A couple of days back, we reported that root access has been achieved for the Verizon version of the Moto X, thanks to the efforts of Justin Case (aka @TeamAndIRC). He has continued his amazing work, and now, the Moto X on all networks, including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, US Cellular, and Rogers, along with the Motorola Droid Ultra, MAXX, and Mini, can all be rooted, with a simple one-tap app, called MotoRoot.
All you have to do is download the correct apk file that matches your device, install and run it, and tap “Setup,” and you’re done! The phone will reboot, and once it reboots completely, you will have root access. You can then download the SuperSU app from the Google Play Store. You will need to keep the MotoRoot app installed, as uninstalling it will break root, but can easily be done again by re-installing the app. The app also includes an “unroot” option as well.
As simple as this process is, remember that rooting your device does have some risks, and a general technical know-how is recommended. Also, rooting your device may lead to your warranty being voided. Don’t forget to make sure that you download the correct apk file corresponding to your device, and keep in mind that in the case of the Moto X, devices from different carriers require different files. Check out the video below –