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How to Install Moto E4 TWRP Custom Recovery – Complete Tutorial

With this detailed guide, readers can install TWRP 3.2.2 custom recovery on their Moto E4. TeamWin recently released a version upgrade to its TWRP custom recovery which included functional changes along with bug fixes. That same revision is now being rolled out officially to Moto E4. For all enthusiasts, custom recovery is a gateway to further system mods such as root and custom ROMs. Also, on its own, TWRP is quite beneficial as well thanks to its built-in backup system, advance partition options and more. For a step-by-step installation tutorial along with download links for Moto E4 TWRP 3.2.2 custom recovery, read ahead.

Motorola has been dominating the US budget smartphone market for quite some time. The most inexpensive phones user can buy from Motorola are packed into the E series. Moto E4, despite being a few years old, is continuing to get third-party developer support. Also, as now the latest TWRP has been made available, the amount of mods and customization packages available will grow even further. Before we take you through the complete steps, we advise you backup your phone as any system mod can reset your phone.

How to Install TWRP 3.2.2 on Moto E4

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How to Install TWRP Recovery 3.2.2 on Motorola Moto E4

Here is the complete and easy guide to install TWRP custom recovery on your Moto E4.

Prerequisites:

  • Make sure the bootloader of your phone is unlocked, if it isn’t you can unlock the bootloader easily by following this guide.
  • Enable Developer Options by going to Settings>About Phone and tapping on build number multiple times.
  • Enable USB Debugging in Settings>Developer Options. Make sure that the USB Debugging is checked.
  • Backup all the data as installing a custom recovery might delete all of your data.
  • Charge your phone up to 50% first and make sure your phone does not shut down during the procedure or it might damage your phone.

If you have fulfilled all the requirements above, then proceed to the actual tutorial.

Complete Step-By-Step Instructions:

Step 1 – Download Android SDK from the Android Developers website and install. Also set it up with downloading platform-tools and USB drivers package in SDK. Tutorial given here: How to Set up ADB and Fastboot on Windows.

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Step 1 – Download ADB / Fastboot – Android SDK Platform Tools separate package and install on your computer. Download from the following links depending on your OS and extract it anywhere in your computer.

Step 2 – Connect your Moto E4 to your computer using a USB cable.

Step 3 – Download TWRP (twrp-3.2.2-0-woods.img) and save it into the same directory as the extracted Fastboot/ADB package files.

Step 4 – Navigate to the same directory now as where you have Fastboot (i.e. Step 1) and on Windows: Open Command Prompt (Shift + Right-click > Open Command Prompt). For Mac OS X and Linux, use Terminal to navigate to this directory.

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