Sunday, 9 February 2014

How To Root Motorola Moto G - Win/Mac/Linux

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Root your Motorola Moto G -- (Windows/Mac/Linux)











Moto G has finally arrived in India and is selling hot. Really hot! 

For one thing Moto G has all the specs an ideal smartyphone user wishes to posses and whats more , it is available at a neat price of Rs.12500 which may come down soon. Its really a Bang for the Buck. 

Adreno 305 GPU, Snapdragon 400 Quad core CPU, 1 GB RAM, HD Recording, 720p Resolution with stunning 326ppi on a 4.5 inch display. Running on the Android Jelly 4.3. Now Samsung and the other s really have to be afraid.


After its release , Modaco member PaulOBrien managed to root this device. This method is extremely simple in design as there  is no need to flash any partitions, no messing with the contents of your data partition, no overwriting the shipped ROM on your device.


Warning:

  • Rooting your device will void any kind of warranty you posses on the device. Make sure that you do this at your own risk. Unrooting will bring back warranty, currently the unrooting methods are only in development.
  • You need to unlock your bootloader to begin the rooting process. Visit the motorola site as thy have provided information on how to do this- Its really straight forward.- Unlock bootloader
  • Rooting may affect your ability to get Future OTAs.

Downloads:


Let's Begin:

 

  • Download the Superboot zip file above and extract to any directory ( Desktop will be better).

  • Turn off your Moto G

  • Hold down the Volume DOWN+Power buttons together and you should boot into the bootloader mode on Your Moto G.

  • Windows :: Run the superboot-windows.bat as Administrator (Right click->Run As Administator) 

  • MAC :: Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type 'chmod +x superboot-mac.sh' followed by 'sudo ./superboot-mac.sh'

  • LINUX :: Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type 'chmod +x superboot-linux.sh' followed by 'sudo ./superboot-linux.sh'

  • Now the rooting process will automatically start and you will be notified when it finishes. 
You have successfully Rooted Your Motorola Moto G !




   



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