How to root Motorola MB 200

Root Motorola Moto G - it works with these instructions

The Motorola Moto G is one of the Motorola devices whose bootloader can be opened. This means that it is comparatively easy to modify the smartphone's software. The first step after unlocking is often rooting. After this process, for example, advertising apps can be removed and system files manipulated.

In order to be able to root the Moto G, the Bootloader opened become. But DANGER: This process will erase all data and apps on the device. A backup is therefore mandatory. You should also know that opening the bootloader does not invalidate the Moto G's warranty, but that it can still be voided if you damage the device through software manipulation.

Rooting, on the other hand, means that your device will no longer receive any updates from Motorola until it is back to its original state. The entire process is therefore only recommended for users who know how to restore the original system or are willing to acquire this knowledge. The following instructions are followed at your own risk.

The Open the bootloader happens via the site set up for this at Motorola. Follow the step-by-step instructions in English to receive the unlock key by email and unlock the device.

If the bootloader is open, that can Root start:

  1. Download and unzip the necessary files.
  2. Put Moto G into Fastboot mode (switch it off and restart it with the key combination Power + Volume down key).
  3. Connect the Moto G to the PC via USB.
  4. As administrator, open a Windows terminal (command prompt) and switch to the folder with the unzipped files.
  5. Enter the command "fastboot-moto-windows flash recovery recovery.testkeys.img" without quotation marks.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions with the volume buttons and select the item "Recovery".
  7. Select “Apply update from SD” in the recovery.
  8. Enter the command "adb-windows sideload" in the terminal.
  9. Restart via the point "Reboot". Congratulations, the Moto G is now rooted. :)

If you're wondering what you can do with root access, take a look at our article The best root apps in the Play Store.

Source: MoDaCo

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