may remember, There is a popular app available to enhance the available RAM with our memory card. The recent mobiles come with enough hardware and better software optimizations. But the requirements of users are always not satisfied with the regular apps. That’s why Root apps and methods are still popular. Moto G100/Edge S comes with Flagship level hardware. It comes with Stock Android-based Android 11 version. So, You will have a better user experience. But when you are a Root apps user or developer, you can Root your Moto G100 Edge S Android 11 using the below method.
Moto G100 Edge S Android 11 Gestures

After root, you will lose official updates, and you have to update your mobile manually. So, Before proceeding with the process, you should know why you need to do it. If you are a regular user, you can try some alternatives for your purpose that don’t require rooting your mobile. When you are a regular root apps user and developer, you can follow the below guide to achieve root on your mobile.

Should you need to Root your Motorola Moto G100/Edge S Android 11 version?

It would be best if you had a strong reason for rooting. Moto has already released the Android 11 version and is already optimized. You have More than Enough 8/12 GB RAM to use daily apps without lag for years. Yes, I Know you may prefer custom ROMs. But, Trust me, Moto near Stock Android is far better than other Custom Skin OS. You can use this device without lag for years until Motorola mess with some Bloatware. But beyond, this not go reasons you are addicted to some root apps, or you are a frequent user of some Custom OS, you can proceed further. But if you want to root because everybody is doing it, I advise you, don’t root If you don’t have any experience. For regular users, It can become a Nightmare.

How to Root Motorola Moto G100/Edge S Android 11 (XT2154, Nio, International Variants)

First of all, thanks to the developer for the Root method- Electimon and topjohnwu – this genius is one who discovered and maintaining Magisk. Moto G100/Edge S International variants come with a flexible bootloader, and it means that We can easily root the smartphone. The device can also accept installing TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app.

In the below method, we are going to Root this device by using TWRP and Magisk. The process uses Unofficial TWRP. You can install Official TWRP using the official app when it is released. TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file that we must install on your devices because you can root them successfully. This article explained the easiest method to follow and install Magisk on Moto G100/Edge S. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

You can flash official TWRP once it is available. With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the Custom ROMs into your Moto G100/Edge S. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that you can easily install any root apps with the Magisk present your device. Does it seem complicated? Relax; we will explain everything briefly in bullets.

Things to check out for;

  • Check your device model number.

  • You should back up your current files and data- Full Data Loss Process (save them on external storage).
  • Install Latest Magisk Manager.
  • Make sure your device battery is above 50%

  • You cannot use Google Pay, Secured folder, and some official apps from Motorola.
  • You can’t update your firmware; to get new firmware, you must follow the below steps with the latest firmware.
  • Read the full tutorial before the process.

1. Unlock Bootloader Moto G100/Edge S using ADB and Fastboot

  • Also, download the ADB drivers. Install it on your PC.

Motorola Edge S Fastboot Mode

  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons simultaneously for some time.

Moto G7 Plus Fastboot Mode Warning Screen

  • Press the Volume Up button to continue when you see the warning message.

  • Now, connect the Moto G100/Edge S mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type the below command.

  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the device, restart the command prompt and Disconnect, and Connect your Moto G100/Edge S. If you are detected, type the below commands.
  • fastboot oem get_unlock_data

Moto Get Unlock Data

  • Hit enter, you will get some unlock data. Copy those codes and remove < Bootloader> Prefix from those lines and copy them into one line.
  • Go to Official Moto Unlock Page. Log in with your Moto account and in the Box, Paste those codes and Check the unlock Bootloader Status. If you get, Yes, you can unlock; you can request unlock Key from Moto.
  • After the process completes, you will get 20 Digit to unlock the key in your email. Now type the following command to unlock the Bootloader on your device.

  • fastboot oem unlock UNIQUE CODE

Moto unlock bootloader command

  • You should type this code two times and Hit enter to unlock your device successfully. After the successful unlock, your device will automatically reboot to the standard OS.

  • Check again to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock and Enable the “Advanced Reboot.” Sometimes they disabled themselves after the boot.

2. Necessary Download files

3. Flash TWRP using ADB and Fastboot

  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this, press and hold down the Volume Down+ Power buttons after Android Logo Appears. Still press the Power button and press the Volume Up Button.
  • Now, connect the Moto G100/Edge S to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type the below command.

  • After Entering into Bootloader on your mobile, type the below command.
  • fastboot devices
  • It should display the connected devices. If you didn’t get the mobile, restart the command prompt and Disconnect and Connect your Moto G100/Edge S; if you are detected, type the below commands and hit enter.
  • fastboot flash recovery_a twrp.img
    fastboot flash recovery_b twrp.img

fastboot flash recovery command

  • The above commands will flash TWRP recovery in your mobile; Type the below command to boot into recovery.
  • fastboot boot recovery.img

fastboot boot recovery

  • After the process is complete, It will boot into the temporary TWRP. Don’t Boot into standard OS until we flash magisk.

3.1. Install Magisk, DM-Verity, and TWRP Image file in your Moto G100/Edge S using TWRP

Install Zip files in TWRP

  • Now you are in TWRP Recovery Mode.
  • Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data. You can also take complete backup using TWRP. It will help you when something goes wrong.
  • Navigate to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select Disable_Dm-Verity_ForceEncrypt.zip.
  • Again Return to Home of TWRP choose Install.
  • Select twrp-installer-3.5.2_11.0-2-nio.zip.
  • Return to Home of TWRP picks Install.
  • Select Magisk.Zip.
  • After the Installation goes to Advanced and select “fix recovery boot loop.” Reboot Your Mobile.
  • You should Install them One by One. Don’t add more zips feature in TWRP. After the Installation, Reboot Your Mobile.
  • If you didn’t find Magisk in App Drawer, you should Install the Magisk app again.

What More?

In my opinion, you don’t need to root for your Moto G100/Edge S Android 11 version. If you thought you could Improve Performance By Root; With the Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G Octa-Core processor and 8/12 GB RAM. If you don’t know how much RAM you need, You will never use this much RAM. It would help if you did not Boot into Normal OS Booting by pressing the power button after firmware flash, and it will boot you to a Non-Rooted environment. So, you should pay attention to the first recovery boot step.

If you root your device because of the battery drain issues, you can optimize your battery without root. Beyond this, if your purpose is to Disable Bloatware apps, you can do that without using this method. This method uses the Magisk patch way. Thus you can’t install Custom ROMs. When you have any suggestions or doubts, comment below.

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Also Read-  Root Moto E5/Moto E5 Plus/Moto E5 Play Oreo 8.0 using TWRP and Install Magisk
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