Moto G has within a short time started receiving praise from both the reviewers and the users, as Google has stepped into the low budget scenario with an ultra-cool, low-budget phone that is almost unbeatable in the field of price vs features, as of now. Read on to find how you can get more juice out of your sweet little Moto G, by getting it rooted.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended as a helpful “how to”. dotTech and its writers are not responsible for any gain or loss (including but not limited to bricked devices) incurred as a result of following this guide. Root your device at your own risk. Rooting may void your warranty.
This guide will help you to root Moto G by Motorola, running on Android 4.3, Jelly Bean. Proceed at your own risk.
Before We Begin
Get ready with the following before starting off with this guide:
- Download and install the Motorola Device Manager to make sure that you have installed all the required drivers for your device.
- Download the rooting package (r2-motog-superboot.zip).
- Unlock your Moto G following the simple official guide by Motorola.
- Backup your device.
How To Root Moto G
- Extract the previously downloaded file, r2-motog-superboot.zip to some location on your computer
- Unplug the device from your computer if it’s already plugged in.
- Turn off your Moto G.
- Boot into the bootloader mode by keeping the Volume down button pressed while powering on the device (Volume down + Power).
- Connect your phone to your computer via a USB cable.
- Go to the folder that you had extracted in the first step, and run the file superboot-windows.bat as Administrator (right-click > Run as administrator).
- Reboot you phone after the process is done with.
- Voila! Your device is now rooted!
Enjoy your brand new Moto G with the power of root. Now you may tweak your phone to your will!