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Moto G 2015: How to unlock bootloader, install TWRP Recovery and root device

The Motorola Moto G 2015 was announced a few days ago, and the developer community is already creating recoveries and ROMs for him. Taking advantage of the root of Moto G 2015 already crashed on the network, today I will show how to unlock bootloader, install TWRP recovery and root the smartphone.

Before we get started, here are some important details:

  • unlock bootloader, install recoveries and / or root may invalidate the warranty on your device;
  • AndroidPIT is not responsible for damage to your smartphone while performing these procedures, so do so at your own risk.
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If you already have a Moto G 2015, you can now root the device. / ANDROIDPIT

Moto G 2015 bootloader unlock

The first major hurdle to overcome is unloading the Moto G 2015 Bootloader. After that and the TWRP installation, you can root and install any other custom ROMs (CyanogenMod, OmniROM, PA, etc.) on your new Moto G To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Download the required files:
  2. In Moto G 2015, go to Settings> Developer Options and select Allow OEM Unlock;
  3. Enter mode fastboot: turn off the Moto G; with it turned off, press and hold the Power and Volume buttons down;
  4. On PC: Open Minimal ADB and Fastboot and open cmd;
  5. Connect Moto G to PC;
  6. In the cmd window type: fastboot oem get_unlock_data – a line of characters appears; copy and paste it into Notepad, removing any spaces;
  7. On the Motorola website, go to step 6 and paste the line;
  8. Complete all steps on the Motorola website to require the Unlock Key;
  9. In cmd, type: fastboot devices (he checks if the device is connected);
  10. Type it: fastboot oem unlock key and replace Key with the Unlock Key that Motorola sent to your email in step 8.

Ready; if all went well, the bootloader of your Moto G 2015 being out of place.

TWRP Recovery installed on Moto G 2015

Important: this recovery is exclusive to Moto G 3rd Generation (osprey).

  1. Download TWRP Recovery from the XDA website and save it to the fastboot folder;
  2. Enter fastboot mode: turn off the Moto G, turn it off, press and hold the Power and Volume buttons down;
  3. Connect Moto G to PC;
  4. In cmd type: fastboot boot twrp-osprey-2.8.7-test1.img

This last command should install TWRP Recovery on your third generation Moto G.

Rooting the Moto G 2015

Finally, you can now root your Moto G 2015 and have administrative access to the device. Here's how to do it in just 5 steps:

  1. Download the overuse on the microSD card of your Moto G 2015;
  2. Enter Recovery mode;
  3. Select Install Zip from SDcard;
  4. Select superuser.zip;
  5. Make a reboot.

To check if root was successful, download Root Checker from the Play Store using the button below.




Root Checker
Install on Google Play

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