Unlock Bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure Edition [How To Guide]

This tutorial shows how to unlock Bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure Edition – Complete Tutorial

Earlier we have shared a tutorial on how to unlock bootloader on Moto X Play and in this tutorial we are going to unlock bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure. The name Moto X Pure is only for US and is called Moto X Style in the international markets. Moto X Style / Pure is a budget smartphone with good specs packed. The device runs on latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and is expected to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update.

Unlock Bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure Edition

So if you own this device and looking forward to unlock bootloader, then this guide might help you and once you have got bootloader unlocked you will be able to root it, install Custom ROM’s, Custom Kernels, zip mods etc. and play around with your device.

Unlocking Bootloader wipes all of your data and restores your device to factory settings. So it is highly recommended to backup all of your important data to safe place and restore it once the bootloader is unlocked. Below are some of the tutorial which might help you in creating a backup of your data.

  1. Backup and Restore SMS
  2. Backup and Restore Contacts
  3. Backup and Restore Call Logs
  4. Backup files stored on internal storage to PC

There are few more things to take care of to unlock bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure and they are listed below:


  1. Enable USB Debugging from Developer Options.
  2. Enable OEM Unlock from Developer Options.
  3. Download and install Motorola USB Drivers on PC.
  4. Setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on PC – Windows | Mac

Disclaimer: We should not be held liable or responsible for any damage to your Moto X Style / Pure and unlocking bootloader voids its warranty and should be done with extreme care. Follow the below steps at your own risk.

Also Read: How to unlock Bootloader on Asus Zenfone 2 and Root it

How to Unlock Bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure:

Step 1: Boot Moto X Style / Pure into Bootloader / Fastboot Mode by power off the device and pressing holding Volume Down and Power buttons simultaneously until you see Fastboot Mode.

Step 2: Now open the Fastboot folder and press and hold the shift key and right click inside the Fastboot folder at the empty space and choose open command window here.

Step 3: Connect Moto X Style / Pure to PC via OEM USB data cable.

Step 4: Follow the instructions listed here and unlock bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure.

Step 5: Reboot.

Now we have successfully unlocked bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure. Do share this tutorial on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus etc. and help others in unlocking bootloader on Moto X Style / Pure.

Have any questions? Ask them in the comment section below.

Written by Alpesh

Tech Lover, Gadget Freak and the founder of Gizmo Advices who loves to play with Custom ROM's, Kernel's etc.

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