Rich Mingin (PLUG) on 12 Jan 2016 13:32:35 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Need Help Rooting Phone

Well, it's not good to wade in with an established phone setup, but you have a backup, so let's continue.

What version of TWRP? What version of SuperSU? These are very important answers.

What version of Android is on the phone right now? I'm assuming Moto's minimally modified OEM version? What version of that? 5.1.1 or so? Marshmallow?

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 2:17 PM, Casey Bralla <> wrote:
I've been working to root my Moto X Pure.   I've been able to unlock the
boot loader, install TWRP, backup the current system, install SuperSU, but
I can't boot into the root environment.

When I run TWRP and try to install SuperSU, everything seems to work fine.
I get no error messages and  think I should be OK.

However, when booting to the newly installed environment, the phone hangs
during boot, showing a Motorola logo.

Luckily booting into TWRP and restoring the saved system works and I'm
back to a working (non-root) phone.

My guess is that I've run out of storage space on the device.  It's a 16
GByte phone, but Android takes 6.39 GBytes and "Internal Storage" only
shows 2.21 GBytes free.

I noticed that the amount of free storage dropped by about 5 Gigs,
probably due to the saved backup image.

Anybody have any suggestions or ideas?


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