PhilZ Touch Advanced CWM Recovery for T-Mobile Moto X XT1053 with One Click Installer!

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PHILZ TOUCH RECOVERY INFO
Version 6.19.3 based on CWM 6.x
Stability Very Good.
Compatibility Fully functional with 4.4.x and below.
Credits Phil3759

 

  WARNING!

Warranty may be void of your device if you follow the procedures given on this page.

You only are responsible for your device. We won’t be liable if any damage occurs to your device and/or its components.

  GUIDE: PHILZ CWM ADVANCED TOUCH RECOVERY ON T-MOBILE MOTO X XT1053

Before you begin with guide instructions below, make sure your android device is adequately charged — at least 50% battery of the device.

  STEP 0: CHECK DEVICE.

To make sure your device is eligible with this, you must first confirm its model no. in ‘About device’ option under Settings. Another way to confirm model no. is by looking for it on the packaging box of your device. It must be XT1053!

Do not use the procedures discussed here on any other Moto X (including the Moto X variant at Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, US Cellular and other International variants) or any other device of Motorola or any other company. You have been warned!

  STEP 1: BACKUP YOUR DEVICE

Back up important data and stuff before you start playing around here as there are chances you might lose your apps and app-data (app settings, game progress, etc.), and in rare case, files on the internal memory, too.

For help on Backup and Restore, check out our exclusive page on that linked right below.

 ANDROID BACK UP AND RESTORE GUIDE: APPS AND TIPS

  STEP 2: INSTALL LATEST DRIVER

You must have proper and working driver installed on your windows computer to be able to successfully flash PhilZ Touch Recovery on your Motorola Moto X. If you are not sure, check the link below.

 ADB AND FASTBOOT DRIVERS FOR MOTOROLA ANDROID PHONES AND TABLETS

 STEP 3: UNLOCK BOOTLOADER

 Skip this step if your device is already bootloader unlocked.

Use must first unlock the bootloader on your T-Mobile Moto X before proceeding with the guide below. Without unlocking the bootloader you won’t be able to use fastboot commands to flash the recovery on your device.

   STEP 4: INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

  DOWNLOADS

Download the one click PhilZ Touch Recovery installer zip file given below. Transfer installer zip file to a separate folder on your computer just to keep things tidy.

  ONE CLICK PHILZ TOUCH RECOVERY INSTALLER

DOWNLOAD LINK | MIRROR | File name: T-Mobile Moto X One-Click-PhilZ recovery installer.zip (8.4 MB)

  STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

Important Note: Backup important files stored on internal SD card of your device, so that in case a situation arises requiring you to do a factory reset after flashing PhilZ Touch Recovery, which might delete internal sd card too, your files will remain safe on PC.

  1. Prepare your phone:
    • Enable developer options: Go to your phone’s Settings » select About phone » Scroll to the bottom and tap on “Build number” seven times to enable developer options.
    • Enable USB Debugging: Open phone’s Settings » select Developer options » Tick the “USB debugging” check-box (under Debugging section).
  2. Connect your phone to PC with a USB cable and if a pop-up screen shows up on phone asking you to Allow USB debugging for the computer, make sure you tick the checkbox and tap OK.
    Authorize-computer-for-USB-Debugging
  3. Extract the installer file T-Mobile Moto X One-Click-PhilZ recovery installer.zip (using 7-zip free software, preferably). You’ll get the following files, and one folder:
    • api (folder)
    • 1-click-philZ-recovery-installer.bat
    • adb.exe
    • AdbWinApi.dll
    • AdbWinUsbApi.dll
    • fastboot.exe
    • recovery.img
    • source.properties
  4. Double-click/Run the ‘1-click-philZ-recovery-installer.bat’  file and follow the simple on-screen instructions like ‘Press any key to continue..’ to install PhilZ Touch Recovery on your T-Mobile Moto X.
    └Note: In case the script gets stuck on < waiting for device > (see image below) for more than a minute or so, then it means you don’t have proper drivers installed on your computer for your T-Mobile Moto X. Follow the drivers installation guide provided above for troubleshooting driver and other connectivity issues.
    Device-not-found-waiting-for-device
  5. Your device will automatically boot into system. To boot into your newly flashed PhilZ Touch Recovery:
    • Power off your Motorola Atrix HD and wait for 6-7 seconds after display is off.
    • Press and hold these 2 buttons together to boot into Fastboot screen: Power + Volume Down + Volume Up.
    • Press Volume Down only to scroll down to highlight Android Recovery and select it using Volume Up button.
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FEEDBACK US!

It was easy to install PhilZ Touch Recovery on your T-Mobile Moto X XT1053, right? Let us know how you plan to use it in comments below.

Your suggestions and queries, if any, are most welcomed!

1 Comment

  1. Andres says: Reply

    Works on 4.4.2?

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