Root Motorola Moto G7 Plus Pie 9.0 using TWRP and Install Magisk

Moto G7 Plus comes with the excellent bundled software and Hardware. It has 4 GB of RAM and Mid-Range Snapdragon processor. Coming to OS, Moto G7 Plus comes with Pie 9.0 version, which is near to Stock Android Experience. So, If you are a regular user, you don’t have to root your mobile to squeeze some performance. Your device is already optimized at the best level. But, If you are a regular root app user, you can root your mobile using below steps. After rooting, you can Install Custom ROMs. You should care when installing Custom ROMs. Unofficial ROMs may come with Major bugs like Mobile Network issues, Bluetooth and Connectivity issues. In the worst-case Camera and other Hardware may not work. So, Before flashing, you should check what will work and whatnot. The below method is based on official TWRP, means; the success rate will be high.
Moto G7 Plus with Tree Leaf Background

Why should you Root Motorola Moto G7 Plus?

We thank the TWRP team. Without their hard work, We can’t make this method. Coming to root, you should have a proper reason, and you know what you are doing. Yes, with a minimum of 4 GB RAM and Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 processor, You can use this mobile without root for 2-3 Years If you use correctly. Software is better compared with other manufacturers, Custom skin OS. Don’t root because everybody is saying when root your mobile it can become the fastest car in the world. No. Rooting is to extract some performance from the device. But, you already have Powerful specs and software. So, If you are addicted to some root apps, you can root. But, if you want to test, I won’t recommend it.

How to Root Moto G7 Plus Pie 9.0 (XT1965)

Moto G7 Plus International Variants comes with a flexible bootloader other than some carrier locked devices. This means that different smartphone variants can be easily rooted. Also, the device can accept to install TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery file/app alike.

TWRP recovery is a custom recovery file which must be installed on your devices because you can root them successfully. In this article, we explained the easiest method to follow and install TWRP recovery on Moto G7 Plus. However, the tool required for rooting this device is the Magisk App.

With the help of TWRP Recovery, you can quickly flash the latest version of Magisk into your Moto G7 Plus to gain root access. Before sharing the tutorial, you may want to know that, with the TWRP recovery present on your device, you can easily install any custom ROM or firmware. Does it seem complicated? Relax, everything will be explained succinctly in bullets.

Things to check out for;

  • Make sure your device battery is charged above 50%

  • Backup your current files and data, full data loss process (save them on external storage).

Pre-Requirement StepsOnePlus 6T OEM Unlock and USB Debugging

  • Enable USB Debugging Mode and OEM Unlock on your mobile. To do this; go to settings >>> about >>> Tap on the “Build Number” 7-10 times consistently to enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock and Enable the ‘Advanced Reboot.’ There is no complicated process in Moto G7 Plus.

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

  • Download Magisk.Zip (Latest Version) and Copy it to Your Mobile.
  • fstab no-encrypt Download and Copy it to Your PC. This file helps you to maintain the Bootloader unlock in your device.
  • Download and save the TWRP File and Installer in your PC and rename recovery image file to recovery.img.

  • twrp-3.3.1-0-lake.img
  • Copy all the above files into the Fastboot folder.

Unlock Bootloader using ADB and Fastboot

Moto G7 Plus Fastboot Mode

  • Switch off your device. Then, enter into Fastboot mode. To do this- Press and hold down the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time 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 G7 Plus mobile to the computer via USB cable.

  • Launch the fastboot on your computer. Open a Command prompt on your PC and type 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 G7 Plus. If you are detected type 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 single 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 key in your email. Now type the following command to unlock 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 enable “Developer Options,” then go to the “Developer Options” and enable USB Debugging Mode, OEM Unlock and Enable the “Advanced Reboot.” Sometimes they disabled them self after the boot.

Flash TWRP

  • 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 Power button and press Volume Up Button.
  • Now, connect the Moto G7 Plus mobile to the computer via USB cable.

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

  • fastboot boot recovery.img
  • After the process complete, It will boot into the temporary TWRP. Don’t Boot into standard OS until we flash magisk and other root files.

Install Magisk, Installer, and fstab in your Moto G7 Plus using TWRP

  • In TWRP, Make a full Backup on External SD Card or Pendrive using OTG Cable.
  • After the process complete, Reboot to Bootloader using TWRP Option. Reboot->Reboot Bootloader.
  • Now you should flash the permanent TWRP on your mobile. Type below commands one by one to flash TWRP in the recovery partition.
  • After booting into TWRP, type below ADB commands.
  • adb shell mount -o,rw /dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/vendor /vendor
    adb push fstab.qcom /vendor/etc/fstab.qcom
  • After the successful process goes to TWRP menu. Select Wipe->Advance Wipe->Select Cache Data.

Moto G7 Plus TWRP

  • Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select TWRP Installer.Zip.
  • Again, Return to Home of TWRP select Install.
  • Select Magisk.Zip.
  • After the Installation Reboot Your Mobile.

What More?

As already mentioned, Moto G7 Plus Plus has a minimum of 4 GB RAM, and it is a Good software side phone; There are Major regular updates and monthly updates, from Motorola for a long duration. So, if you are sure about what you are doing, you can root your device.

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