How To Root Droid Turbo 2: Quick And Easy Methods You Can Do

How To Root Droid Turbo 2: Quick And Easy Methods You Can Do – For the past couple of posts, we have been “featuring” dated smartphone that are still very much capable of handling common everyday tasks aside from the obvious use of a mobile phone. This time again, we look at the Motorola Droid Turbo 2, a smartphone announced and released in October, 2015.

The Motorola Droid Turbo 2 is another candy bar type smartphone which measures 5.90 inches (L) x 3.07 inches (W) x 0.36 inch (T). The device weighs a mere 6 ounces which is light enough to carry all day. The device has a 5.4 inch shatterproof multitouch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (540 pixels per inch) capable of showing 16 million colors.

The Turbo 2 has an Octa-core (4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57) central processing unit with a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset. An Adeno 430 graphics processing unit (GPU) handles all the graphics and video crunching capabilities of the device. The smartphone runs Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box and can be upgraded to Android 7.0 (Nougat).

To keep up with the increasing demand of the user, the Turbo 2 has 3 gigabytes of RAM and either 32 GB or 64 GB of internal memory. It has a dedicated microSD card slot which supports up to 256 GB of external memory for expandability.

Mobile photography buffs will enjoy the mobile’s 21 megapixel primary (back-facing) camera. This snapper has the following features:

  • f/2.0 aperture
  • Auto HDR
  • Phase detection Autofocus
  • Dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Face Detection
  • Geo-tagging
  • Panorama
  • Touch-focus

The camera can capture 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps and HDR videos. The Turbo 2 has a 5 megapixel secondary ( front-facing) camera with the aperture and LED Flash.

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See also – How To Root Moto G On KitKat 4.4.4. Using Superboot

The Turbo 2 also has the following standard features:

  • Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band and Hotspot)
  • Bluetooth 4.1 (A2DP/EDR/LE)
  • Global Positioning System (GPS with A-GPS)
  • Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • Infrared Port
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity

The Turbo 2 has a non-removable 3670 mAh Li-Ion battery which support fast and Qi/PMA wireless charging.

Here at inforaid, we always want to give you the best tips on how to get the most out of your gadgets. For this article, we are going to show you the easiest way to root your Motorola Droid Turbo 2.

Warning: Rooting your device will void its warranty. This site will not be responsible for any data/files lost and for any damages your device may incur when you do the guide outlined below. You take all responsibilities for your actions. You have been warned!

How To Root Droid Turbo 2: Using Kingroot App

Before proceeding with the rooting process, make sure of the the following:

  1. Create a backup of your data just to be safe.
  2. Charge your smartphone to at least 60% full battery charge.
  3. See to it that “Unknown Sources” is enabled in the “Security” settings.

Now, just follow the steps below to gain root access on your Motorola Droid Turbo 2.

Step 1. Go to this site using your phone’s browser to download Kingroot apk.

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Step 2. Once the file is downloaded, tap on the Kingroot apk to install the app on your smartphone.

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Step 2. Launch Kingroot after installing it on your Droid Turbo 2. You will get a “Device Not Yet Root” message since you do not have root access yet.

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Step 3. Tap on the “Try Root” button to start the rooting process.

Step 4. Allow the Kingroot app to do its work. This may take a few minutes and your device may reboot. Do not worry because this is normal.

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Step 5. You should get a “Root Successfully” message when Kingroot has finished rooting your smartphone.

You have just rooted your smartphone using Kingroot. You can watch the video below to see Kingroot in action on another Android phone.

Next, we will show you how to root Droid Turbo 2 using a computer and an app.

How To Root Droid Turbo 2: Using One Click Root And A Computer

Follow the steps below to gain root access on your Droid Turbo 2 using a computer.

Step 1. Download One Click Root to your computer by visiting this link using your favorite browser.

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Step 2. Open the folder where you downloaded the file (OneClickRoot.exe) and click on it to start installation.

Step 3. Launch the One Click Root program after installing it.

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Step 4. Connect your device to your computer using the correct/standard USB cable.

Step 5. Go to “Developer Options” and enable “Usb Debugging“.

Step 6. Your smartphone will be identified and you can click “Root Now” button.

Step 7. Wait for the program to do its job.

Step 8. You will get a “Congratulations! You are now rooted!” message when One Click Root successfully gains root access on your Droid Turbo 2.

Watch the video below to see One Click Root do its job.

Now you can install a root checker app to confirm root access.  Please share this post with your friends if you found it useful. We would love to know what you think so please leave a comment below.

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