Here we are back again with the new guide to Root the Moto G 3rd Gen (2015), Install TWRP recovery and Unlock the bootloader. Moto G (2015) is finally official and is already on the stores, most of the user already bought the new android phone and want to install custom Rom or Rooted application. To do this first, you need to unlock the bootloader and install the TWERP recovery after that flash the SuperSu zip file to get the root access. Here in this tutorial we’ll show you how to do that in simple steps.
Your warranty is void if you follow the given instruction in this guide. We the Howtorootmobile.com team or the developers are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards. Read all the instruction very carefully and Perform everything at your own risk.
CHECK PHONE MODEL
This guide is only for the Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830, S5830i, Ace II, Galaxy Fit GT 5670, Galaxy Mini, Galaxy Gio GT-S5660 android smartphone. Don’t try this method on any of other Android devices, It may hard brick your device. So, first confirm your phone model number in your android phone settings. To do this Go the Settings page of your device and check out the “About Device” option.
PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
Before following the below Mention guide, It’s always recommended to follow our pre-requisites and requirement to stay safe.
1. BACKUP YOUR ANDROID DATA
Do take the Full Backup of your Android Apps, SMS, Contacts, Call Logs, Bookmarks. This one is one of the most important steps that you have to follow, as we don’t want anyone losing their personal data or apps. For help on Backup and Restore check out the below mention guides.
2. INSTALL Moto DRIVERS
First you need to Setup ADB and Fastboot Drivers on windows PC. This will help you to send basic Linux commands, and a variety Android-specific commands from PC to connected Android devices.
Now you need to install the USB drivers to connect your device with the computer to follow this guide. Without these USB drivers you can’t connect your device to the PC, first download and install these drivers on your system.
3. ENABLE USB DEBUGGING MODE
Now you need to enable USB debugging mode. Without enabling USB debugging mode on your device you can’t start the root, Custom ROM or Unlock process.
4. CHARGE YOUR ANDROID
If your device switched off during this process, it could damage or brick the device. Make sure that your Android battery is full charge or near about 50-70% battery level.
After following the above mention steps follow the below mention guide one by one to proceed with the tutorial. All the above mention steps are very important, so do follow all the steps and do exactly what is told.
UNLOCK Moto G 3rd Gen (2015) BOOTLOADER
THw unlocking process is so simple and all you have to visit the Motorola Page here and follow the onscreen instruction. To follow this guide you need a Motorola or Google account.
Install TWRP on Moto G 3rd Gen (2015)
Step 1. Download TWP image: twrp-osprey-2.8.7-test1.img here and save the image file in the ADB folder that you created from the above mention guide – SETUP ADB & FASTBOOT DRIVERS ON PC.
Step 2. Open the ADB folder and right-click while holding the shift key. A window will appear. Select Open Command Window Here.
Step 3. Connect your Phone to the PC with USB cable and enter the following command on Command prompt window:-
fastboot flash recovery twrp-osprey-2.8.7-test1.img
Step 4. This will flash TWRP on your phone.
Now the TWRP recovery in installed on your Phone, now check the next guide to root the phone.
Root MOTO 3rd Gen 2015
Step 2. Move the ZIP file on your Phone and boot the Phone in recovery mode.
Step 3. Once you are on the TWRP recovery, Go to Install and choose the ZIP file.
Step 4. Once the ZIP file is flashed on your Phone, Go back to the main menu of recovery and Reboot the phone.
Now your Phone is rooted and TWRP recovery is installed.
To make sure you have correctly installed the above root method and it’s working, verify with Root Checker app from the google play store