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How to Root Motorola Moto G5 Plus without PC

Motorola recently launched its latest and budget friendly smartphone known as Moto G5 Plus. It comes packed with 5.1-inch Full HD IPS display with 1080 x 1920-pixel resolution, powered by a 2.0GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno GPU, paired with 2/3/4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB of internal storage and can be expandable up to 256GB through microSD. Moto G5 Plus runs on the stock version of Android v7.0 Nougat.

It sports a 12 Autofocus rear camera with LED flash and has a 5MP front-facing shooter. It supports Dual SIM connectivity feature with dual standby that allows the user to use both the numbers at a time. Other than this the smartphone is equipped with connectivity features like 4G VoLTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS and has a 3,000 mAh battery for a long battery life.

Key Features of Moto G5 Plus:

Display: 5.1-inch Full HD capacitive touchscreen display with 1080 x 1920-pixel resolution.

Processor: 2.0GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor

GPU: Adreno

RAM: 2/3/4GB

Internal Storage: 32/64GB, microSD up to 256GB

Primary Camera: 12MP Autofocus rear camera with Dual-tone dual LED flash

Secondary Camera: 5MP Front-facing camera

Connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS

Battery: 3,000mAh battery

By rooting your Moto G5 Plus, you can run the latest version of Android on your smartphone through different types of custom ROMs. To root your Moto G5 Plus


Before rooting your Moto G5 Plus makes sure that your phone battery is 100%.

Before starting the rooting process create a backup of your phone, you will not lose any data from your phone by rooting, but it is better to create a backup for safety.

Installation via Unknown sources should be enabled on your device. To enable it to go to Settings > Security > Mark Unknown Sources.

Now Download Kingo root.apk  for your Moto G5 Plus from here.

How to Root Moto G5 Plus without PC

Step 1: After downloading Kingo root.apk on your phone copy the app to the internal storage of your Moto G5 Plus.

Step 2: Open the file manager that you are using on your Moto G5 Plus and browse the Super-root.apk that you have copied to the internal storage of your phone.

Step 3: Now install the Kingo root apk on your device. Once the app gets installed, you will be able to see the app in the apps drawer.

Step 4: Make sure that you are connected to the internet. Choose a strong internet connection like WiFi or 3G connectivity.

Step 5: Now open the Kingo root app from the app drawer of your device.

Step 6: The rooting process will not take much time. The process will be completed within  1-2 minutes.

Step 7: Once the rooting process is completed in your Moto G5 Plus, Reboot your device once.

Note: If KingoRoot fails to root your Moto G5 Plus in the first attempt, no need to worry, keep trying 10 – 15 times. This is because KingoRoot downloads only one script for once.

That’s it; you have successfully rooted your Moto G5 Plus. For any doubts or suggestions do let us know in the comments.



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