In this guide, we have shared with you the steps to Root Moto G60 (model: XT2135 / XT2147, codenamed hanoip) using Magisk without TWRP in a very simple way for your ease.
In order to root your Moto G60, we will use the Magisk to patch the stock boot image and flash that to your device boot partition. Now, if you ask why Magisk? It’s a system-less root process that doesn’t tamper with the system partitions while enabling root access. Magisk can also hide online security measures to work apps properly like any banking app, SafetyNet, etc.
Moto G60 Specifications: Overview
Moto G60 carries a 6.8-inch IPS LCD touchscreen with a 120Hz refresh rate. It looks amazing and is one of the wonderful options to consider in the present time. Motorola has worked very hard on this device to make it really a good one in every aspect.
When it comes to performance, it is powered with Qualcomm SM7150 Snapdragon processor and 6GB RAM. Android 11 make sure the users can simply access all the latest features in this gadget. A hybrid SIM slot is there to simply boost the storage space in case more than default (128GB) storage is required.
Another good thing is the 108MP camera which is the latest feature smartphones are carrying. As it carries a 6000mah battery with 20W fast charging support, there is nothing to worry about backup.
Steps To Root Moto G60 XT2135 / XT2147 Using Magisk
Follow the full-depth guide along with the requirements and download links below.
Keep in mind:
- To root, your device bootloader must be unlocked.
- Rooting may void the manufacturer’s warranty on your device.
- Rooting will block the firmware OTA updates.
Now, let’s head over to some of the necessary steps which you need to abide by:
- Your phone should have a battery juice of more than 60% at least.
- Keep a backup of your device data at first. Therefore, if anything goes wrong, you can get back the important data.
- The image file in this article is supported by the Moto G60 model only. DO NOT try to flash it on other models.
- You will also require a PC/Laptop and a USB cable in order to connect your device with the computer.
- You should download all the necessary files, tools, and drivers from below accordingly.
- Download ADB & Fastboot files (Windows/MAC)
- Motorola USB Drivers – Download and install it on your computer
- Download the latest Moto G60 Firmware ROM and move it to the PC
1. How to Extract and Patch Boot.image using Magisk?
- First of all, download and extract the ROM to your PC.
- Attach your device via USB cable and copy only the boot.img file from the extracted folder to your device storage
- Launch Magisk Manager. When a popup appears asking to install Magisk, select INSTALL and choose install again.
- Tap on “Patch Boot Image File”.
- Navigate to internal storage and select your phone’s boot image that you transferred earlier.
- Wait for a couple of seconds. Magisk will start patching the boot image.
- Once the boot image has been patched, copy the “patched_boot.img” from the internal storage and replace it in the same extracted ROM folder on your PC.
Now you can follow the second step to flash the patched boot image file.
2. Steps To Install the Patched Boot Image on Moto G60
Follow the proper guide to install Patched Boot Image on Moto G60 from the below link:
- Now, extract the ADB & Fastboot tool, then move the patched boot image file to the same folder.
- Press and hold down the Shift key + right-mouse-click to open the command window/PowerShell.
- Next, enter the following command in order to flash the “patched_boot.img” to install Magisk and root your Android device:
fastboot flash boot patched_boot.img
- For devices with an A/B partition system, you have to use the following commands:
fastboot flash boot_a patched_boot.img fastboot flash boot_b patched_boot.img
Please replace [patched_boot.img] with the name of the boot image file you downloaded followed by the .img extension.
- Wait for the flashing process to complete.
- Finally, type in the command to reboot your device.
- That’s it.
Steps to Verify the Systemless Root
- Launch the Magisk Manager app on your device.
- Now, in order to verify the systemless root access on your phone, you will see the status screen. Here all options should be green ticked if properly rooted. If yes, that means you’ve successfully bypassed the Google SafetyNet measure as well.
That’s it, guys. We hope that you’ve found this guide useful and have successfully rooted your Moto G60 XT2135 / XT2147 device. For any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.