Following the success of the Motorola Moto X flagship, the Google-owned company took a step forward by releasing a look-a-like budget smartphone – Motorola Moto G. Unlike the Moto X, the Moto G comes with a slightly smaller display as well as a downgraded quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz – which is already explained by its $200 price tag. Thanks to Paul O’Brien from MoDaCo, we’re now able to root Motorola Moto G in a few simple steps. If you’re interested, then read on to find out how to root Motorola Moto G!
Disclaimer : During the process of rooting, there is always a risk for you to brick your Android device. So if you choose to root your device, you are doing it at your own risk!
Prerequisites before you begin rooting Motorola Moto G
- Please make sure the Moto G has at least 80% battery level.
- Please make sure you have unlocked the Moto G’s bootloader. If you have not done so, then visit this page on how to unlock Moto G bootloader. However, doing so will wipe out your device.
Follow the steps below on how to root Motorola Moto G
- Download the Superboot r2 file ( Download link is at the first post of the thread ).
- Extract the Superboot r2 file to a folder on your desktop.
- Boot the Moto X into bootloader mode. This can be done by first turning off your device, and then turn it on by pressing both the Power and Volume Down buttons simultaneously for a moment.
- Next up, go to the extracted folder which you have created back in Step 2. Right-click on the superboot-windows.bat file and run it as administrator.
- Wait for a few minutes while it begin rooting Moto X.
- Once done, reboot your device.
- Congratulation! You’ve just rooted Motorola Moto X!
You may want to download the Root Checker app to check if your device has been successfully rooted. In the meantime, stay tune for more how to root tutorials!